As a part of Toronto Art Festival festivities in the course of the Labor Day vacation weekend, the Toronto Lions Club continued its longtime custom of crowning Little Miss Lion, with the 2021 honors going to Victoria Dear. The court docket included, from left, Myah Wickham, Haley Bodnar, Dear, 2019 winner Pria Frey, Brooklyn Allison and Olivia Morris. Little Miss Lion will signify the Toronto Lions Club within the Homecoming and Christmas parades.The Toronto Lions Club was established in 1957 and works to make Toronto a greater place to stay, in line with member Jay Foster, with initiatives comparable to constructing the shelter home; creating Newburg touchdown; being energetic with the youth by way of the Close-Up program and the GOOD program throughout the elementary college; sponsoring sports activities groups and homecoming festivities, together with the parade; and fundraisers such because the membership’s “famous barbecue chicken” on the pageant. The membership supplies free eye exams and glasses to anybody in want regionally. The membership has the excellence of getting had one among its members, the late James Coffey, function president of Lions International. Brandt Boka is president of the group that meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays on the Karaffa commons. The second assembly of each month is a dinner assembly. New members are at all times welcome. Applications may be despatched on-line or anybody can be a part of a member and are available to a gathering.