The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul is an international lay organization, founded in Paris in 1833 by Frederic Ozanam and his friends. A Catholic Society, it is open to all those who desire to live their faith in love and service of their neighbour.
Recognizing the historic and cultural value of lighthouse's, lighthouse property, and other special foreshore locations, this Society will actively pursue preservation and protection of Sheringham Point Lighthouse and other sites of cultural or historic value.
To preserve the Sheringham Point Lighthouse structures and property;
To ensure, through education, research, community action and consensus building, that the Sheringham Point Lighthouse, surrounding property and historic access routes remain accessible to the community and visitors now and in the future.
The Seniors Activity Society owns and operates a bus for the purpose of supporting its members with transportation challenges. The activity bus will pick up people at their homes and take them to various locations so they can socialize and get out of the house. Maintaining social contacts has been identified as a key component to healthy aging.
Regular activities: Monday - Ayre Manor residents are driven to activities, shopping & lunch
Sooke and Electoral Area Parks and Recreation Commission (SEAPARC) creates recreational opportunities for the public through development, provision and operation of recreation facilities, programs and activities. SEAPARC is a partnership of the District of Sooke and western communities in the Juan de Fuca Electoral Area (Port Renfrew, Otter Point, Shirley, Jordan River and East Sooke). The commission serves the residents of these areas.
The Shirley Community Association was established in 1934 and the Shirley Hall was constructed in 1937 on donated land on the corner of what is now West Coast Rd and Sheringham Point Rd. The Association carries on multiple functions.
Although much of the Women’s Institute influence in local communities is attributed to the early years of the province, we are still active in addressing issues as they arise.
Member’s of Shirley Women’s Institute spoke not only for themselves, but also for the provincial membership when they urged the Federal Government to stop the oil tankers from plying the West Coast, moving oil from Alaska to Washington State.
The Sooke Fine Arts Society is a non profit organization created to encourage and promote a greater understanding and appreciation for the arts by organizing an annual art show, as well as hosting public learning opportunities to demonstrate artistic technique and expertise. The annual art show, held the end of July and early August of each year, is Vancouver Island's premier adjudicated art show. It brings artists, volunteers, visitors and art patrons together in an 11-day celebration of regional arts.
We are a very friendly but competative group of serious bridge players. We meet every Wednesday (except through July and August) at 6:30 p.m. at the Fred Milne Soccor Club building, Sooke River Road, in the upstairs meeting room.
We charge $2.00 per week to cover rent, electricity and refreshments.
Welcome to the Sooke District Lioness Club - On Vancouver Island since 1982
We meet at 7 p.m. the 2nd Tues. of each month at the Sooke Child, Youth and Family Centre, 2145 Townsend Rd., and the 4th Tues. at various members' homes. We do not have regular meetings for the months of July and August.
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