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The Foothills Lions Club is committed to helping deserving youth, seniors and community programs.

If you have a project or program that would benefit from some financial assistance from the Foothills Lions Club, please complete our Funding Request Form. 



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Below is a list of programs and organizations the Foothills Lions Club has supported

Turner Valley Legion

A central place to gather and feel connected to our neighbours. They play a crucial role as our main community center, hosting events, community BBQs, memorial services, and other significant events and activities. The Turner Valley Legion serve as the cornerstones of our community.

Millarville Racing & AG Society

Millarville Racing and Agricultural Society provides authentic family experiences and exceptional facilities which celebrate our agricultural heritage, inspiring a sense of belonging for the community.

Rowan House

Rowan House Society offers emergency shelter and domestic violence services across Southern Alberta. 

Diamond Valley Community Garden

Membership based community garden available to the community

Sheep River Health Trust

The SRHT is a registered charitable organization that raises funds to maintain and enable health services and wellness programs for the residents of Longview, Diamond Valley, Millarville, DeWinton, Okotoks, and the surrounding rural area.

Light Up Diamond Valley

A magical evening of exploration and wonder in down town Diamond Valley

Turner Valley New Years Celebration

A celebration with a fun evening of free activities for the community to bring in the new year! 

Sheep River Library

Sheep River Library contributes to the well-being and health of the community by providing information, supporting literacy and bringing people together. 

Rising Sun Long Term Care

Long term care facility in Diamond Valley

Turner Valley School

Elementary School in Turner Valley

Oilfields High School

High school in Black Diamond

Scouts Canada 1st Oilfields Group

Through a variety of fun experiences, outdoor adventures and contributions to their community, Scouts builds resilience and skills that set them up for life.   

Dryland Sailors

A not for profit organization dedicated to providing amazing experiences for youth in the community. 

Black Diamond Parade

An exciting annual event that takes place on the first Saturday of June

Longview Youth Group

A religious group for youth to make friends and connect with. 

Boys & Girls Club Foothills

BGC Foothills Clubs is a charitable organization dedicated to the personal growth and development of children and youth.

Search & Rescue Foothills

Foothills Search and Rescue provides a volunteer community resource, professionally trained in ground Search and Rescue, within our call-out region of Southern Alberta.

Oilfields Sports Association

Oilfields Sports Association is located in the Foothills in Alberta, Canada. Through the Association, kids from the local communities of Turner Valley, Black Diamond, Millarville, Longview and Okotoks participate in soccer, baseball, and pond hockey

Priddis Fire Department

Providing fire, rescue, and emergency medical first response care in the Foothills area.

C. Ian McLaren School

Located in Diamond Valley, K-6 school

Glen Mead Lodge

Senior independent living located in Diamond Valley

Foothills Lions Club Spray Park

A family fun spray park located in Diamond Valley

Oilfields Curling Club

A place to learn, have fun and meet new people of all ages with a passion for curling. 

Dreams Take Flight

Making a difference to children with special needs in Southern Alberta!

Eden Valley Cadets

A program in Eden Valley that gave kids in the community a first-hand look at what it's like to be a police officer

Foothills Girl Guides

An Inclusive Environment That Invites Girls To Find Their Voice

Highwood Lions Music Festival

The mission of the High River and District Music Festival Association is to promote music and speech art performance by students and enthusiasts within our district.

Oilfields Highschool Sustainability Program

Oilfields High School, in the Town of Black Diamond, continues to develop and deliver immersive and socially conscious learning opportunities for the students completing Grade 7-12.

The country’s leading co-ed youth organization, offering programming for children and youth aged 5-26. 

Pharmasave Golf Tournament

In support of Dreams Take Flight Calgary. 

Priddis/Millarville Fair

The Priddis & Millarville Fair is a full weekend of old fashioned, country-style family fun that draws our extended community together on the third weekend in August. 

Turner Valley Oilfield Society

They share a strong sense of community and a desire to collaborate with partners to tell the story of the people and institutions that were key to the development of the area and form a bridge to contemporary challenges broadly captured under the term energy literacy

A program allowing Lions members in good standing the chance to contribute $100 to support a local cause, program, or an individual in need.

Field of Dreams Ball Diamond

In 2017 with a $150,000 donation from the Blue Jays Care Foundation, the start of this project began. Since then, a combination of donations from the Province, Jumpstart, the Town of Black Diamond, Foothills Lions Club and fundraising has funded the construction of the field, accessible dugouts, a washroom, a parking lot, playground and pathways. 

C. Kendrick Memorial Skate Park

A local skate park open to the public.

Located behind the Oilfields Arena. 

Millarville Public Library

A local library within Millarville school, open to the community and surrounding areas. 

The Griffiths Centre is a community hub located conveniently in downtown Black Diamond. They provide recreational and social activities for families, seniors, and more. 

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