About Us

Leo club of Polgasowita was established in year 2001/2002 and quickly recognized as one of the best clubs of the Leo district 306A.

In the year 2002/2003 they became the best club of the Leo district 306A and in the year 2003/2004 they won many major awards at the annual Leo conference and multiple Leo conference. In the year 2004/2005 became the most outstanding Leo Club in the district and in year 2005/2006 and they became the 2nd most outstanding Leo club of the newly formed Leo district 306A2. Continuing the same tradition in year 2007/2008 became the 2nd most outstanding Leo club of the district and won many major awards at the annual Leo conference.

The most remarkable year of the history of the club, the Leoistic year 2009/2010, where the club won 19 awards at the Annual Leo Conference of the Leo District 306 A2 and 6 awards at the Annual Multiple Conference including the awards for the Best Leo club of Sri Lanka and the award for the most Outstanding Club President in Sri lanka.

Continuing the same tradition in the Leoistic year 2010/2011, the club won 18 awards at the Annual Leo Conference including the awards for Most Outstanding Club President and Secretary. At the multiple conference of the same year club won 2 awards Under the Presidentship of Leo Chandima Vithanage.. In the Leoistic year 2011/2012, club won 14 awards and certificates at the Annual Leo Conference and 4 awards and certificates at the Multiple Awards Ceremony.

In the Leoistic year 2012/2013, club won 14 awards and certificates at the Annual Leo Conference and 4 awards and certificates at the Multiple Awards Ceremony Under the Presidentship of Leo Omila Munaweera

In the Leoistic year 2013/2014, club won 22 awards and certificates at the Annual Leo Conference and 13 awards and certificates at the Multiple Awards Ceremony Under the Presidency of Leo Banuka Vithanage.

In the year 2014/15, the club won the most outstanding club award in the District 306A2 under the leadership of Leo Upeksha Hettiarachchi.

Club awards
1. Best project for children- winner – Punchi Hadawathak
2. Best project for youth- 2nd runners up – Wenasak wenuwen tharuna api
3. Best project for health care – 2nd runners up – Sawiyak Awesi Kala
4. Best project for literacy and education – 1st runners up – Jeewana Yathra
5. Best project for sports – winner – A2 sports day
6. Best religious project – winner- Hope
7. Best project for PR / image building – 2nd runners up and- Canfi
8. Best project for PR / image building – 1st runners up- Leo walk
9. Best project for peace and amity – 2nd runners up- Jeewana Yathra
10. Best project for peace and amity- 1st runners up- Hope
11. Best project for leadership( Leos) – Winner – Ferroshippu
12. Best project for leadership (non Leos ) – Winner – Girls in lead
13. Best joint project with outside organization – Winner – Gamatama Thagi
14. Best joint project with leo club – Winner – district multi service project And
15. Best joint project with leo club – 1st runners up – Diriya minisun wenuwen
16. Best joint project with leo club – 2nd runners up – leo walk
17. Best international twinning project – 2nd runners up – one heart one challenge
18. Most innovative project – Winner – Hunger ride challenge
19. Best project on behalf of the district council- Winner- district multi service project
20. Best project on behalf of the district council- 1st runners up- leo game awrudu
21. Best project on behalf of the district council – 2nd runners up – A2 sports day
22. Most outstanding service project – winner – jeewana yathra
23. Most outstanding service project- 1st runners up- Christmas in the heart
24. Most outstanding service project- 2nd runners up- Diriya minisun wenuwen

Individual awards
1. Most outstanding president- winner – Upeksha Hettiarachchi
2. most outstanding Leo scholar – winner – Leo Omila Munaweera
3. Most outstanding club vice president – winner – Leo Mudith Jayasekara
4. Most outstanding secretary – 1st runner up- Leo Malsha Vithanage
5. Most outstanding club treasurer – Winner – Leo Sathsarani Munaweera
6. Most outstanding Imm. Past president – 1st runner up – Leo Banuka Vithanage

This year (2015/16), Leo Mudith Jayasekara serves as the club president and Lion Kirthi Samarasuriya is the Leo advisor of the club.
This Leo club is sponsored by the Lions club of Polgasowita and our membership ranges from professionals to school children. All the members are talented youths who are wiling to serve the community while developing their leadership skills.