Message in a Bottle
This simple and free project is designed to help save lives in the event of a medical emergency.
Our Heat winner for the Lions Clubs International Peace Poster Competition has won a merit award at the International Final held in the USA. For more news on this see our Peace Poster page or our Facebook page. Well Done to all involved especially our 13 year old star, Mia Reed, from Manningtree High School.
Our Club’s Charitable Trust which provides longer term help to various charities and funds some of our youth projects is appealing for new funds to continue this support. To donate £5 just text CLAC38 £5 to 70070 or to donate £10 just text CLAC38 £10 to 70070. Thank you for your support.
After 14 days of collections at three local superstores, Father Christmas has returned home and we are left totting up the wonderful donations made by local people. We are not sure of the exact figure yet as this will not be reviewed until we get December’s accounts at our 10th January meeting. However, a BIG
We have had a very successful November starting our annual Dinner and Dance to celebrate our 38th Anniversary where both our current President and last year’s President were awarded Melvyn Jones Fellowships for their exceptional service to our local communities. A week later a Peace Poster that won one of our heats of the International
Our apologies that we have not posted for a while. We have been very busy though and amongst other activities we have held the following events: Macmillan Cancer Coffee Morning in Great Bentley: £560 Quiz Night for the Clacton Branch of
The work started on Friday when our President, Lion Peter, and our Welfare Chairman, Lion Andrew delivered a car load of items to the Foodbank in Harwich. Then on Friday evening, we ran a Quiz Night for the local branch of Parkinson’s UK and raised £536.80. the winning team were “Bright Sparks”. Finally, on Saturday
A group of 7 Lions and 3 Lions Ladies sorted around 5,600 spectacles for sending off to Lions Sightsavers today. There were also 125 Hearing Aids and around 2000 printer cartridges not to mention numerous designer specs cases; mobile phones and old batteries that have yet to be sorted and numerous bags of rubbish. Well
Pier Ward Forum, which speaks for residents and businesses in Clacton Town Centre, had a problem recently when someone smashed their noticeboard in the town centre and they did not have the funds to replace it. Along came our Club and we have funded the new board and it was officially handed over today including
There are no activities this weekend for our Club – although some of us will be getting together for a lovely Cream Tea at our President’s on Sunday – so it seem a good time to point out that it is only 7 weeks now to our Massive Charity Auction. This is being held on
Last Saturday, we had a fund-raising stall at the Great Bentley Village Show on the Village Green, the largest village green in England. Despite a heavy rain shower we raised an excellent £174.70. Now we move on to some indoor fun but not before we enjoy a Cream Tea in our President’s Garden next Sunday.