Message in a Bottle

Message in a Bottle

This simple and free project is designed to help save lives in the event of a medical emergency.

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Recycling Glasses

Recycling Glasses

Lions are known for the 'Sight work'. This is just one of the projects we support.

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Marie Curie

Marie Curie

Each year Lions help collect funds for Marie Curie.

November Update

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

Catch up time

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

Another Busy Weekend

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

Good Specs Sorting in the Sunshine

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

Clacton Lions to the Rescue

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

Lots to Donate?

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

Final Carnival Round-up

  Had a busy evening at the Fete and Live Music Event providing Wristbands for the children attending the event having already done the same at the Donkey Derby on Monday night. We also helped with handing out the stalls to the volunteer helpers and collected them back in and loaded them up into a

Great Time at Clacton Carnival

Having missed last year, we were back taking part in Clacton Carnival’s Procession last night with a float celebrating Lions Clubs International’s centenary and advertising some of our projects.  Our President, Lion Peter and his lady, Lynda, were judges prior to the Procession moving off as well.  Very well done everyone.  On Monday and Thursday

We had a flaming good time last Saturday

Last Saturday we were invited to take part in the Clacton Fire Station Open Day and we took an awareness stand plus some games that children could enjoy, plus we also took Leo with us.  We presented the Fire Station with a Certificate of Appreciation.  There are more pictures on our Facebook page.