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.
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
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
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.
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
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.
Our New President Lion Peter chaired a busy first meeting of his year last night. With a packed agenda all went well as we prepare for the usual hectic summer of fund raising and service. First up is on Saturday when we are helping with the Car Parking at Clacton’s Relay for Life for Cancer
Last night we welcomed our new President at our Changeover Celebration. Lion Peter Luckhurst has been a Lion for over 10 years and has served as our Fund Raising Chairman in the past. Well supported by his wife, Lynda, Peter is looking forward to his year of office. His main charity target to raise funds