On 27th June, we welcomed our new Club President for the next Lionistic year starting on 1st July. Outgoing Lion President Peter Luckhurst handed over the reins to the incoming President Lion Jim Godden at a special event that night. 55 Lions and family were present and all wished Lion Jim good fortune for his
Last week we handed over a cheque for £1,500 to Sharon Alexander, the CEO of Community Voluntary Services Tendring, to enable the purchase of Defibrillator to be placed outside the CVST Offices in Rosemary Road, Clacton on Sea. There should be funds to contribute to the cost of the electrical work required too. Lion President
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.
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