Message in a Bottle
This simple and free project is designed to help save lives in the event of a medical emergency.
June is always a busy month as we lead up to our year end and a change of Presidents. 2018 is no exception and we have already handed over £3,500 in cheques – of which more later – marshalled the visit of the Mayor of Sandwich to the Cinque Port of Brightlingsea, run fund-raising stalls
On Saturday 9th June, we shall be setting up a stall at the Clacton Factory Outlet to promote awareness of Diabetes, a growing epidemic in the UK which can seriously alter sufferers lifestyle and can even shorten their lifespan. We shall also be promoting our Message in a Bottle kits which can save the lives
Starting on Monday 14th May, we are selling Draw Tickets at Morrison’s Superstore in Centenary Way, Little Clacton for six days. This is for our Voucher Draw where the top prize is £100 of Morrison’s Vouchers. Then on Friday 18th May we are holding the 25th running of our Annual Nostalgia Quiz. There are still
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