Message in a Bottle
This simple and free project is designed to help save lives in the event of a medical emergency.
Today we welcome Lion Tony Rowntree as our President for the year starting on 1st July. Lion Tony is a bus driver in the Colchester area and a Special Constable locally. His year starts as most of the Club’s activities are suspended due to the Covid-19 crisis. Weekly ZOOM meetings are taking place for social
A Defibrillator that we purchased and was unveiled by local MP Giles Watling has mysteriously gone missing. It was located at Tom Peppers, near the Pier, where lives were lost last year. The emergency equipment, funded by donations collected from the local community cost £1,500, was found to be missing after a recent service check.
This week we are trying out the new normal with a meeting of our Trustees tonight via our ZOOM facility and on Wednesday rather than just a social get together via ZOOM, we will be holding a Business Meeting as we need to prepare for the coming Lions year even if we are not able
Clacton on Sea Lions are proud that the Lions Clubs International Foundation has donated in excess of £160,000 towards PPE and other protective gear to benefit all 21 of the UK’s Air Ambulances. This part of the massive response by our International Foundation to assist communities affected by the Coronavirus which so far has resulted
Following the receipt of a grant from Lions Multiple District Foundation for the UK, our Club topped up the grant and made four £300 donations last week, one to each of the Foodbanks covering Clacton, Harwich, Walton and Brightlingsea, incorporating three of the most deprived areas in the UK. We have supported the local foodbanks
Our Club has answered a recent request from Tendring Eldercare for help with funds for the aid they are giving to local people during the coronavirus crisis. A cheque for £250 was sent to them at the end of last week.
We are sorry to announce that not only will we not be running the West Cliff Pig Race on Friday 21st but our next two Draws ( the Easter Egg Hamper and Shopping Voucher Draws) and the next two Quiz Nights have all been cancelled due to the coronavirus. The Quiz for the Frinton Literary
On Friday 6th and Saturday 7th March, members of our Club will be collecting on behalf of Marie Curie Cancer Care at Morrison’s Superstore, Centenary Way, Little Clacton. We had a very successful collection last year and hope to do well again this year to support this excellent charity.
Last Friday, we raised £428.60 for Clacton Carnival Association at a hectic Quiz Night when 18 teams battled it out for the prizes and the ultimate winners were “Bright Sparks. We have a social event on Wednesday and on 6th and 7th March we will be at Morrison’s Superstore in Little Clacton collecting for Marie