All of the members and families of Clacton on Sea Lions Club wish everyone a Happy Christmas despite the current restrictions on our celebrations. We also fervently wish you all a much better New Year in 2021 even if we do have to wait to the second half before we get back to some sort
We have made further updates to the website including a special page on Sightsavers, the charity which has worked with Lions for nearly 50 years. This alliance is all part of fulfilling the Lions vision of preventing anyone from loosing their vision where it is preventable or avoidable. https://www.clactonlions.org.uk/lions-sightsavers/
Further to a post in October we have now topped up our donation to the Veteran’s/Frydays Breakfast Café to assist with their arrangements to provide Christmas Meals by a further £450. Here are the details of the project .
Clacton Lions are pleased to announce that they have made donations of £200 to each of the five Foodbanks operating in the Tendring District. That is Brightlingsea; Clacton on Sea; Harwich; Manningtree and Walton on the Naze. Each Foodbank is receiving £200 to assist with providing extra at Christmas.
On Remembrance Sunday, our President, Lion Tony Rowntree, accompanied by a number of other members laid a poppy wreath at the Clacton War Memorial whilst over at Brightlingsea’s War Memorial, our 1st Vice President, Lion Alan Mercer also accompanied by a number of members laid another poppy wreath. We will remember those who gave their
Another catch up on our donations with a cheque for £500 being handed over to David Bye of the Veteran’s/Frydays Breakfast Cafe to assist with their arrangements to provide Christmas Meals.
Catching up with some of our recent donations. One of our members made a load of pasties to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support as we could not hold our usual coffee morning for them. These pasties were bought by members and friends and raised £150 which we topped up from Club funds to £200
We have now added the winners of the Colchester Institute Foundation Trust Quiz Sheet, which finished at the end of March 2020, to the website at www.clactonlions.co.uk/cift-quiz-sheet-2019-20/ Congratulations to the four winners who will have received their cheques by now.
Quiz Sheet 22 has now been released today. To join the mailing list just send your details with a request to be included on a weekly basis to firstname.lastname@example.org
Have you checked out our website lately? A programme of improvements is nearing its close at present with new pages on Projects, Quiz Sheets and Membership plus the updating of some out of date information. Keep checking back because a further update of the Quiz Sheets section is expected soon.