On Saturday 6th November, Our Club celebrated the 42nd Anniversary of the presentation of its Charter with over 70 guests. A great time was had by all and the formalities ended with the presentation of a Progressive Melvin Jones Fellowship to Lion President Alan Mercer. See picture featuring Lion President Alan receiving his award from
On Saturday 2nd October, we held our first Charity Auction for three years and our first major event since Christmas 2019. It was a big success with takings on the day totalling £1,978 but we expect to surpass that amount when we take into account special items that were sold via e-bay to get a
We shall be at the Late Riser Car Boot Sale at London Road, Clacton on Sea on Saturday, 18th September. Come and see us. Lots of good things for you to buy. #carbootsale #comeandseeus #clactononsealions #comeandjoinus
Can we suggest that you put the 2nd October in your diary as that is the date of this year’s BIG Charity Auction back with us after a two year break. There are 269 lots including plenty of collectables. Check out our Instagram and Facebook pages for pictures of some of them over the coming
Tomorrow, 26th August, we shall be in Clacton Town Square with our fundraising games adding to the fun that this event always brings every year (ignoring 2020 when it did not happen). Come along and see us there. Win yourself a cuddly toy or just have a chat. We would love to meet you all.
Starting on 1st August for two months our Club has been selected to receive a grant from the ASDA Foundation the amount of which depends on the number of votes we receive. Due to Covid-restrictions, you can only vote for us online at www.asda.com/green-tokens but you can due this once a week up to the
Lion Alan Mercer has taken up the mantle of President of local charity, the Clacton on Sea Lions Club (CIO), for the second time this month having previously served as President in 2009-10. He is looking forward to a busy year and intends to enjoy every minute of it as the Club hopefully is able
Our recycling projects are back up and running and there is now a new project with a bin at Holland on Sea Co-op Store specifically for the recycling of old inkjet cartridges which will then raise funds for our Charity. This is in addition to our ongoing recycling bins as shown on the current list.
As our Lions Club continues to serve in our local community, we will continue to be inspired by the dedication and vision of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, during his many years of devoted service at Her Majesty’s side. Our thoughts today are with Her Majesty the Queen and the Royal Family. #WeServe
Following our February Meeting – virtual of course – we are making a total of £1,100 of new donations. £250 is going to our Lions Clubs International Foundation to provide aid following the massive earthquake in Croatia; £500 is going to Tendring Eldercare to help fund food parcels to those who are in need and