Lions and the Ukraine

Posted 18th March 2022 Last weekend our Club received a call from a Past Chairman of Tendring District Council – Mark Platt asking for our help as Lions. Mark had a van filled with donations of new clothes and other essential items that was destined for Warsaw in Poland for onward distribution in the Ukraine

Money to help Ukraine

Our Club has just sent a cheque for £1,345 – of which £345 came from personal donations from our members – to Lions Clubs International Foundation via our District Treasurer to benefit the Foundation’s fund for Displaced Persons and Refugees.  Already the Foundation has sent grants totalling US$239,000 as 7th March to Lions Clubs in

February is Childhood Cancer Month

Last month was Hunger Awareness Month but this month is about Childhood Cancer, another of our Global Causes, and last month we donated £575 to charities supporting children suffering from Cancer as well as £500 to support a local child suffering from a life changing condition. We have supported the East Anglian Children’s Hospices for

Sad News for the whole world

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

New Pages

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/ ‎

Remembrance Sunday duties

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