March For Men – A Family Event

  On Sunday, 17th June, Father’s Day, the Weymouth and Lions Club will be holding a “March for Men” along Weymouth seafront as part of a nationwide series of marches being organised by the Prostate Cancer Charity and by groups and individuals. https://prostatecanceruk.org/get-involved/march-for-men The objective of this event is to raise the awareness of prostate cancer and to help save lives. It will be a family event, it will not be competitive, and Marchers will have the option of turning round at 3 different locations, depending on how far they wish to walk: the Pier Ban...
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TOP AWARD FOR HUSBAND AND WIFE LIONS CLUB TEAM

Melvin Jones Fellowships, (MJF), named after the Lions international founder, were awarded to Past President, Lion Mark Lockie and his wife Steve at the Weymouth and Portland Lions club's 48th charter anniversary celebration at the Rembrandt Hotel. L-R, Roger Hogbin, Steve Lockie, Mark Lockie, Peter Burnett Mark has been a Lion for 40 years, firstly in Papua New Guinea, and then with the Weymouth club. Both Mark and his wife have been very closely involved with the work of the club in supporting those less fortunate then ourselves and with organising Lions events, in particular the Chris...
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Palace Appointment for Roger

Weymouth & Portland Lions Club celebrates a ‘Century of Service’ at Buckingham Palace The Countess of Wessex G.C.V.O. as Patron of Lions Clubs of the British Isles held a Royal Reception at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday, 28th February to celebrate a ‘Century of Service’.  HRH has been its Patron since 2004. Roger Hogbin, President of Weymouth & Portland Lions Club, joined in the 100th Birthday celebrations with hundreds of volunteers who came together with the organisations’ partners for this special occasion. Lion President Roger Hogbin "Roger said he was honoured to be r...
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The Lions Way of Working

In the light of recent media attention given to aid agencies, Lions Clubs of the British Isles have issued the following statement: Weymouth & Portland Lions Club are members of Lions Clubs International.  We are part of a global network of 1.4 million volunteers.  When a humanitarian crisis strikes, Lions Clubs International Foundation work with and are guided by their own Lions members who are ordinary people present on the ground.  As the World's largest voluntary, non-governmental organisation, our volunteers fundraise in their own local communities with every penny raised being u...
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