Social Media Award for club

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Weymouth & Portland Lions Club has been presented with the District ‘Best Use of Social Media’ award at District 105D Convention in Winchester yesterday. Past International Director Howard Lee presented the award to Club PRO and Social Media Manager Norman Apps. Club members, pictured here, also attending Convention, Chris Bill, John Cake, Dave Woolford and Roger Hogbin. The club has four facebook pages and a Twitter page. https://www.facebook.com/Weymouthlionsclub/?ref=hl https://www.facebook.com/Weymouth-Beach-Motocross-1549223…/… https://www.facebook.com/OutLoudWey/?ref...
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LIONS CELEBRATE THEIR 46th CHARTER ANNIVERSARY

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Weymouth and Portland Lions celebrated their 46th Charter Anniversary with a dinner at the Rembrandt Hotel in Weymouth with friends and Lions from clubs around the Lions District. Lion President Mark Lockie welcomed his top table guests, The Mayor of Weymouth & Portland, Councillor Christine James and her escort Tricia Chorley, Lions District Governor Alan Chapman and his wife Anne, Rotarian Bill White, President of Melcombe Regis Rotary Club, and his wife Anne, and Lions Zone Chairman Peter Oswick and his wife Jean. During the evening the District Governor presented Lion Norman Stag...
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LION NORMAN STAGLES RECEIVES HIGHEST AWARD FROM LIONS INTERNATIONAL

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Lion Norman Stagles receives highest award from Lions International by being made a Melvin Jones Fellow, named after Lions Clubs founder Melvin Jones.   Norman (right) receives his award from Lions District Governor Alan Chapman This is the highest award that Lions give to one of its members and is in recognition of many years of service. Norman has been a Lion for 34 years having joined Wellesbourne Lions Club in Jan 1982 and transferred to Weymouth in April 1983. Since then he has been President of his club twice and has held various posts in the Lions District. He set up the fir...
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LIONS DONATE TWO LAPTOPS TO A NEW JOB CLUB

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Lions President Mark Lockie hands over two Laptop computers to REFRESH Co-ordinator the Rev'd Anni Douglas. In accepting the computers Rev'd  Douglas said "REFRESH, (the Churches of Weymouth and Portland in action) have a lot of projects working in the community, from Street Pastors, Soul Food, Food Banks, Children and Youth work, CAP (Christians Against Poverty) money courses and Debt Counselling and the latest venture is the launch of a CAP Job Club, starting in March under the excellent leadership of Kay Pither and her team.   The three team members are going for training in Bradford...
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NEW MEMBER, RYAN HOPE IS WELCOMED INTO THE LIONS COMMUNITY

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Ryan (L) receives his Membership Certificate from Lion President Mark Lockie with Ryan's sponsor, Roger Hogbin in the centre. Ryan, a Weymouth & Portland Councillor, is welcomed into the club by Lions President Mark Lockie. Ryan has a wealth of experience in Event Management being the current Chairman of Weymouth Carnival Committee and has also been involved in community projects and charity work from the age of 16.
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WEYMOUTH WELCOMES LION RENE FROM BRIDGNORTH

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Lion President Mark Lockie welcomes Lion Rene Wilkinson Rene Wilkinson was previously a member of Bridgnorth Lions Club for almost 12 years during which he had been secretary on two occasions, minute secretary for most of the time and also chaired the fund raising and admin & social social committees several times. Rene said "Lesley and myself have had links to Weymouth for several years now through the Dorset Expeditionary Society having visited Kenya three times and Nepal twice with them. I am a retired lecturer and my main interests now are walking, travelling and caravanning".
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IT’S A DOUBLE RECORD FOR THE LIONS CLUB – OVER £23,000 RAISED – 336 SWIMMERS!

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Several thousand people lined Weymouth Harbour on Christmas morning to watch the annual harbour swim, organised by Weymouth & Portland Lions Club. 336 swimmers took to the water raising over £23,000 between them for a whole host of national and local charities, and we understand that there is more to come from online donation sites which are not included here. Swimmers came from far and wide including a couple from Germany and a lady from Abu Dhabi. With grateful thanks to our sponsors - Basepoint Weymouth Beneficiaries of the sponsorship are: Forget me not Suite DCH, RNLI, Dorset E...
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