LIONS STREET BUSK RAISES £645

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An all-day ‘Street Busk’ held in Weymouth town centre by Weymouth & Portland Lions Club raised £645 with the help of the Weymouth Community Volunteers . Weymouth band ‘Replay’ , fronted by Lions member Norman Stagles, held the stage for most of the day entertaining the public with their take on 50’s and 60’s music, with support from Norman’s wife Ann on vocals and filling in during breaks, musician/ country & western singer Brian Lincoln. The Lions next event is a Charity Golf Day , Friday 5th August 2016, at Weymouth Golf Course and the Beach Motocross on Sunday 16th October...
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100 Years of Lions Helping Others

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Catch a glimpse (2:09) of the first 100 years of Lions in our Centennial Video produced by Lions Club International.  Learn how Lions in Hawaii are fighting hunger with  a community garden; see youth embrace peace at a Lions camp in Norway; and more. https://youtu.be/CseVntpp3AU LQ – Lions Quarterly video magazine shares inspiring stories of how Lions make a difference in communities around the world. LQ is posted in January, April, July and October of each year. More Lions Videos can be found here.    
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WEYMOUTH ‘OUT LOUD’ FESTIVAL ENTERTAINS THE CROWDS.

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Local residents and visitors alike flocked to Weymouth town centre over the weekend to be entertained by over 40 different acts on five stages throughout the town centre, spread over the two days of the weekend. The Out Loud Festival, organised by the Weymouth & Portland Lions Club supported by the Weymouth BID is now in its’ second year and the Lions believe that it is now firmly in the calendar of events for Weymouth and one of their major fundraisers. Entertainment ranged from Choirs, Dance troupes, Brass Bands, vocalists and a host of musicians who gave their freely.       This...
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Future Roots in the Zone with local Lions Clubs

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Local Lions Clubs from Blackmore Vale, Bridport, Dorchester and Weymouth & Portland presented a cheque for £2000 to Julie Plumley of Future Roots at their headquarters in Rylands Farm near Holnest on Friday 17 June 2016. Each year the four Lions Clubs choose a local charity to benefit from their Zone Project. This year the Lions selected Future Roots as this year’s beneficiary after a superb presentation by Julie Plumley, their CEO, to their Zone meeting in March. Julie established Future Roots as a project at Rylands Farm near Sherborne and at Whitfield Gardening and rural skills c...
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Roger the Lion helps judge the ‘Bake Off’ competition

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The Social Committee of a Weymouth based company, ASM, with 300 employees, has chosen Weymouth & Portland Lions Club as there ‘Charity of the Year’ which means that the proceeds of all their fund raising activities throughout the year will be donated to the Lions. Their first event was a ‘Bake Off’ where employees were invited to enter a cake in a ‘Bake Off’ competition on the Monday morning, W&P Lions were invited along to do the judging which was ‘meat and drink’ to Roger the Lion.
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LIONS GIVE BOOST TO MERCHANT NAVY MEMORIAL APPEAL

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Weymouth and Portland Lions Club have given a boost to the Merchant Navy Association Memorial Appeal by donating £250. Plans are in place to build a memorial on the Esplanade remembering those who lost their lives in the Merchant Navy. The memorial will also remember those who lost their lives whilst being part of fishing fleets. If you would like to donate to this appeal please call 01305 814225 / 07594 671664 or email paulcom@uwclub.net Lion President Mark Lockie(R) hands cheque to MNA Branch Chairman Paul Compton, supported by(L to R) Lion John Braithwaite, MNA branch members David K...
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