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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A Message to Lions from Bill Gates

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LCIF (Lions Clubs International Foundation) has committed to raising US$30 million by 2017 to improve access to vaccines through Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance. The funds raised will be matched by the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, bringing the total to US$60 million. Bill Gates, co-chair and trustee of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has an encouraging video message for Lions.
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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 first...
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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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