LIONS HELP THE SCOUTS GET TO THE 2019 JAMBOREE IN THE USA

Weymouth & Portland Lions have donated £500 to help send four local Scouts to the 2019 Jamboree being held in West Virginia, USA. A Spokesperson for the four Scouts said "We all feel very privileged to have been selected to represent Weymouth & Portland as part of the UK contingent at this prestigious international event and hope to make you all proud. Over 150 countries attend and in excess of 50,000 participants from a variety of different backgrounds and cultures will also be there, so it will be a fantastic opportunity to broaden our horizons and make new friends from across the...
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‘The Good Samaritans’

Lions Clubs from Zone 1A ( Bridport, Blackmore Vale, Dorchester and, Weymouth & Portland ) chose the Samaritans as the recipients of the annual 'good cause' donation. Julie from the Samaritans receives a cheque for £2000 from outgoing Zone Chairman, Lion Mark Lockie at a Handover Lunch at the 'Gamekeeper' in Charminster. Julie, the Director of Samaritans of Dorset said, ”Samaritans are extremely grateful for this funding from the Lions. We recognise that there are many other very worthwhile charities in the area to whom the Lions could have donated this money, and we really appreciate t...
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March For Men – A Family Event

  On Sunday, 17th June, Father’s Day, the Weymouth and Portland 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 wal...
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Lions are getting ready for their big ‘Street Busk’ in July

The Weymouth and Portland Lions Club will be holding their annual “Busk” in the town centre on Saturday 28th July 2018, raising funds for the Lions Charity Fund. The Busk will be fronted by 'Replay' and includes a full line-up to wet your appetite: Matt Lock - Guitarist Ken Watkins - Guitarist Brian Lincoln - Irish songs Ukeholics Maisie Sheridan - TBC Karen Thornton and Annie Lewis - Saxophone Bill Solo - Mr Tambourine Man Replay featuring Annie Mac Replay's new drummer Rob Goodwin, is a Seasoned sound and lighting man who has worked with some very notable people ...
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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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