Lions Annual Christmas Show – Another ‘Sell Out’!

Weymouth & Portland Lions Club put on a cracking show for the Senior Citizens of the Borough at their annual Christmas Show with all seats taken. Entertainment was provided by a wealth of local talent at no cost to the Lions for which they are extremely grateful. The evening started off with the lovely Pzazz Dancers who set a few pulses racing, followed by WOW who sang and danced their way through songs from the shows with a precision and professionalism beyond their young years. Matt Black, a regular to the show, entertained with jokes and anecdotes whilst displaying considerable t...
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ARE YOU READY FOR THE CHRISTMAS DAY HARBOUR SWIM 2017?

  Every year thousands of people line the harbour at Weymouth to witness this annual Lions event which has become a landmark event for the town.  Nearly 400 swimmers took the plunge last year, which was a record for us, raising over £20,000 for a whole host of national and local charities. This year each swimmer will be presented with one of these medals to commemorate the event which is, incidentally, the Lions centennial year. Lions are extremely grateful to  Precision Engraving of Weymouth for donating the medals (500). They can also be found on facebook .   If...
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A new buggy for ‘Lily Grace’.

W & P Lions have donated a specialised buggy to young Lily Grace Cleaver who is on the Autism Spectrum and has special needs which among many includes the fact that she is hypermobile which means she doesn't like to walk far and can't walk far, she has no concept of roads danger etc. The buggy means that the family can now go 'off road'. The Special Tomato Jogger is a versatile pushchair for children with special needs. It has a range of features designed to provide a comfortable experience for children who deserve to have the most advanced support while on the go. Lions club members ...
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New charity ‘Smile with Siddy’ gets a boost from the Lions

Lions Zone Chairman Peter Oswick presents Sally Matthews with a cheque for £1000. Lions from Blackmore Vale, Bridport, Dorchester and, Weymouth & Portland clubs have donated £1000 to fledgling charity 'Smile with Siddy'.  Sally Matthews spoke movingly about this new charity set up following the death three years ago from Neuroblastoma cancer of her 17 month old grandson Sidney.  Neuroblastoma is the most common of the 200 or so childhood cancers afflicting very young children.  It is very aggressive and difficult to diagnose as the symptons mimic other childhood diseases.  The cause is ...
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DCH Cancer Charity gets some help from four Lions clubs

Lions from Blackmore Vale, Bridport, Dorchester and, Weymouth & Portland clubs gathered at DCH to present Rachel Cole, Fundraising & Communications Manager for the DCH Cancer Appeal with a cheque for £1000. The four clubs that form 'Zone 1A', a section of the 60 clubs in this District, contribute to a fund that is dispersed annually to charities and good causes in the communities local to these clubs. The Lions always strive to ensure that funds raised from their various events throughout the year are given back to their local communities to worthy causes such as this.
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WIN AN EASTER EGG HAMPER FOR YOUR FAMILY!

Interested? Ok, here's what you do: Go along to one of the venues listed below and put your name on one, or more, of the squares on the grid of 130 squares (See image below), only costs £1, when the grid is complete a draw will be made. If the grid is not complete then the draw will made on Monday 17th April 2017 at the latest. Good luck and thank you for your support. Kirsty Denning - ASM Our first winner ! - Congratulations to  Rick and Fi Goldsmith, customers at the John Gregory, seen here with Lion Chris Bill (L) Alex Neil's - FGP Ralph & Liz Nubeebuckus of the Lugger Inn,...
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Lion Russ Woolley has been awarded a Melvin Jones Fellowship

This is the highest award a Lion can receive and is given by Lions Clubs International to Lions who are nominated by their peers for outstanding service to Lions, their club and to the community at large. Lion Russ Woolley and VDG Lion Peter Burnett Russ, a retired Police Officer, has been a member of Weymouth & Portland Lions Club since 1995. In that time he has been very active and has been President no less than four times, he has also held the post of Membership Chairman for many years and is also the club Almoner and Youth Officer. The award was made on behalf of Lions Intern...
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