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Dec 2014

Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year

Merry Christmas from Honiton and District Lions Club

Thank you to everyone who contributed and / or attended a Lions event during 2014 and assisted the club to fund projects and requirements of local people in the Community of Honiton and Ottery St Mary. 


Sat' 20th Dec - Honiton

Lions Christmas collection at Tesco Honiton

This is Santa getting readyWe are heading into winter with the night getting longer, it means that the Honiton Lions, with thanks and assistance of Tesco Honiton will have their Christmas collection on the 20th. The Lions have already been in contact with Father Christmas in Korvatunturi Finland, and he has agreed to attend. We look forward to greeting everyone with a smile on our last collection of the year.

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Wed' Dec 17th - Honiton

 130 Senior Citizens at Christmas Dinner in Honiton College

Lions at full steam doing the drinksGary Wills, the FD of the Honiton College gives all the helpers their orders then - Off to a high speed round of welcome drinks trying to keep eLion Father Christmas and Lion John with Gary Wells from Honiton Collegempty glasses filled. Then it was to the Christmas meal with a raft of volunteers serving. Naturally the Lions got the job of doing the drinks for some reason!!.
Santa was there to assist and join in the entertainment. Enjoyed by all, a great day out.

 


Sat 6th Dec - Honiton

Lions Presidents Christmas Party Swinging 60's - Hippie's.

Is this Honiton Lions As we get close to the end of the year even the Honiton Lions "go crazy", so to celebrate all the hard work and pleasure of assisting the community the Lions and Lions Ladies went 60's HippyAnd this is the Lions Ladies. Is this what you call recycling Lions??  - old never, lots of time to be social.

 
 

Wed' 3rd Dec - Honiton

350 toward Diabetes UK

Both Tesco and Lions support Diabetes UK, so working together in Honiton it gave Honiton Lion President Brian presenting 350 to Kim from Tesco for charity of yearLions the opportunity to add their support to this national charity, but knowing that locally Diabetes UK is also working within the community.


Mon' 1st Dec  -  Honiton

Annual Senior Citizens Christmas Dinner, 100 Cheque presentation.

Lions Ed and Bill presenting 100 to Gary Wills from Honiton CollegeAs normal at this time of the year, the Club has again agreed to assist the College with a 100 grant and assistance in running the event. Gary Wills, the FD of the College thanked the Honiton Lions for assisting with the Annual Senior Citizens Christmas Dinner, right from the events conception accepting the 100 from the Club.


Wed 19th Nov - Honiton
  Honiton & Axe Valley Children's Centres

Sofa bed located & delivered

Following a request to assist a local family with a replacement sofa bed for a local deserving family, so the Lions quickly agreed and located the required furniture. This was delivered, with the old furniture removed.
This will make a considerable difference to family living just as Christmas approaches.


Wed Nov 5th - Ottery St Mary

 Tar barrels - "Eat for Charity" Lions BBQ stand.

Another very busy evening for the Honiton Lions BBQ stand at Tar Barrels.  We asked you to "come and Eat The crowds gather at Lions BBQ stand for Charity" with all profit made that evening going back into the local community, and everyone did. Thanks to everyone who stopped by and the positive comments about our local work.


Fri 24th Oct - Honiton

Assisting Macmillan Cancer Support collect in Honiton

Lions Ed and Barry assisting Macmillan with collection in HonitonAsked by Macmillan cancer trust to assist with a local collection, so the Honiton Lions responded.


 


 

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Christmas greetings from Honiton Lions 

From all the members of the Honiton and District Lions Club, may we wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

He is on his way to the Lions and it does look like this

  Santa on his way from Finland   Santa at the Artic Circle  

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 Lion President 2014-15

 Lion President Brian for 2014-15  Group of Honiton Lions members   

 Lion President Brian 2014-15             Group of the clubs members.

 HANDOVER 2014/15 at Otter Inn Weston, Honiton

Handover from Lion Ed to Lion Brian with visitors from Finland 

Outgoing President Lion Ed,  incoming President Lion Brian with Lion Juhani Haveri and his wife Paula Haveri, visiting from Finland

 

Marie Curie's Great Daffodil Appeal 2015  

 Marie Curie's Great Daffodil Appeal 2015 - Lions Clubs  to support the Great Daffodil Appeal for 3rd year.

 

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