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Sun' 9th Aug 2015 Otter Inn, Weston DUCK RACE - Ducks away 2:15pm
Come and join in the fun of the Honiton and District Lion Club Duck Race.
Duck race tickets at a £1 each are available on the day or sold on most Saturdays in Honiton Town centre on the lead up to duck race day
There are 5 cash prizes to be won
1 x £150, 1 x £100, 1 x £75 and 2 x £25 for the winning ducks.
Detail see above tab or "click here"
Sat 25th July, Honiton Devon
Classic Car Show Day
Welcome to the Honiton and District Lions 6th Classic Car day to be held at The Allhallows Ground Northcote Lane, Honiton, Devon.
See above tab "Classic Car Day" for full details
Sat' 23rd Mat - Honiton
£100 for Honiton Gymnastics Club
Honiton Gymnastics Club has gained a reputation far and wide, nationally and internationally for their expertise. The Club has a membership that reflects this from the South West area, but like all Clubs has to constantly seek funds for new equipment. Following a request the Lions gifted them £100 towards new equipment.
Sat' May 23rd - Tesco Honiton
Thanks to Tesco’s community plan the Lions are given the opportunity to collect funds for local charities and Tesco’s charities of the year, supported by Louisa, their communities champion.
Mon' 4th May - Honiton
Upright arm chair delivered
An 89 year old gentleman just released from hospital required an upright arm chair. On receiving the request from the local occupational therapist, so the Club found the type required and delivered it direct to him. The smile on his face said it all.
Sat' 2nd May - Honiton
Wet BUT fun at Sausage and Cider
£2100 Defibrillator presented.
Supporting the Devon Freewheelers – The Honiton and District Lions Club had 3 stands there – for books, sweets for children and the BIG one was the crockery smashing. Despite the weather it attracted a steady flow of people venting their stress on the crockery. The Lions had a one big surprise for Freewheelers on Saturday, a £2100 Easiport Defibrillator for one of their fast response bikes – it could save a life.
Sun 5th April Easter Sunday
£2000+ raised as 26 1Kg donated Easter Eggs get raffled off.
As many businesses, including Wine World & Otter Nurseries raffled off the donated 1Kg Easter Eggs, together with local Schools, such as Plymtree & Upottery. This facilitated the raising of funds for many local projects.
Sat' April 4th - Tesco Honiton
Collection towards Tesco's Charity of the Year & Club Projects
Supporting Tesco’s charity of the year and Lions projects in the local community, so the Club member’s start early and finish late. Thanks to everyone who contributed .
Sun' 29 March - Otter Nurseries
Wheelbarrow raffle raises £150
Mr & Mrs Jose from Exeter with winning ticket Nr 31 scooped the wheelbarrow with its load of gardening plants and tools (donated by Otter Nurseries), and delivered to their door.
Wed' 11th March - Ottery St Mary
Speech software & iPad to local Primary School student
Demonstrating a really positive attitude and skills in being able to access technology to support his communication and to access the curriculum at school, The Club gave Jack a 'voice' of his own. This will enable Jack to communicate clearly with his friends at school and home as well.
If you are new to Lionism, through these pages you will be able to find out about the work of the international organisation of Lions and our Lions Club in particular.
If you are a Lion, and perhaps planning to visit our area, we hope that the information on our website will encourage you to visit us.
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Honiton & District Lions Club - Devon, formed in 1977
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Lion President 2014-15
Lion President Brian 2014-15 Group of the clubs members.
HANDOVER 2014/15 at Otter Inn Weston, Honiton
Outgoing President Lion Ed, incoming President Lion Brian with Lion Juhani Haveri and his wife Paula Haveri, visiting from Finland
Soon to be our 100th birthday