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Sun' 10th Aug - Otter Inn, Weston
Annual Duck Race & Fête
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 will be many stands for you to view and shop, from cuddly Lions to plants and produce stands
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
Sat 26th July
Classic car day on Allhallows playing field ( the rugby pitch) at Honiton.
Being on the same day as the town's market charter day. Over 40+ entrants and we have a falconer and a eucalailey band, Six or more charity shops in town are going to set up stalls on the field and the recycling shop at the top of the town is going to have an auto jumble stand, also a bouncy castle and of course we will be doing burgers bacon sarnies and bric-a-brac. Welcome all.
Tues 24th June - Weston, Honiton
Presidents Handover 2014/15 gets visitors from Finland
Juhani Haveri and his wife Paula Haverei, from Finnish Lions Club in Ikaalinen Finland added a different slant to the handover dinner at the Otter Inn for 2014/15. With the outgoing President Lion Ed handing over to incoming President Lion Brian, with some well injected humour from Lion Steve. Juhani Haveri speaking to the Club thanked everyone for enjoyable evening, wishing the club success for the forthcoming year
Friday 20th June
£500 Laptop Presentation to Headway
As normal, it is the tradition for the outgoing Honiton Lions President, this year Ed Pescud, to nominate for their charity of the year. Lions President Ed has always worked with and supported Headway in Honiton, so making the decision was simple. a new £500 Laptop and Software was made. Ed was then joined by Jackie Wheadon with other members of the Headway staff and ladies and gentlemen who attend the Day Centre for the presentation.
Sat 31st May - Honiton
Lions Ladies out with their plant stall
Nothing to stop the Lions Ladies getting their plant stall out, even if it followed a late evening. With a splendid show of plants to tempt the folks of Honiton on a warm but overcast morning.
Sat 31st May - Honiton,
Special Childs Car Seat Purchased for local family
Recently being contacted by a children's occupational therapist about the special requirement of a local Honiton resident and their young child, it was a case for the Honiton Lions Club and Devon Pram Centre working together to assist with this request.
Friday 30th May - Ottery St Mary,
Honiton & District Lions Club 37th Annual Charter Evening
With nearly 50 Lions and their guests from around the area, who got together to celebrate the Honiton and District Lions Club 37th Charter evening at the Tumbling Weir Hotel in Ottery St Mary. DG 105sw Marianne Warren welcomed everyone to the event and took her place at the top table.
With an excellent meal and light hearted entertainment from Toastmaster Lion Steve Guilbert and District Officer Fred Broom in his response. The usual raffle raising funds for the club, the evening closed at about 11pm
Tues' 20th May - Honiton
£1200 to new Hospiscare centre
A really pleasant Lions social evening at the Three Tuns Honiton, not only had the skittles flying around, but the cheques too. A presentation was made to Sarah Smith from Hospiscare with £200 from the Lions Ladies and £1000 from the club.
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Lion President 2013-14
Lion President Ed (on right) for 2013-14 with a small group of the clubs members.
May 30th - Clubs 37th Annual Charter Evening
DG 105sw Marianne Warren with Lion President Ed Pescud, Honiton & District Lions Club
HANDOVER 2014/15 at Otter Inn Weston, Honiton
Outgoing President Ed, points members to their incoming President Brian