Lions 105EAWeekly News 17th December 2017

From the DG
Dear International Convention Chairperson
Greetings from LCI!
Included in this electronic mailing are the convention registration materials and related information regarding the 2018 Lions Clubs International Las Vegas Convention.  We ask for your continued support in sharing the convention materials with those in your District and Clubs to promote the 2018 International Convention.  Additional details can also be found on the LCI convention website.Please note, this electronic mailing replaces the hard copy you would have received in the past with your convention materials. We encourage early registration and housing as rooms are limited and will sell out quickly.
Thank you for your cooperation and we look forward to seeing you in Las Vegas.
cc: Joseph Wroblewski, Convention Committee Chairperson
International Board of Directors

From District Competitions Officer Lion David Parker IMPORTANT
Fellow Lions
Firstly I would like to wish all members of 105EA a very Happy Christmas and very Prosperous New Year. I know a lot of you will busy doing your sleigh collections, and would like to notify you of details of the District Quiz Next year.
Details of the Quiz Final are as Follows
Date:-  3rd February 2018
Venue:-  The “Ipswich Hotel” – formerly known as the “Copdock”, London Rd, Copdock, Ipswich IP8 3JD
Time:-  Quiz will start at 14:00 sharp as we have to vacate the room by 17:00
Please note there are no heats this year, and all clubs are invited to put a team  (maybe two) of minimum 3 maximum 4 in the final  the cost will be £10 per team, this is to cover the costs of the hotel.
We will also hold a Raffle and will sell raffle tickets separately, any profit made from this will go to the DG ladys’ Charity.
If your club wishes to enter a Team (or two) then please let your Zone or Region Chair know, and they will pass details on to me, alternatively you can email me directly at competitions@lions105ea.com
This is open to all Lions and Lionesses in 105EA (and our new Leos if they wish to take part)
I look forward to hearing from you all
Dave Parker
MD105EA Competitions Officer

From District LCIF Officer

Could any clubs that find any foreign currency in their collection buckets over the Christmas period please remember that i am able to change this for Gift for Living this can be given to your Region or Zone Chairman who can then bring to me at future Cabinet meetings.
Many Thanks
Jane Gardiner District Gift for Living officer

From PDG Lion Derek Maguire
Correct date for you diary! The Health and Safety seminar will be held on Saturday 3rd February, the same day as the district quiz and will be held at the same venue – Copdock Ipswich. More details will follow after the Christmas break
PDG Derek Maguire GLT co-ordinator

From Wroxham and Hoveton
WROXHAM & HOVETON LIONS CLUB cordially invite you to their 42nd Charter Lunch on Sunday 21st January 2018 at The Old Rectory Hotel, Crostwick Lane, Crostwick, Norwich. NR12 7BG. 12.30 for 1pm.
Please choose from the following menu by completing the attached form and return it to
PDG Denis Moxon,133 Norwich Road, Wroxham, Norwich. NR12 8RY by January 4th.
The cost of the meal is £26 per person.
Dress – Gentlemen Smart Casual, Ladies dress to impress
Menu
Starters:
A.  Homemade Tomato & Roast Pepper Soup with hot crusty bread
B.  Ocean Prawns on a bed of salad leaves, with a sweet and sour dip
C.  Crispy vegetable spring rolls with a sweet chilli dip
Main Course:
D.  Roast Topside of Beef and Yorkshire puddings
E.  Roast Pork with bacon wrapped sausage, sage and onion stuffing and homemade apple sauce
F.  Grilled Salmon fillet served with a creamy hollandaise and topped with lemon
G.  Vegetarian option on request
All above served with seasonal vegetables and roast potatoes
Dessert:
H.  Homemade white chocolate and raspberry cheesecake.
J.   Berry triffle, muffin sponge topped with berries, kirsch, custard and whipped cream
K.  Homemade apple pie and custard.
Fresh ground coffee or tea and after dinner mints.
Please advise of any food allergies and intolerance’s

From Haverhill Lions – Haverhill 36th Annual Charter Anniversary

Lion Len Russell and Lion Pat would like to invite you to join us at our Charter Anniversary to be held on Saturday 20th January 2018 at the Haverhill Golf Club, Coupals Road, Haverhill, CB9 7UW (tel: 01440 761951).  Arriving 6.30 for 7.00pm dinner followed by dancing till late
Menu
Starter: Chicken Satay served with dressed mixed leaves & dipping sauce,(A) or
Vegetable Soup served with half a warm baguette (B)
Main Course: Two roast carvery (Pork and Beef)
accompanied by roast potatoes and a selection of garden vegetables
Vegetarian option : Vegetarian Wellington (must be ordered in advance) (V)
Dessert : Apple and blackberry crumble, custard or pouring cream, (C) or
Eton mess with pouring cream (D)
Coffee and mints
The cost for the evening is £27 per head.
We hope you will be able to join us in our celebrations, please send us of your menu choices and contact Lion Pam Maguire at the above address or by email as needed.  Cheques should be made payable to Haverhill Lions Club.
Thank you and Haverhill Lions Club look forward to seeing you on the night.

From Great Yarmouth Lions Club.
There are two pages of photographs of Lions, family and friends who attended the 64th Charter/Centenary Celebration in the December edition of Places and Faces Magazine. e mail andrew@h2creativemedia.co.uk The evening should also be covered in the January edition of EDP Norfolk Magazine.
Lion President Lyn wishes all Lions and their families a wonderful Christmas and a safe and happy New Year.