Lions 105EA weekly news 22nd January 2017

Convention 2017 : Getting Closer; 52 Days to GO!!
Convention is now rapidly approaching and so is the time when we will have to hand rooms back to the Hotel. Please, please get your bookings in no matter which parts of the Convention you intend to come to.
“PLEASE BOOK NOW AND DON’T BE DISAPPOINTED!”
No accommodation will be available through the Convention Committee once the rooms have been released.
It’s going to be a fantastic Convention with a range of ‘WOW’ factors to truly celebrate the 100yrs of Lionism so, come and join your fellow Lions and Lionesses and take part in this once in a lifetime opportunity!
This is the link to the booking form:
https://lions105ea.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Booking-Form-2017.pdf
Thank you.
YiL
Lion John Potter
Convention Host

From PDG Lion David and Lion Margaret Woodruff
CONFIRMATION that our annual Fun Day will take place on SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER  3rd, 2017.
Itinery  as the past 13 years I.e. ASSEMBLE at the GT YARMOUTH RACECOURSE 11.30am  Entertainment from our own Razz & Pearl, followed by our Funday Lunch Boxes.
Off to the CIRCUS at the HIPPODROME at 1245hrs, to be seated by 1430hrs.
Halftime ice creams/ice lollies with the amazing show ending at 1640 hrs for coaches.
Even though costs have risen, the cost to Clubs is SAME AS LAST 5 YEARS!!!
That is £15 per person!!
SO THERE IT IS, THE DISTRICT’S FAVOURITE EVENT ON SUNDAY,SEPTEMBER 3RD — WHY NOT LOSE YOUR FUNDAY VIRGINITY BY JOINING OUR 500 REGULARS—– GO ON IT REALLY IS WORTH IT, ESPECIALLY TO THE CHILDREN!!
PDG DAVID & LION MARGARET.

From Centennial Officer Lion Chris Hibbert
As received from MDHQ
Dear Friends,
The Lions International Silver Dollar Proof Coin went on sale yesterday, 18th January, and is available from both Lions Clubs International and the US Mint; it is a limited edition.
The proof finish will cost US$52.95 and the uncirculated finish will be US$51.95.
The US Mint are offering an introductory price of the Centennial Uncirculated Silver Dollar for $46.95 and this will be in effect to 3 p.m. on February 21, 2017, after which the regular price of $51.95 will be in effect.
The Silver Dollar proof finish will initially go on sale for $47.95 and will then increase in price to $52.95 on the 21 February 2017
Hopefully, you have seen that the ‘Coin’ was promoted via the January Newsfeed and the PR Team will be promoting it via social media.
Please circulate the existence and availability of the Centennial Coin through your respective District’s communications systems.
Yours in Lionism,
Philip
Here is a link to the US Mint https://catalog.usmint.gov/on/demandware.store/Sites-USM-Site/default/Search-Show?q=lion

From Newmarket Lions
Newmarket Lions Club 41st Charter Lunch, The Rutland Arms Hotel, Sunday 5th March 2017, 1pm sit down  Full details here

From Lions Club of Leigh on Sea
You are cordially invited to Lion President Debs Jones and Leigh-on-Sea Lions Club 26th Annual Charter on Saturday 29th April at The Saxon Hall, Aviation Way, Southend-on-Sea 7.00 for 7.30 – Carriages 11.45pm
Menu (to be pre-ordered)
Starters                      Fan of Honeydew Melon with Fruit Coulis                     (V/G)
Smoked Mackerel Fillet with Horseradish Sauce          (G)
Mini Cottage Pies
Mains                         Roast Leg of Lamb with Mint Sauce
Grilled Salmon with Lemon & Dill Sauce
Stuffed Peppers Provencale                                             (V)
All served with Roast Potatoes and Chef’s selection of Vegetables
Desserts                    Bread & Butter Pudding with Custard
Raspberry Crème Brulee                                                    (V/G)
Traditional Cheese Board
Tea/Coffee
Please email your bookings to me , the price being £31.00 on the night and discounted to £29.50 if paid in advance.   All bookings will be acknowledged by me.
Regards
PDG Lion Rex Palmer
Email: Rexp@blueyonder.co.uk 18 Glebelands, Benfleet, Essex. SS7 4LT

From Bungay Area Lions Club
Bungay Area Lions charter will be held on Saturday the 10th June 2017 at Earsham Hall Nr Bungay. Price, menu and entertainment details to follow .As last year place will be limited anyone wanting more details please  contact  President Jane Gardiner on 01986 892381

From Peterborough Lions Club
Lion President John Cheetham and the members of Peterborough Lions Club would like to invite you and your members to join us for:
Peterborough Lions Club 47th Charter Anniversary
Saturday 6th May 2017 at the Marriott Hotel, Henry Royce Suite,
Peterborough Business Park, Lynch Wood, Peterborough. PE2 6GB
7:00pm for a 7:30pm start (Bar will open from 6.30pm for early birds)
The cost for the evening has been held again for this year at £32.50 per head.  The menu is attached and there will be dancing to Mike Fox” until midnight.
Please send your menu choices along with your cheques for the evening by 14th April 2017 to:
Lions Paul and Karen Browne, White House, Peterborough Road, Wansford, Peterborough, PE8 6JN. Tel: 01780 784778
Please note: The Hotel can provide a limited number of Hotel rooms at a special Bed and Breakfast rate for the evening at £70 for a Single Room or £80 for a Double Room.  Please book and pay for rooms directly with the Hotel and their special events Coordinator -Robyn Martin on 01733 375 527 quoting Peterborough Lions.
Lion Erica Constable
Peterborough Club Secretary

And Finally from the IT Team
If you have concerns that an email received has a dodgy link that will do harm to your email account or PC, then read the attached document that will help you identify and protect you/your email/PC.
Thanks
Lion Simon Smith, Braintree Lions