Lions 105EA Weekly news 20th August

From the District Secretary
Please find attached the convention calls for MD105 and 105EA

From PDG Lion Derek Maguire – GLT
MD have been selected to run a Regional Lions Leadership Institute, and Peterborough has been chosen for the venue, at the Holiday Inn, well known to 105EA.
This course is directed at Lions with less than 5 years membership and who would like to learn more about the leadership opportunities within our organisation. The closing date for application is the end of September and is open to everyone in the MD. if you are interested but have some questions please do not hesitate to contact me; in the past MD have run a similar course, Emerging Lions Institute but this has not been available some considerable time. Full details are in the attachment. Forms must be signed by the DG and myself, please forward applications to DG who will forward them to me, but please advise me when you send your application.  Good luck, these courses are really worthwhile

PDG Derek Maguire
Tel : 01440 702413

From Sheringham and Cromer Lions

Sheringham & Cromer Lions Club are holding a Brass Band concert, with Sheringham & Cromer Brass Band at Holt St Andrews Parish Church on Saturday 30th September 2017.  The evening will be based on “THE LAST NIGHT OF THE PROMS”  The concert starts at 7:30pm. The Parish Church is in the Town Centre. Please note, the main car park is approx 5-10 Mins walk.  Price £5;00 Adults, £4.00 Concessions & over 60/Child 5-16 in advance from Brian Harris, (Secretary), Sheringham & Cromer Lions Club, 22 Hannah Close, Sheringham, NR26 8AY.  (  01263 821276) On the door, £7.00 adults, £5.00 Concessions /Children. A raffle will also take place. BRING YOUR OWN UNION JACK!!. This will be a very good evening’s entertainment and will very be popular, so please book early.
PP/ZC Arthur Bailey

From Littleport Lions Club
The Lions Club of Littleport has moved meeting venues. We now meet at:
Adams Heritage Centre
17 Main Street
Our meeting dates for 2017 are:
Sunday 3rd Sept 2pm
Sunday  15th Oct 2pm
Sunday 12th  Nov 2.30pm
Sunday 10th Dec 2pm
David Ellis
Publicity officer
01353 664318 /
07817 592438

From Thurrock Lions
Lions Club of Thurrock are holding a barn dance for The Multiple Sclerosis Group/Alzheimer’s Society on Saturday 9th September, 7 for 7.30pm at The Orsett Village Hall, Orsett, Essex. Price £8 adults and £4 children. Please bring own drinks/nibbles.  There will be a caller and dance group teaching us the moves. If you want to come along please contact Lion Dominic Cox on 01375 375306 or email

From Rayleigh Lions Club

Lion President Andy Barker of The Lions Club of Rayleigh would like to invite you to attend the 43rd Charter Dinner on Saturday 7th October 2017 followed by music and dancing at:
Affinity 1777 Restaurant
1777-1779 London Road
Leigh-on-Sea SS9 2ST
7:00pm for 7:30pm
Carriages at 12 midnight
£22.00 per head
Dress Code: Black Tie or Smart Casual
There will be the usual raffle + TWO FANTASTIC AUCTIONS:
1) 7 NIGHTs ACCOMMODATION IN THE SOUTH OF FRANCE Available from mid April – 1st week in June, Sleeps 5, less than 10 mins walk from 5km sandy beach.  Nearest airport Perpignan – flights from Stansted and from mid May from Southend
2) 4 NIGHTS ACCOMMODATION IN THE FRENCH COUNTRYSIDE close to Chartres – 1hr 5mins from Paris by Train – exclusive use of 6 person hot tub
Full details of both auctions will be available on the night.

  • Soup of the Day
  • Branston pickle pate served with warm cheesy bread and side salad
  • Deep fried breaded brie served with a cranberry and orange sauce served with mixed leaves
  • Fans of seasonal melon served with forest fruits


  • Beef chasseur
  • Saute chicken breast of chicken stuffed with cream cheese, garlic and lemon served on mixed leaves with an olive oil drizzle
  • Grilled fillets of sea bass served with olive oil and balsamic dressing
  • Roasted red pepper and tomato tart

All main dishes are accompanied by new potatoes, sautéed potatoes and seasonal vegetables

  • Summer pudding served with clotted cream
  • Warm chocolate sundae
  • Sticky toffee pudding and custard sauce
  • Cheese & biscuits

If you would like to attend please send your cheques payable to “The Lions Club of Rayleigh”, together with your menu choices, to c/o Lion Lorraine Clark, 19 Kenilworth Gardens, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex SS0 0BE – Thank you