Archive | April, 2013

A Motoring Meander – 9th June

Lion Keith writes – Lion Duncan and myself are now putting the finishing touches to our very first Bristol Brunel Lions Car “Meander”. The course has been run (by car not foot) and is offering a very entertaining and leisurely day out.  Please note the date in your diaries.  This event is open to all […]

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The Union Jack – Here are the Answers

Lion John S writes – During our St Georges Day Dinner a discussion about the Union Jack occurred.  Nobody seemed certain just how the flag is made up and which countries are represented.  I have researched the matter via the internet and here are the answers. The UK flag consists of three elements: the cross […]

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St. Georges Day Dinner

Our Social Committee Duo, Duncan and Mark, write – Celebrating our patron saint, St George, has become an established highlight of our social calendar.  This year we held our commemorative dinner at Henbury Golf Club and what a marvellous evening it was.  Over 30 Lions, partners, friends and guests tucked in to traditional English fare […]

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Easter Egg Encore

John T writes – I have just heard that one of our giant Easter Eggs has gone that extra mile and raised even more money for a good cause. One of the Easter Egg winners gave back their egg asking if we could make good use of it. We knew of a church group who […]

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District Handover Details

Lion Kate writes – Please note that the District Handover will take place at the Holiday Inn, The Coldra, Newport on Saturday 20th July at 7.00 pm. Price for dinner is £28.50 per head with dancing later to ‘Time Machine Duo’. This will be a wonderful opportunity to welcome our past member and friend, Lion […]

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A Record Year For The 100 Club

Lion Keith writes – I would like to thank all fellow Lions, families & friends who purchased a 100 club number(s) for the year April 2012/13. For the first time ever we had a complete sell out of numbers. This gave us £400.00 profit for our charity account. There are still a few numbers available […]

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Easter Egg Supremo Says A Big Thank You

Lion Keith writes – I would just like to say a huge THANK YOU to everyone who helped make our Easter Egg Draw such a huge success this year. Lion Bill has just posted the grand total raised of just over £900 and we can all be proud of a job well done. Thanks to […]

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Eggciting News – The Results Are Now In!

Lion Bill writes – It is terrific to report that we have raised just over £900.00 from our Easter Egg Raffle. Our thanks are due to the following venues that helped raise this wonderful sum: Travellers Rest, Patchway, Cambridge Arms, Just-So Balloons, Post Office Tavern, Prince of Wales, Victoria, Hare on the Hill, Shakespeare, Black […]

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Bowled Over by VIBE

Lion Tom writes – On Saturday 6th April, Lion Mary and I supported VIBE – Visually Impaired Bowls, England at the City and County of Bristol Indoors Bowling Club, South Liberty Lane, in Bristol. Ten visually impaired teams came from London, Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Forest of Dean and Bristol to compete for The Joan Howard […]

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More Eggstatic Results

Duncan writes – It really is thirsty work visiting all the pubs which kindly agreed to raffle our Easter Eggs. A further £100 has been raised by the Victoria in Westbury-on-Trym, thank you Ma’am, £105.00 from the Shakespeare in Redland, well done Will, and £45.00 from the Hare on the Hill. A terrific effort everyone […]

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Easter Greetings from Italy

John writes – It was when the replica Matthew sailed from Bristol to re-enact the discovery of America by John Cabot that we twinned with the Lions Club of Gaeta. This was because Cabot’s family roots are there.  Furthermore there is a big plaque on the waterfront to prove it! Lions from our club have […]

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Just Right – ‘Just-So’

Kate T writes – Not exactly a pub or club but Just-So Balloons in Henleaze hosted an Easter Egg raffle.  All 100 tickets were sold so a huge thank you to staff, customers and friends who supported the raffle so well.  And the winning number is…….73!  This is another £100 towards our charity account.  Thank […]

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