Woodbridge and District Lions Club continue to work to support the local community and turned out in September to help at the Alzheimer’s Society Memory Walk event in Christchurch Park, Ipswich. It was a wonderful day which was enjoyable and rewarding for participants and helpers alike. Lions Stella and Pat preparing to go off to
Woodbridge and District Lions Club have continued their busy schedule of fund raising events. The Woodbridge Regatta is our main summer fund raiser and we are pleased to report that a total of just over £1,100 was made at this year’s event which will be used for the benefit of local charities and good causes.
May continues to be busy for the Woodbridge & District Lions Club. On Bank Holiday Monday we worked alongside other local clubs to help out at the annual Woodbridge Horse Show held at Trinity Park. Quay Time, our joint project with the Woodbridge Quay Church, has its next open session on Wednesday 16th May and
In March several Lions joined the Great British Spring Clean and collected rubbish along the A12. In May we will join with other clubs to help out at the Woodbridge Horse Show on the 7th May and the Woodbridge Shufflers Road race on the 20th May. On Saturday 19th May we will be holding another
As the weather warms up, so does our activity. February saw us join with other Lions’ Clubs in South Suffolk and the New Century Lions Club of East Anglia in hosting a swimming gala at Crown Pools. This annual event for any swimmers with physical or learning challenges is always a delightful event, with the
Quay Time, our joint project with Woodbridge Quay Church, is really taking off. 14 participants at the recent Wednesday afternoon session were busy making cards, playing carpet bowls and board games. A visiting speaker has been booked for a future event. A number of participants have been in touch to say how much they enjoy
Our grateful thanks to everyone who contributed so generously to our street and store collections in the run up to Christmas and special thanks to Tesco Martlesham Heath and Suffolk Coastal District Council for their kind permission to hold collections.. Proceeds were as follows: Tesco Martlesham Heath, 11th December £263.39 Tesco Martlesham Heath 14th December
With Christmas now behind us, we take a breath and enjoy a few social activities including a theatre trip and a trivia quiz before Spring events get underway. Community activity isn’t neglected though, as we continue to support Quay Time which was launched in the Autumn of 2017.
So, with 2017 drawing to a close it’s a chance to look back on the past twelve months. We’ve seen record-breaking events in the form of the Woodbridge Regatta – a first ever sell out for the Duck Dive; and the highest ever participation in the Martlesham 10k, 5k and Fun Run. The Art Show
Following the success of the Martlesham road races, the Art Show & Sale held in The Salvation army Hall raised £420. Thanks to all those who donated, bought or helped. We hope to hold further Art sales in Spring and Autumn 2018. Quay Time, a joint venture with Woodbridge Quay Church is gathering momentum. At