30th November - 20th December. Another year of  Christmas Post. The Cricket Club proved to be a very good venue. We had a number of new volunteers which helped and the system worked as well as usual. Had some teething problems with the notification of rogue post, but Sugar Mouse shop (who hosted the notice) happy to help. Card numbers down from previous years.


2nd December. As trailed earlier in blog Lion President Reg (with Lions Jim and Philip) met with DG Simon and ZC Sarah for the Santa Fun Run (a correct name for event as regards Simon and Sarah - The Santa Fun Stately Procession as regards the rest of us!) It was a lovely warm clear morning and about 950 santas took part.


1st December.  Post boxes out for annual Lions Christmas Post delivery. 25p a card requested this year. Lets hope people agree to support us to this level.


29th November. Lions turned out in force to man the mulled wine and mince pie stall. We did roaring trade all night. With the improved road closures it is a much better event these days and every one seemed to have a great night. It was a bonus that the weather was reasonably kind - only some rain early on.


November/December.  The Club is gearing up for this year's Lights Switch on event and Christmas Post delivery. Posters are now out and we hope for a good response and fair weather. Lion Roxanna has been able to find some more volunteers to help with the sort which eases the load somewhat.


November. The Club has agreed to join in the Santa Fun Run organised by Rotary as this year the District Governor will be running in it. Club tabards and banner to the fore. Training optional.


11th November. The Club decided at its Business meeting to allocate the money it would have spent on food hampers to the newly started foodbank in Lutterworth. Lion Reg had a meeting with Rev Charlie Styles about this. At the same time he was able to make a crisis payment to a family referred by Rev Styles who were in financial difficulty and due to be evicted.


10th November.  Lion President Reg and others attended the Remembrance Day Service at St Mary's Church Lutterworth; Lion Reg laying a wreath at the war memorial as appointed.


6th July. On a scorching day we ran our coconut shy at the Lutterworth Town carnival. We were busy all afternoon and great fun was had by all. Lions Philip, Roxanna, John and Nigel took turns drumming up business and the pitch site next to the walk through from pub to main arena worked well.


26th May. Lion Roxanna has a call to see if Club can help family we have supported before. They have young child seriously ill and need a bed brought to Lutterworth from Broughton Astley. Members turn up with van, transport bed and take old one to tip. Simple Lions welfare project on a lovely sunny day. Its what Lionism is all about.


8th April.  Club decides to adopt a project to support Swinford Primary School in their efforts to obtain a defibrillator. Club votes £100 immediately and agrees to offer help in their own fundraising activities.


30th March. Club holds annual Easter Egg hunt on Lutterworth Cricket Club ground. Fortunately the snow holds off and 160+ children dash all over ground hunting eggs of all descriptions.


11th February. Club decides to assist a group of youngsters from the High School who are travelling to South Africa on a literacy with soccer programme to be undertaken in one of the townships. All agree that this is a very worthwhile enterprise and a quick to vote £1500.


11th February Business Meeting. President Reg welcomes new member Richard into the Club. The induction is carried out by 1st Vice District Governor Simon Moss. (See photo)


14th January. Club very happy with the way Christmas activities went. Almost £2000 raised from the Post and over 50 food parcels delivered.

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