January 2018 Newsfeed

Welcome to the January 2018 Newsfeed from Lions Clubs MD105 British Isles

A newsfeed will be issued each month by the Lions PR/Marketing Team to enable you to distribute it electronically to all the members within your Lions Club.  Please click on the blue underlined sentences below to read the latest news items. If you would like any further information on the news items, please drop Mandy a line to pr@lionsclubs.co

Lions Clubs MD105 Convention – 4th-6th May 2018

The Lions Clubs MD105 Convention site is open and taking bookings.  Please click on the link to find out more information http://www.md105convention.uk

The Convention is to be held at the Hampshire Court Hotel, Chineham, Basingstoke, RG24 8FY
Booking and payment must be by 31 January 2018.

The Lions Clubs International Convention – 29th June-3rd July 2018

The 101st Lions Clubs International Convention will take place between 29th June -3rd July 2018 and will be held in Las Vegas.  For further information please click on the link 101st Lions Clubs International Convention 2018   To book your travel and accommodation through the Lions Travel Group (part of the  JTA Travel Group) please ring 0121 508 5539.

Current Appeals as at December 2017

Please could you take the following Appeals (shown by clicking onto the link) http://lionsclubs.co/MembersNews/current-appeals-as-at-december-2017/ in to consideration at your next Lions Club meeting, if you have not already done so.  Thank you

For more information on any of these current appeals or how to donate, please contact Lions MDHQ on 0121 441 4544 or email mdhq@lionsclubs.co 

Lions Clubs raised £733,308 with Marie Curie, which has funded 36,655 hours of local nursing care over the last 5 years by supporting the Great Daffodil Appeal – thank you

For 2018, please click on the link to find out How to get involved with Marie Curie

Free fundraising stream for your Lions Club http://lions.easyfundraising.org.uk

Lions members, friends and family can collect a donation for a Lions Club every time they shop online, at no extra cost – which will help you with your work in the local community.  The benefits for your Lions Club are: access to a free and unlimited funding source; resources to help you get the whole Lions Club community supporting when shopping and access to a fundraising person to help.  Click on the link to find out more Free fundraising stream for your Lions Club

Letter from Lion David Merchant, Global Leadership Coordinator

Through the link, please read the introductory Letter from Lion David Merchant   Thank you

Lions Clubs have funded 342 sight saving miracles through Sightsavers in December

Click here to find out how you can help and A big thank you from everyone at Sightsavers

Lions Day with United Nations – Tuesday, 13th March 2018

Dear Fellow Lions, Lions Day with the United Nations will be held on Tuesday, 13th March 2018 in Committee Room 14 of the House of Commons, commencing at 4.00pm. The District allocation is 10 Tickets available on a first come first served basis. Those wishing to attend, please contact your District Governor or District International Relations Officer.

Yours sincerely, Lion Evan Jones, MD International Relations Officer e.w.m.j@icloud.com