Monday, 25th September, saw the launch of Life Changes 2, Loss, Change & Bereavement for the 11 to 16 year old, this is the latest product to be developed by the Trustees of Lions Lifeskills.
The launch, which was hosted by James Cleverly MP, President of the Palace of Westminster Lions Club, took place at Portcullis House, Westminster, in the presence of our Patron, HRH Countess of Wessex.
What a fabulous week!
The major element of our Centennial Service Challenge was the Special Olympics GB Games, in Sheffield and, as always, Lions responded magnificently, led superbly by Lions Margaret Riley and Simon Smith who planned, organized and encouraged for two years in the run up to the Games.
They were outstanding and I cannot praise them highly enough!
The first challenge was to raise £25,000 to put on the ‘Family Hosting Programme’. This was achieved, so everything the team wanted to do was done. Thank you to every Club that contributed.
The plan was to provide for 5,000 families but that became 5,500 and then, ultimately, 7,000! The Lions Family Village was well signposted throughout the City, for a few weeks in advance of the Games and during the Games themselves, as shown on the attached banner.
I have been asked many times over the past few months what are my plans, will you continue, are you going to seek Endorsement?
The answer to the question, as you will know by now, is yes, I am continuing. Why? Continue reading