Presentations for outstanding contributions to Kenilworth

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Kenilworth Lions president Gordon Henderson has recently made presentations to two people judged by Club members to have made outstanding contributions to the Kenilworth community over many years. Anne Cross is the manager of the Waverley Day Centre in Kenilworth, providing day care services and activities for older people. The Centre provides a vital service to the town, and Kenilworth …

50th Anniversary Display in Town Centre

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Throughout 2019, Kenilworth Lions Club is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its founding in 1969. Thanks to the generosity of Henry Isons & Sons, Funeral Directors, we have set up a shop window display at their premises in Warwick Road, Kenilworth, highlighting many different aspects of how the Club has been serving the local community over the past 50 years. …

Another successful Christmas programme

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Christmas was a busy time for Kenilworth Lions as usual, and a very successful one. In the period running up to the holiday we organised a visit to the Priory Theatre pantomime for some of our elderly residents, with Lions members providing lifts and acting as hosts for the evening. We also worked in conjunction with the Children’s Centre to …

CAROLS AT THE ABBEY THIS SATURDAY, THEN DUCK RACE ON BOXING DAY

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There are only a few days to go now to the traditional start to the Christmas holidays for many Kenilworth people, the annual outdoor carol concert organised by Kenilworth Lions. Being held for the second year running in the lovely setting of Abbey Fields, the concert is on Saturday 22nd December and starts at 6.00 pm. This is a great …

Furniture Store closure over Christmas and New Year period

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Kenilworth Lions would like to advise all of our customers that our second-hand Furniture Store in Farmer Ward Road will be CLOSED on Saturday 22nd and Saturday 29th December, while our willing band of store volunteers take a well-earned break over the Christmas and New Year holiday period. The Store will re-open in the New Year on Saturday  5th January. …

You can now donate on-line to support our Carols At The Abbey event

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The Kenilworth Lions ‘Carols At The Abbey’ event in Abbey Fields, starting at 6.00 pm on Saturday 22nd December, is free to attend, but relies on voluntary donations to cover its running costs. Any surpluses achieved on the event go to support local good causes. You can now donate on-line to support this much-loved event, the traditional start to the …

Dream Scheme 2019 Launched

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Kenilworth Lions Club is launching its ‘Dream Scheme 2019’ this week, to celebrate fifty years of charitable work by local Lions since the Club was founded in 1969. This is the first of a number of special initiatives throughout next year to mark this important milestone in the Club’s history. Funding of up to £1,000 per project will be available …

Kenilworth Lions supporting practical help in Syria

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Regular visitors to the Lions’ Furniture Store in Farmer Ward Road this year have been volunteers from the ‘Helping Hands for Syria’ charity, collecting donated beds, walking aids and many other items to enhance the lives of those living in the refugee camps in Syria. The initiative came from a Coventry University Hospital doctor, himself a frequent visitor to the …

Grand Show a roaring success!

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Record crowds turned out this year for the Kenilworth Lions annual Grand Show, held in Abbey Fields, Kenilworth. The weather was kind – dry and warm, but not too hot – and everyone present seemed to enjoy themselves and have a good time. The Show was opened by the Deputy Mayor of Kenilworth, Cllr Pat Cain, who spoke warmly about …

Lions and Soroptimists working together to support local resident

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Kenilworth Lions and Kenilworth Soroptimists have joined forces to support Kenilworth resident Joan Chatwin, a keen garden lover. The Lions supplied Joan with an outdoor table suitable for potting up her plants, while the Soroptimists help Joan with gardening on a regular basis. A great example of two local organisations working together to support their local community. More information about …