Learning to save a life

Andy Cartwright Uncategorized

Kenilworth Lions have sponsored two free courses for members of the public to be trained in the vital life-saving techniques of CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) and the use of AED (automated external defibrillator) devices. The first course was held at the Kenilworth Centre this week, with another one available on the 30th October. The courses are run by volunteers from local …

Hand in Hand for Syria

Andy Cartwright Uncategorized

Kenilworth Lions have teamed up with the UK-based charity Hand in Hand for Syria to organise a donation of much-needed furniture and supplies to help set up new and replacement hospital facilities inside Syria. All items had been donated to the Lions by local people. A team of volunteers from the ‘Hand in Hand’ charity turned up at the Lions’ …

Warwickshire Hearts CPR/AED Training in Kenilworth

Andy Cartwright Uncategorized

Kenilworth Lions are delighted to be able to support local charities Warwickshire Hearts and Evelyn’s Gift in running two free training courses at theKenilworthCentre this month, concentrating on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the use of an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED). Together they are working to improve Sudden Cardiac Arrest survival in South Warwickshire by proactively training members of the public in …

Christmas Carol Concert venue secured

Andy Cartwright Uncategorized

We’re delighted to confirm that the Kenilworth Lions’ traditional Christmas Carol concert will be going ahead, on the last Saturday before Christmas as usual (23rd December), in a new venue of the Abbey Fields, Bridge Street, Kenilworth. The change of venue has been made necessary after English Heritage informed us that Kenilworth Castle would not be available to us this …

Lions’ Christmas Carol Concert needs to find a new venue

Andy Cartwright Uncategorized

Kenilworth Lions are urgently seeking a new venue for their Christmas Carol Concert, having been recently informed by English Heritage that Kenilworth Castle is not available this year. The Carol Concert, traditionally held on the last Saturday before Christmas at the Castle for the last thirty years, is a much-loved fixture in the Kenilworth community calendar, and for many local …

Lions support ‘Walking for Health’ scheme

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Kenilworth Lions have made a £600 grant donation to a Walking for Health activity launched by the Abbey Medical Centre in March 2017, as the first stage in a comprehensive Active Kenilworth initiative. The funding has secured a regular venue at the Kenilworth Centre for the next year year, during which it is planned to widen its scope beyond the …

Melvin Fellowships awarded to two local club members

Andy Cartwright Uncategorized

At a recent meeting of Kenilworth Lions Club, Lion President Phil Inshaw was delighted to make Melvin Fellowship awards to two long-standing members of the Club – Ray Hulse and Tim Lee. The Melvin Fellowship is one of the top honours within Lions Club International, and recognises their service and long standing contributions to the Club’s activities.

Come to the Grand Show this Saturday!

Andy Cartwright Uncategorized

The Kenilworth Lions annual Grand Show is being held in Abbey Fields this Saturday afternoon (10th June). Lion President Phil Inshaw says, “this event is for all the family to enjoy in a village fete type atmosphere and is supported by many local organisations. Our thanks are extended to Sylvesters Jewellers, Boothroyds, Damian J Plant Solicitors, Warwick Kia and Broadlands for their …

KENILWORTH LIONS WIN PRESTIGIOUS “ORGANISATION OF THE YEAR” AWARD

Andy Cartwright Uncategorized

In the recent “Worthies” ceremony organised and run by the Kenilworth Chamber of Trade, Kenilworth Lions were delighted to be selected as this year’s overall winners of the “Organisation of the Year” trophy. Kenilworth Lions President Phil Inshaw and his wife Jane were at the ceremony to receive the award on behalf of the club. This prestigious award, which was …

More support for “talking books” for the blind

Andy Cartwright Uncategorized

For the second year running, the volunteers who run the ‘Bazaar’ shop at the Kenilworth Lions Store at John Price House in Farmer Ward Road are delighted to have been able to provide financial support for the De Montfort Talking Books Service (DMTBS), with a donation of £650. DMTBS is based at the Kenilworth Library, is run by about 24 …