Not long to go now to the Grand Show!

John Whitehouse Uncategorized

The annual Lions Grand Show in Abbey Fields is less than four weeks away now, and everything is prepared to make it as enjoyable for everyone as ever. The Show takes place on Saturday 8th June, starting at 12.30pm and continuing on through the afternoon and evening. Admission is free. The afternoon programme includes the arrival of the Mayor by …

Presentation & New Members’ Evening

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Lions’ President Gordon Henderson presented cheques to representatives of the following organisations: Kenilworth Heartsafe, Kenilworth Helping Hands Club, Kenilworth Scouts Jamboree, Kenilworth Children’s Centre Support Group and Northleigh House School. Kenilworth Lions Club held a special presentation evening last week to honour a number of local organisations being supported financially by the Lions, and to hear from them about their …

Dream Scheme support for vulnerable children

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The latest £1,000 award from the Kenilworth Lions’ Dream Scheme has been made to the Spring Playgroup and Pre-school in Upper Rosemary Hill, to support their work with vulnerable children. The money will be used to fund extra playgroup sessions for children who would benefit from extra support due to their own or their family’s specific needs. Spring Playgroup was …

Giant Easter Egg Raffles

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This year a total of 31 locations in and around Kenilworth have agreed to display one of our giant Easter Eggs, and to raffle it to their customers and visitors in aid of the Marie Curie Daffodil Appeal. Raffle tickets are only £1 each, and all proceeds will go to the Marie Curie charity. The draws for the raffles will …

Dream Scheme Donation Helps To Make Kenilworth HeartSafe

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Kenilworth HeartSafe (KHS), part of Warwickshire Hearts, is a town-wide initiative working to make Kenilworth‘ heart safe’. The aims of KHS are: to teach people CPR; to install Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) in public places so that all homes and businesses are within a short distance from one and to raise public awareness.  Their value to the community has been …

Lions’ Dream Scheme Supports Local Hospice At Home Service

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Kenilworth Lions have recently made an award of £1,000 from their 2019 Dream Scheme programme to support the Hospice At Home service run by The Shakespeare Hospice. The service includes personal, nursing care, support and advice at home to local people affected by life limiting illnesses, provided by a team of registered nurses and healthcare assistants, 24 hours a day …

Prostate testing event a great success

John Whitehouse Uncategorized

Last Saturday Kenilworth Lions, in conjunction with the Graham Fulford Charitable Trust, organised the first large-scale PSA testing event in Kenilworth, held at the United Reform Church in Abbey Hill. During the morning some 150 men aged 45 years or over were tested. PSA blood testing is currently the only diagnostic test available to detect prostate disease in its early …

Dream Scheme no longer accepting new applications

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The deadline of 1st March for the Kenilworth Lions Dream Scheme having been reached, we are no longer accepting new applications. We have had a tremendous response to the scheme, with a total of 25 applications received. These are currently being reviewed by Lions Club members, and all applicants will be notified of their outcome by no later than the …