Advance notice – PSA home testing for prostate cancer

John Whitehouse Uncategorized

It will probably be no surprise to anyone that Kenilworth Lions Club has had to cancel this year’s PSA Event (Prostate Testing) which was to be held on the 10th October. Instead, in conjunction with the Graham Fulford Trust (GFT), we have arranged for Home Testing Kits to be available for any male over 40 who wishes to proceed with a …

We’re Back! – Pride of Lions grant scheme relaunched

John Whitehouse Uncategorized

Kenilworth Lions are relaunching their Pride of Lions community grants scheme this week, and would like to invite local charities and community groups to apply for funding for projects and activities that meet the criteria for the scheme. These are set out on the Pride of Lions page on this website at: http://kenilworthlionsclub.co.uk/donations-and-service/pride-of-lions-community-grants/ Applications can be made via the online …

DUCK RACE CANCELLED, CAROL CONCERT GOES VIRTUAL

John Whitehouse Uncategorized

Kenilworth Lions have taken the regrettable but necessary decision to cancel this year’s traditional Boxing Day Duck Race in Abbey Fields because of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. This much-loved event has been re-scheduled to take place on  Easter Monday 5th April 2021, so watch out for further details in the new year. However, although it is not possible either to …

We’re open for business at the Furniture Store!

John Whitehouse Uncategorized

The first three weeks of trading at the Lions Furniture Store, following its reopening on the 1st August, have gone well. The changes and special protocols introduced to keep customers and Lions volunteers safe have worked successfully, and customer feedback has been most encouraging. Excess stock has been moved out of the Store to an offsite location, enabling the remaining …

John Whitehouse Uncategorized

Kenilworth Lions have presented special Lions Club International Certificates of Appreciation to sisters Ciara & Seanna Hamill, two enterprising local young people who set up their own not-for-profit company (SanHanzUK) to make and distribute hand sanitiser during the Covid-19 pandemic. They started the social enterprise business when they set about trying to source hand sanitiser to help their key worker …

Successful re-opening day for the Furniture Store

John Whitehouse Uncategorized

The first day of trading for the Lions Furniture Store, after a shut-down of over four months due to the Covid-19 pandemic, was completed successfully on Saturday 1st August. We are very grateful to our customers for observing all of the new processes and social distancing measures introduced to ensure everyone’s safety. Judging by the reactions and feedback received, the …

We honour Kenilworth Covid-19 Support Group volunteers

John Whitehouse Uncategorized

Kenilworth Lions have honoured the volunteers of the Kenilworth Covid-19 Support Group by presenting special Lions Clubs International Certificates of Appreciation to three key members of the group – Helen Braithwaite, Pauline Hayward and Miranda de Freston. The presentation was made at Jubilee House this week by Steve Luff, President of Kenilworth Lions. Also in attendance were Cllr Richard Dickson, …

Furniture Store Re-opening 1st August

John Whitehouse Uncategorized

Kenilworth Lions will re-open its second-hand Furniture Store in Farmer Ward Road, Kenilworth on Saturday 1st August, after a temporary closure of over four months due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Store will be open from 9.00 am to 12.30 pm every Saturday morning from this date. To ensure the health and wellbeing of customers and Lions volunteers, it has …

Our first ever “virtual” changeover event

John Whitehouse Uncategorized

Kenilworth Lions held its first ever virtual changeover event on the evening of Monday 13th July, when outgoing president Graham Pemberton handed over the presidency of Kenilworth Lions to Steve Luff, who will serve in the role until June 2021. Steve in turn handed over his previous 1st vice-president badge of office to Rob Sullivan. Special invited guests at the …

Now you can donate to Kenilworth Lions online

John Whitehouse Uncategorized

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has forced Kenilworth Lions to curtail most if not all of its usual fund-raising activities, in particular our very popular Furniture Store in Farmer Ward Road. While we are working hard to be able to reopen the Store safely as soon a we possibly can, it might be quite a long time before it is able …