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

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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 …

First Dream Scheme Grants Awarded

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Kenilworth Lions Club has awarded the first two grants under its new Dream Scheme, launched recently to celebrate fifty years of charitable work by local Lions since the Club was founded in 1969. Northleigh House School has been pledged a grant of £1,000 towards the costs of providing a new outside wooden building for all sorts of music. The school …

Sponsorship Opportunity – Lions Grand Show

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Kenilworth Lions Club has been an important part of life in Kenilworth for fifty years, and is celebrating its Golden Anniversary throughout 2019. To mark this special occasion, the Lions Grand Show (8th June 2019) in Abbey Fields will be even bigger and better this year. We plan to attract 50 stall holders, and run a full programme of entertainment …

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 …