Next event Rothwell Summer Carnival, Saturday July 13th in Springhead Park

Fund raising BBQ at Lion President Andrea Macdonald's home on the 18th August

Lion President( right) with guests





President Changeover.  2018/19  sees a new President  (Andrea Macdonald) in  charge of our Lion's club. Here she is at the Printworks receiving her chain of office from the outgoing  President Janice Davis.

Also shown below is one of our ex Presidents, Paul Mann being presented with the Melvyn Jones Fellows award recognising his service to the Rothwell District Lions over many  years.

Janice & AndreaPresidential handover

Paul Mann presentation

The Lions were asked by the St Georges Crypt charity for the homeless  if we were able to assist them at the Leeds Riverside festival by running a BBQ for them on either a Saturday or Sunday.   Due to a lack of response from others they later  asked  if we could cover both days which we willingly did .(23rd and 24th June)

Lins helping at the St George's Crypt BBQ

winners 2018 Duck Race

Our 2018 Duck Race went well thanks to the generosity of the people of Rothwell and the surrounding areas. It's a hard day's work for the Lion members but it's all in a good cause and we go home at the end tired but satisfied with the results of our efforts. Next to come will be the Rothwell Carnival and then it's the  Wild Boar Challenge.

A busy Lion's gazebo

Duckmeister Russ. Rady to catch the ducks at the end of the race

Duckmeister Russ. ready to catch the ducks at the end of the race

Lion Don Wilson and  Denise plus  grandchildren with their duck race tickets

Lion Don Wilson and wife Denise plus grandchildren with their Duck Race tickets

The recent Rothwell Lions beer festival, a joint event with Rothwell Holy Trinity Church, saw the presentation of two cheques, each for 2500, to the Second Chance charity and  to Willow Young Carers.

second chance presentation

WillowYoung Carers  presentation

Joint willow second chance presentation

Official opening of the new defibrillator at the Morrisons store in Rothwell .

Organised by Rothwell Rotary with a contribution from, amongst  others, Rothwell District Lions

Photo. courtesy of Stephen Ward Photographer and Publisher

Defibrillator presentation

The Lions welcome Cartoon Circus to Blackburn hall for an afternoon of magic and fun and magic

Cartoon Circus oposter


Sealion puppet

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