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BOGNOR REGIS LIONS CLUB

ORDINARY PEOPLE, AMAZING THINGS - "WE SERVE"

 
 



 

Fundraising

 

 

 

A great big thank you to the Co-op store around Bognor who have kindy helped with our Wencelas

Appeal who helped raise £1800 for this brilliant cause.

 

 

 

We have managed another one thanks to the Co-op who have kindly donated £700 towards another scooter

 

 

We have bought the Mobility Centre a new scooter for the disabled coming ito town

9th February 2019


Shopmobility appeal boosted by store donation


A local convenience store has helped to jump start donations towards providing new Shopmobility scooters in Bognor Regis.


Southern Co-op’s Hawthorn Road retail store has made a £700 donation to the Bognor Regis Lions Club which has enabled them to buy a new scooter as part of their latest fundraising project.


The Lions Club’s latest fundraising project is to provide more mobility scooters in the area which will be hired out via Bognor Shopmobility.


The charity, Bognor Shopmobility, is a specialist in providing aids to assist anyone in need of help getting around.


Richard Johns, of Bognor Lions Club, said: “We recently learnt that the number of scooters available in the area has reduced from 40 to 28 which could mean the volunteers aren’t able to keep up with demand in the summer.


Around 700 people use the Shopmobility facilities on short term lets and it really helps give people back their independence and to manage everyday life.


It is unthinkable to imagine people unable to get out and about just because there aren’t enough scooters available so we hope this addition will be the start of many more.”


Bognor Shopmobility has a range of mobility equipment available for hire.


Debi Budd, Store Manager at the Bognor branch, said: “We regularly see customers and residents using these scooters so we hope that our donation can help this continue.


The Lions Club is a great asset to our community so it is wonderful to be able to support them in such a worthwhile way.”


To make a donation, Bognor Regis Lions Clubs has asked if cheques could be sent to Lion Richard Johns, 6 The Ridings, Bognor Regis, West Sussex PO21 4HP.


Or to find out about becoming a member, contact the Membership Secretary Tammy via 01243 585743.

 

 

 

 

 

Our latest event was The Kite festival at King George Field on Sunday and Monday 26th & 27th August

               

 

 

Our weekend at Hotham Park Heritage Fayre 4/5 August

 

 

 

 

 

This was intended for a social night but in the end it was also a fundraiser.

 

February 17th we put on a 1920's Valentines Day Murder Mystery at The Rowland Rank Centre

especially for Valentines Day - so we dressd in our special outits for this fun night out.

 

 

 

This is our new stall at

The Bognor Regis Carnival

                                    

 

  Reg  with his attempt at the candy floss machine                 Worthing sea front just before the rain and gales

 

 

 

  Richard and Reg getting ready for the Husky tombola

 

 

 

Wencelas Appeal

 

Please help us to help those that are going to have to make a choice between food or or heat this winter

To donate please:

 

Lions Wenceslas Account via  Bognor Regis Lions Club Charity trust Fund

Sort code 405240 acct number 00010808.

or by post to Lions Wenceslas Account c/o Lion Richard Johns ,

You can help us to make a difference

It does matter

Thank you

 

Our Christmas Stall

 

      

 

 

 

We have a new stall this year at the South Downs Folk Festival - a TombolaStall

for the children and a new Candy Floss machine

               

 

 

 

 

 

  Marshalling the Folk Festival

 

 

 

At Hotham Park Country Fayre - Our famous Tea and Beer Tent

 

   

 

 

We had a Wine Buffs Bluff at the

Rowland Rank centre this April that

included a big ploughmans!

 

 

  The winner with a fab bottle of Champagne

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bognor Regis Lions Club
Ordinary People, Amazing Things - "We Serve"

Bognor Regis Lions Club, Lions Club International, Lions District 105SE - West Sussex, UK