On Monday 15th of August at our Club meeting at the Bridge Hotel Walshford, Lion President Mike Earle was delighted to present young James Tatterton with a cheque for £700, in recognition of his outstanding achievements in the field of the gymnastic sport of tumbling (see photograph). James, with his parents Stuart and Carol present, showed the Lions a video clip of his impressive technical skills. He went on to say that he trains four times a week at Wakefield – a big commitment for James and his parents.
James will be using the Lions donation towards the cost of competing in the 2017 World Championships, which will be held in Sofia, Bulgaria. Tumbling is not yet a recognized Olympic sport, but there are hopes that it might be added in the not too distant future.
In their 51st year of service to the community, Wetherby Lions Club has become the proud sponsor of Wetherby Athletic Football Club’s Under Eighteen Team. To mark the start of the season, the Club provided the team’s new strip, which features the distinctive Lions International logo, encircled with our Lions Club name and of course the Wetherby Athletic Junior Football Club logo.
The team will be managed and coached by Josh Stubbs, ably assisted by Gary Etheridge. At the team photo shoot, Claire Stubbs, the football club secretary, thanked the Lions Club for their generous support. She added that she hoped to see some of the Wetherby Lions at the team’s games this coming season. Lion President, Mike Earle (pictured on the RH side of the second tier down o...