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October 26, 2017

Article in Tadcaster Echo - October 2017

October 14, 2017

Grant to Yorkshire Air Ambulance.....

Lions recently made a donation of £3,500 to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA) at the Bridge Hotel & Spa.

  

YAA's Jenny Jones received the cheque and spoke to Lion members of the recent developments in her organisation. She was pleased to announce that their two (2) new helicopters are now operational, both being capable of flying at night and operating from 6 am to 12 midnight .  Their running costs are £12,000 per day and our donation was gratefully received.

 (Photo - left to right Lions Maurice, Chris, Jenny Jones (YAA), John W, LP John Ken and new Lion Tim)

(Photo - Lion President John presenting the cheque to Jenny Jones (YAA)

We look forward to our ongoing relationship with Yorkshire Air Ambulan...

October 7, 2017

New Lion Tim

Lion President John Boulton takes the latest recruit through the Lionistic investiture ceremony.  Now Lion Tim, commented  "it is with great 'pride' that I take on the role of a Wetherby District Lion and I look forward to serving the Club and the local community' in the coming years.  Tim Ritson was born a Geordie but moved to Wetherby in 1978 having passed through High Wycombe to study Marketing Management and London to discover what the world of work had to offer in the big city. The attractions of the Yorkshire Dales outweighed the benefits of living in London.  He has one wife, two daughters, one grandson and one blind dog.  

For over fifty years Wetherby District Lions Club members have been helping individuals and o...

October 7, 2017

Our thank you to our supporters...

It was a gala cheque presentation evening on Friday 22nd September at Wetherby Town Hall for Lions when over £7,000.00 was given to a number of local organisations and Lions Clubs for their involvement in this year’s Great Yorkshire Bike Ride (GYBR).

The GYBR Event, having a route from Wetherby Racecourse to Filey Brigg – distance of over 70 miles, is managed by the Lions with various groups helping as Marshals throughout the route and at Lunchstop and Finish points.  As a ‘thank you’ for their help Lion members’ were pleased to donate money to these worthy groups including, Wetherby Musical Theatre Group, the local ATC Squadron and Wetherby Runners Athletic Club.  The fun event, taking place for the first time, included a quiz, f...

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