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140 Years of Community Service

At a recent Wetherby District Lions Business Meeting, Lion President John Boulton was delighted to present Lions Colin Gaden, John Hubbard and Kenneth Mackenzie with a 'Certificate of Fellowship' in recognition of their combined 140 years of service to the local community.

(Photo - left to right Lion Colin Gaden and Lion President John Boulton)

Lion Colin, a retired Environmental Health Inspector based in Wetherby Council Offices, now aged 87 years, he has served the Wetherby community within Lionism for 52 years. A founder member of Wetherby Lions in 1966 he has supported the charitable organisation in many ways over the years including attending numerous fundraising events and welfare activities.

(Photo - left to right Lion Kenneth Mackenzie and Lion President John Boulton)

Lion Ken, a retired Printing Manager aged 78, has served the Wetherby community within Lionism for 50 over years. Originally a member of Tadcaster Lions Club he transferred to Wetherby Lions in 1973, he has been active in supporting those who have been less fortunate than ourselves. Ken has been instrumental in bringing the Tadcaster district into the jurisdiction of Wetherby Lions Club.

(Photo - Lion John Hubbard

Lion John Hubbard, (presentation photo to follow) is a retired Insurance Manger, aged 85 years, who has served the community since 1973 when he moved from the South of England; some 37 years of service to Lionism. Lion John has been dedicated to bettering the quality of life for the handicapped, the underprivileged, the sick and the aged in the local community.

'Ordinary People doing Extraordinary things' ! !

If you would like to help your community as Lions Colin, Ken and John have done we would love to hear from you so please contact us by telephoning 0845 833 9529, completing the contact form on our website or sending an email to Likewise if you need help in any way with a local project, please get in touch.

We look forward to your continued support.

John Boulton

President of Wetherby District Lions Club 2018/19

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