Two Melvin Jones Fellowships
The Club recently honoured the Town’s Civic Manager, Mrs Joyce Lewis, by presenting her with its highest award, a Melvin Jones Fellowship, named in memory of the founder of Lions Clubs International. This was in recognition of all the work Joyce undertakes to support voluntary agencies across Newbury, in addition to her role within the Town Hall.
Lion Derek Lawrence was also presented with a Melvin Jones Fellowship, recognising his long service through Lions to the local community. He currently organises and runs our Caravan Holiday scheme and the collection of used spectacles and is a vital member of the group that organises our annual fireworks display.
Newbury Lions send condolences to HM The Queen and members of the Royal Family on the death of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke Of Edinburgh.
Lions had a busy time leading up to Christmas!
Newbury Lions wish everyone a Merry Christmas and hope our Facebook page for December will bring some good cheer!
A while back we were asked to support the World Literacy Foundation with a project called UK Reads which aims to get childrens books into every household across the country.
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