Lions appoints Mike as its new President
Burnham-On-Sea Lions President Les Barber handed over the chain
of office to incoming President Mike Wise at a dinner in the town
on Saturday night (July 5th).
thanked members for their support during an active year of fundraising
and other events for the group.
said he has been proud to be a Lion for almost 13 years, starting
with Loddon Valley Lions in Hampshire in 2001 and moving to Somerset
has been Secretary for over two years and previously held positions
of fundraiser, 'Lion tamer' and Community Chairman.
am looking forward to our new major new fundraising event, A Walk
Through History, which takes place at the Oaktree Arena over the
August Bank Holiday Weekend involving numerous re-enactment groups
from medieval times to World War II," he said. "We will
also be providing support to the Hospital Fete in Burnham's Manor
not only work hard to raise money and make a difference to the
local community, but we also have fun! We welcome new members
to improve your social life as well as to help others."
interested in finding out more about how to get involved should
contact Claire, the group's membership secretary, on 07882612515.
annual dinner was held at the Somerset and Dorset pub's restaurant
in Burnham High Street.
Mike Wise and Les Barber at Saturday's handover (pic Mike Lang)