Lions Club appoints its first lady President
Lions Club enjoyed a special lunch at the town's Lighthouse Inn
on Sunday where outgoing Club President Roger Tolley handed over
the chain of office to Claire Oliver for the clubs 40th year.
are proud to have selected Claire as the first female to hold the
Office of Club President in the Centenary Year of Lions Clubs International
and the Burnham club's fourth decade.
also presented awards to Colin Rufus and Keith Conway, as well as
thanking members for all they have achieved this year.
echoed Rogers congratulations, reminding members that they
have contributed to many local individuals, causes and organisations.
said she hopes this coming year the club can continue to grow and
work for those in need, especially in our community, while having
fun doing so and enjoying many social occasions.
anyone is interested in joining the Lions, contact any member who
will be happy to give information about the club. Take a look at
its website at http://www.burnhamonsealions.com or its Facebook
page to find out more.
President Roger Tolley presented Keith Conway with a badge thanking
him for his service for many years running the Lions Club 'Message
in a bottle' scheme, as pictured above.
scheme provides a special bottle, given away by Lions Clubs for
free, to elderly and infirm to keep in their fridge with all details
of their medication and illnesses for the emergency services if
they need it.
to Right, Colin Rufus, Claire Oliver, Keith Conway and Roger Tolley
President Roger Tolley presenting Colin Rufus with a badge for 30
years service with the Lions Club
Club members and their guests at Sunday's event in Burnham-On-Sea