Christmas Food Appeal

Submitted by bbl_admin on Mon, 24/12/2018 - 14:50

The Lions have once again run the Christmas Food Appeal in supervalue, Bantry and also a Collection at Lidle over the weekend of 14th - 16th December.

Following this, and thanks to the generosity of Bantry Shoppers, and help from Supervalue & Lidle, we have packed over 50 hampers for SVP to distribute.

PopUp Brick-a-Brack Shop

Submitted by bbl_admin on Mon, 24/12/2018 - 14:49

FROM THURSDAY 22ND NOVEMBER UNTIL SATURDAY 1ST DECEMBER 2018 the Lions, with help from many friends, and masterminded by President Nora and Lioness Meg Wilson ran a PopUp Brick-a-Brack sale. There was masses of 'stuff' donated, some very good bargains to be had too.

Here is Nora with the team working

National School Santa Land Fun Day

Submitted by bbl_admin on Mon, 24/12/2018 - 14:48

Several Lions set up the Paintball Arcade for another year in the 'Our Lady of Mercy National school' in Bantry.

This proved very popular with the children and parents, and we managed to raise €183 for the Lions and €183 for the national school.

Another great success

Special mention and thanks to Sandy and the RAWR charity shop who provided many cuddly toys for prizes.

Lions Peace Poster Competition

Submitted by bbl_admin on Mon, 24/12/2018 - 14:46

The Lions Peace Poster Competition is run this year with 'Kindness Matters' as the theme.

We had entries from 9 schools who all attended the presentation in the West Lodge Hotel on 10th November.

We were fortunate to get the local artist Hammond Journeaux to be the Judge for  us. She very kindly spent time talking to the audience about all the entries, one by one, then revealing the overall winner.

Lions Diabetes Screening at the National Ploughing Championship 2017

Submitted by francis on Tue, 09/01/2018 - 10:33

Anne O'Regan and Mary O'Regan-Barsum participated in the Lions Diabetes Screening Project at the National Ploughing Championships held in Screggan, County Offaly. 5,976 people were screened, comprising of 3,239 males and 2,737 females.

As a result, 255 males and 152 females were found to be outside the normal ranges and were referred to their GP for follow-up.


Christmas Food Appeal

Submitted by francis on Tue, 09/01/2018 - 10:06

The Bantry Bay Lions held their annual food appeal at the new SuperValu store in Bantry on December 15, 16 and 17. Non-perishable food items and money were donated to give a total value of €1,886.34, a superb response from the community.

As a result, 36 food hampers were delivered by the Lions Club to the Saint Vincent De Paul organization for distribution to needy families in the local community. Special thanks to Jim O’Keeffe at SuperValu and to Eamonn Maginer and all the excellent SuperValu staff for their help.

10 Year Service Awards

Submitted by francis on Mon, 13/11/2017 - 15:28

Our District Governor Teresa Dineen was able to present two members of the Club, John Dervan and Marion Rouse with their 10 Year service Awards. The photo below shows from left to right, President Francis with Teresa, Marion and John.