News from Loddon Valley Lions 2023

Awards for Outstanding Service

On 25th March 2023, Loddon Valley Lions held a celebration of the 47th anniversary of their acceptance into Lions Clubs International. The Event took the form of a Dinner/Dance and was held at Bishopswood Golf Course Tadley (Click Here for more information)

Bob Prevost receiving his Melvin Jones Award

Roy Bridgewater Receiving his award

After the meal, awards were made to Lions Roy Bridgewater and Bob Prevost in recognition of their outstanding work in support of Loddon Valley Lions Club, its Local Community and the wider world over many years. Lion David Ebsworth, District Governor of Lions District 105SC, the Lions Clubs of Central Southern England, along with Lion President Jane Saunders from Loddon Valley Lions, presented each of them with a Melvin Jones Fellowship, the Highest award a Lions Club can bestow on one of its members. 

A number of Lions from other Clubs in the area also attended the function, including those from Abingdon, Basingstoke, Hook & Odiham, Reading and Yateley & District. Our picture to the left, shows Roy Bridgewater (centre) receiving his award and that on the right, Bob Prevost (right) receiving his award. Also during the function, awards were presented to Barry Germain for 30 years of service and John Goodchild for 35 years of service as a Lion. The meal and presentations were followed by dancing to Perfect Sky (Click Here for more information).

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