Category Archives: Community Service Projects

Soup for Charity

Soup for Charity

Soup for Charity

Table View Lions Club will be selling cups of hearty soup on Saturday, 31st August from 10am to 2pm at the new Food Lovers Market store in Sunningdale (Emporium Centre with Virgin Active).

All proceeds will be donated to Peninsula School Feeding Association to assist them in feeding hungry school children.

PSFA’s slogan is “You can’t teach a hungry child.”

We look forward to our community’s generous support.

Liz Houston

PRO

Visit Table View Lions Club at www.facebook.com/TableViewLions or www.tableviewlions.za.org

Twitter: @tableviewlions

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Family Weekend Lions

famwknd2District 410A donated R1,000 to Camphill Village as a birthday gift in the name of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu who designated them as one of his birthday beneficiaries.

DG Maisie decided to help feed the piggies as an additional service project. Accompanied by PDG Clive Fox they toured the facilities which are home to many challenged residents. Operating as productive farm their cows are milked twice daily and the milk is turned into lovely cheese. There is a bakery as well which supplies bread to commercial customers in Cape Town as well as for the residents through their shop.

famwkndCamphill Village needs to raise funds in excess of R43,000 per resident per year and also runs a regular market selling dairy products, bread, natural handmade soaps and other handmade products.

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Pinelands 50 years of community service

Left to Right: Janine Filmer Secretary, Janine Filmer president both of Pinelands Lions Club, Lieutenant Ian Bennett, SAPS Manenberg , Brigadier Jan Solomons, SAPS Widows and Orphans Fund, Councillor Brian Watkyns and latest Lion member Samantha Anderson. Photo by Llen Labuscagne

Left to Right: Janine Filmer Secretary, Janine Filmer president both of Pinelands Lions Club, Lieutenant Ian Bennett, SAPS Manenberg , Brigadier Jan Solomons, SAPS Widows and Orphans Fund, Councillor Brian Watkyns and latest Lion member Samantha Anderson. Photo by Llen Labuscagne

Pinelands Lions Club recently celebrated its’ 50 Years of Community Service by further demonstrating support for an Important welfare project.

The function was attended by Maisie Fisher, district governor, and other senior Lions as well as club members from across the region.

The Police Widows and Orphans Fund received a donation of R5000 which was accepted by SAPS Brigadier Jan Solomons. He stressed his gratitude for Pinelands Lions consideration in helping the dependents of those officers who have died in the service of others.

The guest speaker Lieutenant Ian Bennett of SAPS Manenberg was recognised for his community services to children. He received the Louis Volks Humanitarian Award the highest South African Award which a Lions Club can present.

It recognises “dedicated and distinguished service to the benefit of the community which exemplifies the ideals of the International Association of Lions Clubs”

The club has served the Pinelands and surrounding areas with great pride and hopes to do so for many years to come.

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