Welcome to Tring Lions Club

Membership

The Club welcomes new members who would like to be involved in a variety of fund raising projects and community service,

  Forthcoming Events

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Defibrillator Seminar
3rd October 2019


Tring Christmas Festival
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at the same time enjoying being part of an active social Club.  Anyone interested can find out more by clicking on 'Contact Us' and we will be in touch

Meetings

Our Business  Meetings are held every first Tuesday of the month at the Pendley Manor Hotel. Monthly informal social gatherings are held at local hostelries.

Useful Links

To find out more about Lions in our District visit http://www.lions105a.org or in GB http://www.lionsmd105.org


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In conjunction with the Community Heartbeat Trust, Tring Lions are organising a Defibrillator Seminar. The seminar will demonstrate the use of defibrillators and how the equipment works.

Everybody is welcome, no special skills are required just your willingness to play an important role in the event of a medical emergency.

It will be held in the High Street Baptist Church, 89 High Street, Tring HP23 4AB on Thursday 3rd October 14:30 - 16:30


If you would like to attend or require some more information please click here contact us

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The Lions Book Shop in the Marlowes Shopping Centre, Hemel Hempstead Has now moved and is located next to Sports Direct
Come and have a browse and pick up a bargain, in general paperbacks cost 70p and hardbacks £1.


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On 31st August Tring Lions member, Angelo Ferraro, bravely took to the air at Headcorn Aerodrome for a sky jump. Angelo was raising funds to support Tring Lions project to buy 3 spot vision screeners. These machines can be used to detect problems in children from 6 months and upwards who are at risk from eye illnesses.

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Tring Lions Club recently enjoyed a lunch at the Kings Arms to celebrate the 46th anniversary of serving the local community. It was also the occasion of Lion President Penny handing over the reins for the next year to Lion Alan. 


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It was the hottest day of the year at the Tring Carnival but our hook-a-duck not only provided excitement for the younger children but an opportunity to cool down for the slightly older ones.

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Scenes from our recent Car Boot Sale where we raised £270 and also gave the opportunity for pupils of Tring School  to have their own stalls to support their World Challenge fund raising.

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Our Easter Bunny Raffle proved more popular than ever this year and raised around £950.

Our thanks to Graces, Beechwoods, Metcalfes, Dunsley Farm Shop, The Greyhound Aldbury, The Greyhound Wiggington, The Rose and Crown Ivinghoe, The Goat, Berkhamsted, The Bell Bovingdon, Berkhamsted Squash Club The Kings Arms Berkhamsted, The Bull Berkhamsted, old Swan Cheddington, The George Berkhamsted, Meads Farm Shop

To see a few pictures click on Easter Bunnies  


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On 13th April Tring Lions held their annual 'Entertainments Evening' at Tring School, for the Senior Citizens of Tring. Around 90 people attended and they were wined and dined by the Lions and entertained by the Dacorum U3A Folk Song Group. For more pictures click on entertainments evening


Tring Lions have had a busy December fund raising for the many good causes that they support.


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The people of Tring donated an amazing £1650 at our Christmas Eve Carol Concert. This will be divided between the local scouts group (who helped at the concert) and children's charities. 


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Our roll-a raffle stall at Tring Christmas Festival where we raised £155. Our thanks to the many local Companies who donated prizes

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......................We collected over £400 outside Tesco's in aid of the Berkhamsted and Tring Stroke Association


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Our Chocolate Father Christmas Raffle proved very popular and it raised £336.  Our thanks to Graces, Beechwoods, Metcalfes, Dunsley Farm Shop, Meads Farm Shop, The Greyhound Aldbury, The Greyhound Wiggington and The Rose and Crown Ivinghoe for supporting the raffle.
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Tring Lions President, Penny Tregillus, has recently presented Melvin Jones Fellowship Awards to Club Members David Lang and Derek Grant  in appreciation of their services to the community and the Club.  A presentation of an engraved vase and flowers was also made to David's  wife, Sue, for her continuing support of the club's activities

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Fund Raising

Over the last 3 years Tring Lions have raised over £25,000.  The Club members fund any administrative expenses so 100% of money raised is distributed to worthy causes, over the last 12 months these have included:

Senior Citizens Parties... Admiral Nurses... Hospice in Poland...Wendover Arm Canal Trust

India Flood Appeal... Dacorum CAD minibus.... COGS Clubs... Rennie Grove Hospice

Homestart...Hope for Children... Juvenile Diabetes ...Vale Symphonic Orchestra...Tring ATC

Poppy Appeal/British Legion... Red Cross Syria appeal... Tring Youth Project...Tring Tornadoes Junior Sports

RNIB... Save the Children... Stoke Mandeville scanner appeal.. Tring War Memorial refurbishment

St Joseph’s Care Home... Tring School World Challenge... Thames Valley Air Ambulance...Tring Together

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We recently made a presentation of £750 to Tring School to support their World Challenge projects in Sri Lanka and Belize


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A busy day at Aldbury Fayre on Bank Holiday Monday..............


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The Lions had a busy day on Saturday with a stall in Church Square at the launch of the Tring Spring Fair and then hosting around
90 of Tring's Senior Citizens at the annual Entertainments Evening.  This year the event was held at Tring School and we were entertained by the excellent BURP ukelele band from Berkhamsted. For more pictures please click on entertainments evening


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This Easter we raffled nine Easter Bunnies at various establishments around Tring and raised over £500 to support local good causes, our thanks to all the organisations who supported us. To look at a few more photographs click here Easter Bunnies




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In conjunction with Tring ATC the Lions held their annual quiz evening at the Nora Grace Hall on Friday 19th March. It most enjoyable evening and at the end the Lions made a presentation of a cheque for £300 to the ATC

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Tring Lions were collecting outside Tescos on Friday 16th Feb in aid of Scannappeal who are raising money to buy specialist equipment to help and restore vision for local people. 

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Thanks to Tesco's and their customers we collected £392 which the Club will make up to £500.

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On Christmas Eve around 1000 people gathered in the Forge Car Park for the Lions annual Carol Concert, thanks to their generosity over £1500 was raised to support local good causes.


Representatives from Tring School recently attended one of our meetings and made a presentation on their World Challenge expedition to Belize in 2017 and their plans for Sri Lanka in 2018. In Belize the pupils helped build a shelter adjacent to a small community clinic, they will be involved in a similar project during their Sri Lanka expedition.
The Lions have offered their support for  both projects. .

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Tring Lions recently helped the Wendover Arm Trust purchase a new brushcutter. Apart from their restoration activities, the Trust also organise a ‘Tidi Friday’ working party once a month to help keep the canal and its surroundings looking neat and tidy


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.  To celebrate the Millennium, Tring Town Council created the 'Millenium Woodland' close to the Allotments in Duckmore Lane and Tring Lions sponsored the installation of a seat so that walkers could enjoy the view.
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Thanks to the dedication of Lion Derek the seat has recently been restored to its former glory.



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With nearly 1,500,000 members in over 200 countries Lions International are currently celebrating their 100th anniversary, to mark the occasion Tring Lions updated the wording on the Community Action Dacorum bus that they sponsor. 


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Tring Lions have recently sponsored some new signage along the Wendover Arm of the Grand Union Canal. The branch of the canal runs from Bulborne near Tring to Wendover and is currently being restored by the Wendover Arm Trust. The signage will guide walkers around a section of the canal at Little Tring where the towpath is inaccessible


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Last year Tring celebrated the 700th anniversary of the granting of Town Charter status by King Edward II. To commemorate the occasion the Lions sponsored a book containing photos of all the events that marked the occasion. The book was compiled by Tring Together and copies of the book have been presented to Tring Town Council, the Library, Tring Together and last year’s Town Mayor, Stephen Hearn.
All the local schools took an active part in the celebrations and yesterday copies of the book were also presented to them.





An emergency phone has now been installed alongside the defibrillator outside the High Street Baptist Church. The installation of the defibrillator was sponsored by Tring Lions in memory of Lion Ken Brennan

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The Lions Book Shop in The Marlowes Hemel Hempstead........ Tring Lions run a mini bus service to Berkhamsted 
............operated by Tring Lions every Wednesday ..................... for the 1066 Club for t he blind and partially sighted 


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Providing transport to the Friendship Teas at Emma Rothschild Court



Tring Lions Club was established in 1973.  Part of Lions Club International, a voluntary organisation of over 40000 Lions Clubs in over 200 countries.  Total membership is over 1.4 million members including over 18,000 in the UK. Tring Lions Club has 16 members. 

Tring Lions CIO - registered Charity in England No. 1181199

Tring Lions have had a busy December fund raising for the many good causes that they support.
Our thanks to Graces, Beechwoods, Metcalfes, Dunsley Farm Shop, Meads Farm Shop, The Greyhound Aldbury, The Greyhound Wiggington,The Rose and Crown Ivinghoe for supporting the raffle
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