Lions celebrating 100 years with summer party at Hodsock Priory

Lions members planting trees at Blidworth
Lions members planting trees at Blidworth

This summer will see Lions Clubs covering Edwinstowe, Mansfield, Worksop, Retford, Southwell and North Notts are holding a Garden Party at Hodsock Priory to celebrate Lions Clubs Internationals Centennial Year.

The event will take place on June 3 and all proceeds will go the Hearing Dogs for the Deaf charity.

In the 100 years since the movement was founded, Lions Clubs International members have carried out more than one million acts of service worldwide, including projects on the environment, youth, sight, measles vaccination and clean water provision.

As part of the centennial year environmental drive, members from Edwinstowe and The Dukeries Lions assisted staff and members from Sam’s Workplace in Rainworth to plant 30 trees in Blidworth.