Charter of East Coast Lions Club

The North Durban Lions Club is extremely proud to be the chartering club for a brand new Lions club in Durban: the East Coast Lions Club. The club was chartered at a black tie event at the Coastlands Umhlanga hotel on Saturday 18 July. 48 new Lions were inducted, making it one of the largest clubs in Southern Africa.

LP Ian Ping presided at the function, while several North Durban members attended the function, many of whom took part in the formalities. Several Lionistic dignitaries attended, including Council Chair Rashmi Kooverjee, District Governor Debbie Berry, District Governor Elect Stuart Charlton, First Vice District Governor Elect Adrian Barnes and the presidents of several of the clubs in District C. The Consul General of India was also in attendance.

Lion Trevor Hobbs of North Durban acted as the MC for the evening.

Lion Trevor and Lion Denise Bolland will be the Guiding Lions for the new club, attending their meetings and providing a wealth of Lionistic experience and wisdom for the new club to draw on.

North Durban Lions wish Charter Lion President Sundru Pillay and all the members of the new East Coast Lions Club every success as they start their Lionistic journey. We look forward to working with the East Coast Lions in the current year as we collectively fulfil the Lions motto: “We serve”.

Some photos of the evening are below:

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    my son attended the east coast lions club quiz this weekend . i was absolutely impressed at the way the event was organised. firstly i did not know what the lions club is all about but know i will never forget them .how does one explain in words how a dedicated group of people who are volunteers ,mind you, give their time , unselfishly for the betterment of children,s lives and education . as a parent i was blown away and i am writing this message today just to say thank you to each every member of the lions club for every thing that you have done . i really appreciate it.i think that the most important thing for each and every person is good health . if you have a healthy life ,you have everything. today i bless each and every member of the lions club good health so that you can continue to do the wonderful work you are doing .i will pray for each and every one of you . god bless . thank you

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