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Lions Charter 1st Centennial New Club

 

A New Centennial Lions Club comes to Ipoh for 2016/2017, District 308 B2, on January 6 where 33 charter members, men and women celebrated the Charter Night of the Lions Club of Ipoh Centennial at Syuen Hotel, Ipoh.

During the ceremonies, Lions District Governor Jennifer Kim presented the Centennial Charter President, Dato Dr Wenddi Anne Chong and its new club members with their official charter.

Members of the Lions Club of Ipoh Mandarin who sponsored the formation of the Lions Club of Ipoh Centennial were also on hand to congratulate members of the new club.

“I am proud and warmly welcome Centennial Charter President Dato’ Wenddi and all Charter Members to our District and Lion Clubs International. Ipoh will be proud to have such a fine group serving the community,” said District Governor Jennifer Kim.

The Lions Club of Ipoh Centennial plans to become involved with activities that would benefit the Community with service projects that would benefit Youth, Vision, Environment and Hunger. Also some programmes like medical assistance and health-related activities, assistance to less fortunate adults and children with disabilities and response to emergencies or disasters. The activities may also include fundraising to assist the less fortunate or projects.

The Lions Club of Ipoh Centennial will meet every second Thursday of the month in the evening.

Lions Clubs International is an international secular, non-political service organisation founded by Melvin Jones in 1917. As of April 2015, it has over 46,000 local clubs and more than 1.4 million members in over 200 countries around the world. Lions clubs are a group of men and women who identify needs within the community and work together to fulfil those needs.

Lions Clubs International is also the world’s largest service club organisation. Since 1917, Lions clubs have aided the blind and visually impaired and made a strong commitment to community service and serving youth throughout the world.

Lions Club’s Centennial Challenge…. For nearly 100 years, Lions have changed lives in their communities and around the world.

In celebration of Lions Centennial in 2017, apart from setting up New Centennial Lions Clubs, Lions everywhere are being challenged to serve 100 million people. You’re invited to join the celebration by helping us to reach our goal! Don’t miss your chance to be a part of this historic event.

For more information, donation or to be involved with the Lions Club of Ipoh Centennial, please email Dato’ Dr Wenddi Anne Chong at datowenddianne@gmail.com. For more information about Lions Clubs International, visit the website at www.lionsclubs.org.

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