Senior Citizens Matinee

Senior Citizens Matinee

On Sunday 19 September 2021, Billericay Lions were delighted to welcome local residents to our free Sunday afternoon Senior Citizens event. Our guests very much enjoyed our chosen film, “Singin in the rain”. For many, this was their first proper outing since Covid. During the interval the audience were served tea, coffees and cakes while…

The Allure of Miss Lee

The Allure of Miss Lee

Four members of Billericay Lions together with many other volunteers were pleased to assist ex Lion Richard Marson (pictured centre) at his matinee charity jazz concert, “the Allure of Miss Lee” on 16 September. The proceeds from this event, £250, will be going to Richard’s chosen charity “Live Music Now“ Catherine Lima entertained us to…

We meet again

We meet again

After more than a year of Zoom meetings, it was great to recommence our usual twice monthly meetings last Monday. Presided over by President Derek Prior and Secretary Steve Waters we had a lot of catching up to do. Zoom worked well but we missed the banter and camaraderie of meeting in person. In addition…

Vaccine Centre Billericay

Vaccine Centre Billericay

Members of Billericay Lions, along with members of Rotary and Round Table have been assisting at the Covid Vaccine Centre at Emmanuel Church. Billericay Lions are pleased to be able to play a small part in helping the NHS and the local community with the vaccine rollout. “We Serve”

Christmas Day Meals

Christmas Day Meals

Billericay Lions were pleased to be part of the Team delivering Christmas dinners, gifts and cheer on Christmas Day to 30 elderly and lonely Billericay residents. “My Christmas Day was 120%, the food was delicious and everything you gave as gifts and food was so well thought through” “Thanks to everyone for the massive community…

Christmas Hampers

Christmas Hampers

On Thursday 17th December, Billericay Lions delivered 11 Christmas hampers to Reengage Billericay Group 1 (formerly Contact the Elderly) which were donated by Billericay Food Bank. We brought some Christmas Cheer in a very difficult year. Billericay Lions are pleased to help our local community living up to our slogan, “Where’s there a Need there’s…

Charitable Donations

We make regular charitable donations from the money raised by our fundraising events. Most donations go to local charities with some also going to National and International charitable causes as well. The most recent examples are: Engineering Development Trust We contributed towards the cost of funding a team of 6 school students from Billericay School…

Billericay Foodbank

Billericay Foodbank

Billericay Lions made a donation of £500 to the Billericay Food Bank to assist with setup costs for the move of the Foodbank from St.John’s Church to a much larger building in the High Street. We were pleased to support the work of Billericay Foodbank who are providing much needed support to those impacted locally…

Royal British Legion

Royal British Legion

On Remembrance Sunday 8 November, our President John Furlong, laid a a wreath at the Billericay War Memorial. Our Community Services Chairman, John Bellringer laid a wreath at the Stock War Memorial. Billericay Lions also made a donation of £300 to the Royal British Legion to support the good works they do for all the…