Wellington vs Paarl

Wellington vs Paarl

The annual bowls competition between the Paarl- and Wellington Lions Clubs was recently held at the Wellington Bowls Club. Rain stayed away while we competed, chatted with old friends and ate like kings in unseasonal cool summer weather. The victor, when all the scores were tallied, was the Wellington Lions Club, proud to restore our damaged pride after last year’s loss! Here are some  photos of the evening: [ View the slideshow...

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Tour de PPA 2013

Tour de PPA 2013

The Wellington Lions put in some time during the past weekend to act as marshals and to man (and women) water points along the 110 km and 72 km routes. A fresh wind made things interesting but no less fun for those worked or cycled. At our watering point everyone who stopped for a drink was upbeat and having a ball. That it was hard work was clear after the first 30km of cycling with a strong wind blowing across the starboard bow. As usual we...

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Vancouver Cambie Lions Club

Vancouver Cambie Lions Club

Featured image copyright http://www.shangri-la.com Members of the Wellington Lions Club, James and Retha Stigant, recently made some new friends while on a visit to Canada. The Vancouver Cambie Lions Club is around 15 years old and most of the 36 members are Chinese business people. The visit was a very pleasant experience with everyone very warm and welcoming. We plan to stay in touch. [ View the slideshow ]...

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Bakkies Bed and Breakfast

Bakkies Bed and Breakfast

The Wellington Lions Club would like to give a big thank you to Bakkies, Ronel and Marius at Bakkies Bed & Breakfast for their continued support. Bakkies is often prepared to make the dining room or conference centre available at very short notice. The warm and friendly atmosphere in the dining room as well as the new conference facility (with capacity of seat 30) has been ideal for induction ceremonies of new members, regional meetings...

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Proviant Restaurant

Proviant Restaurant

Baie dankie aan die Proviant Restaurant vir hul ondersteuning van ons Kospakkie projek!  Mark & Marian Maingard se donasie van 150 x 2kg hoederpakke is tot dusvêr die grootste enkele donasie ten bate van hierdie projek en die donasie gaan verseker ‘n groot verskil maak aan die hulp wat die Wellington Lions hierdie Desember aan ons gemeenskap kan verleen. Baie van ons Lions het al weggelê aan die Proviant Restaurant se fantastiese...

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Tata Oostenberg

Tata Oostenberg

Tata Oostenberg is one of the Wellington Lions’  biggest sponsors. During the 2011’s Rugby Competition organised by the Wellington Lions Club, Tata Oostenberg made substantial contributions towards prize money. Earlier this year Tata Oostenberg kindly sponsored vehicles to assist the Wellington Lions with marshalling activities. Owner, Ivan Lintnaar, is a past recipient of The Melvin Jones Fellowship award, the Lions Club...

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Wellington Info

Wellington Info

WellingtonINFO, is a non-profit organization, which aim it is to share information and through the involvement of the whole community create an environment where it is safe to live, work and do business. How can I or my community organization get involved, or place information on the WellingtonINFO website and what does it cost? ANY Community Organization (this includes committees, community projects, associations, etc.) Within the Drakenstein...

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Pedal Power Association

Pedal Power Association

The PPA organises many cycle races every year. A good deal of these events take place in the Boland and, more specifically, Wellington. This has offered the Wellington Lions Club the opportunity to get involved in marshaling during these races, something that would not be possible without the good people at the PPA. The PPA knows that funds raised by the Lions are used in the local community to the betterment of the people of Wellington, and by...

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PPA One Tonner

PPA One Tonner

The Wellington Lions are hard at work raising funds for our 2012 projects, and by inviting Lions to marshal at their events, the Pedal Power Association are indirectly contibuting to the work Lions do in their communities. We will keep you up to date with how we plan to spend these funds. This weekend saw a number of Wellington Lions working as marshals and helping at watering points during the PPA One Tonner Cycle Race. The race started at the...

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Cycle Challenge

Cycle Challenge

The past weekend (6 – 7 October 2012) the Wellington Lions Club provided some assistance at the Engen Dynamic Cycle Challenge at Nelsons Creek Wine Estate just outside Wellington. A total of 7 Lions were involved in managing 50 marshals during the event. Tasks included parking assistance, security and route marshalling on the 3 routes. The road event is one of the top international events on the cycling calendar and Sunday’s race saw the...

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Droom vir Wellington

Droom vir Wellington

Wellington Lions ondersteun die Droom vir Wellington projek wat daarop gemik is om Wellingtonners te inspireer om by wyse van gemeenskapsprojekte ‘n bydrae te lewer om hul eie omgewing op te kikker en om organisasies wat dié doel in gemeen het, van mekaar bewus te maak. ‘n Projek kan so groot wees soos die stasie en die parkering rondom wat opgeknap word waarby verskeie rolspelers en organisasies betrokke kan wees of so klein soos twee...

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Adventure Cycles

Adventure Cycles

Adventure Cycles regularly supports the Wellington Lions Club by getting us involved in the organisation of various cycling events in and around Wellington. In doing so they also support the work we do in the community. We ask that you support them as well. Adventure Cycles stock a wide range of bicycles & accessories and the shop also features a fully equipped service centre. Physical Address: Marchand Square 7, Wellington (Parking areas...

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Gravel Travel 2012

Gravel Travel 2012

The Gravel Travel Mountain Bike Championship takes place on dirt roads in and around the farms and vineyards of Wellington, crosses the Bainskloof Pass road and then heads towards Groenberg Mountain. There are two routes, 75km and 105km. The longer route ends in the Hawekwa Plantation on the slopes of Du Toitskloof. Our thanks to Adventure Cycles who again asked us to work at this event. Lions helping with registrations Members of the...

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Blisters for Bread

Blisters for Bread

Peninsula School Feeding Association’s Blisters for Bread Charity Family Fun Walk is now in its 44th year. The Walk began as a fundraiser for PSFA by Savio College in Landsdowne. In 1972, it was decided to hold a really BIG walk and the various Lions Clubs in Cape Town came on board to help plan and implement the event. That year, 13,000 school children took part in the event, which covered 17 different routes around the Peninsula. Two hundred...

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Sound of Africa Youth Exchange Camp

Sound of Africa Youth Exchange Camp

Wellington Lions Club and Franschhoek Lions sponsored two students from Wellington to attend the Sound of Africa youth exchange camp which is hosted by District B in the Magaliesberg. According to the students the camp was a huge success and made a lasting impact on their lives. They said that the camp was well managed and run. Thanks goes to Jaqui, Shannalee and Marian and all the others who helped to make this happen. May this project grow...

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