The Lions Club of Jersey
The Lions Club of Jersey

The Lions Club of Jersey was chartered on 30th November 1963 and draws its members from every trade and profession and its current membership includes bankers, retailers, growers, IT professionals, civil and electronics engineers, writers, accountants, importers, surveyors and architects. The Club meets monthly and its members divide themselves into a number of sub-committees dealing with fund-raising, welfare, and social events.

The Lions’ prime function is to serve their local community and, thanks to the generosity of the people of Jersey, the Jersey Lions Club has distinguished itself as one of the most successful Lions Club fund-raisers in Britain. The best-known event with which our name is associated is the annual Swimarathon. Visit www.lionsswimarathon.org to find out more.

The Swimarathon fund raiser

The Swimarathon is one of the largest fundraising events in Jersey.

 

It started in 1972 and has raised over £3.3m since then. We are delighted with how the event has become a community event with schools, corporate, club, charity and family teams taking part.

 

We are very grateful for the continuing support of RBC Wealth Management for this event.

 

Find out more about the swimarathon at:

 

www.lionsswimarathon.org

 

or follow us on facebook at:

 

https://www.facebook.com/lionsswimarathon/

Maison Des Landes and radio lions

Maison de Landes is a charitable Trust set-up by the Lions Club of Jersey. The Trust runs a holiday hotel catering for disabled guests and their families or escorts, in  accommodation which has been specially designed to meet the needs of the disabled.


For more information visit:

 

http://maisondeslandes.co.uk/

 

Radio Lions is the hosptial broadcasting service of the Jersey General Hospital set up by the Lions Club of Jersey. For more information visit:

 

https://www.facebook.com/radiolions/

 

Pedal Car Grand Prix

Jersey Pedal Car Grand Prix is open to teams with five pedal car drivers who will race in relay around the 440 yard circuit (5 laps). A total of 32 teams will be invited to participate on a first come first served basis. The cost of participation is just £100 per team and all proceeds raised goes to the Lions Club of Jersey which supports registered Jersey charities.

 

This 2017 Pedal Car Grand Prix was held on Sunday 6th August, at Les Jardins de la Mer car park. We had a fantastic turnout and a great day.

 

For more information about the 2018 event please email: lionspedalcargrandprix@gmail.com

Our History and background

LIONS CLUBS INTERNATIONAL was founded in 1917 in the United States by businessman Melvin Jones who felt that successful people like himself and his colleagues should devote some of the energies which had enabled them to succeed in business to serving their local communities. Appropriately he chose “We Serve” as the Lions’ motto.

 

Lions Clubs now exist in more than 170 countries and more than 2.5 million men and women wear the distinctive lapel pin.

 

The Lions Club of Jersey was formed in November 1963, at the instigation of the Lions Clubs of Southampton and St. Malo. Today, there are still eight members of the Jersey Lions Club who were among the founders.

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