Six decades of service to be celebrated with a light dinner and dance

The Walvis Bay Lions Club turned 60 on 21 November. The Lions Club was chartered on 21 November 1960 and from the outset played an important role as service club in the community of Walvis Bay.

Meetings are held every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. The Walvis Bay Lions Club is situated at the old Rhenish Mission Church, on the corner of 5th Road and Thomas Morris Street.
Although Covid-19 impacted the Club’s activities in 2020, the Walvis Bay Lions Club is proud on the achievements of various ongoing projects. These projects are the Diabetes Awareness – Screening and Information Project; Sight & Hearing Project and the Mobility Project which focuses on the fixing of wheelchairs and supplying of wheelchairs and walkers when available and when possible.
The Feeding Program distributes food and groceries to several schools, house-holds and individuals. Soup and soup packages are distributed to Children Homes and Welfare Organisations.
On 14 November a Diabetes Screening was conducted at Dunes Mall from 09:00 to 12:00.
Other Lions Club of Walvis Bay news:
∙ Lion Gabriella Teleman (a past President of Walvis Bay Lions Club) this year celebrates 20 years as a Lion, serving the community.
On 13 October 2020, past President (2019/2020) Frank Scholtz inducted Lion Chris Bruyns as the Club President for 2020/2021.
In his speech as outgoing President Lion Frank thanked every Lion and community members for their help and support during 2019/2020, highlighting the Day/Night Golf Fundraiser which once again was a huge success.
This was possible, because of generous donations and sponsorships by various Namibian businesses and individuals.
In his acceptance speech Lion Chris thanked fellow Lions for the confidence showed in him to lead Walvis Bay Lions Club to new and even greater service to the community.

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