Community Service 2020
The Communiy Service Committee considers all requests made directly to the Club from the local community for help and assistance and we also actively seek any situation where we can help any individual, club or organisation. If you are aware of any situation where some additional help is needed please let us know by using the Contact Us page.
Diabetes "FREE DROP IN" Testing 14th March 2020
The Club will be holding a "DROP IN" at the St Swithuns Church Hall (just off the High Street) on Saturday 14th March where people can have the test performed FREE by qualified nurses from Queen Victoria Hospital. The Town Mayot Danny Favor will be present. Look for Lions handing out fliers in the town that day which will give directions and timing. It only take a moment and the results are immediately available so why not take advantage of this event and come and have your blood sugar level checked
Prostate Cancer FREE PSA Test 28th November 2020
East Grinstead & District Lions Club In conjunction with PCaSO, are again sponsoring and arranging a FREE PSA test in November for Men between the age of 45 to 80. Note: If you are at special risk – have a family history of prostate cancer or are of African-Caribbean descent, we will test from age 40. We do not encourage men over 80 to be tested, unless clear symptoms are present. For further advice phone 0845 650 2555.
The event will be held at: the Meridian Hall, East Court Mansion, College Lane, East Grinstead, West Sussex. RH19 3LT
Details of the registration process will be published in the Autumn
The event in 2019 was a great success with 440 men being tested.
Emergency: Click here for a list of Defibrillators in East Grinstead
Community Services 2020
With the people of East Grinstead's help we have funded a wide range of projects and we will show below is just a sample of some of them made during 2020. Some events are held every year and have become part of the East Grinstead calendar. Providing this level of service support is only achieved thanks to the generousity of those in the East Grinstead area in supporting our fund raising activities. We thank you most sincerely.
|Provided funds for Message in a Bottle a method of ensuring that people helping in an emergency are able to quickly understand the medical condition of the person and what medicines they take.|
The annual Senior Citizens' Party for approximately 200 people will be held on 25th January from 2pm until 5pm. at the Sackville School, Lewes Road, East Grinstead.
Special Needs Holidays - a new service
Holidays - for the the future we are taking a different approach to the provision of holidays for people with special needs who would not normally be able to find or afford a suitable holiday which provides the right level of support. We will be liaising with specialists in our community to identify the most needy people. Please use the Contact Us page if you wish to discuss this with us.
|Provided a spectacle and hearing aid recycling scheme. East Grinstead Lions collect old discarded spectacles from the main opticians in East Grinstead (Alexanders, Aurthur Hayes, Scrivens, Vision Express, Boots, Specsavers, Doctors Surgeries and the Queen Victoria Hospital which are then sent to the Lions main sorting office in Chichester where they are cleaned, sorted and graded and sent to developing countries to help improve sight and hearing.|
|Supported LIBRA which is a Lions' Charity that sponsors research into blood diseases e.g. Leukaemia, Sickle Cell disease, at King's College Hospital. To learn more Click Here. For the latest newsletter please Click Here|
Donations have included:-
A Summary of the activities of the club during 2019 can be found by Clicking Here
A Summary of the activities of the club during 2018 can be found by Clicking Here
A summary of the activities of the club during 2017 can be found by Clicking Here
|Want to Help?||During the year many other events are supported by the East Grinstead Lions. If you would like to join us, or assist in any way, please contact us using the Contact Us page.|