Tag: Lions Club of Jersey

New Trophies to Springboard Fundraising Efforts for the Swimarathon 2014

New Trophies to Springboard Fundraising Efforts for the Swimarathon 2014

| February 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

There are two new reasons for swimmers to boost their fundraising efforts at this year’s Swimarathon event, organised by the Lions Club of Jersey and sponsored by RBC Wealth Management. This year two separate trophies will be awarded to recognise the tremendous fundraising efforts of families and school teams, judged on the amount raised per […]

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From desk to pool RBC Challenge Cup set to make waves

From desk to pool RBC Challenge Cup set to make waves

| January 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Corporate teams across Jersey are being invited to dive in for a chance to lift the coveted RBC Challenge Cup at this year’s Swimarathon event. Awarded each year, the Cup goes to the corporate team that swims the most laps during their 55-minute slot. Last year the triumphant team came from States of Jersey Customs […]

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Lions Club call out to Jersey’s children’s charities

Lions Club call out to Jersey’s children’s charities

| January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Lions Club of Jersey is urging Jersey’s children’s charities to apply for a chance to be chosen as a beneficiary of this year’s Swimarathon. The deadline for submissions is Friday 31 January 2014. Oakwell Children’s Respite Centre has been selected as the main beneficiary of the funds raised by participants in the event. In […]

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Oakwell partnership project to enhance short-break options for families

| January 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The States of Jersey is working in partnership with local charities to enhance the short-break support that is available to Island families. Following the signing of a Ministerial Decision in December to release the funding of £700,000, work has begun on a major overhaul of the facilities at Oakwell in St Brelade. Oakwell provides a […]

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Lions Club celebrates 50th anniversary with donation ceremony

Lions Club celebrates 50th anniversary with donation ceremony

| June 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

His Excellency the Lieutenant-Governor, General Sir John McColl, and Lady McColl, hosted a reception at Government House on the Tuesday 18 June to mark the 50th anniversary of the Lions Club of Jersey, and to present cheques to the beneficiaries of the 2013 Swimarathon. Representatives from each of the 50 chosen charities were invited to […]

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Record entries brought a splash of colour to Swimarathon 2013

Record entries brought a splash of colour to Swimarathon 2013

| March 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Over 250 entries were received for this year’s Swimarathon Primary Schools Drawing Competition, setting a new record. From these, five were selected to feature on the front covers of the daily news sheets produced for the event. The competition was run by Swimarathon organisers, the Lions Club of Jersey, and event sponsors, RBC Wealth Management. […]

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The Lions Club Swimarathon fundraising goes digital

The Lions Club Swimarathon fundraising goes digital

| March 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Lions Club of Jersey has introduced two new ways for Islanders to donate to this year’s Swimarathon. For the first time, donations can be made through a dedicated ‘JustGiving’ account and also via mobile phones for Airtel-Vodafone customers in Jersey. Lions Club of Jersey President Andrew Pearce says: ‘It seems very appropriate that in […]

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Lions Club call on 50 charities to benefit from Swimarathon

Lions Club call on 50 charities to benefit from Swimarathon

| February 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Lions Club of Jersey is urging local charities to apply for a chance to be chosen as a beneficiary of this year’s Swimarathon. The deadline for submissions is Saturday 16 February. 2013 marks the 50th anniversary of the Lions Club of Jersey, and this milestone will be commemorated with 50 percent of the Swimarathon […]

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Swimmers on your blocks for the RBC Challenge Cup

Swimmers on your blocks for the RBC Challenge Cup

| January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The RBC Challenge Cup will again be awarded this year to the corporate team that swims the most laps at the Lion Club’s 2013 Swimarathon. PwC, who won the trophy by clocking an impressive 106 laps last year, have confirmed that they will be entering two teams in an attempt to defend their title. Ellie […]

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PRIMARY SCHOOLS INVITED TO GET CREATIVE FOR LIONS CLUB JUBILEE

PRIMARY SCHOOLS INVITED TO GET CREATIVE FOR LIONS CLUB JUBILEE

| January 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Swimarathon organisers, the Lions Club of Jersey, are inviting all of the Island’s primary school children to get their colouring pencils sharpened and come up with a ‘Golden Jubilee’ design to help mark the Club’s 50th anniversary in Jersey. The entries will be reviewed and five lucky school children will have their designs printed on […]

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