Tag: Swimarathon

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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States of Jersey Customs team lands the RBC Challenge Cup

States of Jersey Customs team lands the RBC Challenge Cup

| April 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

A team from the States of Jersey Customs and Immigration Service has won the 2013 RBC Challenge Cup, a trophy awarded to the corporate team that completes the most laps at the Swimarathon. The coveted prize, which was awarded for the first time last year, was presented by event sponsors RBC Wealth Management to the […]

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Swimarathon 2013 raises a golden amount

Swimarathon 2013 raises a golden amount

| March 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Islanders have once again dug deep to support Jersey’s longest running charity event, and helped raise an amazing £110,219 at the 2013 Lions Club of Jersey Swimarathon. In celebration of the Lions Club of Jersey’s golden anniversary, 50 percent of the Swimarathon proceeds will directly benefit 50 local charities. The remaining 50 percent will go […]

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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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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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LOSE THOSE PUDDING POUNDS AT LIONS CLUB SWIMARATHON

LOSE THOSE PUDDING POUNDS AT LIONS CLUB SWIMARATHON

| December 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

With over half of the lanes now booked for next year’s Swimarathon, the event organisers, the Lions Club of Jersey, are urging potential swimmers not to delay registering. This will ensure participants get to swim during their preferred time slot at the event, which takes place between 13–17 March 2013 at Les Quennevais Sports Centre. […]

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SWIMARATHON 2013 TO MARK 50 YEARS OF LIONS CLUB JERSEY

SWIMARATHON 2013 TO MARK 50 YEARS OF LIONS CLUB JERSEY

| November 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Lions Club of Jersey will be celebrating their 50th anniversary in 2013, and will be donating the proceeds from the highly successful Swimarathon to 50 local charities to mark the milestone. The Lions Club, organisers of Jersey’s longest running fundraising event, together with RBC Wealth Management, who have sponsored the event for the past […]

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Swimarathon 2012: Awards made to youth beneficiaries total £57,500

Swimarathon 2012: Awards made to youth beneficiaries total £57,500

| May 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Youth groups as diverse as a sailing trust and a project that empowers young people to make positive choices in life and love were among the 23 beneficiaries of this year’s Swimarathon. They were presented with their funding by the Lieutenant-Governor, General Sir John McColl, at a special ceremony in the Great Hall of Highlands […]

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A watertight victory for the first holders of the RBC Challenge Cup

A watertight victory for the first holders of the RBC Challenge Cup

| May 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

A team from PricewaterhouseCoopers are the 2012 winners of the RBC Challenge Cup, a corporate trophy awarded for the first time following the Swimarathon. Event sponsors RBC Wealth Management presented the award to the team who made a big splash by clocking up 106 laps in the pool at Les Quennevais. For the first time […]

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