On Friday evening, 22nd November at the Expanse Hotel, Bridlington Lions Club celebrated a very special event, it has been fifty years since the club started in Bridlington.
The toast master and organiser for the evening was Lion John Bayne. After a delicious three ncourse meal, speeches were given by :- Mr Martin Helbrow, Chairman of Bridlington Round Table. – Lion John Hall MJF, District Governor for District 105C. – Lion Eileen Sunderland, President of Bridlington Lions Club and Lady Hermoine Vincenci-Trembling, from Slowly Crumbling on the Wolds, a very amusing speaker and sister of Bridlington Lions Club President.
After the speeches, presentations were given by Lion John Hall DG, they where :- ‘Long Service Award’ to Lion John Pudsey. – ‘District Governors Banner’ to Mr Martin Helbrow. – An ‘Oak Plaque’ to celebrate 50 years of the Bridlington Lions Club and a ‘Framed List’ of past Bridlington Lions Club presidents to Lion President, Eileen.
During the evening there were two excellent raffles and a chance to have a special commemorative photograph taken by Paul Atkinson. The evening attended by members of many other clubs finished with a lot of reminiscing and dancing to a live band, a truly memorable occasion.
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