ROAR – July 2015 Newsletter

It is July and once again we have moved into a new Lionistic year, the 40th year of Ruislip Lions Club. We had our Handover evening, where we all enjoyed a barbecue organized by our Social committee and our new President for 2015/2016 is Lion Lynne Kauffman. Thanks to the outgoing President, Lion Arthur for his work during the past year.

Lynn Kauffman
Lynn Kauffman

The Club held its Annual Plant Sale in May which once again was ahuge success and profits were well in excess of £2,000. At the    beginning of June the Club attended Eastcote House Gardens Open Day where they sold remaining plants which raised over £100 and had a Teddy Bear Tombola stall which made £58.00. Our next fund raising event will be at the Medieval Festival in August. Who can earn their place to fund raise in the stocks?

Plant Sale in full swing
Plant Sale in full swing

On Saturday 19th September ‘The Last Night of the Proms’ returns to the Winston Churchill Theatre in Ruislip with the Friary Guildford Brass Band, who this year so far have won the following contests: National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain 2015, London & Southern Counties Regional Champions 2015 and Most Entertaining Band, Butlin’s Mineworkers Contest 2015. Appearing alongside the band will be soloist soprano Alexandra Regazzi-Tarling. Tickets for this concert will be on sale from the Compass Theatre, this means, for those of you who wish, you will be able to purchase your ticketsusing credit or debit cards. Tickets are £12.00 each. To book your tickets please contact The Compass Theatre Booking Office on 01895 673200 Tuesday – Saturday 10.30am – 5.00pm, or go to www.hillingdontheatres.uk then to What’s on? and you will find our concerts listed. So put the date in your diary and come along and enjoy a gala evening of music and song, including all the fun and flag waving of Rule Britannia, Jerusalem, Land of Hope and Glory and more..

Friary Guildford Brass Band
Friary Guildford Brass Band

A future date for your diary – We will be holding our annual Christmas Concert on Saturday 12th December, we will write to you well in advance of this event so you can make advance bookings

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Last Night of the Proms – Saturday 19th September

‘Last Night of the Proms’ – Saturday 19th September 2015  

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By popular demand ‘The Last Night of the Proms’ returns to the Winston Churchill Theatre in Ruislip with the Friary Guildford Brass Band, who this year so far have won the following contests: National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain 2015, London & Southern Counties Regional Champions 2015 and Most Entertaining Band, Butlin’s Mineworkers Contest 2015. Appearing alongside the band will be soloist soprano Alexandra Regazzi-Tarling.

Tickets for this concert will be on sale from the Compass Theatre, this means, for those of you who wish, you will be able to purchase your tickets using credit or debit cards. Tickets are £12.00 each. To book your tickets please contact The Compass Theatre Booking Office on 01895 673200 Tuesday – Saturday 10.30am – 5.00pm, or go to www.hillingdontheatres.uk then to What’s on? and you will find our concerts listed.  Alternatively you could go to the Useful Links page on the site where there is a direct link.

We hope this change of booking will help you as we were unable to take credit or debit card bookings before.  If you have any problems please contact Allan Kauffman on 020 8845 4518 or Maureen McArtney on 01895 634743.

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Handover of President’s Duties

Handover of Ruislip Lions Club President’s Duties
Handover To New President

On Saturday 27th June Lion Arthur Wilson handed over the President’s Badge of Office to Lion Lynn Kauffman who is the new President 

Three New Lions for Ruislip Lions Club
New Members Induction

Ruislip Lions President Arthur Wilson inducted three new members at the Handover BBQ on Saturday 27th June: Sumit, Maureen & Peter in the presence of their sponsor Lion Rosemary Markham.

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