Lions raise charity cash

PUBLISHED: 12:12 24 August 2006 | UPDATED: 11:59 04 May 2010

WITH the generosity of the people of Ely, the Isle of Ely Lions Club has been able to support a number of charitable and community projects. At a presentation by president Caroline Cross at Highfields School in July, the club was able to distribute monies

WITH the generosity of the people of Ely, the Isle of Ely Lions Club has been able to support a number of charitable and community projects. At a presentation by president Caroline Cross at Highfields School in July, the club was able to distribute monies raised from a number of tombola stalls and street collections over the past year.

Highfields School is trying to raise £19,000 for the provision of a swing and roundabout for children with profound and multiple learning difficulties and the Lions were pleased to present a cheque for £500 towards this project.

In addition donations were made to the Salvation Army who are based at Littleport (£200); MAGPAS, the emergency medical charity (£100) and the Soham-based VIVA drama group who provide a welcome resource for the youth of the town (£200).

BOB SMITH, (Secretary of the Isle of Ely Lions Club)

INFO: Contact 01353 658777 or visit: www.elylions.org.uk

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