Frequently Asked Questions

What is the age range?
Lions will welcome you whatever your age. In Worle Lions Club most of us are of working age and  put in a full 9.00 to 5.00 every Monday to Friday and still find time to contribute to Lions 

Do I have to live in Worle
No.  You could live in the surrounding Area e.g. Weston super Mare, Wick St Lawrence, Highbridge as well as Worle itself. It needs to be convenient to you

Is it all meetings?
No.   Worle Lions meet once a month on the second Monday for  Business Meetings and the fourth Monday of the month for Community and Service and Fundraising . .

Is it a Charity?
Yes we are registered with the Charities Commission . This means we keep our fund raising strictly separate from our membership and administration costs, which we pay for through subscriptions.

Is it expensive?
Our annual fee is only £72, in other words just £1.38 per week, so the answer has got to be "no". Payment can be annual or monthly.

Do I have to be a professional person to join Lions?
No. Lions welcome everyone from all backgrounds and walks of life, male or female, whether you are working or retired, providing you share in our objectives - to serve the local community.

How many people are there in a Lions Club?
Usually between 15 and 35, although Clubs do vary. Worle currently has 20 members, but we would like to encourage anyone who has some excess energy to come and increase of numbers.

What about my family?  
We work on the principle that partners and family may support all fund raising activities and socials. You and your family will be welcome to our Lions community in Worle.

Is Lions just fund raising?
Certainly not. We have a variety of community service activities e.g. supporting youth, the elderly, those with disabilities and health. Did you know that Lions International raised $135m with the intention of eradicating preventable blindness throughout the world ?

How much time will I have to commit to Lions?
The commitment is only what you choose to make it. We find, as with most things in life, the more you can put in, the more you will get out.

How can I find out whether I would enjoy Lions?
Contact us via the "Contact Us" page above.  We will tell you more about WorleLions, answer any further questions you may have, and invite you to a social event or Club meeting. There is no obligation on your part.

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