Clubs serve to­gether

The Chronicle - - Regional - - Ellen Rans­ley

ST GE­ORGE: The St Ge­orge Li­ons Club branch took part in World Ser­vice Day on Sun­day.

The club holds a lun­cheon each year for se­nior cit­i­zens through­out the re­gion on the day.

St Ge­orge Li­ons Club event or­gan­iser Keith Co­dring­ton said the day was a high­light in the club’s cal­en­dar.

“We had about 140 peo­ple ar­rive to en­joy the lun­cheon,” Mr Co­dring­ton said.

“The lo­cal rugby league club helped out with the bar and we’re grate­ful of their con­tri­bu­tion.

“It was great to see young peo­ple to turn out to do their bit.”

World Ser­vice Day is an event where Li­ons clubs world­wide sup­port their lo­cal com­mu­nity through a char­ity events.

Mr Co­dring­ton said he was proud of the types of ser­vice the club of­fered to the wider com­mu­nity.

“The lo­cal rugby league club has been help­ing us for the past 10 years,” he said.

“We have sup­ported each other through­out the years and them run­ning the bar main­tains our strong re­la­tion­ship.”

Photo: Rae­lene McVin­ish

CHAR­ITY DAY: Be­hind the bar are (from left) Kevin Bella, Tanya Gri­inke, Gra­ham Nosse and William Fisher.

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