About Dartford Lions
Certificate of appreciation presentation
We recognise working with the community
Presentation to Argonoughts Wheelchair Rugby
Enrole New Members
Two new members enrolled
Dartford Bonfire Night
Running Fireworks for over 40 years
Our famous Carousel
Come and see it in action during the Summer months
Dartford Lions Club – Charitable Objetives
Such purposes as are exclusively charitable in England and Wales, including in particular:
The advancement of citizenship by;
Promoting the principles of good citizenship;
Encouraging members to take an active interest in the civic, cultural, social and moral welfare of the community;
Providing a forum for the open discussion of all matters of public interest; provided that partisan politics and sectarian religion shall not be debated by members;
Encouraging service-minded people to serve their community without personal reward and encouraging the promotion of high ethical standards in commerce, industry, professions, public works and private endeavours;
Supporting youth to develop their skills, capacities and capabilities to enable them to participate in society as mature and responsible individuals;
Promoting the voluntary sector for the public benefit by associating with local authorities in a common effort to advance education and provide facilities in the interests of social welfare for recreation or other leisure time occupation to improve the conditions of life of people in local, national and international communities;
The relief of poverty and the relief of those in need in particular by providing humanitarian aid and disaster relief;
The advancement of health or the saving of lives by preventing avoidable blindness, assisting disabled people to lead independent lives or helping to prevent or manage health issues;
Promoting for the benefit of the public the conservation protection and improvement of the physical and natural environment; and/or promoting community participation in healthy recreation.
Lions clubs are central and vital to their local community. It is the ‘hands on’ role in improving local people’s quality of life that really encapsulates the spirit of being a LION.
When was Dartford Lions Club formed?
Dartford Lions Club was formed in 1969, more than 180 guests were present at Dartford’s Acacia Hall that Thursday night in November 1969, to witness the presentation of our Charter. From that day Dartford Lions have served their community with distinction, raising thousands upon thousands of pounds for local groups.
Our Charter Members in 1969:
George Allen, Ray Atfield, Bill Barker, Jock Bell, Jim Benson, Tony Blanchard, Colin Brooks, Reg Coppin, Leon Edwardes, Bob Ellis, Albert Fendall, John Firrell, Tom Mallaban, Ralph Price, Ted Roalfe, Fred Taylor, Ron Taylor, Richard Trigwell, Ron Underwood, Tom White.