Carrick Lions Club meeting

Carrick-on-Suir Lions Club’s next meeting is on Tuesday, August 21.

At the club’s recent public meeting, newly elected President Stephanie Keating spoke about the club’s involvement in a diabetes screening project at the Ploughing Championships near New Ross in September.

Treasurer John Brett gave details of recent fundraising events including the annual walk and golf classic, which raised €8,500.

John Butler reported from a sub-committee selected to organise a Lions Awareness Week from Sunday, September 23 to Friday, September 28.

The purpose of this week is to inform the public, who support the various fundraising efforts of the club, what the members do in the area and how the money raised is spent.