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Sierra Leone: Sierra Freetown Lions Club re-activated to serve communities

SierFreeThe Sierra Freetown Lions Club was over the weekend re-activated during a ceremony held at the Sierra Light House Hotel at Aberdeen by its members in the country with the aim to serve communities.
Lions International Club is the world largest humanitarian service club organization.
Speaking at the official launching ceremony, President of the Sierra Freetown Lions Club, Lion Kojo Carew expressed profound gratitude upon officially becoming members of Lions International, “we are honored to be included in this great association and we are eager to begin our service to our local and world communities.”
He said, “We will use the association’s motto to guide our community service and we’ll strive to help where ever there is need.”
He also expressed willingness to work with the Government of Sierra Leone to alleviate the pains of the people of this country in times of disaster and abnormal times, adding that he is committed and determined to serve the club and called for support and loyalty in achieving their desired goals as a club.
At the ceremony, a District Governor, Lion Gloria Esi Lassey was installed into office for using her resources and time in bringing Sierra Leone back into the brotherhood of ‘Lionism’.
The keynote speaker, Shola Taylor Pearce said the organization has lasted for over 96 years and it has representatives in all parts of the world and encouraged members to serve communities as a way of giving back to the needy.
The Minister of Information and Communications, Alhaji Alpha Kanu congratulated members of the Sierra Freetown Lions Club for reactivating the organization and encouraged them to help the needy in communities as a way of complementing the efforts of the Government of Sierra Leone.
Distribution of gifts to both Sierra Leone and Liberian members formed highpoint of the ceremony.

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