Members of Newquay Towan Blystra Lions show off the top awards at a recent meeting

Members of Newquay Towan Blystra Lions show off the top awards at a recent meeting

Newquay Towan Blystra Lions are roaring with pride, as they scooped a total of three  top awards at the recent District Convention, which took place in Torquay.

The club were winners of this year’s Ray Hill Administration Award, as well as the SW Lions Environmental Award, and the Graham Lang 2012/13 District Website Trophy.

The administration award has been presented to Lions Clubs in the South West District since 1997 for their achievement in administration during the year. It was an idea brought about by Past District Governor Lion Ken Clarke during his year as District Governor after the demise of the District Treasurer Past District Governor Lion Ray Hill in 1997.

All the clubs are entered and gain points for completing Membership/ Activities Reports, sending List of Current members by a certain date, payment of all dues by set dates, returning certain forms by set dates, submitting accounts by set date, attending all 4 Zone meetings and various forums and conventions.

This is the third consecutive year that Newquay Towan Blystra Lions Club have won this award.

The club also won the SW Lions Environmental Award, after club efforts helping Newquay in Bloom tidy up the gardens in the town centre, the Leos working on various projects and a beach clean on Fistral Beach.

For the first time, the club were also awarded the coveted Graham Lang District Website Trophy. The club’s website was judged against other club websites from across the South West – and ranked top under a number of criteria, including design and content.