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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;
  • Promoting volunteering;
  • 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.

Presidents History

  • 2019 – 2020 Milne Davidson
  • 2017 – 2018 John Whitehead
  • 2016 – 2017 Barbara Whitehead
  • 2015 – 2016 Barbara Whitehead
  • 2014 – 2015 Cathy Morgan
  • 2013 – 2014 Cathy Morgan
  • 2012 – 2013 Graham Illsley
  • 2011 – 2012 Edwin Seabrrok-Smith
  • 2010 – 2011 Keith Thurlow
  • 2009 – 2010 Vicky Pullinger
  • 2008 – 2009 Rob Pullinger
  • 2007 – 2008 Ann Osborne
  • 2006 – 2007 Edwin Seabrook-Smith
  • 2005 – 2006 Paul Osborne
  • 2004 – 2005 Edwin Seabrook-Smith
  • 2003 – 2004 John Taylor
  • 2002 – 2003 Edwin Seabrook-Smith
  • 2001 – 2002 Eddie Thow
  • 2000 – 2001 Alan Cheesemn
  • 1999 – 2000 Tony Gladdy
  • 1998 – 1999 Danny Sullivan
  • 1997 – 1998 Richard Mace
  • 1996 – 1997 Keith Pearsall
  • 1995 – 1996 Keith Thurlow
  • 1994 – 1995 Bernard Longhurst
  • 1993 – 1994 John Taylor
  • 1992 – 1993 Keith Pearsall
  • 1991 – 1992 Alan Cheeseman
  • 1990 – 1991 Alan Cheeseman
  • 1989 – 1990 Peter Catlett
  • 1988 – 1989 Fred Clarke
  • 1987 – 1988 Eddie Young
  • 1986 – 1987  Edwin Seabrook-Smith
  • 1985 – 1986 Percy Walker
  • 1984 – 1985 Bernard Longhurst
  • 1983 – 1984 Bill Jackson
  • 1982 – 1983 Tony Gladdy
  • 1981 – 1982 Arthur Corke
  • 1980 – 1981 Derick Robertson
  • 1979 – 1980 Dennis Robbirt
  • 1978 – 1979 Ron Freeman
  • 1977 – 1978 Edwin Seabrook-Smith
  • 1976 – 1977 Jim Colwell
  • 1975 – 1976 Bill Butler
  • 1974 – 1975 Percy Walkear
  • 1973 – 1974 Frank Stanford
  • 1972 – 1973 Albert Fendall
  • 1971 – 1972 Bob Ellis
  • 1970 – 1971 Ted Roalfe
  • 1969 – 1970 Ron Taylor