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Presentation of tracksuits to Barnstaple Majorettes  2009

Barnstaple Lions Club is part of Lions Clubs International, the world’s largest service organisation, dedicated to helping others in the community, with a membership in excess of 1.41 million in over 45,000 clubs and 206 countries and geographic areas.

The first club was formed in the USA in 1917 by Melvin Jones, and the first club in England formed in 1950.  There are now over 900 clubs in the UK and Ireland with 59 in the South West of England.  In North Devon there are clubs in:

Barnstaple,  Bideford,  Holsworthy,  Ilfracombe, Lynton and South Molton.

For more information on the international aspects of Lions International please visit the web-site www.lionsclubs.org.