Young leaders strike gold

12:32 24 January 2014

Seaton Young Leaders with their Gold Certificates and local Lions Club member (left to right): Carol Manley, director Seaton’s Voice, Laura Fisher, Tom Duffall, Victoria Synek Herd, Holly Stock, Rosie Manley, Kai Fisher, Jenny Weber, George Mabon (Lions’ president), Janine Barradale and (seated front) Lions’ South West District Governor  Marianne Warren. Photo by Ian Barradale

Seaton Young Leaders with their Gold Certificates and local Lions Club member (left to right): Carol Manley, director Seaton’s Voice, Laura Fisher, Tom Duffall, Victoria Synek Herd, Holly Stock, Rosie Manley, Kai Fisher, Jenny Weber, George Mabon (Lions’ president), Janine Barradale and (seated front) Lions’ South West District Governor Marianne Warren. Photo by Ian Barradale

Archant

Awards for Seaton youngsters who have completed 100 hours of service to the community

Seven members of the Seaton Young Leaders in Service initiative have collected Gold Awards.

Sponsored by Seaton and District Lions Club and Seaton’s Voice, the scheme encourages young people to put something back into their local communities.

The Young Leaders in Service initiative is a worldwide signature project by Lions Club International.

Each young person has to complete 100 hours of service to their local community

Certificates were presented at The Gateway, in Seaton Town Hall, by Lions’ South West district governor Marianne Warren in front of an audience of over 60.

Seaton Lion Janine Barradale and Seaton’s Voice director Carol Manley introduced each of the Young Leaders in turn, explaining to the audience what they had achieved in their year of service and how they had all exceeded the 100 hours needed to qualify for the Gold Award.

A special ‘peer group’ award was given to the youngest member of the group, Jenny Weber, in recognition of the outstanding service she had rendered during the year.

The Young Leaders then gave flowers to thank their two sponsors, Carol Manley and Janine Barradale, who had guided them through the year.

Seaton Mayor, Gaynor Sedgwick, said the town had every reason to be proud of the Young Leaders and what they had achieved.

0 comments

Other News Stories

Honiton Triathlon is hoping to attract 100 people this year.

The event has set its sights on drawing in more than 100 competitors when it’s held on Sunday, July 26.

Read more
09:40
Charmouth Primary School pupils celebrate their  Ofsted ranking

Village primary praised by Ofsted inspectors for the quality of its teaching and pupils’ achievements

Read more
Yesterday, 17:30

The cause of the fire was accidental which resulted in the moderate fire damage to the living room area.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:28
Cheers – pictured (l to r) are Dalwood shop chairman and secretary Kathy Laing and Shelagh Beak and vineyard co-op members Jo Hoskins, Les White, John Gostling and Dave Dower. Picture CHRIS CARSON

Village co-operative’s first sparkling wine wins top industry accolade

Read more
Yesterday, 11:30
Mr and Mrs Edward Underdown present a cheque for £900 to Anne Long on behalf of Action Duchenne.

Tractor Trundle organisers have thanked all those who took part or contributed.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:36
PCSO Sam Slater

High visibility patrols planned for the town’s Underfleet car park

Read more
Wed, 18:30
Fashion show

Exmouth Players is hosting a fashion show in early June as a fundraiser to help refurbish the green room and kitchen at the Blackmore Theatre in Exmouth’s Bicton Street.

Read more
Wed, 17:30
Matt Fulls and Neal Fulls from Honiton Moshulu headquarters will be cycling for charity from John O'Groats to Land's End. Ref mhh 6516-21-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

In all, the team will be covering 2,000 miles.

Read more
Wed, 11:30
The staff at Bartlett's Farm shop near Gittisham show their support for Clic Sargent. Ref mhh 6945-21-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Various fundraisers helped raise more than £350 for CLIC Sargent.

Read more
Tue, 17:30

Police are now aiming to clamp down on boy racers.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 13°C

min temp: 8°C

Most Read News

Great British Life


Great British Life
Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Midweek Herald e-edition today E-edition



Honiton's trusted business finder