Nogent-le-Rotrou Lions Club funded a generator for school children in Ukraine

News Lions club Nogent-le-Rotrou is rich on the Perche-Thymerais side. To the Heart Babies national collection, which will take place this Saturday, January 28, 2023. (read in box) The supermarkets of Nogent-le-Rotrou and La Loupe are also participating in an international operation for the benefit of Ukraine this week.

The Perche-Thymerais Lions Club is relaunching its activities to fund charity events.

Perche Eurelian Service Club, under the auspices of Lions Club International, committed to finance the purchase of a generator for the people of Ukraine. Christophe Pigard, president of the Lions club Perche-Thymerais, explains: “The initiative was put forward by Lions clubs in Northern Europe, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, as well as Germany and Poland. This is material purchased and shipped in bulk. They are intended to provide electricity to kindergartens and schools in Ukraine.”

800 generators are shipped

About eight hundred generators are due to arrive at their destination in Ukraine next month, marking the first anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on February 24. “These are generators that can power two or three classrooms at the same time,” explains Denis Plet, head of protocol at the Percheron service club. Especially for heat, because we know that winters are especially cold there.”

Forty bouquets of tulips for hospital attendants

However, by funding one of these generators, the Perche-Thymerais Lions Club is not the first to support the people of Ukraine. Pierre Freixinos, former president of the Percheron service club, says: “Our movement has been made possible through cash donations since the beginning of the conflict.” “They were sent to the Ukrainian Lions clubs, who were able to assess the needs on the spot. For example, they explained to us that it is not necessary to send clothes, because there are already many clothes,” he explains.

Babies of the Heart. Volunteers from the Nogent-le-Rotrou Perche-Thymerais Lions Club will be at the Intermarché de Nogent-le-Rotrou gallery all day this Saturday, January 28, 2023, to collect food and hygiene products for babies and young children. In front of E. Leclerc Center in Arcisses as well as Intermarché and Aldi stores in La Loupe.


Sunday February 19, 2023. The Perche-Thymerais Lions Club of Nogent-le-Rotrou holds its annual raffle at the Condé Confluence room in Sablons-sur-Huisne. This event allows financing equitherapy sessions for the children of Antoine-Fauvet Dame (Medical-educational support system) from Nogent-le-Rotrou. Doors open at 12pm and games start at 2pm.

heart tulips

In the spring. Around the last weekend of March and the first weekend of April, the volunteers of the Lions club Perche-Thymerais organize a solidarity sale of tulips at the Nogent market and supermarket outlets to finance equipment for a family with a disabled child. young man Last fall, 30,000 bulbs were planted, and the weather will decide when the tulips will be harvested. This 28th Heart Tulips campaign should be part of the red line of the action carried out by the Nogent Lions Club last year: the financing of a guide dog for the blind. “It’s worth €25,000, which we will fund over three years.”

Perch Rally

Saturday, May 13, 2023. Bringing together vintage, prestigious and exceptional cars, the Perche rally of the Perche-Thymerais Lions club, like last year, allows Lady Antoine-Fauvet and their youngsters to offer a few spins. families. “It’s a move that was really popular last year, especially with kids who can ride these cars. The participants also appreciated the various site visits offered to them,” say Pierre Freixinos and Jean-Francois Nomblot.

Stéphane Marchand

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