• Short Summary

    AS PART OF ITS YEARLY ACTIVITIES TO HELP THE DISABLED, THE LION'S CLUB OF DAHOMEY DONATED 26 INVALID CARRIAGES TO PEOPLE WHO HAVE LOST THE USE OF THEIR LEGS.

  • Description

    1.
    GV HOTEL DE VILLE
    0.06

    2.
    MS PRESIDENT OF CLUB AND OTHERS ON STEPS
    0.11

    3.
    CU INVALID CHAIRS
    0.16

    4.
    SV BOY CARRIED TO INVALID CYCLE
    0.20

    5.
    LV & SV BOY PROPELLING CHAIR
    0.32

    6.
    STV BOY IN CHAIR PUSHED BY PRESIDENT
    0.41

    7.
    CU BOY PROPELLING CHAIR
    0.49

    8.
    LV LEGLESS WOMAN MOVING TOWARDS CHAIR
    0.57

    9.
    LV WOMAN IN CHAIR
    1.00

    10.
    CU WOMAN PROPELLING CHAIR
    1.07

    11.
    LV INVALIDS IN CHAIRS BEING PROPELLED (3 SHOTS)
    1.24



    Initials LN/VS/JH/OS LN/VS/PW/OS



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    Background: AS PART OF ITS YEARLY ACTIVITIES TO HELP THE DISABLED, THE LION'S CLUB OF DAHOMEY DONATED 26 INVALID CARRIAGES TO PEOPLE WHO HAVE LOST THE USE OF THEIR LEGS.

    THE PRESENTATION CEREMONY TOOK PLACE ON THURSDAY (APRIL 9) IN THE MAIN HALL OF THE TOWN HALL OF COTONOU, AND WAS ATTENDED BY THE PREFECT OF THE ATLANTIC PROVINCE, M. THEOPHILE AMOUSSOU-GUENOU, A GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL, M. PAMPHILE VIDEGLA, AND BY SEVERAL LIONS AND LIONESSES.

    DOCTOR ALEXIS AMOUSSOU, THE PRESIDENT OF THE CLUB, MADE A SPEECH IN WHICH HE REVIEWED THE ACTIVITIES OF THE LION'S CLUB DURING THE SIX YEARS SINCE IT BEGAN. IN ADDITION TO PROVIDING MEDICINE, MILK AND CEREAL TO THE OUIDAH ORPHANAGE, MEMBERS OF THE LION'S CLUB GAGE AID TO VICTIMS OF THE 1963 FLOODS, PROVIDED AN AMBULANCE BOAT FOR THE TRANSPORTATION OF THE SICK AND WOUNDED FROM THE RIVER DISTRICT OF GANVIE, AND SUPPLIED THE CATHOLIC MISSION IN TANGUIETA WITH AN AMBULANCE.

    THE CLUB HAS ALSO HELPED TO SET UP AND MAINTAIN A CAMP FOR BIAFRAN CHILDREN IN LIBREVILLE, GABON.

    DOCTOR AMOUSSOU CONCLUDED HIS SPEECH BY ASKING ALL DAHONDAND TO TAKE PART IN LION'S CLUB WEEK BY BUYING A LOTTERY TICKET AND BY ATTENDING THE GALA BALL HELD ON SATURDAY (APRIL 11). HE ALSO SAID HIS CLUB WOULD CONTINUE TO DISTRIBUTE INVALID VEHICLES TO THE DISABLED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA895FRL6QNUCVIWVIELZU5UUID
    Media URN:
    VLVA895FRL6QNUCVIWVIELZU5UUID
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/04/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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