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    Catering Events April/May 2018

    Sunday 29th April- Feature Horse Show at Camp Reserve -12.30 Lunch

    Sunday 27th May - Zone meeting of 50 representatives at Castlemaine Fire Station


  • 2018 Swap Meet

    The weather was kinder to us this year. In brilliant sunshine both in the two weeks of preparation of Camp Reserve and on the weekend of the town's major event, little if any rain fell. On the day of the meet a good crowds provided much trade for the 600 plus site holders. Much food and drink was consumed.

    The Lions Club, as ever, was greatly assisted by many groups in the local community in the venture.

    Photos are to follow.

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    Lions Youth of the Year Competition.

    Photo above: 2018 contestants in Club Final, from left to right, were Joe Flexmore (Girton)), Des Cook and Nioka Mellick-Cooper, both CSC), Fabian Derek-Rae(Girton) and Will Henrichsen(CSC). In the background some of the audience in attendance.

    The aim of the Lions Youth of the Year is to encourage personality development, confidence, self expression, citizenship and leadership in young people. The annual Club Final of the Youth of the Year Competition in February was held in two sessions in the Lions' Club Rooms. Part one was the private interviews of the five students, three from Castlemaine Secondary College (CSC).
    Part two took place on the following Tuesday. The students presented a prepared speech on their chosen topic followed by two shorter impromptu speeches on two different topics selected by the judges.

    The overall winner was Nioka Mellick-Cooper who competed against five other Cub winners in the Zone Final a week later, The standard was high with the overall winner being Catherine McAuley of the Catholic College in Bendigo.

  • Storage Room Conversion

    The storage room has been converted into The Club Office courtesy of Hamish and Tehree Gordon, Hugh Austin and Ken McKimmie. Tehree and Hamish also donated office furniture. Many thanks to the skilled workers. Its first official use was as a withdrawal room for the five students in the Club Final in the Lions Youth of the Year Competition.

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