Visit of District Governor Malcolm Qualtrough on Tuesday 28th November at 7pm.
The visit of District Governor Malcolm Qualtrough on Tuesday 28th November at 7pm is a significant event. All members are encouraged to attend this important Club Dinner. It is a collar and tie event.
Club Dinner at the Kangaroo Hotel in Maldon 29th October.
A well attended lunch at the Kangaroo Hotel in Maldon was enjoyed by members and friends instead of the normal Dinner meeting.
Storage Room Conversion
The storage room has been cleared in preparation for the building of an office in half of the space. Half of the space closest to the outside door will remain as storage. The office will be built courtesy of Tehree and Hamish Gordon.
District V1-4 Convention at Sebastopol, 21st-22nd October
The 2017 District Convention at Sebasopol in October was attended by our President Ron Gartside and Ron Delmenico, 3rd vice President and Membership Chairman.
The newly elected District Governor for Lions year 2018-2019 is Murray Baud from the Inglewood Lions Club.
Two of our former members were remembered at the Remembrance ceremony, Lion Cliff Sheehan and Lion Harry South.
The Convention next year is at Carisbrook.
Lions Peace Poster Results
Above. Castlemaine North Primary - The winner and the three runners up displaying their posters (from left to right) Ordell Stephens (Winner), Astrid Logan-Brenchley, Miffy Fisher and Mischa Griffiths. Art teacher was Michelle Day assisted by Class teachers Peter Scott and Sam Chapman.
Winters Flat Primary School winner was Charlie Corcoran, runners up were Maeve Saunders, Asha Dorenimalen and Kiera Farr.
Coordinated by Ray Stevenson, Art teacher was Juliet Jefferys
Castlemaine North Primary School winner was Ordell Stevens, runners up were Astrid Logan-Brenchley, Mischa Griffiths and Miffy Fisher. Art teacher was Michelle Day.
In both cases Awards were made in School Assembly with a Book Voucher and Notebook for both Winners and a Winners Certificate. Art equipment was presented to the runners up.
Both Schools received a certificate for participation. At Winters Flat about 80 students in Grade 5 & 6 took part; at Castlemaiine North Primary about 70..
Catering Events October/December 2017
1. 15th October, Castlemaine Old Boys Association BBQ in Botanic Gardens. 10 Lions in attendance preparing food and servingabout 50 'Old Boys'
2. 3rd and 4th November, Castlemaine Show: on Friday, 14 Lions assisted by 8 netballers and 2 extras served food from the catering van and the BBQ tents; on Sat. 12 Lions served breakfast and lunch.
3. 5th November, Catering(sausage sizzle) for private auction opposite the Fire Station. thaks to 4 Lions: Sarah Brandhoff, Ron Delmenico,, Margaret Gartside and Ron Gartside.
4. 8th & 9th December, Kennel Club Catering for Dinner on the Friday and Breakfast & Lunch on the Saturday.
Directorship Opportunities - Lions Advisory Board
The proposed Lions Advisory Board, if adopted at the Townsville Convention is looking for skilled Lions prepared to nominate for the initial Board.
The time to act is now!
More details: https://lionsaustralia.com/2018/02/05/new-directorship-opportunities-in-lions/
New Multiple District Leadership Opportunities
Read about new positions: Disaster Relief, Deputy Legal Officer and Diabetes Chairperson
More details: https://lionsaustralia.com/2018/02/01/new-leadership-opportunities/
Beware e-mail scams targetting Lions
Lions should be aware of common e-mail and social media scams targeting club members. Sadly, some of our members have been targeted with these scams.
For more information follow this link.
More details: http://lionsaustralia.com/2018/01/29/lions-beware-e-mail-and-social-media-scams/
Lions Hearing Dogs on WinTV!
Head on over to the Lions Australia Facebook page to check out this nice story on WinTV Canberra about our Hearing Dogs
More details: https://www.facebook.com/lionsaustralia/
Vale PID Dr Bob Coulthard AM
It is with sadness that I advise that Dr Bob Coulthard AM passed away this morning, peacefully in his home.
More details: http://lionsaustralia.com/2017/09/26/vale-lion-dr-bob-coulthard-am
Our new TV advertisment launched #morethansausages
It's here! We are very proud to announce the new Lions Australia television campaign - #MoreThanSausages.
It showcases the breadth of work Lions do in our communities, helping real people through disaster relief and recovery, medical research, youth programs and more. Lions Serve - more than sausages!
Follow the link to see our video and find out more!
More details: http://lionsclubs.org.au/more-than-sausages/
Oz-Clubhouse template refresh
In response to the overwhelming positive comments from our webmaster, our template is being refreshed.
All your content will remain the same but you will notice a sharp, new banner reflecting both the Lions Australia brand and our International Centennial logo.
The only other change you will notice is that the 'contact' and 'privacy information' link is at the bottom of the page - which is the normal location for this information.
Lions 100 - A glimpse into our history
In 1969, we watch the first successful moon landing.
In that same year, Australian Lion Roy Worfold completed a 20 minute documentary, commissioned by Lions Clubs International explaining Lions Clubs to the uninitiated.
Thanks to Lion Roy's family, we can share this with you.
More details: https://lionsaustralia.com/2016/08/17/a-glimpse-into-our-history/
Discussing Organ Donation with your loved ones is important.
Lions Australia adopted a policy in Echuca to promote discussing your choice as part of club meetings.
More details: https://lionsaustralia.com/2016/08/01/its-donatelife-week/
Attention All Lions OZ Clubhouse Webmasters
The "Text Instructions" for webmasters of Lions OZ Clubhouse websites have been updated as at 29th December and can be found by clicking on the attachment below or by clicking on the website link.
Your MD201, OZ Clubhouse Webmaster, Lion Ron, recommends that all club webmasters review the revised instructions.
If you have any queries, Ron can be contacted by email which you will find in the website link below.
More details: http://lionsclubs.org.au/members/oz-clubhouse/
Lions Youth of the Year Finalists share their views
Lions 2014 Youth of the Year finalists share their impressions of our flagship program.
Hear these short videos and don't forget to subscribe to our own Youtube channel
More details: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRMjk8J-AUGzcSrorlaVshAd8tA1MVdlL
It's so easy to find out about becoming a Lion. Just ask your local club or follow this link to find out more!
More details: http://lionsclubs.org.au/join-lions/