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Lions Christmas Cakes and PuddingsTo order your cakes or puddings, contact us via
More details: http://rockhamptonmtarcher.qld.lions.org.au/contact
Christmas Stocking Raffle TicketsTo purchase tickets, or for more info, contact us via
More details: http://rockhamptonmtarcher.qld.lions.org.au/contact
Volunteer Grants. Applications close at 2:00pm AEDT on 20 December 2016.Volunteer Grants 2016
The Australian Government is inviting organisations to apply for Volunteer Grants 2016.
Funding is expected to be offered to around 2,600 organisations as a result of this process, with grants to be paid by 30 June 2017.
Volunteer Grants enable small community/not-for-profit organisations to apply for grants of up to $5,000 to purchase small equipment items to assist their volunteers, assist with the reimbursement of fuel costs incurred by volunteers (and transport costs for volunteers with disability who are unable to drive), and contribute towards the cost of training courses and background screening checks for volunteers.
Applications close at 2:00pm AEDT on 20 December 2016.
For further information about eligibility and how to apply, refer to the Funding Open for Application page.
More details: https://www.dss.gov.au/grants/grants/funding-open-for-application/volunteer-grants-2016
Regional Lions Learning Institute Melb 24th to 26th JanDevelop and share Leadership skills. Boost your confidence as a Lions Leader. Primarily for members who have not yet been club president. If spare places are available past presidents who wish to progress in Lions can sometimes be accommodated. Cost $100 includes accommodation and all meals. Travel cost to be covered by applicant. Clubs may like to be assist with travel costs. Applications close 30th December 2016
More details: http://201q4.lions.org.au/training
Seeking Youth Exchange Hosts 17th Dec to 14th JanSeeking families from anywhere in Australia to host young exchanges traveling to Australia this summer from Malaysia
Down load this file for details
Attachment: 2016 October - Youth Exchange - Seeking Host Families_tr.docx
Christmas cake delivery - Important Imformation.Delivery of your Christmas cake order
Top Taste has a new transport provider for 2016 of General Carrying focusing on improving delivery to lions clubs
• Lions clubs please count stock upon delivery and sign delivery docket as proof of delivery • Reject receiving any damaged stock and document this on the delivery docket • Document any short delivered stock compared to the order • Report any transport damage, short deliveries or over delivery to Top Taste Lions Customer Service Team within 14 days of receiving the order.
National Office Level 2, Building A 7-11 Talavera Road North Ryde NSW 2113
P +61 2 9815 7300 F +61 2 9815 7333 www.tiptop.com.au
A division of George Weston Foods ABN 45 008 429 632
Transport – Damage stock •
Take a photo of the damaged carton • Reject receiving the damaged carton • Document rejected carton on the delivery docket • Contact Top Taste Customer Service Team and report
So what do you do –
(a) under no circumstances take delivery of the damaged stock (b) make sure that the driver or a Club representative comments on the delivery paperwork (c) make a note on your copy of the delivery docket (d) take photos to send in with the claim (a picture paints a thousand words) (e) let someone know immediately (Top Taste Customer Service 1800 033 366 or Carl firstname.lastname@example.org or 0409 712 560)
Please remember when ordering your Christmas cakes and puddings in order to receive the discount you need to ensure not only are they ordered and paid for by the 31 October 2016 but they are also delivered by or before the 31st October 2016.
Discount will not be given if the delivery happens after the 31st October 2016.
If you have any questions please contact
District Cake Chairperson
Dawn Hebblewhite email@example.com 0427753177
District Governor's Newsletter October 2016Down Load District Governor's October 2016 Newsletter
More details: http://201q4.lions.org.au/files/201q4/DG%20Jans%20October%202016%20Newsletter.docx
District Governors Sept 2016 NewsletterDown load District Governor Jan Barsby's Sept 2016 Newsletter
More details: http://201q4.lions.org.au/files/201q4/DG%20Jans%20News%20Sept%20.doc
Winners List - Lions Australia giving away more than $100,000 in grantsTo celebrate the Lions Clubs International centennial, Lions Clubs throughout Australia are giving away more than $100,000 to over 100 local community projects. Each winner will receive a $1,000 grant to help fund their community project.
“If you can think of a community need, chances are there’s a Lions Club doing something about it,” says Rob Oerlemans, Lions’ executive officer. “This program will reach out to our communities and create new partnerships.”
Worth perusing this list of winners to see if you can find some new ideas for your club.
Attachment: 100 project Ideas for your club.docx
***Oz-Clubhouse Webmaster Survey***Oz-Clubhouse Webmasters only please complete this survey.
If you are an Oz-Clubhouse webmaster with a valid e-mail address in MyLCI you would have received a link to the survey.
If not, follow the link below to complete this anonymouse survey.
Survey closes 11 November 2016
More details: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Oz-Clubhouse
Lions 100 - A glimpse into our historyIn 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: http://lionsaustralia.com/2016/08/17/a-glimpse-into-our-history/
DonateLife WeekDiscussing 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/
Lion Barry Palmer awarded AO in Queens Birthday HonoursLion Barry Palmer, the first Australian to serve as the International President of Lions Clubs Internation was today awarded Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in Queens Birthday Honours
More details: https://www.facebook.com/lionsaustralia/posts/1337179106296455
Attention All Lions OZ Clubhouse WebmastersThe "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 viewsLions 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
Join usIt'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/