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Installation DinnerWe had our Installation Lunch on Sunday 16th July at Korte's Resort Parkhurst.
It was good to have most of our members attend along with 2 guests who may be our newest members in the future. It was enjoyed by all and we had a great afternoon socialising. Woody received his 20 year badge presented by the District Governor. Wayne, Vicki and Keary also logged 10 years service of being Lions.
Rocky SwapWe will be attending the Rocky Swap again this year on Saturday the 5th of August at the Rockhampton Show Grounds. We will be cooking up a storm again with our special Steak Burgers along with the traditional sausage sizzle and some hot chips. Cold drinks will also be available.
Emergency Services DayOur club will be operating a food stall to assist and support the Emergency Services Day at the Heritage Village on Sunday 30th July. Come and say Hi and purchase some of the hot food we will have on sale on the day.
Trivia NightOur Trivia night was a great success. We had several teams competing for prizes and a multi draw raffle to keep everyone happy. Thank you to everyone who attended on the night. Keep watching our page and Facebook as we will be planning another Trivia night later in the year.
Book Fair 1st Sunday each monthOn the first Sunday of each month our club holds a Book Fair at our clubhouse on the corner of Hinchliff and Munro Streets Kawana. Bring along your old books to donate while you choose from some novels that others have been reading and enjoying.
Coolum Convention Details UpdatedRegistration Form and program details for the Q4 Coolum Convention in October are now available. Check out the details of the event and the Golf Day being held in conjunction with the Convention.
Lions Children of Courage ProgrammeQ4 has taken on a new project - the Lions Children of Courage Awards recognise children between the age of 5 and 15 who have successfully overcome barriers in their life. These awards can be made throughout the year; for more information check out the attached brochure, or contact I.P.D.G. Jan Barsby.
Attachment: Lions Children of Courage Awards Brochure.pdf
Diabetes Queensland is keen to make contact with your clubDiabetes Queensland is keen to make contact with your club and to learn how we can help with this challenging new endeavor. For your convenience, we have created a single email point of contact: firstname.lastname@example.org . To meet your needs and help co-ordinate the flow of information, we ask that you appoint a liaison officer, with whom we can exchange ideas and coordinate planning and activity.
Attachment: Diabetes Quensland letter.pdf
Benefits of VolunteeringVolunteering can be very meaningful and enjoyable, and in turn be good for your mental health and wellbeing.
give you a sense of achievement and purpose
help you feel part of a community
help you feel better about yourself by improving your self-esteem and confidence
help you share your skills, learn new skills and create a better work-life balance
help combat stress, loneliness and social isolation, and depression
help you meet new people, which can help you feel more connected and valued.
More details: http://www.mindhealthconnect.org.au/benefits-of-volunteering
The Australian Motorhoming Lions Club (AMLC) are offering to provide assistance to clubs.Australian Motorhoming Lions Club (AMLC) are keen to provide assistance to local Lions Clubs.
Any Lions Club is welcome to lodge a request for assistance with
fundraising activities which might otherwise be onerous or infeasible without the input of AMLC volunteers.
The email address for lodging requests is email@example.com and in return a Volunteer Request form will made available for completion and submission to AMLC.
More details: http://amlc.org.au/
Lions Drought ReliefHow you can help Lions to help farming communities.
Find out about the Australian Lions Foundation appeal and the Need for feed program
More details: https://lionsclubs.org.au/lions-clubs-mobilised-on-drought-relief/
Australian Lions Foundation Disaster appealRead how you can help the Australian Lions Foundations assist with the flood disaster in Queensland, Cyclone in the Northern Territory and fires in NSW and Victoria
More details: https://lionsclubs.org.au/australian-lions-foundation-disaster-appeal/
Beware e-mail scams targetting LionsLions 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 AMIt 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 #morethansausagesIt'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: https://lionsclubs.org.au/more-than-sausages/
Oz-Clubhouse template refreshIn 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 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: https://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/
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 Graham, recommends that all club webmasters review the revised instructions.
If you have any queries, Graham can be contacted by email which you will find in the website link below.
More details: https://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: https://lionsclubs.org.au/join-lions/