Lions Club of Numurkah

Numurkah, Victoria, Australia. District 201v6

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Club news

  • Christmas Carols 2015

    Christmas Carols will be held on Friday 18th December at Newman Square


  • Youth Public Speaking 2016

    The Youth Public Speaking will be held on Monday 22nd February 2016 at a venue to be decided.


  • January B.B.Q 2016

    Combined BBQ run by Rotary this time will be held at the same venue as last year on Monday 11th of January 2016. Venue is Apex Park, Numurkah


  • Numurkah Lions Xmas Party Sunday

    Has been arranged at MONICHINO Wines, 70 Berrys Road, Katunga on Sunday 29th November 2015 from 11.30 am to 3pm. More details to follow.





  • Numurkah Lions Broken Creek Market December 19th, 2015

    Market Saturday
    Friday 4.30pm mark out sites


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    LIONS AT WORK

    Numurkah market




District news

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    Where there's a need .....

    Numurkah Lions Club Unique Induction

    Arrangements had been made for the Lions District Governor, Omen Ndlovu to visit the Numurkah Lions Club to induct five new members into the Club on Monday, 23rd March 2020.
    Due to the cancellation of Club meetings a unique induction ceremony was held outdoors at the Lions Park by the Broken Creek on Monday evening. All who attended kept their social distance.
    President Keith Nicoll said that this event created history for his Club and all Lions Clubs within Australia and overseas.
    Inductees were:-
    Lea Tyndall, Sue McCracken, David Morris Chris. Boyden and Harry Fischer.
    regards

    Mark Nordbye


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    Tungamah Lions Notice

    Due to concerns about the CODVID-19 Virus our High Tea and Carp Muster have been postponed to a later date.

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  • Funeral of Lion Noel "Kojak" Connelly

    Lions Club of Kerang advise that the funeral for Lion Noel "Kojak" Connelly will be held at Adams Funeral Chapel, 39 Fitzroy Street Kerang

    Friday 28th February 2020

    2.30pm

    All Lions are asked to form a guard of honour at the Kerang Lawn Cemetery following the service.


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    Cohuna LEOS Visit Walwa

    On Sunday 9th February members of the Cohuna LEO Club travelled by mini bus up to the Bushfire effected area of our District. Their aim, to visit the small school of Walwa and check in on the students there.

    They had tea with the school Principal Steve, parents and students cooked by the local Lions Club on Sunday night.

    The group camped a the local Riverside Caravan Park in a tent, this was a bit of a challenge as the rain had started early in the day and did not ease off until well into Monday.

    On Monday morning they joined with the school for breakfast, again supplied by the Lions Club. They took new school backpack, filled with lots of items needed to start the new school year, pens, books, coloured pencils, rulers, texter pens, lunch box and drinker and lots more to donate to the students. They also took along gift boxes of personal items, such as shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste and brush, combe and hair brush. Along with new books and garden equipment.

    As a joint project on Monday they made up new garden beds and planted lots of succulents as a new beginning.

    They also had the opportunity to visit the Blaze Aid camp in Jingellic where Eugene the camp coordinator explained how Blaze Aid worked and who the volunteers carry out their work.

    They also travelled onto the Primary School at Khancoban to visit the students there who had been impacted by the bushfires as well. Again they left lots of gifts and books for the school.

    Special thanks to the Walwa Jingellic Lions Club, especially Shirley Cheshire, who looked after them so well.


  • BUSHFIRE DONATIONS

    To all Lions, Leos and Lioness – MD201
    As we are all aware, the current bushfire crisis has impacted so many areas around of our country. The support of Clubs, individuals and organisations has been incredible which has enabled Lions to be at the forefront in supporting those impacted.
    In Australia, we are lucky to have the support of our two Lions Foundations – the Australian Lions Foundation and our Lions Clubs International Foundation who have already provided significant funding support to help the victims.
    Both the Australian Lions Foundation and Lions Clubs International Foundation are working together to ensure that support is provided quickly and direct to all areas. ALF and LCIF have already provided significant funding to our Districts and will continue that with increasing support.
    We ask that all Clubs continue to support our Foundations instead of general community funds as we know and control where all the support goes. Clubs and the public know the integrity of how Lions deal with donations as all funds collected go where they are intended.
    Both Foundations are asking for your continued support which will enable Lions in the affected areas to help those who have lost their homes and livelihoods. You can make a difference!
    Please give your consideration and support to both our own Foundations.
    Donations can be received as follows:
    AUSTRALIAN LIONS FOUNDATION LTD
    Direct Deposit to:
    ALF National Appeal Account Bank – Westpac BSB 036-048 Account No: 44 0704 (Reference Club LCI Number)
    Mail cheques to:
    ALF Treasurer PO Box 278 MELVILLE WA 6956
    You can also use the “GiveNow” link on: www.alf.org.au
    LIONS CLUBS INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION
    Forward Donations to your Cabinet Treasurer in the usual way.
    For public donations seeking tax deductibility through the Lions Australia Fund for LCIF please contact LCIF MD Co-ordinator Nigel Jeny nigeljeny@hotmail.com or the Lions National Office on 02 4940 8033.
    A.J (Tony ) Benbow OAM Chairman Australian Lions Foundation Ltd
    Barry Palmer AO Past International President Trustee Lions Clubs International Foundation

    Attachment: ALF - Amended LCIF Donation Note (1).pdf


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    LCIF Replacing water tanks.

    Lions Clubs International Foundation has provided funds to replace water tanks lost in the NSW Bush Fires.

    Attachment: Tank letter to clubs 28nov19.docx




National news

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    Oz-Clubhouse Clean up needs YOU!

    Thanks for using Oz-Clubhouse but our server is groaning under the weight.



    We'd like your support in deleting old files, including documents,images and videos. Please have a look around your site for very old materials that can now be deleted!



    Executive Officer

    Rob Oerlemans


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    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/


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    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

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    More details: https://www.facebook.com/lionsaustralia/


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    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: https://lionsclubs.org.au/more-than-sausages/


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    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 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.

    Attachment: Oz-Clubhouse-Instructions-Revised-29th-December-2015.pdf

    More details: https://lionsclubs.org.au/members/oz-clubhouse/