Lions Club of Beechworth

Victoria, Australia, District 201V6

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    BEECHWORTH CHANGEOVER 2015

    Lions Roar at The RSL Club Beechworth.2017

    Beechworth Lions held their Awards Night at the RSL Club. The night was a roaring success. Good venue, food and service


    Lion John Eldrid was awarded the beechworth Lion of the year.

    Lion Pauline Middleton was awarded the Annual Smartie Award.



    Donations were also made to local groups - SES, Boy Scouts and the Beechworth Community Boxing group.


    The new Office Bearers of the Beechworth Lions Club are: President Brian Cornish; Secretary Iris Mannik and Treasurer Josie Cornish..



    If you would like to find out more about membership of the Beechworth Lions Club or what the Beechworth Lions do, contact Membership Chair Andrew Cudars on 0428 252 004.


    Lions Club of Beechworth
    Welcome to our New Members Allen Pease and Tony Billett and Di Lindsey.





    Community Lunch is cooked by the Lions on the 3rd Sunday of each Month. The meal is enjoyed by an average of 25 Beechworth Citizens.



    Twinning with Friendly Lions of West Virginia and Kathmandu Image is ongoing with 2 memberst visiting Friendly late in 2017. Above picture shows Lion Brian and Josie with Lion Ken and Lin from Friendly Lions Club WV USA

    Golden Horseshoe Festival Celebrations Easter Weekend saw us participate in the Rotary Market and we had a float in the street parade..

    Lions raised money for Childhood Cancer for the World’s Biggest BBQ.


    Lions Helped out at the Salvation Army Monthly Garage Sales and Sausage Sizzle.



































District news

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    District V6 LEO of the Year Final

    Support our LEO's in the District Final

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  • State LEO of the Year Final

    2018 Victorian
    State LEO of the Year
    PDG David Lowing - V District Leo Coordinator cordially invites Lions of 201 V6 to the 2018 State Leo of the Year to attend the State LEO of the Year Final to be held at Narre Warren Senior Citizens Club Rooms, 192 Centre Rd, Narre Warren
    On Sunday 18th March 2018.
    RSVP 11TH March to Lion Noelene Birnie.
    birnies1945@bigpond.com or 03 5625 3205/0408 861 353




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    Australia Day Awards - Tungamah

    Australia Day Celebrations at Tungamah were an outstanding success once again. The Tungamah Lions started the day with a delicious breakfast, before Dennis Gray, our MC for the day opened proceedings. Councillor Peter Lawless, then carried out the presentations to some outstanding recipients. Tony Figgins from Yundool and John O'Dwyer of Tungamah received Appreciation awards for their contributions to their towns, with Neil Lonie receiving the top award for Tungamah/St James. Jazmin Clarke was the Young Citizen of the Year for Tungamah. Neil is a member of the Tungamah Lions Club while Jazmin is a member of the Tungamah Leo Club. Well done to all concerned and a bigh thanks to those who set up the tables and chairs and also DV Sound.

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    LEO Annette Waters Nominated for Award

    Rochester LEO Annette Waters has been nominated for a Victorian Young Achiever Award.

    Annette is a finalist in the First National Real Estate Leadership Award.

    Congratulations Annette, you are a wonderful role model for all young Australians and for all LEO's.


  • Certified Guiding Lion

    CERTIFIED GUIDING LION PROGRAM
    NEW POLICY EFFECTIVE JUNE 29, 2017!
    GUIDING LIONS MUST HAVE SERVED AS A CLUB PRESIDENT AND ARE ENCOURAGED TO BECOME CERTIFIED BY SUCCESSFULLY PASSING THE CERTIFIED GUIDING LION COURSE PRIOR TO APPOINTMENT.
    Designed for New, Existing and Priority Designated Clubs
    The Guiding Lion Program is designed to assist clubs that are newly chartered, established or determined as priority designation. Guiding Lions are assigned for a two-year term by the district governor in consultation with the sponsoring or established club president.
    Guiding Lions are limited to serving no more than two new clubs at any point in time.
    Guiding Lions assist a club to:
    • Be successful in its first two years of operation
    • Orient and train club officers and members
    • Motivate and support club growth and development
    • Locate resources available to assist the club
    Any member is encouraged to undertake this training via the LCI website.
    For more information, please contact Lion Lee Walkington by email
    v6glteam@gmail.com

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    CLUB DEVELOPMENT DAYS

    Club Development Days (formally Incoming Officers Training)

    We have listened to your request for more options for this training / information days. Please attend to ensure that they will continue in the future.

    Attachment: Sign 2018.pdf


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    REBUILDING WORKSHOP

    Due to falling membership numbers, we have organised a "Rebuilding Workshop" and ask that every club have at least one representative attend this workshop. Ideally Membership Chairman, but all members are welcome.


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    Liberty Swing - Deniliquin

    " A need in the community was identified" The combined efforts of Lions, Rotary, Soroptimists Clubs along with the Deniliquin RSL, Edward River Council and many members of the Community set to work to resolve this need.

    The culmination of this effort was the dedication on 17th December 2017 of the "Liberty Swing" in RSL Park. This swing will give members of the community, previous unable to use regular swings, the freedom to enjoy a swing just like anyone else.




  • A Century of Service

    During the celebrations for the 40th Charter Anniversary of Lions Club of Henty, Lion Connie Ross read out a poem she had written and dedicated to Charter Member Des. Take the time to read it, it applies to all clubs.

    Attachment: A Century of Service poem.pdf


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    Service of Remembrance

    On Sunday 29th October, Lions from across District V6 came together on the Boardwalk in Barham to recognise the members of the Lions Family who had passed away since last Convention. A very moving service was conducted by Lion Rob and Sue Daws.
    Thank you to Lion John Boyd for the donation of Orchids for the service, this made it very special.

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