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Maclean Lions Club - Changeover 2016Our Club changeover was held recently with special guests Installation Officer VDG Lion John Davis and PDG Phil Bower who is Chairman of the Save Sight and Public Health Care Foundation. Lions from Grafton, Yamba and Valla joined us for the evening.
Treasurer Colin Woods said the Club made substantial donations over the year to Hospital Auxiliary $1000, Salvation Army $300, Maclean Primary School $500, Maclean Pipe Band $500, West Pac Helicopter $9250, Lions Hearing Dogs $300, Bush Fires $250, Save Sight Award $1000, Centennial Fund $1000, Maclean Music Academy $500, Gulmarrad Rural Fire Service $500.
Vice District Governor Lion John Davis installed the incoming Lions Board. New President Lion Laurie Fitzpatrick thanked VDG John for installing the Board.
PDG Deyann McDonnell presented PDG Phil from the Save Sight Foundation a cheque for $9340.00. This money was raised from a car raffle and various other activities that PDG Deyann organised.
During the night Mr Nick Clark was presented with a Keith W Small Award for outstanding community service to Maclean and District. Soon after he received his presentation Nick and Mark (Gulmarrad RFS) had to leave to attend an emergency.
District Convention 2021 - Maclean ***POSTPONED***26 August 2021
The decision has been made to postpone the Lions District 201N1 Convention in Maclean scheduled for 15-17 October 2021. Arrangements for the conduct of the "Business Session" will be advised shortly.
Visit the District's Convention page for further information or CLICK HERE.
More details: https://201n1.lions.org.au/convention#Conv2021
Australian Lions Childhood Cancer Research Foundation (ALCCRF)14 July 2021
Australian Lions Childhood Cancer Research Foundation (ALCCRF) seeks the support of Lions Clubs in our District for their “Coinline” fundraising project.
See the District's ALCCRF webpage for more information.
District Newsletter - May-June 2021 - NOW AVAILABLE10 July 2021
The District Newsletter for May-June 2021 is now available for download. To download click here.
Visit the Newsletter page for past editions.
Welcome to the NEW Lions Year1 July 2021
Welcome to the 2021-2022 Lions Year.
Congratulations to Kevin Thornton on his year as District Governor. Kevin has met the challenges of the past year with Covid-19 restricting many activities, having a "virtual" convention as well as the Special District Convention in February 2021. Then much of the District was affected by floods. Kevin has lived up to his theme of "NEVER GIVE UP – ENCOURAGE OTHERS – DO YOUR BEST / Service - Friendship - Community".
We welcome Robin Parker as the District Governor for the 2021-2022 year and wish her a successful year. Robin's theme is "Vibrant Splashes - Vigorous Growth".
The District website has been updated for the 2021-2022 Lions Year. Please visit regularly for updates throughout the year.
District Newsletter - March-April 2021 - NOW AVAILABLE14 May 2021
The District Newsletter for March-April 2021 is now available. To download click here.
Visit the Newsletter page for past editions.
Incoming Club Officer Updates27 April 2021
The District has prepared a series of videos to update incoming Club Officers for the 2021-2022 Lions Year.
Videos for Club President, Club Secretary, Club Treasurer & Club Membership Chairs may be viewed on the District's Youtube Channel - click here.
There is also a video on the training & other resources available on the District website.
Please subscribe to District 201N1 Youtube Channel to receive notification of new videos as they are posted.
Presentations from the Lions District 201N1 Special Convention - February 202114 February 2021
Presentations from the District's Special Convention are now available on the District's website - Click here.
If you missed the convention and would like to review some of the presentations check them out NOW.
More details: https://201n1.lions.org.au/convention#Conv2020Presentations
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/
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/
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/