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1 201W1 DISTRICT NEWSLETTER www.201w1.lions.org.au www.facebook.com/LionsInWesternAustralia firstname.lastname@example.org HUMANITARIAN SERVICE, DISASTER RELIEF, MEDICAL RESEARCH, SIGHT & THE ENCOURAGEMENT OF YOUTH WE SERVE AUGUST 2018 POWER OF ACTION ROUNDUP Our fun will always begin when we talk about steps on how to make the world a beer place: Join a Lions Club Stay in Lions Club Get others to join Lions Club. The icing in that are all our random acts of kindness from making people smile to raising funds to make a dierence. It is only August and my return to our District from the Internaonal Lions Convenon in Las Vegas is sll very fresh: when I noced in my peripheral eyesight some people hiding behind the columns while I was waing for my luggage in front of the allocated carousel at Perth Terminal 1. I wish to thank everyone who surprised me at the airport and how can one not be grateful for the “surprise Sunday breakfast”? It was almost a mystery why I got emails asking if my return inerary was conrmed and unchanged so many mes. Then I was only allowed to say 2 words at the breakfast which was great. What that means is that I can share with you all some highlights in Las Vegas, not just with the members that were present at that “surprise” (someone forgot to delete my name on the email list ). Needless to say, the pretense ended when I asked which Sunday was the breakfast. Because we do not have a winner of our compeon in the July newsleer. In this issue, please email me the Lion who was the culprit (let slip about the Sunday surprise breakfast) and you can win that dinner for 2 at Bistro BellaVista valued at $55. Back to Las Vegas: At the District Governor Elect school, Nadia Comaneci, the Romanian rst perfect 10 gymnast in history - 1976, was one of our movaonal speakers. Her topic was around the acronym FOCUS: F is nding passion O is Overcoming Obstacles C is Courage U is Ulise S is Share Then there was the Internaonal Parade of Naons, the Convenon and the installaon of Gudrun Yngvador(IP), the rst Internaonal President from Iceland. IP Gudrun’s theme for the year is “Beyond the Horizon”, pushing out into uncharted territory, as we enter a new Century of Service. Her IP pin has a a very simple yet impacul message “We Serve”. With this theme I am requesng all our District clubs to take on one new service acvity this year - something that you have not done in the past. This will accept and connect your club in discussion, planning and acon in your communies in need. Key Lions service areas to consider are: Diabetes Awareness, Environment, Hunger, Vision and Childhood Cancer. I also strongly suggest to donate at least 10% of your funds raised to LCIF and nd recipient/s from your deserving members of the Melvin Jones fellow at the same me with your LCIF credit donaons. The month of July and the rst part of August was packed with Global Acon Team (GAT) meengs. We already had 2 GAT District meengs on the 17th of July and the 30th of July. As I write this roundup message, our membership is sll very stagnant at year to date stats of 738. The MyLCI reporng: 60% of our total clubs are not reporng their service hours. I implore all the Club Secretaries to ask for assistance so that we can assist you in this. It is also our District Goal to increase our service reporng. Official Publication of Lions District 201W1 ASS EDITOR RICHARD TUNMER PO Box 2524 MALAGA WA 6944 (M) 0415 089 938(H) (08) 9209 1358 email : email@example.com. DISTRICT NEWSLETTER Published First Week of Every Month COPY DEADLINE 25th of the preceding month A Colour Copy of this Newsletter can be requested through your Club Secretary. Alternatively a copy can be accessed Electronically through our website. http://201w1.lions.org.au/dg%20newsletters
2 OUT AND ABOUT WITH DG LUEN CHICOTE DG Luen receiving a well deserved Melvin Jones Fellow plaque and pin from the City of Perth(Host) Lions Club. Presented by Club President Aldo Berogna at their Clubs Changeover LIONS CLUB OF BULL CREEK REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY 2018 DG Luen with Darren Blackburn from Ellenbrook Lions Club. 10 July 2018 Change over Night and presentaon of Melvin Jones Fellow: aended and accepted plaque/pin at City of Perth (Host) Lions Club. 2nd VDG Michael Wainwright DG visit. 19 July 2018 Moora Convenon Commiee meeng and DG club visit: aended 29 July 2018 Lions Remembrance Day - remembering the fellow members and partners who have been called to a higher service: aended 30 July 2018 Petals for Life: connected with Plus Life 31 July 2018 Council of Governors Report was due : done 3 Aug 2018 Moora Convenon Commiee meeng: aended 5 Aug 2018 State Global Acon Team meeng: hosted W2 and chaired the meeng 8 Aug 2018 1st ANZI Forum 2020 meeng: chaired by Lion Mary-Anne Wolf. 9 Aug 2018 Goomalling Club Visit: aended with Char Chicote and PDG Mike Wolf 9 Aug 2018 Video interview with Wendy Chapman, recipient of Lions hearing dog Winston: posted on MyLion, Facebook, Twier and Instagram. 11 Aug 2018 Swahili Night fundraising for Papua New Guinea: aended and sourced more connecons there for community needs in reading acon program and a Leo Club and specialist Club opportunies within our own District. On that last note, I ask you all to stay connected with your despatches and emails. Let us be open with aligning our 100 year old mission with today’s modern and ever changing society to meet community needs and today’s lifestyles by chartering many types of special interest clubs. Please inspire and excite your members by checking the email that arrived this morning and our LCI website about Specialty Club Program. We can all do this by accepng, connecng to serve. District Governor Luen Chicote Just click the picture above to open page then click on the page that opens to play video.
3 Visit the Lions Mulple District website to view the “GiveNow link”.
4 LIONS CLUB CITY OF PERTH(HOST) Zone Chairperson Training - 2018 District 201W1 Place: Subiaco Community Centre Date: Saturday 25 August 2018 Time: 10.30am – 15.00pm Tea & Lunch: Included RSVP: 22.08.2018 Christine Walker – GLT Coordinator 0417 000 276 firstname.lastname@example.org Invitation to: All Zone Chairperson Club Presidents Club Members Here is your chance with Special Guest Presenter PDG Ann Eldridge WELCOME WINTER WARMTH The Lions Club City of Perth has once again reached out to the homeless within the City of Perth and its surrounds, with the purchase of 170 blankets to provide some welcome winter warmth, during what has been a chilly, cold and wet winter. The Blankets for the Homeless project was borne out of a Swags project some six years ago. Over the years the Club has gone onto purchase blankets and delivered them to dierent Charity agencies for distribuon to those in need. This year, the Club has connected with St George’s Cathedral, to complement its Outreach Programme for the Homeless. Each day, several the City’s homeless, approach the Cathedral for food packs. Now, blankets can also be oered for comfort and warmth. The blankets purchased are light, eecy and at 160cm x120cm give people a good warm wrap round. They are also light to carry. The blankets were purchased in me for Homeless Week 6-12th August. Homeless Week highlights the number of Australians and West Australians that do not have a place to call home and who have slept rough due to such circumstances as housing crisis, domesc violence and nancial stress. St George’s Cathedral has already distributed many of the blankets purchased. Some of the blankets will be ceremoniously presented to the Cathedral and blessed by the Very Reverend Richard Pengelley, Dean of Perth, at a Cathedral Evensong on the 19th August. His Excellency The Governor and the Archbishop Kay Goldsworthy will be in aendance. It is a great honour for the Lions Club City of Perth, to have worked with the Cathedral in reaching out to those in need at this me of year to give some welcome winter warmth. The project also highlights the common core value and mission that we have - Service to the Community. Halina Young (Club President) front with Columba Sparta delivering blankets.
5 PDG Clive Tonkin Chairperson Maureen Tonkin Secretary Sue Mathews Treasurer DISTRICT 201W1 CONVENTION MOORA 28TH SEPTEMBER TO 30TH SEPTEMBER 2018 District Convenon is drawing nearer and the registraons are rolling in. Your Convenon Commiee are hard at work pung together a memorable convenon and it is a great opportunity to get away into the country for a relaxing and enjoyable me with your fellow Lions. Your Convenon Team is on hand to answer any queries so please don’t hesitate to contact them. 1. Convenon Format - once again Convenon will be run over the Friday evening , all day Saturday with Saturday evening and Sunday for socialising and enjoying the Moora Lions Club hospitality and fellowship. Lots of fun and entertainment planned. 2. Registraons forms, Delegate & Alternates forms & Remembrance Ceremony forms - can be downloaded from our District 201W1 website. You will also nd accommodaon details on our website. Included with the delegate and alternates forms is a list detailing the number of delegates per club based on the delegate formula in our constuon. 3. Rae Tickets - let the convenon commiee know if you would like more rae ckets. This is one of the avenues used to oset the cost of organising and running a District Convenon. Your support is greatly appreciated. 4. Guests Speakers - we have two inspiraonal guest speakers aending our convenon. PDG Tim Irvine our Mulple District Global Acon Team Leadership Naonal Coordinator and PDG Ann Eldridge our Global Acon Team Membership Naonal Coordinator. They have extensive experience in these areas and you will gain a lot of valuable informaon that could assist you and your club. They will also be on hand to chat with all Lions aending Convenon and they will be able to provide membership and leadership ideas that will assist your club in these important areas. Don’t miss this opportunity and make a plan to aend Convenon to meet these two leaders. 4. Lion Shop - there will be a shop at Convenon where you will be able to purchase a variety of items for yourself and your club. Please send registrations to Box 383 Moora, 6510 or email: email@example.com At the last Convenon meeng in Moora DG Luen presented as a thank you to the Moora Lions Club, a signed print of Thea Reddast, Icelandic saying on the print “for things will work out at the end through hard work and trusng the team”. Original signature of IP Gudrun Yngvador . Pictured PDG Clive Tonkin and DG Luen Chicote. Public artwork in Moora
6 NAME SPONSOR CLUB DIANA LUNDBERG JOYCE MURRAY Dongara Denison KIM CAMPBELL LLOYD JONES Lancelin and Districts CINDY LANE LLOYD JONES Lancelin and Districts TREVOR PLINT LLOYD JONES Lancelin and Districts KIM STRIPE LLOYD JONES Lancelin and Districts JANET PORTER SHIRLEY HENNEBERRY Moora ADRIAN HEIL KEVIN BURGESS Srling SANDRA STAGG BEVERLEY BURGESS Srling JULY 2018 WELCOME New Members USEFUL INFORMATION AND REMINDERS Member Transfers One important thing to remember is that when transferring a member from one Club to another, please forward the original copy of the Member’s Record to the receiving Club and keep a copy on your le. Trying to track members history retrospecvely is not easy. Informaon Statement Once you have held your Club AGM please visit Associaonsonline to complete the informaon Statement for your club. Please visit the July All Club Mail Out page 4 for details. The informaon statement is vital in demonstrang to Consumer Protecon that your associaon is acve and meeng its legal responsibilies. Standard Club Constuon & By-Laws/Associaon Rules It is a prerequisite that all clubs in District 201W1 approve a new Standard Club Constuon and By-Laws/Associaon Rules at a club meeng. Your club’s AGM this year may be the best meeng to get the new Club Constuon approved. Once approved log into Associaonsonline and submit the approved Standard Club Constuon and By-Laws/Associaon Rules. This must be completed before the end of June 2019. Visit this page for more details. GoToMeengs Monthly GoToMeengs are meengs of the District DG Team to discuss all maers concerning our District. Last Lionisc Year these meeng were held on a Thursday evening. This year DG Luen would like to bring the meengs to your area of service. This is an opportunity for your club members not only to meet but to engage in an acvity with District Cabinet colleagues and other clubs. Please let the Cabinet Secretary (firstname.lastname@example.org) know if you would like us to hold the meeng in your area around one of your acvies. Please see dates below. All mes 3 pm to 6 pm. Friday 17th of August 2018 - Floreat Beach and barbecue with everyone invited from clubs to join us to do a Lions informaon/membership drive and join us for a barbeque with the Global Acon Team (GAT) Thursday 18th October - Kings Park/Vision Thursday 15th November—Venue/GAT/Diabetes Thursday 13th December - City Beach Global Acon Team meeng with everyone invited from clubs to join us to do a Lions informaon/membership drive and promote Save-Sight Foundaon - Thursday 10th January - Burswood Park Thursday 14th February - venue/GAT Thursday 14th March - venue/club acvity Thursday 11th April - venue/club acvity Thursday 16th May - venue/GAT Thursday 20th June - venue/club acvity Zone Chairperson Training - Sunday 25th August. See yer on page 4. All Lions welcome. District 201W1 Cabinet Meeng - Sunday 16th September Duncraig Community Centre 9 am for 9.30 am start. District 201W1 Convenon 28th September to 30th September 2018. Hosted by the Moora Lions Club. For more details including registraon forms, delegate & alternates forms , Remembrance Ceremony Forms and accommodaon details please visit our District Website. ANZI Pacic Forum – Wellington New Zealand 7th to 9th September - please click here - for more informaon. Vision Awareness Month – October Lions/Leos Membership Growth Month – October Diabetes Awareness Month – November DATES TO REMEMBER District 201W1 Execuve Meeng - Saturday 15th September The Nook Subiaco Library 237 Rokeby Rd, Subiaco 1 pm to 3 pm.
8 Thank you to everyone involved in the FeNaClNG Fesval. On behalf of the President of the Karratha Dampier Lions Club - Wayne Donohoe & the Commiee we would like to THANK everyone involved. To every stall holder and groups involved we thank you for your aendance, me , paence and support of our much loved Fesval over the weekend. Without you it would not be the same. To all local business’s & suppliers we cannot THANK YOU enough for supporng and suppling your services, me & manpower. Special Thanks to the City of Karratha for your ongoing support & supporng this years Street Parade along with Horizon Power, which was a great success. It has been a long weekend for everyone involved and it won’t be long before we are back planning again for 2019. We look forward to seeing you all again next year and wish you all safe travel. Thank you all for coming - Kirsten Boardman - Karrratha Dampier CLUB SERVICE ACTIVITIES Congratulaons to the Clubs listed on right who have reported their Acvies for the month of July 2018. This is just 17 Clubs out of 45 in our District. My aim for the current year is to have 100% of Clubs reporng their Acvies. As at 12th August, there have been 3078 hours of Lions volunteer hours reported on MyLCI. Imagine what that total would be if all Clubs reported the wide range of amazing and meaningful service they provide to their communies? Has your Club appointed a Services Coordinator? Do you have a system for collecng the informaon to be reported? It is important to report the Service Acvies on MyLCI. Why? These reports let your District, Mulple District and Lions Internaonal know that we are living up to our moo ‘We Serve’. Clubs are asked to report their projects, the number of Lions members involved and the number of volunteer hours given, in addion to the number of people served, funds raised and/or donated. If your Club is having dicules accessing MyLCI or using the Acvies reporng, please let me know and assistance will be given. Training will be given if required. I hope there is a ‘bumper crop’ of Service Acvies reported for August 2018. Carmel Ward GAT – Service Coordinator (M) 0409334737 THE HONOUR ROLL FOR JULY 2018 BALLAJURA CANNING CITY CLAREMONT-NEDLANDS DALWALLINU & DISTRICT DONGARA DENISON DUNCRAIG ELLENBROOK FORRESTFIELD HIGH WYCOMBE GOOMALLING JURIEN BAY MOORA MORLEY NORANDA NORTH BEACH STIRLING THREE SPRINGS VICTORIA PARK
10 ONLINE LIONS SHOP NEED A NEW MEMBER KIT - AWARDS OR MEMBERSHIP BADGES - CLOTHING & APPAREL GIFTS & STATIONARY - JEWELLERY & ACCESSORIES Please follow this link - Online Lions Shop DG LUEN CHICOTE WELCOME BACK FROM LAS VEGAS FUNCTIION PENNY GARDENS IN THE SWAN VALLEY
11 PETALS FOR PLUSLIFE L to R - Dale Thomson (Swan View), Carmel Ward (Duncraig), DG Luen Chicote (City of Perth(Host)), Helen Montgomery (Duncraig For more informaon and to get involved with Petals for PlusLife please contact Carmel Ward - email@example.com
12 LEO CLUB PROGRAM Lions Eye Instute and Royal Flying Doctor - brilliant Partnership out and about in WA. A meeng of minds of two valuable organisaons - RFDS and Lions Eye Instute: saving lives and saving sight. A big thanks to Royal Flying Doctor Service: Western Operaons and Rebecca Tomkinson for hosng us today! (That's Rebecca in the pic), with our McCusker Director Lions Outback Vision Dr Angus Turner, and RFDS Chief Pilot Albin Unger). — at Royal Flying Doctor Service: Western Operaons. If you are interested in sponsoring a Leo Club or would like a District representave to visit your club please contact the Leo District Chairperson 2nd VDG Mick Wainwright - firstname.lastname@example.org
13 CALLING FOR 2018 NOMINATIONS Clubs in both Districts have recently received, via their Cabinet Secretary, a request to consider nominang someone worthy from their Club or another Lions Club. To be eligible, the person must be a current Lion in your Club or a member of another Lions Club anywhere in Western Australia. Deceased Lions are also eligible, providing they were members at the me of their death. We are looking for Lions who have made a signicant contribuon to the community through Lions Clubs Internaonal over a number of years. A nominaon fee of $115.00, used to oset the costs of Cercates and meals for the new Nominees, should be included with the Nominaon Form and sent to PO Box 182, APPLECROSS, WA, 6953. Direct credits may be made to District 201W2 Administraon Account, COMMONWEALTH BANK BSB 066-165, ACCOUNT NUMBER 10024497. PLEASE SHOW CLUB NAME AS A REFERENCE. In keeping with the signicance and presge of this award, only up to 3 people will be inducted this year. If your Club has nominated a Lion in the previous 2 years, then you do not need to renominate them this year, as they are automacally eligible again this year. A nominaon form is available on the Hall of Fame web sites of both Districts 201W1 and 201W2, hp://201w1.lions.org.au or hp://201w2.lions.org.au and select WA Lions Hall of Fame. The form is printable and once completed can be aached to an email to email@example.com Nominaons must be received by 5.00pm on the 31st August 2018 to be considered. A Black Tie Dinner will be held on Friday 2nd November 2018, to announce the inductees into the WA Lions Hall of Fame. The venue will again be the Parmelia Hilton Hotel, Hill St, Perth at 7.00pm for 7.30pm. Cost of the Dinner will be $100.00. (No charge for NEW Nominees.) Further details relang to the Dinner will be advised to Clubs in September this year. Nominaons are open to all Lions in Western Australia and are being sought from Clubs in both W1 and W2. We look forward to receiving one or more Nominaons from your Club. Yours in Lions, PDG Wally Barre, OAM Chairman WA Lions Hall of Fame Commiee 2017 Home: (08) 9531 2339 Mobile: 0407 778 235 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org NOTE: Please forward all Nominaons to WA Lions Hall of Fame Commiee Secretary, PDG Allan Cooper, PO Box 182, APPLECROSS, WA, 6953 or email@example.com WA LIONS HALL OF FAME A Joint Project of Lions Districts 201W1 & W2 Chairman PDG Wally Barre OAM Correspondence to PO Box 182, APPLECROSS, WA, 6953 EDITORS CORNER: Thank you to all clubs and District Ocers for your contribuons to the August Newsleer. Please send through photos & arcles for the September Edion. A newsleer will also be circulated in Digital Format which allows for any addional content and provides greater picture clarity. We am sure you have a number of long serving Lions in your club and our District newsleer provides a great opportunity to honour such members with an arcle on their Lions service to your club and community. Lets spread the word on all the fantasc achievements of our members. Correcon July Mail Out - Page 1 Sheryl Jenkins should have been Sheryl Jensen. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org SEND YOUR CLUB NEWSLETTER TO DG LUEN If you have a club newsleer please send a copy, preferably digital, to DG Luen so that she can keep up with your news and put your club in the running for the annual Best Club Newsleer Award which is judged by the District Governor of the year and awarded at the District Awards funcon. Your club could pick up this very special award. Email: email@example.com (M) 0419 781 068 PO Box 557 Floreat WA 6014
14 Australian Lionsonoz Changeover On 25th July 2018 the Australian Lionsonoz Lions club conducted their annual changeover. The dierence this year was that it was a “Face to Face” (sort of) event at Karuah Caravan Park on the Mid North coast of NSW. We were very grateful that PIP Barry Palmer agreed to ociate. Although 75% of members were present the meeng was sll conducted “on line”. Twelve computers and IPads were set up and together with the remainder of available membership on line elsewhere, the ceremony took place. PIP Barry also used a computer to install Lion Cheryl Buckley as President, Lion Debbie Weekes as Secretary and PCC Bob Buckley as Treasurer. Lions Rhonda Courtney (VP & Tail Twister) PDG Peter Veryard (VP), Je Mo (Membership), Marge Ollis (Bullen Editor) and Don McLeod (Lion Tamer). Australian Lionsonoz members rarely get the opportunity to meet with each other as they are scaered anywhere throughout Australia on their travels. The members try to meet “local” lions in the towns in which they nd themselves and aempt to assist those Clubs in their projects. Australian Lionsonoz members meet once a month using their computers to access Skype. PDG Warren White Lion Marge Ollis, Past Internaonal President Barry Palmer and President of Australian Lionsonoz Lion Cheryl Buckley. BASSENDEAN LIONS CLUB Bassendean Lions Club had their change over meeng at the North Garden Chinese restaurant in Bassendean on the 10th July 2018. PDG Michael Wolf (Ballajura Lions Club), 2nd VDG Michael Wainwright along with members from the Noranda Lions Club had a great evening together with Bassendean Lions Club members. PDG Michael Wolf installed the new club board for the incoming year. Bassendean Lions Club Secretary Clive Brown gave a report on what the club did during the past year. Bassendean, Ballajura and Noranda Lions Clubs have always had a close relaonship as they are involved with the Morley Galleria Lions Flea Market along with Morley Lions Club. Above - PDG Michael Wolf front with 1st VDG Daniel Stevens standing on his right.
15 BALLAJURA LIONS CLUB Lions Save Sight Marathon on the Swan River. Ballajura Lions members handed out water and carbs to runners and walkers. All proceeds go to the Lions Save Sight Foundaon. Above - PDG Michael Wolf back le ensures that Lion Keith Cooke hands out the water in a mely many. PDG Colin Heap front right and Simone Roberts handing out water and cards to runners. Ballajura Lions joined with the Challenger Division Perth Northern Metro in providing a Sausage sizzle for players, family and friends at the "Come Try Day" on Saturday. Children with Special Needs get to parcipate with their Buddies in this modied version of Baseball . Above - L to R Greg Brennan, PDG Michael Wolf, Lorraine Hunter and Paul Titheradge.
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17 THE 2018 IAN CONSTABLE LECTURE A Tale of Two Diseases: Regulang Immune Responses In The Rena By Professor Andrew Dick, Director of the UCL Instute of Ophthalmology. Our immune system does not operate solely to protect against infecon, cancer and ssue damage. The immune system has evolved so that many cells, both of the immune system and non-immune cells in all ssues, have an ability to generate immune responses that regulate and maintain normal cellular, ssue and organ funcon. Acvated and overacve immune responses are observed in many blinding non-infecous disorders. The eye is endowed with an exquisite network of cells capable of regulang funcon of the ocular ssues compartments (such as the rena and cornea). However, two diseases I will discuss demonstrate how the dysregulaon in the immune system generates blinding disease. The rst is uveis, a general and non-specic clinical term to describe inammaon inside the eye and the second is age-related macular degeneraon. This talk will describe how our understanding has led to step changes in treatments in children and adults with uveis and the current research on how the diseases inform our understanding of immune responses that maintain normal ssue funcon by regulang metabolism and cell funcon. Event Details When: Wednesday 5 September 2018 | 6pm - 7pm Where: Theatre Auditorium, The University Club, UWA Cost: Free. RSVP: online via www.ias.uwa.edu.au/lectures/andrewdick The Ian Constable Lecture This annual lecture is presented by the Lions Eye Instute and the UWA Instute of Advanced Studies and honours the work of Professor Ian Constable. Professor Constable is recognised as one of the world’s leading ophthalmic surgeons. He was appointed the Lions Foundaon Chair of Ophthalmology in 1975. In 1983 Professor Constable established the Lions Eye Instute (LEI) dedicated to the prevenon and treatment of blindness and eye disease. Today the LEI is a not-for-prot centre of excellence that combines world class scienc research into the prevenon of blindness with the highest level of eye care delivery, combining the experse of researchers and ophthalmologists. About Professor Andrew Dick Professor Andrew Dick is an immunobiologist and clinician scienst. He is Director of the UCL Instute of Ophthalmology where he is Duke Elder Professor of Ophthalmology. He is also Chair and Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Bristol, where he previously was Director of Research for Medicine and Denstry. He is also on the Faculty and is Theme Lead for Inammaon and Immunotherapeucs of Naonal Health Instute for Research Biomedical Research Centre, Moorelds Eye Hospital and UCL-Instute of Ophthalmology, London. He qualied in medicine and with a degree in Biochemistry (BSc (Hons)) from the University of London, and during his medical educaon he spent me as an MRC sponsored research associate in Biochemistry with Professor Coleman in Yale. Later, he was a MRC Post-Doctoral Fellow with Jon Sedgwick at the Centenary Instute of Cancer Medicine and Cell Biology in Sydney Australia. Professor Dick is a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences in the UK an Alcon Research Instute Research awardee and Fellow of the Royal Society of Biologists, UK. He has previously been Editor of Brish Journal of Ophthalmology, President of European Vision and Eye Research (EVER), Master of Oxford Ophthalmological Congress and current Vice-President for Associaon for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO).
18 Lions urging Perth people to share Petals for PlusLife EVERYONE loves receiving owers. That is why a campaign by Midland-based PlusLife is encouraging people to share a ower posy in a bid to raise awareness of bone and ssue donaons. Lions clubs across Perth, including Duncraig, North Beach, Floreat, Kingsley-Woodvale, Ballajura and Swan Districts, are leading the Petals for PlusLife movement. Duncraig Lions member Carmel Ward described it as a simple, grassroots concept. “Anyone who receives a Petals for PlusLife posy is encouraged to enjoy their blooms and then replace the jar with fresh owers and pass it on to a friend or relave to help drive awareness about this special cause,” she said. “Somemes it’s not about having a big, fancy, expensive campaign to drive home a message.”Each jar has a tag aached that explains the important work of PlusLife, details about ssue donaon and how to register as a donor. Fellow member and Carine resident Rob Meney said the campaign was a perfect t for Lions. “Bone and ssue donaons and transplants can and do help so many people, including children,” he said. Leanne Oakley with Rob Meney (Front) and (L-R Rear) Emelea Kogon, Elena Tinari, Keith Oakley, Liz Wilson and Bob Anderson are taking part in Petals for PlusLife LIONS CLUB OF NORTHAMPTON At the Assembly on Friday 27 July, Ivan Teakle and Keith Reynolds presented a cheque for $1 000 to the St Mary’s School P&F. This money was donated from a recent Quiz Night that was supported by the St Mary’s School Community. The St Mary’s School P&F is very grateful to the Lions Club for their very generous donaon. The money will be put to a project that will benet the students at St Mary’s School. Thank you, Lions Club of Northampton. Lions Club of Canning City Half Marathon: Lions Club Canning City doing Sausage Sizzle ably assisted by PDG Barry Middleton from Lions Club Victoria Park. Beauful clear morning no rain. Proceeds goes to Lions Save Sight Foundaon.