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District Newsletter Dec 16

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1 201W1 NEWSLETTER HUMANITARIAN SERVICE, DISASTER RELIEF, MEDICAL RESEARCH, SIGHT & THE ENCOURAGEMENT OF YOUTH WE SERVE DECEMBER 2016 Congratulaons to the 4 new inductees who were inducted into the WA Lions Hall of Fame at a presgious dinner held at the Pamelia Hilton on the 5 November. They were Lion Barry Bristow-Stagg (Northam Lions Club), Lion Phillip Caunt (Lions Club of Busselton), PDG Bill Dente (Lions Club of Leeuwin) and PDG John (Jack) Sells (Lions Club of Whiords) I hope you all have a good break over Christmas and the New Year and come back refreshed to connue the good work you all do. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year Yours in Lionism DG Michael Wolf - Serve Humanity and Enjoy Fellowship - A Colour Copy of this Newsletter can be requested through your Club Secretary. Alternatively can be accessed Electronically through our website. Official Publication of Lions District 201W1 EDITOR RICHARD TUNMER PO Box 2524 Malaga WA 6944 (M) 0415 089 938(H) (08) 9209 1358 email : DISTRICT NEWSLETTER Published First Week of Every Month District Newsletter COPY DEADLINE 25th of the preceding month WEST LION August 2016 COPY DEADLINE Passed “Mikes Meanderings” Welcome to the December edion of Mikes meanderings. The DG Team has now visited most Lions clubs and our 2 Lioness clubs. Thank you to you all for your kind hospitality. We love to get out to meet clubs and wow what a lot of diverse projects are being done. I will be vising our 1 LEO club in the new year and hope to charter another early next year. We are at the half way mark with Christmas fast approaching. We will have held our 2nd cabinet meeng for the year and the cabinet and guests enjoy a Christmas lunch put on by the ladies at the Cannington Bowls Club. On the weekend of the 19th and 20th of November the district held its 1st training weekend for club members on Guiding Lions Training and New Clubs Workshop run by GLT Chrisne Walker and GMT PDG Barry Middleton. The workshops were very informave and despite them not been well aended the lions that did aend got a lot out of them. The informaon got from these workshops does not only apply to new clubs but to your exisng club and would give you a lot of ideas and help for your own club. Thank you for pung the weekend together Barry, Chrisne and Sue. Tnext workshop will be held in February keep a look out for dates. Over the last month Lion Mary-Anne and I have aended the SAY Project Awards Ceremony and the Lions Hall of fame. The SAY Project Awards Ceremony was held on the 3rd of November where the top ten group entrants shared $8,000 in prize money. The West Australian Lions Drug Educaon Foundaon (WALDEF) donated a total of $10,000 in cash and prizes partnering with WA Police to deliver the project for 2016. District Governor Michael Wolf with Mary-Anne Wolf at the WA Lions Hall of Fame Dinner. DG Michael busy at workshops earlier in November

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2 WA LIONS HALL OF FAME DINNER MEMBERS ADMITTED TO THE WA LIONS HALL OF FAME 2016 Above le PDG John (Jack) Sells Nominated by the Lions Club of Whiord receiving his award from PDG Je Needham Above right Lion Phillip Caunt Nominated by the Lions Club of Busselton receiving his award from PDG Je Needham Below Lion Barry Bristow-Stagg Nominated by the Lions Club of Northam receiving his award from PDG Je Needham standing on the le. Below right - Magaret Dente receiving the Hall of Fame award on behalf of the late PDG Bill Dente right. Award presented by PDG Je Needham.

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3 Our New Hearing Dog This gorgeous lile dog is Hey, who arrived in W.A. in late September. She is sponsored by the Lions Club of Floreat. She is a very lively lile dog and the Club members are working hard to enforce her training. Her owner Dawn is very pleased to have her and also needs to be reminded that Hey is a working dog and that she needs to keep to the roune. Pictured in the photo with Dawn & Hey are Lion Carol Grace (at back), Lions Bill Lake & Manijeh Amit Ansari . Sandra Laundy Hearing Dogs Chairperson Email: WHITFORDS LIONS CLUB QUIZ NIGHT Le Quiz Master with scorers on the evening. Lions Club of Whiord hosted their Annual Quiz Night where over 100 people aended. This has been our largest Quiz Night so far with all proceeds going to The Muscular Dystrophy Associaon of WA. Above some of the Lions and guests enjoying the evening. Le prizes for the evening

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4 SANTA VISITS THE LAST DISTRICT CABINET MEETING Above Santa with his personal air condioning. Above Right PDG Colin Heap receiving a gi from Santa. PDG Sandra Laundy receiving a gi from Santa Above all the Cabinet Ocers who celebrate a birthday in November. L to R - Mary-Anne Wolf, Daniel Stevens, Richard Tunmer, Gail McKewen & Ron Freestone

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5 GLOBAL MEMBERSHIP TEAM Has your Club recently inducted a new member? Has your Club provided your new member with Orientaon about Lions? Do members of your Club want to know more about the Organisaon that they have joined? It is the responsibility of all Club members to inform new members and those not so new about Lions Clubs Internaonal. LCI has a great publicaon for new members the New Member Welcome Booklet. Copies of the booklet can be obtained from your Leadership Team by contacng - Chrisne Walker Leadership Coordinator, 19 Sylvana Way Willeon 6155 0417 000 276 or downloaded at hp:// Would you like to know more about Lions then ask your Leadership Team about an Orientaon Session at a me to suit your Club. LIONS CLUB OF OCEAN REEF Lions Club of Ocean Reef braved the hoest day of the week. We soldiered on cooking and sold every sausage we had. A big thank you to all the volunteers, customers and Bunnings Joondalup.

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6 NORANDA LIONS CLUB The Noranda Lions Club held a Special Presentaon Breakfast Meeng at The Jamocca Café Noranda at 0830 am on the 29th November 2017. At the meeng were 2nd Vice DG Luen Chicote and GLT Chair Chrisne Walker with her Lion Partner Ian Walker. Also present was the Pres: and PDG Ivan Sturgess with Club Members and Lion Partners. Aer addressing essenal issues all business was suspended and the morning proceeded with a pleasant breakfast and social interacon. During the breakfast 2nd VDG Luen presented Melvin Jones, Tom Cameron and Arthur and Lorna Dodd awards to Noranda Lion members. A most enjoyable me was had by all winding up club proceedings for 2016. Hans Hoee with 1st VDG Luen Chicote receiving the Tom Above le Mick Wainwright with 1st VDG Luen Chicote receiving the Arthur & Lorna Dodd Award. Above right 1st VDG Luen Chicote presenng Mick Wainwright with a Melvin Jones Fellow Award. Lion President Ivan Sturgess on right. Le Derrick Wright receiving a Melvin Jones Fellow award from 1st VDG Luen Chicote with Lion President Ivan Sturgess on right.

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7 MOORA CWA AND MOORA LIONS PARTNERSHIP On October 27th the Moora CWA and Moora Lions Members worked together to hold a Garden Party with Sabrina Hahn at Ann and Brian Watson’s home in Moora. Guests came from as far as Perth, Dalwallinu and Jurien Bay to spend me with Sabrina who was informave, entertaining and approachable to the 100 guests seated under the trees. Proceeds from the aernoon went to the Lions Alzheimer’s Foundaon to help Professor Ralph Marns and his team with the research into this disease. The Aernoon started with guests having access to the beauful garden this was followed by an entertaining talk from Sabrina and a queson and answer session. Aernoon Tea was supplied by the Moora Lions during which Sabrina signed her latest book- ‘Sabrina’s Dirty Deeds’ for all who were lucky enough to be able to purchase one on the day. A huge thank you to Sabrina for making the aernoon such a great success and for her generous donaon to the Lions Alzheimer’s Foundaon. Right - Sabrina and Moora Lions Myrna Lowe BASSENDEAN LIONS CLUB Standing on le Bassendean Lion President Daniel Stevens with District Governor Michael Wolf on right

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8 Centennial Celebraon Event for The Lions Save The Date Saturday the 10th of June 201 6 At The Pan Pacific Hotel In Perth. BALLAJURA LIONS CLUB OZ Read is Up and Running by Ballajura Lions Ballajura Lions Club has once again been part of the Oz Read project this year. The ve Primary Schools in our area each received $200 worth of Australian books to go into their school libraries. These books were recently presented at School Assemblies at Alinjarra Primary School, Ballajura Primary School, Illawarra Primary School, Mary MacKillop Catholic Community Primary School and South Ballajura Primary School. It was with great pleasure that members of the club have been able to aend the assemblies and extend the reading of Australian authors to the children of our area. We will connue to do so over the coming years. Check out the Ellenbrook Lions website to learn more about the project and it's origins.

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9 Invite for Impact Parcipate in the Centennial Membership Awardsby inving new members and sponsoring a newclub. Encourage your new members to parcipate in Centennial service projects. Lead through Service Organize Centennial Service Challenge projects to benet youth, vision, hunger, and the environment. Share your successes with your local media and on MyLCI. HOPE IN A BOAT NEWS The mission to tow a boat behind a motorcycle all the way around Australia to raise money for diabetes research connued in 2016, this me we would go an clockwise and arrangements were made to go to Tasmania and visit as many clubs as possible. Most fund raising projects stay on the mainland and sck to the coast road but we decided that we would visit clubs that were within reach and we had enough response from Tasmania to jusfy heading over there. With only weeks to go a truck backed in the motorcycle and damaged it, the driver's insurance was stalling and as all the parts have to come from America we knew we would be waing so, we had to get another bike fast and meet our commitments including the ferry on me. We headed o as arranged across the Nullabor and headed to Tasmania. The very rst day aer breakfast with two Lions clubs in Devonport we headed to Launceston to meet up with another two clubs. A reporter was there and he wasted no me geng the story to print and for the rest of the me in Tasmania everywhere we went people knew what we were doing and it made it so much easier to collect money. Even as we were loading onto the ferry we were right up front and people were geng out of their cars and bringing donaons to us. Moments like that remind us that what we are doing is worthwhile because we are seeing human nature at its best. We connued up the east coast collecng and giving talks at Lions clubs unl we reached Burleigh Heads where we were hit by a major storm. We were invited to shelter in a motel unl the storm blew over but the motel was damaged in the storm and we could do nothing but wait. On the news we could see that people were losing their houses and cars in shopping centre car parks were under water, but all we could do was wait. When it started to move south we thought if we headed north we could get away from it, but we were too badly damaged. Surprisingly the bike did not have a scratch. We limped into Toomoomba and had the trailer looked at but the engineer said “This trailer is not going anywhere”. We also had a hole the size of a soccer ball in the hull of the boat. Faced with another 16,000 km including the Plains and the Great Sandy Desert or head 4,500km home we patched the trailer and headed home but it was slow going and it took ten days. Glen Hurst. The team photo le to right is Eric Maujean Marina Rurenga (support crew) Glen Hurst Guy Cook (riders) Photo taken at the old church in Dardenup built in the 1850s which is where we slept the night. WELFARE CHAIRPERSON Sue McDonald Mob: 0412 132 057 Email:

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10 LIONS CANCER INSTITUTE FUNDRAISER The Lions Cancer Instute is now selling the WA developed sunscreen applicator. $20 which is a 20% discount on retail price Clubs may order anyme via - All orders of 10 or more applicators will be sent post free. HANNANS GOLDFIELDS LIONS CLUB Some of our Lions Ladies have been hard at work, although I'm not sure that they would classify shopping as hard work. They have been purchasing goodies and pung together a heap of hampers so that some of the disabled members of our community can enjoy a super Christmas. DUNCRAIG LIONS CLUB with Carmel Ward.

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11 ONLINE LIONS SHOP NEED A NEW MEMBER KIT AWARDS OR MEMBERSHIP BADGES CLOTHING & APPAREL GIFTS & STATIONARY JEWELLERY & ACCESSORIES NAME SPONSOR CLUB Jose Ciciliamma Chris Gwilym Canning City Kevin Mugisa Luen Chicote City of Perth Host Eda O’sullivan Luen Chicote City of Perth Host Jignesh Kumar Vania Allan Lowe Jurien Bay Chelsea Parise Philip Couper Whiord November 2016 WELCOME New Members EDITORS CORNER: Thank you to all clubs and District Ocers for your contribuons to the December Newsleer. Please send through photos & arcles for the January Edion. A newsleer will also be circulated in Digital Format which allows any addional content and provides greater picture clarity. May I take this opportunity to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy & Prosperous New Year. We've done our last show at South Perth for the year but join us in East Fremantle for a great night of Swinging & Rocking with the East Fremantle and Fremantle Lions. Email: or Phone Phil on 0417 916 773 to reserve a table. We're expecng a big crowd again this month so table reservaon is highly recommended. Look forward to seeing you on Friday 9th December at the Swan Yacht Club! CANNING CITY LIONS CLUB Kiue Dang was our second quest speaker from the Lynwood Senior High School for 2016. Kiue is a year 11 student and is the incoming School Captain for 2017. Kiue spoke to our Lions Members and quests on the topic of voluntary or charitable organisaons such as Lions Clubs. Her speech was very well researched and delivered with great authority making full use of the microphone..

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12 THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LIONS CLUBS DISTRICTS 201W1 & 201W2 LIONS CHILDREN OF COURAGE AWARDS NOMINATION FORM 2017 Children 5 to 15 years of age as at 28th February 2017 Nominating club to check name spelling and other details. _____ CHILD’S NAME: _______________________________________________ Date of Birth: ________________ Please PRINT in BLOCK LETTERS as correct spelling is imperative PARENT/S NAME/S: ____________________________ PHONE: ____________________ ADDRESS: __________________________________________________________________ E-Mail: ________________________________________ POSTCODE: ________________ NOMINATING CLUB: _______________________________________________________ CLUB CONTACT: ______________________________ PHONE: ____________________ ADDRESS: E-mail: CATEGORY [please √] Special Needs Courageous Act Sporting PLEASE TYPE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT CHILD ON SEPARATE PAGE Has permission of parent/guardian been obtained? Does the child walk with the aid of a walking frame? Will the child be using a wheelchair at the event? IMPORTANT: Clubs are requested to forward a small current photograph of the child and, to assist the presenters additional information about the child’s disability or illness and, more importantly, how they cope, their likes & interests, hobbies, sporting achievements etc! Children may only be nominated once for this award. Forward completed form, plus additional information, photograph and $50 nomination fee to: (Cheque to be crossed and made payable to Lions International District 201W1) Children of Courage Chairman, Lion Sue McDonald PO Box 30, Wanneroo 6946 e-mail: Closing date for Nominations is 3rd March 2017 (Hospitals/Charities etc. 19th February 2017) Awards Presentation date is Sunday 4th April 2017 at the Pan Pacific Hotel, Perth