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www 201w1 lions org au www facebook com LionsInWesternAustralia 201W1 DISTRICT WE SERVE cabinet secw1 bigpond com NEWSLETTER HUMANITARIAN SERVICE DISASTER RELIEF MEDICAL RESEARCH SIGHT THE ENCOURAGEMENT OF YOUTH POWER OF ACTION ROUNDUP Subsequent to the Cabinet meeting on the 16th of September DECEMBER 2018 grateful for the attendance of W2 Lions then a weekend later some of us attended W2 Convention at Sanctuary Cove Club Visits completed for the following Lions Clubs Attendance at W2 Cabinet meeting held on 11 11 2018 at Myalup Pines Dongara Denison Floreat North Beach Bencubbin Claremont Nedlands Geraldton Global Action Team GAT meetings held 3 times 3 9 18 10 6 12 Whitford Karratha Northhampton Yanchep Two Rocks Attended the following Lions funerals Ron Condon Peter Glenn Margaret Coyle and Les Hunt We will always remember them A short notice invitation was accepted to attend the Lions Perth Metropolis Club Meeting on 5th of November at Dome Cafe in Subiaco Zone Chairperson Gov Sandy Laundy and Guiding Lion Gov Barry Middleton are considering this as a work in progress and let us leave this in their capable hands Attendances to AGMs and Board meetings of the following Lions Hearing Foundation Lions Cancer Institute Western Australian Lions Drug Education Foundation Western Australian Lions Hall of Fame and presentation dinner of Inductees Monarch Chevrons presented to 90 members with a total of 1 575 years of service by Zone Chairpersons and District Governor team Congratulations to all recipients The Wildflower Country Moora Convention was a success kudos and gratitude to the Lions of Moora we will now be looking forward to the 2019 Convention of our District We are also Inspections made for the following planned events subject to Cabinet approval Pan Pacific for Children of Courage and other activities with District Governor Bev Hawkins and Coordinator Lion Pauline Perth Zoo for Lions Awareness Day with District Governor Bev Hawkins and PR Coordinator Brian Phang District Fundraising Event on 22 December 2018 Lions Strides for Diabetes Awareness Christmas Megaclass all funds go to LCIF 9am12pm Venue facilities poster social media promotion and fitness instructors are totally sponsored by Lords Recreation Centre City of Subiaco A visit from a UK Past District Governor Nigel Folkard to Perth 16th24th of December Victoria Park Lions has contacted PDG Nigel to a social meeting Please make PDG Nigel Folkard welcome Luen Chicote 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 richardjill bigpond com DISTRICT NEWSLETTER Published First Week of Every Month COPY DEADLINE 25th of the preceding month District Governor 201W1 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 1

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Floreat Lions Club is pleased to host of the 15th year of Carols By Candlelight at The Quarry Join us on Wednesday 12th Thursday 13th December together with the Salvation Army Band City Beach PS Choir MC s Chrissy Morrissey Pippa O Connell plus special guests it will be two magical nights Tickets 15 Adults 10 Children u12 Seniors 12 available at Floreat Forum outside Coles until sold out For enquires call Paulette Contessi on 0438908264 3

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Lions Strides for Diabetes Christmas Megaclass by District Governor 201W1 Luen Chicote of Lions Australia You re invited to a special fundraising Christmas group fitness megaclass on Saturday 22 December Hosted by the Lions Clubs the event will showcase the importance of Lions Strides as you enjoy the strides of six of your favourite group fitness classes There will also be information about diabetes and the ways you can manage and or abate diabetes through strides and exercise There will be door prizes up for grabs including Lions Christmas cakes and a Lords membership Come along for your favourite class or join in for the whole megaclass The schedule is 9 30am Welcome 9 35 BODYATTACK 9 55am CXWORX 10 35am BODYPUMP 11am SH BAM 11 20 BODYBALANCE 10 15am BODYCOMBAT The megaclass will finish at 11 45am We look forward to seeing you there Lions Clubs donate 100 of all funds raised to communities Through Lions Clubs International Foundation LCIF we can also make your donations tax deductible DATE AND TIME LOCATION Sat 22 Dec 2018 Lords recreation Centre 9 30am 12 30pm 5 Wembley Court Subiaco WA 6008 To register please visit the link below Lions Strides for Diabetes CHILDREN S MOBILITY STAMP COLLECTION It is astounding how much money can be raised from things we throw away The Australian Lions Stamp Club presented a cheque for 4 600 to the Australian Lions Children s Mobility Foundation at the Canberra Convention 2013 and at the Convention in Tamworth 2014 we received another cheque for 7 000 and Newcastle 2015 saw us receiving a cheque for 9 200 now in 2016 in Echuca a new and incredible record 13 500 Our 100 year celebration in Hobart included another special celebration for the Foundation We were honoured to receive yet another record amount of 15 500 Our wonderful journey with the Stamp Club with saw presentation in Townsville of a cheque in the amount of 25 500 What an amazing achievement This stamp collecting project is something we could all contribute to with little effort and no expense It is for this reason that we are asking all Lions in Australia to collect used stamps by placing a container in your home and perhaps an office or business that you have contact with Someone may even have an old stamp collection from their earlier days that they are willing to donate The stamps need to be cut around approx 3mm from the edge as the stamp fringe must not be damaged The Australian Lions Stamp Club places these into 1kg bundles and they are then sold at Stamp Auctions Please support this simple request and help Children s Mobility We look forward to being inundated with stamps appropriately trimmed ALCMF Chairperson PDG Michael Wolf Mob 0433 085 170 Email thewolfs iinet net au 4

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LIONS YOUTH OF THE YEAR 2018 19 Hello to all the clubs who have decided to take part in the Youth Of The Year programme this year and next This is now the time to be approaching your local schools to identify candidates for your club judging This is best done via the year 11 coordinator at the school A visit can be arranged to talk to interested candidates or they can be invited to an information session at your club Have regard always of your clubs obligations under working with children laws and our Lions child protection policy Take time to also consider the planning of your club judging which needs to take place before the 28th of February in 2019 The timing of your private interviews and the public speaking component can be discussed Your club YOTY chair may like to put a small committee together to handle some of the different aspects of being a part of this great Lions programme Do not forget also that you will need to identify your three judges to work with the students Identify a suitable date and let them know as to allow them time to put the date in their diary Also consider any guests you would like to invite on the occasion as this is also a great way to promote your club and Lions international There is a lot of information and stationary etc on the Lions Australia website regarding YOTY under the Youth projects heading to help your club Good luck with your efforts PDG Colin Heap District 201W1 Youth Of The Year coordinator Email colin_heap bigpond com Service Challenge Target 50 000 Service Hours As at 30th November 2018 the District has achieved 20028 reported hours of service we are aiming for a target of 50 000 hours of service in the current Lions Year These hours have been reported by 32 Clubs during the period July November 2018 Please don t forget to report all the hours your Club is selling the Lions Christmas Cakes and Puddings This is the major National Bencubbin Districts fundraising campaign your efforts are Ballajura much appreciated Dongara Denison Duncraig The Clubs on the November Honour Roll are Ellenbrook Floreat Jurien Bay Lancelin Districts MEMBERSHIP Noranda Northampton Swan Districts During the Holiday Season when you Stirling meet up with friends family and new Three Springs Toodyay people don t be afraid to talk about Victoria Park Yanchep Two Rocks Lions and Just Ask Exchange phone numbers and then follow up on the prospective new member Don t let the contact go cold Emphasise the value of the service to the community the impact this has and personal satisfaction for members who contribute to achieve the goals Also mention the friendship and fun members have while working together Don t worry if the person doesn t live in your area new members are welcome in a wide range of Clubs across Australia Referrals can easily be made to other clubs All Clubs are encouraged to look at the skills your they need whether it be someone who can use a computer run a good BBQ tow a trailer organise a project or a person who has good community connections and networks That done now put some names of prospective members on the list and Just Ask Have some answers ready to help overcome some of the obvious answers people may give Busy people often make the best members If they are interested get them along to a social meeting and ask them to help with a project or task Ease them into the Club and show them how proud you are to be a Lion When they are ready welcome them into the Club Happy Prospecting over the Holidays Wishing all Lions and their families a very happy and safe Christmas and health and prosperity in the New Year Carmel Ward GAT Services and Membership Coordinator 5

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KINGSLEY WOODVALE LIONS CLUB 6

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WESTERN AUSTRALIAN LIONS DRUG EDUCATION FOUNDATION WALDEF personnel attended various Country Festivals or Agricultural Shows in September and October The new marquee housed the literature and video displays which were successful in showing the public some of the Your Say Your Call winning films and the latest information on drug alcohol smoking and mental health awareness The following 8 events some with photos have been attended recently by WALDEF Northampton District Agricultural Show District 201W1 Moora Convention Moora Agricultural Show Kelmscott Show alongside the District 201W2 tent Canning Show 3rd November Other venues visited Serpentine Jarrahdale Log Chop 201W2 Australind Convention Gidgegannup Agricultural Society Show Indian Ocean Festival Collie Agricultural Show 17th and the Wanneroo Show New Equipment now that we have purchased a new gazebo marquee and a flat screen TV for displays we are currently organising the purchase of a new trailer from Swan Districts Lions Club Also a new pull up banner is being designed General the AGM for WALDEF was held at the 201W2 Australind Convention This also incorporated a Special General Meeting to adopt the new Rules of Association or Constitution as required by the Government The AGM minutes are appended for all those wishing to view Election and ratification of seconded Directors resulted in the following persons now serving on the WALDEF board Chairperson Brian Davis Secretary Terry Johnson Drug Awareness Chair 201W1 Dale Thomson Treasurer PDG Sue Lowe Drug Awareness Chair 201W2 None Directors 201W1 PDG Colin Heap Allan Lowe DG Luen Chicote VDG Daniel Stevens Directors 201W2 Brian Davis Terry Johnson DG Bev Hawkins VDG Frank Camarri Various new projects are being investigated and being developed in the next few months Progress reports will be given to the next 201W1 and 201W2 Cabinet Meetings We are still continuing to receive donations from clubs in both districts and the new WALDEF committee is fully committed to getting out into the community of WA to demonstrate that We Serve and We Care WALDEF Chairperson Brian Davis 7

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Have A Go Day at Burswood L to R Bernie Jones Mixine Whiteley Judy Forsyth and Hans Hoette Please contact our District Chairperson Hans Hoette hans hoette amnet net au if you would like more information LEO CLUB PROGRAM The Leo s school program has been re endorsed by the Education department until 2024 This reaffirms Leo s as a part of the curriculum and can be used towards the WACE scores Leo s are a part of the future of Lions and as such we need to increase the number of clubs W1 has a small Leo s advisory committee to help clubs set up a Leo s club and the committee members are happy to meet with clubs to assist There is a misconception that sponsor clubs have to pay the Leo s fees out of Admin but this is incorrect any fees can be paid out of activities as a Leo s club is a project for the club There is a US 100 set up fee and US 100 yearly fee Can I ask that all clubs give consideration to sponsoring a Leo s in your local area Leo s can either be school or community based but it can be easier to start clubs if they are school based If your club has a high school in your area please give consideration to approaching the school at the start of the New Year to start up a Leo s There are advantages for the school and Lions if they start a club For more information please contact our District Chairperson 2ndVDG Mick Wainwright mwainwright1 vtown com au Leo club membership is open to young men and women between the ages of 12 and 30 Membership is divided into two groups the school based Leos are generally between the ages of 12 and 17 whereas the community based clubs have members aged 12 30 Young people of high moral standards who wish to serve others are eligible to become Leos School administrators Lions friends of Lions and community leaders can provide names of potential members Candidates may also be recruited through public announcements Leo clubs are sponsored by local lions clubs and may be either school affiliated or community based Leo club activities include regular meetings service projects social functions The Leo motto Leadership Experience Opportunity is fulfilled as members work together in response to the needs of others 8

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NOTICES AND DATES TO REMEMBER EDITORS CORNER Thank you to all clubs and District Officers for your contributions to the December Newsletter Please send through photos articles for the January Edition A newsletter will also be circulated in Digital Format which allows any additional content and provides greater picture clarity A lot of clubs present awards to schools at this time of year so please send through articles pictures Christmas cake sales and Christmas parties as well Do you have a member in your club that you would like to feature in the newsletter Email richardjill bigpond com GoToMeetings Monthly GoToMeetings are meetings of the District DG Team to discuss all matters concerning our District Last Lionistic Year these meeting were held on a Thursday evening SEND YOUR CLUB NEWSLETTER TO DG LUEN If you have a club newsletter 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 Newsletter Award which is judged by the DG of the year and awarded at the District Awards Night Your club could pick up this very special award Email dear lu live com PO Box 557 Floreat WA 6014 National Lions Awareness Day 2019 is on Saturday 2nd March Subject to cabinet approval the event will be held at the Perth Zoo on Saturday 2nd March between 10am to 2pm The details and outline of this event are in the process of being developed programs are being outlined and sponsors are being sought This year DG Luen would like to bring the meetings to your area of service This is an opportunity for your club members not only to meet but to engage in an activity with District Cabinet colleagues and other clubs Please let the Cabinet Secretary cabinetsecw1 bigpond com know if you would like us to hold the meeting in your area around one of your activities Please see dates below All times 3 pm to 6 pm Thursday 6th December GoToMeeting Global Action Team meeting Thursday 10th January Burswood Park Thursday 14th February venue GAT Thursday 14th March venue club activity Thursday 11th April venue club activity Thursday 16th May venue GAT LIONS HEARING FOUNDATION HEARING BUS DRIVERS We urgently require any Lions Member with a HR Drivers Licence to volunteer to take the Hearing Bus to various events HEARING BUS TESTERS An urgent appeal to any Lions Member to volunteer as Testers Full Training will be provided to both the above positions We would gladly hear from any Lion who would like to be part of the Hearing Bus Team We are desperately short of volunteers who are available for both mid week and weekend events It would ideally be suited to Lions within the Perth Metro area as the Bus is garaged in Perth Please make contact with the LHF Screening Chairman Ivan Sturgess on isturgess44 gmail com or 0451 655 808 to discuss SWAN DISTRICTS LIONS CLUB Have a box trailer to sell used very rarely and not for some time The trailer is 5 years old and is called a 6 X 4 It has a large storage box tool chest on the front bit We are asking 600 ONO It is currently registered and stored at Willowbrook Retirement Village in Aveley however we need to remove it as soon as possible Registration is due again next month Nov DISTRICT CABINET MEETING KEEP SUNDAY 9th DECEMBER FREE enjoy a Christmas lunch with your Cabinet Officers on Sunday 9th December at the Gibson Park Community Centre Please note the change of venue The cabinet meeting starts 9 30 am followed by lunch at 12 30 pm All club members are welcome to attend our cabinet meeting as observers or just lunch after the meeting An invitation has been sent to all clubs Father Christmas will be making an appearance so if you are attending please bring a unisex gift to the value of 10 to 15 9

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NORANDA LIONS CLUB CHRISTMAS CONCERT Noranda Lions sponsored an event in partnership with Noranda Vibes to provide a Community Christmas Concert in Noranda The event was held on the 25th of November Unfortunately it was not a beautiful spring day it was windy cold and wet but despite this a large number of families attended and enjoyed the day It was great to see young children up dancing and also getting a chance to conduct the band as well Next to our stand were Leo s and the aviation students from the Morley Senior High School conducting a fun raising sausage sizzle half the proceeds going to Leo s and the other half going towards the aviation students trip to the Avalon air show next year Above L to R 2nd VDG Mick Wainwright Julie Wainwright Hans Hoette CITY OF PERTH LIONS CLUB Noranda Lions and the Leo s Students from Morley High School BALLAJURA LIONS CLUB Perth Modern School Awards Presentation L to R Bill Marmion MLA Subiaco Mayor Penny Taylor DG Luen Chicote Awards sponsored by the City of Perth Lions club Dux Pooja Ramesh Runner up dux Emma Williams Maths Method Kartikeya Bisht Kai Chen Yuqing Above Lion Paul Titheradge at Wangara Bunnings Right Lions Karen Eddy Simone Roberts at Wangara Bunnings 10

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NORTH BEACH LIONS CLUB Left A CARAD staff member gratefully receiving Lions North Beach food donations Lions North Beach members have collected and donated food items to the CARAD Foodbank Centre for Asylum Seekers Refuges and Detainees As they have increasing numbers of families to support our Club has donated much needed food items Lion Marita Keenan has organised the collection and delivered the items to CARAD MSWA Ocean Ride Above Marshalls Right water tables with water girls below On 25 November Lions North Beach members volunteered to help out at the MSWA Ocean Ride Several of our members were marshalls and others helped out at the Water Station near Mullaloo Beach 11

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LIONESS CLUB OF BROOME These are photos of the annual Broome mango festival Left is the mango cakes chutneys jams at the broom boulevard Below is our annual quiz night money this year was donated to the broome camp school Over 160 people attended and a great night especially with our president Lyn McDonakd doing the auction DUNCRAIG LIONS CLUB Duncraig Lions Club had great pleasure in inviting Rhiannon Williams to talk at their meeting at Gibson Avenue on Tuesday 27th November After her talk Rhiannon was very surprised when she was deservedly awarded with a Lions Exemplary Service Award Rhiannon Williams founded Communified Inc in July 2014 after her own child had been through a long illness During that time she saw the need to help other families going through similar experiences Communified is a community based organisation which provides support to children who have serious illness their siblings and parents This support includes encouraging the child in the Warrior Mail programme by sending mail cards gifts from a wide range of supporters Siblings are also included in the Warrior Mail programme these children are often left with a relative while the parents are with the sick child at hospital The Dial an Elf programme encourages other volunteers to assist families who have to spend long periods of time with their child in hospital with practical help such as preparing meals to be delivered to the home ironing washing gardening cleaning etc This eases the burden for the family To see the work of Communified Inc go to Website https communified org au Facebook CommunifiedInc ONLINE LIONS SHOP NEED A NEW MEMBER KIT AWARDS OR MEMBERSHIP BADGES CLOTHING APPAREL GIFTS STATIONARY JEWELLERY ACCESSORIES L to R Exemplary Services Chairperson Jill Middlemass with Rhiannon Williams Please follow this link Online Lions Shop 12

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VICTORIA PARK LIONS CLUB EXEMPLARY SERVICE AWARD The Lions Club of Victoria Park had great pleasure in awarding Mrs Betty Creagh with an Exemplary service Award this November 2019 It was presented within Trinity Arcade at a lovely lunch time gathering with sandwiches courtesy of the Trinity Church and slices provided by Victoria Park Lions Betty s husband and about 12 other ladies from the church roster came along Betty was a bit embarrassed but made a nice little speech Mrs Betty Creagh and her husband came to Perth to live when their farm was sold She became a member of the Congregation of Trinity Church in the Terrace and so began over 40 years of service to the Community She joined the ladies who managed the lunch room at the rear of the Church serving tea coffee and light refreshments She would also help within the church and visit those who were in hospital and gave invaluable help to those who were dying and had no relatives For the last 20 years Betty has had the management of the Lunch Room which includes working out the roster and ordering supplies She has managed this as well as bringing up 2 children Betty also assists in selling our Mini Christmas cakes Jill Middlemass Chairperson Two of our members received a 20 year chevron award for service to Lions and particularly the Victoria Park Club Neville and Sue thank you so much for you diligence and care L to R PDG Sandra Laundy Neville Sue 1st VDG Daniel Stevens Victoria Park Cake Sales in full swing 13

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www 201w1 lions org au www facebook com LionsInWesternAustralia 201W1 DISTRICT WE SERVE cabinet secw1 bigpond com NEWSLETTER HUMANITARIAN SERVICE DISASTER RELIEF MEDICAL RESEARCH SIGHT THE ENCOURAGEMENT OF YOUTH POWER OF ACTION ROUNDUP Subsequent to the Cabinet meeting on the 16th of September DECEMBER 2018 grateful for the attendance of W2 Lions then a weekend later some of us attended W2 Convention at Sanctuary Cove Club Visits completed for the following Lions Clubs Attendance at W2 Cabinet meeting held on 11 11 2018 at Myalup Pines Dongara Denison Floreat North Beach Bencubbin Claremont Nedlands Geraldton Global Action Team GAT meetings held 3 times 3 9 18 10 6 12 Whitford Karratha Northhampton Yanchep Two Rocks Attended the following Lions funerals Ron Condon Peter Glenn Margaret Coyle and Les Hunt We will always remember them A short notice invitation was accepted to attend the Lions Perth Metropolis Club Meeting on 5th of November at Dome Cafe in Subiaco Zone Chairperson Gov Sandy Laundy and Guiding Lion Gov Barry Middleton are considering this as a work in progress and let us leave this in their capable hands Attendances to AGMs and Board meetings of the following Lions Hearing Foundation Lions Cancer Institute Western Australian Lions Drug Education Foundation Western Australian Lions Hall of Fame and presentation dinner of Inductees Monarch Chevrons presented to 90 members with a total of 1 575 years of service by Zone Chairpersons and District Governor team Congratulations to all recipients The Wildflower Country Moora Convention was a success kudos and gratitude to the Lions of Moora we will now be looking forward to the 2019 Convention of our District We are also Inspections made for the following planned events subject to Cabinet approval Pan Pacific for Children of Courage and other activities with District Governor Bev Hawkins and Coordinator Lion Pauline Perth Zoo for Lions Awareness Day with District Governor Bev Hawkins and PR Coordinator Brian Phang District Fundraising Event on 22 December 2018 Lions Strides for Diabetes Awareness Christmas Megaclass all funds go to LCIF 9am12pm Venue facilities poster social media promotion and fitness instructors are totally sponsored by Lords Recreation Centre City of Subiaco A visit from a UK Past District Governor Nigel Folkard to Perth 16th24th of December Victoria Park Lions has contacted PDG Nigel to a social meeting Please make PDG Nigel Folkard welcome Luen Chicote 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 richardjill bigpond com DISTRICT NEWSLETTER Published First Week of Every Month COPY DEADLINE 25th of the preceding month District Governor 201W1 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 1

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To Register please visit this link Lions Strides for Diabetes 15