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201W1
NEWSLETTER
www.201w1.lions.org.au www.facebook.com/LionsInWesternAustralia lionsdistrict201w1@gmail.com
HUMANITARIAN SERVICE, DISASTER RELIEF, MEDICAL RESEARCH,
SIGHT & THE ENCOURAGEMENT OF YOUTH
WE SERVE JANUARY 2017
You are all aware that we are looking for a person to further
their Lionisc career by pung their name forward to
become the 2nd VDGE for 2017/18 with the view to
becoming DG in 2019/20.
If you are that person, please let me know and come along
to the special meeng to be held on the 4th February 13H00
13H30 at Gibson Park Community centre. See the
important dates to remember secon of this newsleer for
details.
Happy New Year
Yours in Lionism DG Michael
- Serve Humanity and Enjoy Fellowship
Lions Commemorave Coin Available in January
The Lions Clubs Internaonal Century of Service
Commemorave Coin will provide a worthy tribute to the
millions of Lions who have served their communies during
the last 100 years.
The coin will go on sale on Wednesday, January 18, 2017.
For a limited me only, you can order
this historic keepsake and support the
life-changing work of LCIF. For each
coin sold, US$10 is authorized to be
paid to LCIF. This represents a US$4
million opportunity to improve the
lives of people in need through LCIF
iniaves around the world.
A Colour Copy of this Newsletter can be requested through your Club Secretary.
Alternatively can be accessed Electronically through our website. http://201w1.lions.org.au/dg%20newsletters
Official Publication of Lions District 201W1
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
WEST LION February 1st 2017
COPY DEADLINE Passed
Mikes Meanderings
A very happy New Year to one and all. I would like to
thank you all for the hard work and dedicaon to Lions
over the past 6 months and I am sure all the plans that you
have put into place for the new year go well.
As you know we are in a rebuilding phase for the District
and I am pleased to say we ended the year with a posive
growth in membership - 831 at end of December 2016
which is sll 11 up from end of June 2016 number of 820.
Thank you to all the clubs that have taken my message to
heart and recruited new members.
I encourage you all to connue with your recruitment
drives and for all clubs to look for opportunies to
strengthen you clubs. The GMT team is available to assist
you with how to go about this. PDG Barry Middleton, the
Membership chairman, details are in the diary and he is
eager to assist you with this task.
In the words of our Internaonal Presidents words I need
your help to welcome more men and women to join us in
service. I also need your help to charter new clubs that can
help us impact even more lives. I need your help to grow
Lions Clubs Internaonal to the largest it has ever been.
We are in the process of
chartering a new club in
Mindarie, we have 6 potenal
members and they have
elected interim President,
Secretary and Treasurer which
is very posive. If anyone
knows of any potenal
members in that area, please
let Guiding Lions Bert Stray and
Sue Renton know and they will
follow up. Again, their details
are in the district diary.
District Governor
Michael Wolf enjoying a
good laugh with Father
Christmas at the
December Cabinet
meeng.
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WHITFORDS LIONS CLUB
We have been very busy at Whiord Lions, on Sunday 1st
Jan 17, my daughter Brooke Couper (Leo Member) and I
served at the monthly Lions Soup Kitchen, whereby we
prepared meals and fed 200 of Perths underprivileged
and homeless.
This is a Lions Centennial (Hunger) project that we are
very proud to support. PDG Colin Heap has also been and
helped. The rst Sunday of every month is our Lions Day
at Manna Inc, and we could always use extra hands and
volunteers. Our next day is Sunday 5
th
February 2017, and
lion members can always contact me for further details on
0423 258 258.
Further we also hosted Grandparents Rearing
Grandchildren for a Xmas morning tea, whereby we used
presents that were donated to our toy cage at Whiords
Shopping Centre, and were able to give all small children a
Xmas present, and the teenagers all got a Big W $25.00 gi
card so they could buy there own presents.
This organisaon receives no government funding at all,
and we also donated $2,000 to the organisaon, in
addion to providing all families a Lions Xmas cake. When I
announced our donaon, the organisaon, their Vice
President, the Grandparents, etc. were all overcome with
emoon and thanked Lions, our club and our members as
this was something they never expected but very much
appreciated.
On the 11
th
December we also helped the Western
Australian Police with their annual fair at Ascot. This
year we also had terminally ill children from PMH
aend, and it was a very special day for their families
and them, especially knowing that these children will
unfortunately not be with us next year.
WELFARE CHAIRPERSON
Sue McDonald
Mob: 0412 132 057
Email: suzimac@westnet.com.au
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CANNING CITY LIONS CLUB
Childrens Christmas Party
On the 4
th
December we held a children party for those less
fortunate than ourselves. The parcipants were foster
children and single parents with their children. The party
was held in the grounds of Queens Park Primary
School. This was a beauful seng with undercover seang
surrounded by garden and palm trees.
We had access to the kitchen facilies where the lions
prepared the food. Menu consisted of all things faening
and delicious. The party started with a sausage sizzle,
followed by sausage rolls, party pies, fairy bread and
watermelon. There were donuts too which were made like
snow men and were donated by the Donut King The children
had ice cream in cones. Some children even came back for
seconds. To top it o the kids were given a lolly bag as they
were leaving. Entertainment for the party consisted of a
bouncy castle which was well used and a face painter who is
a Lion and very talented. There was a queue of children to
have their faces
painted and
they refused to
go to lunch as
they didnt
want to lose
their place in
the queue. Kids
became cats,
dogs, fairies
and Pokémon
with the help of
the arst.
The gis were wonderful and were well received by all the
children and Adults. Santas workshop did a fantasc job and our thanks go out to them. Canning City Lions Club
purchased gis for the boys from 10 year and up as Santa workshop was unable to provide gis for this age group. This is
why Lions went shopping and with the money from the Grant bought all the boys 10 years and over watches and mega
bubbles for all the children. These were a great success.
Father Christmas did a wonderful job, although he needs to put on some weight by next year as he wasnt quite fat enough
around the middle. Lion Joy - Coordinator.
Children??????
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ELLENBROOK LIONS CLUB
Over the past 5 years, Ellenbrook Lions have connected with
Opcians and others in Midland, Ellenbrook and surrounds
whereby they save used spectacles for our Club so Ellenbrook
Lion, Neil Rodgers can pass them on to the Lions Save-Sight
Foundaon.
Whilst we have not kept stascs, Lion Neil esmates that in the
past ve years we have delivered in excess of 6,000 pairs of eye
glasses to the foundaon in Nedlands.
This said, this month we have sent a total of 2,437, in two
shipments 1,107 and 1,330 to the Foundaon in Queensland.
Not only do our partners save used eye glasses, but also used
sunglasses, and Lion Neil recently organised with the local
Salvaon Army store in Ellenbrook, whereby we donate the laer
to them so they can sell them in, not only in their store, but also in
other of their stores to raise funds for their cause.
We currently have 370 to pass on to them and we understand they sell them for at least $5.95, depending on the brand.
Of course, we also get eye glass cases but have not been able to nd a recipient any ideas?,
We currently put them in a recycling bin at the moment.
For more info about this project visit hp://www.lssf.com.au/ or contact Ron - secretaryellenbrooklions@gmail.com
Above - Neil checking latest consignment of glasses.
OCEAN REEF LIONS CLUB
Enjoying the ne weather with the local Burns Beach
Residents Associaon
Santa Claus arriving at the Childrens Christmas party.
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KALAMUNDA LIONS CLUB
Kalamunda Not a bad day selling cakes. Marie
geng cosy with Jim Lloyd and below Valerie
sorng out some change for Jim. Thanks to IGA for
seng aside the area for our annual cake stall.
LION CLUBS NEWSLETTERS
A number of our Lions Clubs circulate their own newsleers. Included with the District Newsleer this month is two club
newsleer. Some of the informaon in the Club Newsleers may be of interest to your members and you may also nd
some good ideas that you can use in your club and communies.
If your club has a newsleer and would like it circulated to other clubs in our District please send me a copy.
To view the rest of the newsleers below please just click anywhere on the front pages below.
Canning City Lions Club. Srling Lions Club
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WANNEROO LIONS CLUB
What a hecc morning, we've been o our feet wrapping
trolleys full of Christmas gis at Wanneroo Central
Shopping Centre. We nally had a bit of a break, and
managed to sneak in a Santa photo. L to R - Sue Mcdonald,
Ditza Teng and Merrilyn Hunter at Wanneroo Central
Shopping Centre.
This gentleman was very happy to get all his presents
wrapped
AUSTRALIA LIONSONOZ IN ACTION
Australian Lionsonoz Club member, Lion John Matheson
lives in an over 50’s Lifestyle Resort in the suburb of
Eagleby, Brisbane, which has about 660 residents. This
year he has sold 40 x 1.5kg cakes and 15 x 900gm
puddings, which he delivered to the residents. He had put
an order sheet up in both club houses for the cakes and
puddings for about six weeks prior to delivery, leng the
residents know when he would be delivering them.
As the Australian Lionsonoz Club does not have any
fundraising facilies, Lion John sells the Lions Christmas
Cakes and Puddings on behalf of the Lions Club of Ormeau
Inc., which is close to where he lives.
Lion Johns protis the hours he can claim, assisng a
main stream Lions Club. Next year he is going to try
something dierent if the Cra Ladies will let him.
Around the end of November each year the village Ladies
Cra Group have an annual market day where all groups
within the village can sell anything that they make,
nothing can be brought in that is not made in the village
and there are some very talented people living in there,
from woodwork, painng, sewing, quilng, card making,
jewellery etc. He is going to ask them if they can forego
the cost of having a stall, and bringing goods in that are
not made here, so that he can sell the cakes and puddings,
it is assumed he could increase his sales by a fair amount
by doing this.
Lion John is pictured here delivering Lions cakes and puddings to the residents using his golf buggy as a Christmas sleigh”.
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BALLAJURA LIONS CLUB
Facebook page advert with Lion President Kaye Scandre.
District Governor Michael Wolf posing with Santa while
selling cakes for the Ballajura Lions Club.
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Linked In, email & embed on website. You can
also get a copy of the link for the brochure and
view all the brochures dang back to July 2015.
Download a PDF copy of the Digital Brochure.
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The le arrow allows you to scroll
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The minus sign will reduce the size of the
brochure and the plus sign will increase the
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again to close all pages.
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The Lions McCusker Alzheimers Research Foundaon
Project is a project adopted by Lions in Australia at the
naonal convenon in Tamworth 2014. The project will
provide support to The McCusker Alzheimers Research
Foundaon Inc ABN: 34 575 647 667
The McCusker Alzheimers Research Foundaon was
established as not-for-prot Organisaon in 2001 to
enhance medical research into Alzheimers Disease in
Western Australia. The Foundaon provides signicant
support to the research of internaonally acclaimed
pioneer researcher Professor Ralph Marns AO and his
team. His leading edge research aims to increase the
understanding of the pathology of the disease, develop an
early diagnosis and idenfy treatments aimed at deferring,
slowing, and prevenng the development of the disease.
The Lions Clubs within Western Australia have been closely
associated with the Foundaon for the past eight years in
order to assist in the raising of funds and to promote the
awareness of the disease to members of the Lions Family
and to the General Public. The Foundaon is now working
outside Western Australia, joining forces with Anglican Rerement Villages in Sydney to establish The McCusker KARVIAH
Research Centre. Other research projects are being undertaken for the Foundaon in South Australia and Tasmania.
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CABINET OFFICERS WITH A DIFFERENCE AT THE CHRISTMAS CABINET MEETING IN DECEMBER
District Governor Michael Wolf
Carolyn Middleton
PDG Clive Tonkin
Hans Hoee
District Governor Elect Sue Lowe
Mary-Anne Wolf
PDG Sandra Laundy
PDG Barry Middleton
GUESS WHO IS SANTA IS ?
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DUNCRAIG LIONS YOUTH EXCHANGE
Right - Lions Youth Exchange student Dylan had a happy
departure on 3rd December, farewelled by his parents and
younger brothers.
Dylan and Jessica travelled together for the rst ight on
their outbound journey.
His Mother wrote -
He has been to school, to a
soccer match, the Christmas
markets and to some
churches and historical sites
so he is over the moon ..as
are we!
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DATES TO REMEMBER
2ND VICE DISTRICT GOVERNOR VACANCY 2017-2018
To: All Lions members of District 201W1
Dear Lion,
As you are aware, we had no nominaons for the posion of 2nd Vice District Governor 2017-18 at the Convenon held at
Kalgoorlie last October.
A special meeng is to be convened at Gibson Park Community Centre commencing at 1:00pm for a 1:30pm (mes to be
conrmed) start on Saturday 4th February 2017 to elect a Lion to this posion. The District is looking for suitably
qualied Lions to register their interest in becoming a member of the District Governor team.
Qualicaon requirements are as follows:
The Lion must be an Acve Member of Good Standing of a Chartered Lions Club in W1
The Lion must have served in the following posions prior to taking oce as 2nd VDG
a) An ocer of a Lions Club for a full term or major poron (ocer means, President, Secretary, Treasurer, Vice-
President(s), Membership and Elected Directors, and
b) Have served as a member of the District Cabinet for a full term or major poron thereof.
c) These terms must not have been served concurrently.
Any suitably qualied Lion is encouraged to consider standing for the posion of 2nd Vice District Governor. Should any
Lion wish to discuss this maer further, please do not hesitate to contact DG Michael, 1st VDG Sue or IPDG Colin details
in the District Diary.
Yours in Lions Allan Lowe
Cabinet Secretary 201W1
3 January 2017
DISTRICT CABINET MEETING
DATE: SUNDAY 26th FEBRUARY 2017
VENUE: GIBSON PARK COMMUNITY CENTRE.
ADDRESS: GIBSON ROAD, PADBURY
TIME: 9AM TO 2 PM
LIONS CHILDREN OF COURAGE AWARDS
Children of Courage Chairperson, Lion Sue McDonald
Closing date for Nominaons is 3rd March 2017
(Hospitals/Charies etc. 19th February 2017)
Awards Presentaon date is Sunday 2nd April 2017 at
the Pan Pacic Hotel, Perth
Forward completed form, plus addional informaon,
photograph and $50 nominaon fee to:
PO Box 30, Wanneroo 6946
e-mail: sue.mcdonald@mp.wa.gov.au
(Cheque to be crossed and made payable to Lions
Internaonal District 201W1)
Please click here to download a nominaon form.
LIONS OF WA CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION EVENT
Hello Lions,
We would love to see as many of you as possible join us on this
occasion to celebrate 100 years of Lions Clubs Internaonal.
Make your plans now and come along and join Lions from the
Clubs in Western Australia and some special guests.
Date: Saturday 10th June 2017
Venue: The Pan Pacic Hotel
Time: To be announced
Tickets will be $80 pp. and this will include welcome drinks on
arrival at the Pan Pacic Hotel in Perth, a buet dinner and
entertainment and dancing to the Lions big Band in the
Riverview Ballroom.
Tickets will be on sale soon. The commiee is looking at online
cket sales and informaon regarding purchase will be released
very soon.
Come along and help us celebrate in style.
Regards from the Centennial commiee - IPDG Colin Heap
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NAME SPONSOR CLUB
JANET BOWERS
Luen Chicote City of Perth Host
RACHEL BRADLEY
Luen Chicote City of Perth Host
KEITH HUBBARD
Eve-Lyn Newport Moora
SARAH HUBBARD
Eve-Lyn Newport Moora
DENISE HUNTER
MS
Diane Taylor Victoria Park
December 2016
WELCOME
New
Members
EDITORS CORNER: Happy and Prosperous New Year
to everyone. Thank you to all clubs and District Ocers
for your contribuons to the January Newsleer. Please
send through photos & arcles for the February Edion. A
newsleer will also be circulated in Digital Format which
allows for any addional content and provides greater
picture clarity with no big les to download.
Happy New Year from the South Perth Lions Big Band!
Many thanks for your support last year - you've been a
wonderful audience and a great bunch of dancers!
Its me to rock your socks o again! Come and join the
South Perth Lions Big Band on Friday 17th February
under our talented musical director Phil Haon. Listen
and dance to the magical sound of the full big band with
our great singers!
We hold monthly dance shows on the 3rd Friday of the
month at the South Perth Community Centre, corner of
Sandgate St and South Terrace just 5 minutes south of
the Narrows Bridge. BYO food, drink & glasses!
The show runs from 8-11pm and the cost is only $15. You
can pay at the door, alternavely -
Email: lionsband.southperth@gmail.com or
Phone Phil on 0417 916 773 to reserve a table. We're
expecng a big crowd again next month so table
reservaon is highly recommended.
Look forward to seeing you on Friday 17th February at
the South Perth Community Centre!
Girrawheen Lions Club doing our Christmas lolly run
for children in Koondoola-Girrawheen-Marrangaroo-
Alexander Heights