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HUMANITARIAN SERVICE, DISASTER RELIEF, MEDICAL RESEARCH,
SIGHT & THE ENCOURAGEMENT OF YOUTH
POWER OF ACTION ROUNDUP
Subsequent to the 9th December 2018 Cabinet Meeng, I
can conrm the following:
PDG Barry Middleton welcomed UK PDG Nigel Folkard to
their Victoria Park Lions Club social meeng and I le PDG
Nigel a voice message to call us if there was anything at all
he needed whilst they were here.
Lions Strides for Diabetes on the 22nd of December at Lords
Recreaon Centre raised over $1000 for LCIF earmarked for
this pillar of service.
A visit on behalf of all of Lions to Karratha Club Lion Diere
Sohns at Fiona Stanley.
Thanks to IPDG Sue Lowe for aending Lion George Leuty’s
funeral service or our behalf on the 3rd of January 2019.
Aendances to the following Board meengs:
Lions Cancer Instute Lions Hearing Foundaon
W A Hall of Fame City of Perth (Host) Inc
Aendances at the Council of Governors and Nominaon,
Legal and Services Commiees meengs in Sydney 18-20th
of January 2019
Australia Day Bunnings Innaloo sausage sizzle by North
Beach Lions: taken some photos and posted on social
Phone hook up with MD GAT Membership PDG Ann
Eldridge to revisit our District Plans. Reports included an
interest from Regis Aged Care to start a specialist club
where the Claremont-
Nedlands Lions Club has
agreed to be the sponsor
should this go ahead. Inial
meengs are indicang that a
branch will be more
achievable. While on the
subject of Claremont-Nedlands
Lions, Lion Peter Gille le
Western Australia to Victoria
and I decided on behalf of the
District, given an engraved
appreciaon of Peter’s stellar
contribuon to the success of Youth of the Year Program
Sprang into acon when the Handiight pilots arrived in
Australia: rst stop Broome, Carnarvon then to Jandakot.
The Handiight planes and website has all the details of all
their incredible journey where the Lions logo is prominently
displayed and promoted. I am extremely pleased that they
decided to connue on to the eastern states from here
despite all their challenges, aer their short visits in
Northam, Esperance and Kalgoorlie.
Carpooled with GMT/GST Carmel Ward to State GAT
meeng hosted by DG Bev Hawkins and W2 in Mandurah.
All of the above are highlights including the only Youth of
the Year Club nals for Lions Eye Instute and North Beach
Club Lions that I aended. Congratulaons to all these
amazing young people who connue to be sources of
inspiraon and courage.
The main event was the Perth Zoo Lions Awareness Day,
the Commiee under the leadership of Chairperson Brian
Phang and Execuve were working really hard to get the
results as tabled in respecve report below in Carmel
Ward’s porolio. The new honorary members inducted
during this auspicious day are: Professor Jerey Keelan,
invited and sponsored by Srling Lions; Tammy-Rae Schaper
and Darren Lohman, invited and sponsored by City of Perth
(Host) Lions. My gratude to the Cabinet members for
approving this event; to all of you who tried to make this a
success and made things happen; to PDG Rob Meney for
doing the inducon of the honorary members; the
Foundaons who made all of us aware of what they are
doing during the Q & A sessions conducted by President of
City of Perth Halina Young; and all the Lions who reshued
their me to aend.
I encourage all the Clubs who were there at the Zoo and the
other Clubs who had their own separate Lions Day
Awareness acvies to submit to Mulple Districts and your
Club can win a Syd Packham award which will be
announced at the Geelong Convenon in May 2019.
Geelong Convenon 4 to 6 of May 2019- for those who will
be aending the Convenon, please advise Cabinet
Secretary Richard Tunmer of your intenon to include in
your social schedule District Hospitality on 5th of May
Sunday night, me and place: yet to be conrmed and