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District Newsletter Mar 17

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www 201w1 lions org au www facebook com LionsInWesternAustralia 201W1 WE SERVE lionsdistrict201w1 gmail com NEWSLETTER HUMANITARIAN SERVICE DISASTER RELIEF MEDICAL RESEARCH SIGHT THE ENCOURAGEMENT OF YOUTH MIKES MEANDERINGS The District Youth of the Year YOTY Club finals are well on the way Thank you to all the clubs that have supported this worthwhile project It is great to see there is such great talented young students out there As one of the judges said he is quite confident the world is in good hands with the integrity and knowledge of our young people MARCH 2017 2nd VDGE for 2017 18 with the view to becoming DG in 2019 20 If you are that person please let me know A reminder that your club elections are due this month and once done please submit your PU101 s with correct information as this information is used for the district diary Yours in Lionism DG Michael Serve Humanity and Enjoy Fellowship Thank you to the clubs that invited Lion Mary Anne and myself to attend your finals we enjoyed each and every one of them I think we are in for a tough Zone final I wouldn t want to be one of the judges on either of the panels The zone finals are on the 11 and 12 March See further in the newsletter for details Conor Patton from Scoth College was the overall winner of North Beach Lions YOTY Club Final He will progress to one of the Zone Finals We have held our 3rd Cabinet meeting and once again our districts membership was a hot topic I would like to remind clubs of the funds available through the district membership committed to assist you with advertising for membership in your community L to R Connor Patton with District Governor Michael March to May Membership Campaign In General Terms Wolf the period from 1st March 2017 to 31st May 2017 will be our major MEMBERSHIP GROWTH CAMPAIGN with EVERY CLUB in the DISTRICT asked and encouraged to conduct a minimum of ONE 1 PRO ACTIVE RECRUITMENT AND CLUB PROMOTION ACTIVITY during this period Training is available to clubs should they require assistance with setting up membership drives that includes provision of basic sales skills to members The sales tool Selling Lions is available from the District GMT Membership Coordinator We held a special nomination meeting on the 4th of February 17 to elect a 2nd VDG in but unfortunately there were no potential candidates as a result we are still looking for a person to further their Lionistic Above L to R District Governor Michael Wolf Nicholas career by putting their name Guildford Grammar Paris McNeil Ballajura Youth of the forward to become the Year Club Final 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 August 2016 COPY DEADLINE Passed 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 1

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LIONS HEARING DOGS On Tuesday 21st February 2017 I had the pleasure of meeting the CEO David Horne of the Lions Hearing Dogs based in South Australia We held a meeting at the Ear Science Institute Australia to discuss the Hearing Dogs and also for him to meet the CEO Sandra Bellekom Lize Coetzee Manager of Lions Hearing Clinics plus Melanie Boot Head of Marketing Fundraising and Communications and Jane Goldsmith Operations Co ordinator State Chairman Lion Bob Halford also attended with his wife Margaret David was given a tour of the building including the AVANT training centre Dr Claire Langdon told David how the centre is used for training medical doctors and staff She also demonstrated the workings of the human size man dummy who is amazing David was in Perth to see a dog Hetty supplied last September Unfortunately the recipient was using the dog as a pet and not a working dog and so was arranging for her to return to Hearing Dogs She will have to be retrained for another person A pager was offered to the recipient which she accepted and she was going to go to the pound to get another dog so all will work out well They do not have many dogs returned and Hetty s situation is a rarity It costs 30 000 to train a Hearing Dog and the dogs are all rescue dogs not bred specifically for the role Training takes 6 8 months The dogs are rescue dogs and not specially bred They are sourced from between 6 months and 2 years The centre uses money donated from Lions Clubs for this purpose Some of the dogs are shown on the Lions Hearing Dogs calendars If your Club would like to sell these later in the year please let your District Hearing Chairman know All money goes towards training the dogs Lion Christina Smelt Lions Hearing Foundation Chairman Hearing Bus Bookings Is your Club listed here yet 03 03 17 World Hearing DayESIA 05 06 03 17 10 11 03 17 Wagin Woolarama Wagin 16 03 17 South West Motorama Bunbury 26 03 17 Harmony Day Ballajura 01 04 17 Show Grounds Cannington 02 04 17 Whitfords Fair Whitfords 03 04 17 Have a go Day Manjimup 08 04 17 Altone Comes Alive 15 04 17 Dunsborough Fair Dunsborough 10 05 17 Cyril Jackson SHS 09 09 17 Northam Show Northam 07 08 10 17 W2 Convention Fremantle 20 10 17 Katanning Show Katanning 25 11 17 Baldivis Fair Baldivis Noranda Hyde Park Festival Rotary If your Club would like the Hearing Bus visit your community then please make a request through the LHF Secretary on lionshf gmail com or to LHF Screening Chairman on isturgess44 gmail com or 0451 655 808 The Hearing Bus has undergone an extensive service during the Christmas break Thanks to Lion Chris Gwylim Canning City for organising this through Horizons West Bus company It also had to go over the Inspection Pits and be re classified which has been done 3

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DATES TO REMEMBER SITUATIONS VACANT Would you like to be 2nd Vice District Governor Contact the Cabinet Secretary Allan or District Governor Michael Wolf for more information YOUTH OF THE YEAR 2017 DISTRICT CABINET MEETING Date Sunday 18th June Venue to be announced District Governors Award Evening Saturday 17th June venue costs to follow MARCH TO MAY MEMBERSHIP MONTHS INDUCT ONE NEW MEMBER CLUB GIVEN NAME SURNAME SCHOOL Noranda Anna Boddy Morley SHS Stirling Mina Mitric North Beach Conor City of Perth CLUB NAME SURNAME SCHOOL Lions Eye Institute Henry Pemberton Churchlands Kingsley Woodvale Clarissa Luk CCGS Perth College Scotch Ocean Reef Oliver Terry CCGS Oscar Patton KaspiCrutchett Mt Lawley SHS Claremont Lachlan Zhou CCGS Duncraig April Htun Warwick SHS Wanneroo Felix Jones Scotch Ballajura Paris McNeil Perth College Floreat Mihailio Bozic Hale th ZONE FINALS SATURDAY 11 March 2017 at the Rocky Bay VIP Centre 15 Chessell Drive Duncraig W1 DISTRICT FINAL Sunday 26th March 2017 STATE FINAL Sunday 9th April 2017 th ZONE FINALS SUNDAY 12 March 2017 at the Rocky Bay Centre 60 McCabe St Mosman Park The three top scoring contestants from the two Zone Finals will progress to the District Final total of 6 Interviews in the morning Public Speaking function 2 30pm for 3 00pm Venue Telethon Speech Hearing Centre 33 Dodd St Wembley The three top scoring contestants from the W1 District Final along with three contestants from the W2 District Final will progress to the State Final Time 6pm for 6 30pm Venue Adam Armstrong Pavilion David Cruickshank Reserve Wattle Avenue Dalkeith NATIONAL FINAL Monday 8th May 2017 The top scoring contestant will be the State Winner and will progress to represent Western Australia at the National Final National Final at the National Convention in Hobart Tasmania A uniform is provided for the National Finalists CLUB OFFICER ELECTIONS February Nomination Meeting appoint a nominations committee to help with the selection of names for the nomination meeting which should be held during February MARCH ELECTION MEETING ensure that the Club Election Meeting is held this month with Incoming Club Officers recorded on the MyLC1 website or use the Reporting Form PU101 and submit to Cabinet Secretary by March 28 HEARING BUS DRIVERS We urgently require any Lions Member with a HR Drivers License 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 DISTRICT 201W1 CONVENTION Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd October Hosted by the City of Perth Host To both the above positions we would gladly hear from any Lion who would like to be DISTRICT 201W2 CONVENTION part of the Hearing Bus Team We are desperately short of volunteers who are available Friday 6th to Sunday 8th October 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 Hosted by the Freemantle Lions Club Please make contact with the LHF Screening Chairman Ivan Sturgess on isturgess44 gmail com or 0451 655 808 and discuss any of the above 4

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The Future of Peace Peace Poster kits have increased in price Peace poster kits are now available from the Multiple Lions Shop District Orders placed after 1 March will now cost 25 plus postage This year s theme of The Future of Peace will engage all children so get started and approach your schools and youth groups to get the teachers and kids on board Students ages 11 12 or 13 as of November 15 are eligible to participate There is lots of information in the kit and more can be found at the following link http www lionsclubs org EN how we serve youth peace poster contest index php National Winner 2016 Casey Lions Club of Melbourne Chinese District V1 4 Casey s quote We can celebrate eternal peace when people from all walks of life are treated as equals in a free and borderless world united by humanity and compassion Carolyn Middleton Peace Poster Chair 2016 2017 Emaill party candles bigpond com Peace Poster Contest Deadlines Entries not meeting deadlines will be disqualified January 15 Kits go on sale from the Club Supplies Sales Department at International Headquarters October 1 Deadline to purchase kits from the Club Supplies Sales Department at International Headquarters November 15 Postmark deadline for a club to send one winning poster per contest sponsored to the district governor December 1 Postmark deadline for a Governor to send one winning district poster to multiple district council chairperson December 1 Postmark deadline for a Governor not belonging to a multiple district to send one winning poster to the Public Relations Department at International Headquarters December 1 Postmark deadline for a Club not belonging to a district to send one winning entry to the Public Relations Department at International Headquarters December 15 Postmark deadline for the multiple district council chairperson to send one winning poster to the Public Relations Department at International Headquarters February 1 International winners notified on or before this date CLUB BULLETINS Please click anywhere on the bulletins to open a Digital Brochure If you would like a PDF version you can download it from the Digital Brochure 5

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WELCOME New Members EDITORS CORNER Thank you to all clubs District Officers Foundation Chairpersons for your contributions to the March Newsletter Please send through photos articles for the April Edition A newsletter will also be circulated in Digital Format which allows any additional content and provides greater picture clarity FEBRUARY 2017 LIONS EYE INSTITUTE FOOTY TIPPING 2017 The Lions Club of North Beach is coordinating the Lions Save Sight Football Tipping Competition Now in its 18th year it is hoped that with your support we will have our best year yet in raising funds for the Lions Save Sight Foundation NAME SPONSOR CLUB PATRICIA MARGUERITE LIM JASON HEMSLEY Morley ELLENBROOK LIONS An entry form is attached Please photocopy if you require more entry forms Please encourage Lions members family and friends to participate The once off entry fee is only 50 00 Please promote the competition to your friends as the more people who participate the larger the prize money and the more funds we can raise for Save Sight Entries close 23rd March 2016 Your tips can be made through the ESPN footy tipping website www footytips com au or emailed to lionsfootytipping gmail com Thank you to everyone who came along to the Outdoor Movie night in Ellenbrook last Saturday evening 25th Thank you for your support and Good Luck February It was a warm night and the movie Jurassic World Yours in Lionism had the 700 plus crowd on the edge of their picnic blankets Lion Elaine Collins This event was arranged by Ellenbrook Central our local Football Tipping Co ordinator Phone 0404 532 312 Email lionsfootytipping gmail com All Footy Tipping Correspondence to Lions Club of North Beach PO Box 65 Karrinyup WA 6921 shopping centre and supported by Ellenbrook Lions was a roaring success The grassed area disappeared under a sea of rugs as families gathered under the stars Once again our partnership with Ellenbrook Central has been a success and the over 900 raised in donations EFT Details Account Name The Lions Club of North Beach Activities BSB Number 036027 Account Number 419754 Lionoz members in action L to R President of the Lake Cathie Bonny Hills Lions Club BBQ Lion John and Lion Sandy with PDG Lion Warren and a very satisfied customer 6

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LIONS WA CENTENNIAL EVENT Saturday 10th June 2017 7PM Centennial Celebration Event for all Lions of Western Australia At The Pan Pacific Hotel in Perth Fellow Lions We would love to see as many of you as possible join us on this occasion to celebrate 100 years of Lions Clubs International Make your plans now and come along and join Lions from both Districts in Western Australia and special invited guests Tickets will be 80 pp and this will include welcome drinks on arrival at the Pan Pacific Hotel in Perth a buffet dinner and entertainment and dancing to the Lions big Band in the Riverview Ballroom A cash bar is available during dinner A door prize will be awarded using the number allocated by booking on line A Raffle will also be held during the night with some worth winning prizes Why not book a table 10 for your Club and enjoy a special night of Fellowship for your Members purchased using the link on this page Tickets can be Venue seating is limited to 300 so please book early to avoid disappointment Please don t hesitate to contact either of our Districts Centennial Coordinators if you have any queries IPDG Colin Heap District 201W1 colin_heap bigpond com Ph 9306 8497 PDG Alan Hawkins District 201W2 albev aapt net au Ph 9439 5187 7

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YOUTH OF THE YEAR CLUB ROUNDUP KINGSLEY WOODVALE OCEAN REEF LIONS CLUBS Together with the Lions Club of Ocean Reef we had our joint clubs final What fantastic and inspiring students that we had Clarissa from Perth College Oliver from Christ Church Grammar School Max from Scotch College and Michael from St Marks Anglican Community School Oliver won the public speaking with a fine speech about refugees Oliver and Clarissa will proceed to a zone final Zone final details will be provided shortly Our two winners L to R centre Clarissa Oliver Judges receiving thank you gifts and certificates for helping with the judging Pictured left is PDG Colin Heap Oliver being presented with the Club Final winner certificate Celebrating the end of their Club Final 8

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DUNCRAIG NORANDA LIONS CLUB On Tuesday 28th February the Duncraig Club Final was held for the Youth of the Year program Four contestants from local secondary schools participated in the judging with another contestant sponsored by Noranda Lions Club who participated for the experience The interviews were held on Sunday 26th February The Judging Panel of nonLions members was Janeen Thomsett Lecturer at ECU Craig Bendeich Whitelion Inc Youth Worker and Phil Colliver retired Secondary and TAFE Teacher Janeen has served as a Judge at Club Back Row Carmel Ward YOTY District Chairperson DG Mike Wolf Janeen Thomsett Judging Zone and District level in Panel Chairperson Craig Bendeich Judge Phil Colliver Judge previous years All willingly volunteered their Front Row Anna Boddy Morley SHS Noranda contestant Otto Kosok Duncraig SHS Ryan time for the two parts of Flynn Greenwood College Ailish Norman Sacred Heart College April Htun Warwick SHS the program The Interview carries 80 points and the Public Speaking carries 30 points The Judges prepared four interesting questions for the General Knowledge section of the Interview and two Impromptu Questions for the Public Speaking Function DG Mike Zone Chairman Tim Powell Lions members parents friends and school representatives formed the audience to give the contestants their attention for the impromptu questions and the five minute prepared speeches The speeches were engaging informative and entertaining These fine young citizens are the hope of our Nation their passion enthusiasm and commitment are to be commended All contestants commented that they gained skills and experience by submitting their Entry Form which is a CV to addresses the criteria for the program attending the Information and Coaching Session participation in the business like interview and presenting at the public speaking function President Helen congratulated all the contestants and Judges for their participation and commended the parents and school representative for their support and encouragement of the contestants Special thank you was extended to the Carine Glades Tavern for the donation of the dinner vouchers for the three Judges Ailish Norman Year 11 student at Sacred Heart College was selected as the Public Speaking Winner highest score out of the 30 points She spoke without notes and her delivery was excellent April Htun Year 12 student at Warwick Senior High School was selected as the Overall Winner gaining the highest score overall from the interview out of the 80 points combined with the and public speaking out of the 30 points April will progress as the Duncraig Lions Club contestant at the Zone Finals to be held over the weekend of 11th and 12th March 2017 Anna Boddy Year 12 student at Morley SHS is also a Leos Member she will progress to the Zone Finals as the Noranda Lions Club contestant Best wishes to April and Anna and all the other contestants for the Zone Finals Your sponsoring Lions Clubs will be there to support you 9

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STIRLING LIONS CLUB The Lions Club of Stirling proudly conducted this yearly event at the Herb Graham Leisure centre in Mirrabooka on the 18th of February 2017 This event was chaired and overseen by Lion Margaret C and Lion Stephanie K who did an outstanding job overseeing each detail that went into the success of this event We had in total four participants namely Stephanie Tan Mina Mitric Rohan Maloney Yamina Anderson The event saw the participants give a two minute speech on a topic chosen by the judges Topics included What are your thoughts on Voluntary Euthanasia and How can we District Governor Michael with overall club winner Mina improve on today s Education The next task involved the Mitric left and Public Speaking winner Rohan Maloney right participants giving a timed speech of their choice We would like to commend all the participants for their courage and maturity in handling all the tasks they were given It is safe to say that many of us adults if asked to speak on such a competitive level would shy away or freeze Congratulations to overall club winner Mina Mitric and Public Speaking club winner Rohan Maloney The District Governor presented the participants with his pin and applauding them on their competitive spirit wishing them the very best in their futures We would like to thank the judges namely Anne Tumak David Hampton and Kate Lawrenson for their input into the success of the event and not forgetting our pride Lions Club of Stirling members for volunteering their time and making this event a success WANNEROO LIONS CLUB Lions Club of Wanneroo W1 has re engaged with YOTY and last night held their club event Participating were Felix Scotch College Andrew Trinity College and Cailin Methodist Ladies College Thanks to the participants judges and club members for making the evening a great success Right overall and public speaking winner was Felix with Wanneroo Lions President Sue McDonald Below front L to R the three participants Andrew Felix and Cailin Back L to R Les McDonals two judges Suzanne Dore Graham Dore PDG Colin Heap Middle L to R Mari James Sue McDonald 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 10

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LIONS CLUB OF NORTH BEACH CITY OF PERTH HOSTS District Governor Michael Wolf Mary Anne with two North Beach Lions Club participants Right the overall club final winner at City of Perth Host Oscar Kaspi Crutchett from Mt Lawley Senior High School Below members of the City of Perth Host Lions Club enjoying the evening LIONSONOZ IN ACTION While on a short stay at pretty Lake Cathie in February Lionsonoz member PDG Warren White contacted the local Lions club to ascertain if they needed any assistance in projects they were involved in President John Hayes was grateful for assistance in conducting a BBQ outside the local Supermarket so Lion Warren was put to work in the final shift for the day cooking sausages onions eggs and bacon while Lion John and his wife Lion Sandy served the many customers The Lake Cathie Bonny Hills Lions Club is few in numbers but big in ideas Their latest project is to construct and provide a skateboard rink for the youngsters of the village and the many young people who visit this lovely seaside resort each school holidays The fund raising project was kicked off in October when the Club earned over 2 000 as marshals for a vintage Motor bike rally at Port Macquarie From then on it involves applying for grants and money raising projects such as the various BBQs the Club conducts to attempt to achieve the 200 000 needed complete the project Lionsonoz members do not conduct their own money raising projects due to the fact that members are situated all over Australia but they do enjoy meeting the local Lions in towns they visit to help them in their projects and make new friends while doing this 11

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BALLAJURA LIONS CLUB Ballajura Lions held a very successful YOTY at the South Ballajura Community centre on Wednesday 1st March 2017 We had two great contestants in Nicholas Hill from Guildford Grammar and Paris McNeil from Perth College A very big thank you to our judges Linda Linda Soteriou the new Ballajura Place Office Manager Jess Madureira the Assistant Manager at the Ballajura Library and David Wanstall the Principal of the Ballajura primary School The interviews and public speaking was of a very high standard and unfortunately there could only be one going L to R Paris McNeil with Ballajura Club President Kaye Scandrett forward to the Zone Final Paris McNeil was selected as the public speaking and club final winner and progressed to the Zone Final Above Our Judges L to R Jess Madureira Linda Soteriou and David Wanstall Thank you also to our hard working Lions who helped with the event and put on an enjoyable supper Message from Global Membership Team March To May Membership is upon us once again and I trust your Clubs are well into planning your membership Drive event If not here are some ideas Add a walkathon to raise moneys for a Lions Foundation Walk For Sight Information event in a local Park Place notices up in Libraries or Council Community Centres Contact the latest Development in the area and organise a BBQ invite the latest signees to attend a BBQ in a park for a morning Afternoon tea and provide them with invites to your Lions Meeting Coffee Morning at the local Cafe There are many more ideas let them flow and use them to your advantage and good luck with your efforts Grow For Impact is the message to be communicated For more information just click on the logo WELFARE CHAIRPERSON Sue McDonald Mob Email 0412 132 057 suzimac westnet com au 12