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District Newsletter Nov 2018

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1 201W1 DISTRICT NEWSLETTER www.201w1.lions.org.au www.facebook.com/LionsInWesternAustralia cabinet-secw1@bigpond.com HUMANITARIAN SERVICE, DISASTER RELIEF, MEDICAL RESEARCH, SIGHT & THE ENCOURAGEMENT OF YOUTH WE SERVE NOVEMBER 2018 POWER OF ACTION ROUNDUP It is already November 2018 and there are a lot of preparaons for Have A Go, Diabetes Awareness, Children of Courage, Youth of the Year, Lions Awareness Day, Execuve meengs, Cabinet Meengs, club project acvies: sausage sizzles, informaon evenings, social gatherings, including when we go about our daily rounes. We are all busy and yet we are very courageous to pursue a new course. Pursuing a new course is never easy. “We need to have the courage to do new things, to make decisions on something that has not been done before and to be pathnders and forerunners. The horizon is not an unreadable limit, but an evolving desnaon that can be reached through kindness and compassion. But we need courage to try. Let us inhale courage and exhale fear.” Quoted from our amazing Internaonal President Gudrun Yngvador. Courage does not always roar. Somemes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying. “I will try again tomorrow.” Mary Anne Radmacher The harp is out again my fellow Lions and will not apologise for it. More than ever before, our need to ask people, strangers or otherwise, and invite to join our great and largest organizaon, is extremely urgent. Please do not lose hope. Here is why: The famous Beatles were rejected by Decca Recording Studios, who said “we don’t like their sound…they have no future in show business.” The harp is to do with our membership year to date balance of 720 also. It is a drop of 13, year to date. Reluctantly, I have accepted our District’s GAT (Global Acon Team) member John Shute’s resignaon on the 8th November, 2018. Therefore, I ask and challenge each one of you to be our GMT (Global Membership Team) in your own Clubs while this District posion is vacant. Please remember we are Quaternity: members, leaders, servants and promoters/marketers of our incredible organizaon. IMPROVING MEMBERSHIP VALUE How do we make every member feel that their contribuon is important? Your club is unique and you have your own ways of making this happen. What are they? I challenge each member or members in a Club as a group to come up with some ideas of how to do these and send a photo with a story to my email address. Each entry will be published in our next Newsleer and one of the entries will win dinner for 2 at Bistro Bellavista. Good luck everyone. District Governor 201W1 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 DG Luen receiving a club banner from Bencubbin & Districts Lion Club President Hugh Morgan on her ocial visit.

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2 Australian farmers are experiencing one of the worst droughts on record affecting families in every state and territory. Looking for a simple way to support our farmers this Christmas? Our delicious Lions Christmas Cakes have been an important fundraising project for Lions Clubs in Australia for decades. From just $15, you can ensure some of your own family’s Christmas joy is shared with another family experiencing an incredibly tough and challenging me. We will be connuing with all other Lions Australia projects to provide assistance for drought-stricken farmers but we’re also inving you to help send a lile Christmas cheer. Simply choose how many Christmas cakes you would like to donate, and we’ll get our 1.5kg Centennial Cakes into the hands of our Australian farming families for Christmas. You can select from the amounts below or for larger donaons, please enter the amount in the order panel below. Cakes will be distributed in mid-December by Lions Clubs across Australia. Your donaon will purchase a full 1.5kg cake in Lions 100 Year Anniversary Limited Edion n. We’re pleased to be able to oer our Lions Centennial Christmas Cakes at this special price. Note that donaons to Cakes for Farmers are not tax deducble. Buy Now

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3 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 me to be approaching your local schools to idenfy 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 informaon session at your club. Have regard always of your clubs obligaons under working with children laws and our Lions child protecon policy. Take me to also consider the planning of your club judging, which needs to take place before the 28th of February in 2019. The ming of your private interviews and the public speaking component can be discussed. Your club YOTY chair may like to put a small commiee together to handle some of the dierent aspects of being a part of this great Lions programme. Do not forget also that you will need to idenfy your three judges to work with the students. Idenfy a suitable date and let them know as to allow them me 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 internaonal. There is a lot of informaon and staonary etc. on the Lions Australia website regarding YOTY under the Youth projects heading to help your club. Good luck with your eorts. PDG Colin Heap District 201W1 Youth Of The Year coordinator Email: colin_heap@bigpond.com Service Challenge – Target 50 000 Service Hours The District is well on the way to achieve the target of 50,000 service hours for the 2018-2019 Lions Year. As at 2/11/2018 the reported service hours were 15,753 – Well Done! 4 months into the year and 30% of the target amount achieved. All Clubs are encouraged to report their service acvity hours on MyLCI. If you need help or assistance please contact Carmel Ward on 0409334737 or by email to c42ward@bigpond.net.au The honour roll for Service Acvies for October 2018 is on le: Carmel Ward (GAT Service Coordinator) Ballajura Dalwallinu & District Bencubbin & Districts Duncraig Dongara Denison Floreat Ellenbrook Girrawheen Forresield High Wycombe Kalamunda Jurien Bay Noranda Lancelin & District Northampton North Beach Swan Districts Srling Yanchep/Two Rocks Three Springs WHITFORD LIONS CLUB Relay for Life – Wanneroo- Joondalup Whiord Lion members worked in the food service area at Relay for Life assisted by the Duncraig Lions. L to R - Allan Pearce, Lions Glenda Pearce, Jan Garthwaite and Pert Jasper (Whitlford Lions)

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4 ONLINE LIONS SHOP NEED A NEW MEMBER KIT - AWARDS OR MEMBERSHIP BADGES - CLOTHING & APPAREL GIFTS & STATIONERY - JEWELLERY & ACCESSORIES Please follow this link - Online Lions Shop NORTH BEACH LIONS CLUB North Beach Lions are proud to be part of the Stronger Communies Program where we jointly fund local projects along with grants from the Federal Government. We would like to thank the Hon Michael Keenan our local Federal member for giving us this opportunity to make a dierence in our local community. We have jointly funded a brand new trailer for the Scarboro SLSC and have presented our cheque to them for our contribuon towards the trailer. The trailer will transport vital safety and training equipment for junior surf lifesavers. Operaon Teddy Bear is underway at North Beach Lions. We have taken delivery of a load of Lions Teddy Bears purchased from Lions Crimewatch Speakup Inc. and they will be distributed to Police, ambulance, and other worthy organisaons for children in distressed situaons.

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5 NORTH BEACH LIONS CLUB DG LUEN CLUB VISIT DG Luen Chicote recently visited our Club. She informed us of what was going on at the Internaonal and District level. Le DG Luen presented North Beach with the Champion Club trophy for our district and congratulated on what we had achieved and for our hard work. We were thrilled to receive it. Above right DG Luen giving her address. Above presenng her pin to Club President Jeanee Simpson and right receiving a club banneree from Jeanee. WALKATHON North Lions Club have held their Walkathon at the Carine Open Space on 21st October. Tony Krscevic MLA Member for Carine joined us and used our Lion's gong to start the Walkathon. Parcipants from Lions Duncraig, Carine Riding for the Disabled and many others joined us. North Beach Scout Group assisted and guided walkers around the course. It was enjoyed by all who aended and assisted. Families and four legged friends also parcipated. Some of our four legged friends scored a few snags o the bbq at the end of the walk. Funds raised will be donated to Carine Riding for the Disabled and other projects.

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6 NOTICES AND DATES TO REMEMBER DISTRICT CABINET MEETING. KEEP SUNDAY 9th DECEMBER FREE – enjoy a Christmas lunch with your Cabinet Ocers on Sunday 9th December at the Gibson Park Community Centre (Please note the change of venue) The cabinet meeng starts 9.30 am followed by lunch at 12.30 pm. All club members are welcome to aend our cabinet meeng as observers or just lunch aer the meeng. An invitaon will be sent to all clubs nearer the date. Father Christmas will be making an appearance so if you are aending please bring a unisex gi to the value of $10 to $15. GoToMeengs Monthly GoToMeengs are meengs of the District DG Team to discuss all maers concerning our District. Last Lionisc Year these meeng were held on a Thursday evening. This year DG Luen would like to bring the meengs to your area of service. This is an opportunity for your club members not only to meet but to engage in an acvity with District Cabinet colleagues and other clubs. Please let the Cabinet Secretary (cabinet-secw1@bigpond.com) know if you would like us to hold the meeng in your area around one of your acvies. Please see dates below. All mes 3 pm to 6 pm. Thursday 6th December - GoToMeeng Global Acon Team meeng. Thursday 10th January - Burswood Park Thursday 14th February - venue/GAT Thursday 14th March - venue/club acvity Thursday 11th April - venue/club acvity Thursday 16th May - venue/GAT Thursday 20th June - venue/club acvity Lions/Leos Membership Growth Month – October 2018 Diabetes Awareness Month – November 2018 Internaonal Leo Day - 5th December 2018 Hunger Awareness Month - January 2019 LCIF Week - 6th to 12th January 2019 Melvin Jones Birthday—13th January 2019 Childhood Cancer Awareness Month - February 2019 Internaonal Childhood Cancer Day - 15th February 2019 Eye Donor Awareness Month - March 2019 Indonesia Sulawesi LCIF Earthquake & Tsunami Disaster Relief Appeal If your club would like to make a donaon, please send your cheque to the Assistant Cabinet Treasurer Jill Tunmer – PO Box 2524 Malaga WA 6944 Or Direct Transfer to Bank: Westpac BSB: 036051 Account No: 580943 Please use your club name and Sulawesi as reference. Also, please send an email to Jill – jilltunmer@gmail.com 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 posions. 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 me. 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 Rerement Village in Aveley however, we need to remove it as soon as possible. Registraon is due again next month (Nov). STRIDES LCIF DIABETES AWARENESS Christmas Megaclass as a fundraiser, in conjuncon with The Lions Club, at Lords on Saturday 22 December 9.30am-12noon. More informaon to follow.

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7 CANNING CITY LIONS CLUB Canning City hosted 6 dierent Lions clubs, who were invited to join us at our Social Meeng on 23 October 2018 with our guest speaker Darren from Green Batch. A meal was supplied for all who aended. We all had a good night which was very informave, and a lot of quesons were asked and answered. Once the Green Batch business venture has successfully launched Lions Clubs could support this venture through engagement with the collecon and handling of the PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate and it is best known as the clear plasc used for water and soda bole containers} bole feed stock required by the processing plant. Lions Clubs stand to derive a signicant income from the collecon and handling of these PET boles via this program and contribute to one of Lion’s primary Global Causes – the environment. Top - Lions at the Green Batch display table on the evening. Le - well aended social. Boom - Canning City Lions at the Moora Convenon.

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8 DUNCRAIG LIONS CLUB Relay for Life – Wanneroo- Joondalup The members of the Duncraig Lions Club set up the HOPE sign for the Cancer Council of WA, Relay for Life event at the HBF Arena in Joondalup ahead of the event on 19th October. Lion Kate Lugg had the instrucons (with pictures) so there were no issues about what bit went where. Lions Jim Godden, Bill Fleming and Ron Wood provided the oomph and tools to secure the bolts and bang in the pegs. Knot tying 101 skills from Scoung days and caravan trips were put to good use to tether the HOPE leers, in case there was any s sea breeze during the event. On Saturday 20th October, Lions Rob and Pat Meney aended the Ocial Opening and Survivor Aernoon Tea, with Rob later joining Lions Jan Garthwaite and Glenda Pearce with husband Perc, who were helping Whiord Lions Club in the food service tent. Sunday 21st October aer the event was concluded, Lions Jim, Ron, Kate and Carmel took the HOPE sign down and Jim returned all the bits to the Cancer Council storage area unl 2019. 180 Years of Community Service DG Luen Chicote aended the Duncraig Lions Club meeng on 23rd October to present the following awards to seven members. Year 12 Awards Presentaon Meeng Duncraig Lions Club, in consultaon with the ve Secondary Schools in the local area, makes an award of $500 to one student at each school. The School nominates the recipient, according to the selecon criteria provided by the Club. The awards were presented to four of the students on Tuesday, 23/10/2018. The Principals, students and parents aended the presentaon. The other recipient was not available to aend the funcon, it will be presented to him later. Lions Ron Wood and Jim Godden aaching the banner. PDG Rob Meney 45 years Katy Fulker. 15 years Claire Atkinson 25 years David Baird 25 years Joan O'Rourke 15 years Regina Dixon 20 years PDG Pamela Baird 25 years Val Hunt 10 years Chevron Awards: DG Luen, PDG Rob Meney, Lions Katy Fulker, Claire Atkinson, David Baird, Joan O’Rourke, Regina Dixon and PDG Pamela Baird. Val Hunt not in photo. Ms Lesley Wintle, (Principal Warwick SHS), Taylah Smith (Greenwood College), Lochlann Bermingham (Warwick SHS), President Helen Montgomery, Nicholas Shaw (Sacred Heart College), Jesika Sarson (Carine SHS), Mr Damian Shuleworth (Principal Carine SHS) and Mr Peter Bothe (Principal Sacred Heart College). Not in the photo: Mr Ian Johnston (Principal Greenwood College)

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9 WHAT DO LIONS DO - a "one liner statement" that could be used at projects and recruing displays when we are asked "What do Lions do"? " Lions change people's lives every day, whether that be through conducng fundraising acvies to fund medical research or provide medical equipment, development opportunies and acvies for youth, supporng disadvantaged, elderly or inrm within our communies, protecng our environment or providing recovery support following natural disasters, Lions make a dierence every day." PDG John Muller Mulple District GST Area Leader LIONESS CLUB OF BROOME Above please see photos Lyn McDonald President and Hazel Masters Director of Broome Lioness Club presenng the scholarship that the Lioness Club give each year to St Mary's Colleague in Broome for the students that are going onto to years 11 & 12. The scholarship is not for the head of the school it is to help the students that want to go onto higher school, chosen by the teachers who do not have the support or money for the extra things required over the next 2 years. The scholarship valued at $1,000.00 which this year is split between 2 students. The school has the money and is used as they feel is required. We also do the same for the Broome Senior High School but that presentaon will be done in December. DUNCRAIG LIONS CLUB Early Christmas for Bonnie Communied Inc is a Greenwood based organisaon which provides support for children with serious illnesses, the siblings and parents. Children spend long periods in hospital receiving treatment, siblings are oen cared for by friends and extended family members and the parents juggle family life between work/home/hospital. The Dial an Elf program provides praccal home help through a group of volunteers, by way of meals cooked, washing and ironing done, etc. The Warrior Mail program invites people to send mail and small gis to the nominated children to help them cope with the me in hospital or recovery. It was through the Warrior Mail program that we became aware of Bonnie who was receiving treatment for medulloblastoma. At that me, members contributed cards and small gis to send to Bonnie. In September 2018, we received sad news in that Bonnie had relapsed, and had reached the point where there is no more treatment available. The family wanted to make her last Christmas extra-special, a call went out for nsel and decoraon to make a Christmas Wonderland at their home in Narrogin. The Duncraig Lions Club made a donaon of $100 through Communied Inc. and the request for decoraons was referred to Narrogin Lions Club in W2. We all hope that the early Christmas is very special for Bonnie and the family. Above - Bonnie

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10 It's me to kick up your heels and shake your tail feathers! Come and join the South Perth Lions Big Band on Friday 23 November under our awesome musical director Phil Haon. Listen and dance to the magical sound of the full big band with our great singers! You'll nd us at the South Perth Community Centre, corner of Sandgate St and South Terrace, South Perth. BYO food, drink & glasses. Please let your friends and contacts know of the event, and encourage them to come along. All prots go to the community services of the South Perth Lions Club. The show runs from 8-11pm and the cost is only $15. You can pay at the door, alternavely phone Phil on 0417 916 773 or email me on lionsband.southperth@gmail.com to reserve a table. This is our last show at South Perth Community Centre for the year, so come along for a great night out with us! DALWALLINU & DISTRICTS LIONS CLUB The Dalwallinu and Districts Lions Driver Reviver Van Above L & R 1st Vice District Governor Daniel Stevens ocial visit to the Dalwallinu & Districts Lions Club.

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11 DG Luen back to the grass roots. LIONS AWARENESS DAY 2019 PLANNING MEETING PERTH ZOO SAVE THE DATE Naonal Lions Awareness Day 2019 is on Saturday 2nd March. The combined eorts of W1 and W2 sees a joint event to 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. There will be discounted ckets for all aending, booth spaces and marquees with trestle tables for promong Lions projects, etc. It’s a fully inclusive event designed to celebrate Lions and create awareness. All are invited, including members of the general public. The aim is to make it as successful as possible by maximising aendance in a joint eort by W1 and W2. For nal Cabinet approval. District Governor Luen Chicote and Bev Hawkins District Governor 201W2 on an inspecon tour of the Perth Zoo.

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12 EXEMPLARY SERVICE AWARDS This prestigious Award is designed to acknowledge and recognise members of the community who are not Lions who serve their communities. The object of the award is to nurture and promote the principles of good citizenship by due recognition of Service to Others. To those who through practice and example to others, promote the principles of Good Citizenship. To those who in promoting these principles foster and encourage mutual understanding among the various segments in our community. Importantly, to those who through personal sacrifice on their part and through care and devotion give service to The Needs of Others. There is no cost to individual clubs and a beautiful wooden shield is presented to the recipient. If your club is interested in nominating a member of your community please contact - Jill Middlemass 9342 0999 Email: jillmiddlemass@westnet.com.au NAME SPONSOR CLUB CHRISTINE STOTT CHRISTOPHER WHITELOCK Perth Eye Instute OCTOBER 2018 WELCOME New Members EDITORS CORNER: Thank you to all clubs and District Ocers for your contribuons to the November Newsleer. Please send through photos & arcles for the December Edion. A newsleer will also be circulated in Digital Format which allows any addional content and provides greater picture clarity. Email: richardjill@bigpond.com NORANDA LIONS HEALTH NIGHT SEND YOUR CLUB NEWSLETTER TO DG LUEN If you have a club newsleer 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 Newsleer 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 On the 24th of October the Lions Club of Noranda held a health informaon night for the community at the Morley Noranda Sports Club. The night included a presentaon from Lize Coetzee from ESIA on “What we need to know about our hearing” and Kevin Tadder from the Alzheimer’s foundaon on “Early signs and awareness of Alzheimer’s”. While we had a small turn out, both presenters were a wealth of knowledge and all who aended le the meeng beer informed regarding both medical condions. I believe most who aended were not aware that there is a link between a loss of hearing, demena and Alzheimer’s. The Noranda Lions thank all those who aended and our presenters for the excellent informaon provided. The importance of having both presentaon on the same night was highlighted during the presentaon as the do relate to each other. It was noted on the night that there are various trials being run and that Lions are welcome to take part.

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13 ZONE 6 DISTRICT ADVISORY MEETING The Zone 6 Lions Clubs are awesome! The rst Zone 6 Clubs meeng was held in the evening on Wednesday 17th October, 2018, hosted by the Noranda Lions Club at the Noranda Sporng Complex. The 4 acve Zone 6 Lions Clubs were well represented and 16 Lions were in aendance. The meeng was chaired by Z6C Mary Ann Powell Zone 6 Clubs are very acve in supporng their local community as well as 201W1 projects, Lions Foundaons, Lions Australia and Internaonal. There are 9 Lions serving on Cabinet, and 8 Lions serving as Foundaon and Associate Ocers. All Lions in aendance parcipated in discussions and each Zone Club oered reports that were informave to all. Topics covered in the Zone report included: the Moora Convenon, the New Constuons for District 201W1 and each individual Lion Club, the importance of reporng Acvity Hours on MyLCI. Also, that each Club Audits, AGM’s and reporng of these to Cabinet should be completed. Membership was also discussed and each Club is encouraged to hold a Membership Drive. A combined zone 6 membership drive was discussed. All Clubs provide Lions, and their Club informaon, to the public at every opportunity. Combining Lions projects was discussed and many ideas were oered such as community informaon evenings re current acvies by local and state government bodies , that aect local communies. Of note: Lion Mary-Anne Wolf announced that District 201W1/W2 will be hosng the Lions ANZI Forum in September 2020! Ellenbrook Lions (20 Lions + 1) are very acve in their local community and are looking forward to the next few months with Swap Meets, Christmas Carols, Christmas Cakes and Christmas wrapping in store. Their ever-popular train will be in use at many acvies over the fesve season. Among the many acvies the Club parcipates in for local schools, they provide Oz Read books for 14 schools and Breakfast Clubs for 2. The Ballajura Lions Club (20 Lions) has been busy with their Prize Wheel at the Swan View and Gidgegannup Shows. Keeping their Lions busy is also the monthly Morley Flea Market, Quarterly Bunnings Sausage Sizzles, weekly school Breakfast Clubs, Harmony Day and a Seniors High Tea. The Club also takes part in the Oz Read program and Lions Camp Kulin, Children of Courage, Childhood Mobility and Childhood Cancer Research, to name a few. If there is something happening in the Ballajura community, there is a Lion there! Noranda Lions (10 Lions) are the only 201W1 Club sponsoring a Leo Club: Morley Senior Highschool Leos (30 Leos). Noranda Lion Mick Wainwright is not only Club President but is also the 201W1 Leos Chairperson. With youth in mind, the club is also working with the Touched by Olivia Foundaon, the WA Gov and Whiteman Park in developing a special needs playground in memory of a local child, to be named Pia’s Place. The Club will also be starng their annual Christmas Cake sales in November manage the Morley Flea Market once a month and are acve in other local community projects. The Swan Districts Lions Club (10 Lions) has recently relocated to Midland and is currently looking at ways of engaging in the Midland area and surrounding communies. The Club has made good use of their BBQ Trailer at several Srling Square Markets and local schools, supporng their P&C at athlec and art events. The City of Swan and Shire of Mundaring have ulised the Club for catering purposes at several events and a Bunnings Sausage Sizzle was undertaken this year. The SDLC supports the CREATE Foundaon at their quarterly events for foster children and their families, by way of donaons and sausage sizzles. A Lions Hearing Dog for placement in Mundaring, is being sponsored by the Club. And, it’s Christmas Cake me again! L to R - Derrick Wright (Noranda), Hans Hoee (Noranda), Zone 6 Chairperson Mary Ann Powell (Swan Districts) & Gavin Thomson (Swan Districts)

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14 LIONS AUSTRALIA PHOTOGRAPHY GRANTS GUIDELINES FOR CLUBS Lions are holding events all over Australia every day but so many good photo opportunies are passing us by. We understand that it is not always possible to capture good photos while in the midst of a busy acvity. We live in a visual age – where online or even printed content without a strong image to accompany it, can easily get lost. We have many good stories to tell, but oen lack the appropriate images to really make an impact. Lions Australia MD201 Naonal Oce is therefore allocang budget for photography that can be used on applicaon by Clubs for professional photography at events. Clubs will need to source a professional photographer in the area to cover the event. In turn, the photographs become property of the Club and the Naonal Oce, beneng our PR eorts and helping us to build a library of high quality images. It is important to note that due to the large volume of events being held by Lions, it will be impossible to approve grants for every applicaon we receive. Therefore, specic guidelines will need to be met. We are looking for the most interesng and unique events – those where we can see some excing photo opportunies arising. We want to be able to use these photos for a range of dierent purposes for many years to come, so please consider this carefully when applying. Applicaon process Grants of up to $500 will be awarded to Clubs at the discreon of the Naonal Oce. Clubs will need to complete a detailed applicaon form and grants will be based on the quality and potenal impact of the event. The deciding factors will include: 1. Size of event 2. Potenal media interest Potenal photo opportunies – will the photos be suitable for use by the Naonal Oce for promoonal purposes/markeng collateral etc? Evidence of collaboraon and where possible, mulple Club, Zone or District parcipaon Hire of photographers The contract will be between MD201 Naonal Oce and the photographer. Clubs will need to supply the Naonal Oce with the contact details of their preferred local photographer. The MD201 Naonal Oce will then liaise directly with the photographer with regards to the contract. Please note that only professional photographers will be hired. Photographers will also be provided with specic guidelines so that we can ensure the photographs we receive are in accordance with our brand. Photographing children and young people: There are currently no laws in Australia that prohibit the photography of children in public spaces. That being said, there are circumstances where parents may not be comfortable with their children having their photos taken, and this should always be acknowledged where possible. Publishing photos of children or young people on social media: When it comes to publishing the photos online, there are guidelines that need to be followed. Images of children that would enable them to be idened - for example, in a school uniform, outside their house, or showing their name - should not be published online without the consent of both the child (where able) and their parent or guardian. Therefore, we advise Clubs holding events where children will be present to have a consent form available for parents/guardians to sign. Please see consent form provided by MD201 Naonal Oce. For more informaon contact: Carol Duncan Email: pr@lions.org.au Tel: 02 4920 8033 District 201W1 PR Chairperson Brian Phang Email: thebbb888@gmail.com Mob: 0488 331 108