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District Newsletter Oct 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 OCTOBER 2018 POWER OF ACTION ROUNDUP Now that our Moora Convenon is over, let us connue to have fun in rocking, roaring and acng on making our world and communies a great place to live, work and grow. It is very ng that we all join together to express our gratude to the amazing work of Moora Lions Club and their sponsors. There are many amazing individual Lions and groups to thank: from Mulple District Lions Tim Irvine and Ann Eldridge; all the Foundaons and Razz Ma Tazz; Sergeant at Arms Lion Gov. Mike Wolf; In charge of the ags; Lion Gov. Rob Meney and his team; Lion Jill Tunmer for geng our District accounts audited and accepted at the Convenon despite her temporary incapacitaon; Lion Richard Tunmer for everything that he does; the GAT team and every Lion out there and you know who you are. I also refer you to the recent Club Mailout. That has the results of the Convenon. Please also join me in congratulang our new Cabinet Secretary Richard Tunmer and our new Global Acon Team member Lion John Shute, District Membership Chairperson. In conclusion, please remember that we can do more good for more people when we have some extra help. At the end of the day, it’s all about service. Let us ask people, strangers or otherwise, to join our great and largest organisaon. Let us ensure the members have great experiences in our acvies and meengs. Let us celebrate and publish all that what we do in the communies. Let us connue to accept, connect to serve. Up for grabs? Dinner for 2 at Bistro BellaVista, who will be the new member of the District Governor team 2019-2020? Please email me the answer: dear.lu@live.com District Governor 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 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 BROOME LIONS & LIONESS CLUBS VISIT Pizza on Cable Beach L to Right PIP Barry Palmer, Helen Montgomery (Duncraig Lions) & District Governor Luen Chicote at a joint W1/W2 workshop on the 3rd October.

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3 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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4 OUT AND ABOUT WITH DISTRICT GOVERNOR LUEN CHICOTE DG Luen on her Yanchep Two Rocks club visit presented a Melvin Jones Fellow plaque to Lion Lorraine Alvin with Lion President Malcolm Gow on the le. YANCHEP TWO ROCKS LIONS CLUB WHITFORD LIONS CLUB DONGARA DENISON CLUB VISIT W2 Convenon with from L to R MD GMT Ann Aldridge, DG Bev Hawkins, PIP Barry Palmer and DG Luen Chicote. DG Luen with Lion Mary Hodgson

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5 1st VDG DANIEL STEVENS CLUB VISITS Above - GinGin/Chiering Lions Club visit Below - Swan Districts Lion Club Visit. Ábove - Toodyay Lions Club Visit Below - 1st VDG Daniel Stevens with Victoria Park Lions Club President PDG Barry Middleton. Boom on le - Canning City Club visit.

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6 NORANDA LIONS CLUB CHANGEOVER BREAKFAST The Noranda Lions Club held their 2018/19 . AGM and Changeover at a breakfast meeng on Sep 9th 2018. The venue was the "Internaonal on the Water" in Belmont. The Changeover was conducted by 1st VDG Daniel Stevens. Twenty Lions and partners aended, which included on le PDG Mike & Mary-anne Wolf, PDG Ivan & Carol Sturgess, GLT & Guiding Lion Chrisne & Ian Walker, Zone 6 Chair Mary Anne Powell, 2nd VDG Mike & Julie Wainwright with Bassendean, Swan Districts and Noranda club members. Aer a delighul breakfast the AGM & changeover was held outside, overlooking the Swan river on a beauful, warm, bright morning. Derrick Wright... Sect: Noranda Lions. Le - out going President PDG Ivan Sturgess hands the Gong & Gavel to incoming President Mick Wainwright. Above - PDG Ivan Sturgess presents a James D Richardson award to Hans Hoee. Le - 1st VDG Daniel Stevens with incoming President Mick Wainwright. At the Perth Royal Show 2018 with wheelchairs for hire.

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7 DUNCRAIG LIONS CLUB Generator on long term load to the Wanneroo-Joondalup State Emergency Service - Some me ago, the Duncraig Lions Club purchased a generator with a grant. Over me, the generator has not been used and it was oered to the Wanneroo-Joondalup SES on a long term loan basis. This is a win-win arrangement, the generator will be used to train the SES volunteers and available for use on emergency service operaons. The SES volunteers have helped with a number of acvies over the years, in parcular the Australia Day Big Breakfast at Percy Doyle Reserve.ca SES volunteers Noel and Bill collected the generator on 4th October, with the assistance of several Duncraig members to get it loaded onto the SES ute. Duncraig Lions Bill Fleming and Izzy Siegwart served on the Judging Panel with Acng Principal Paul Fuller for the 2018 Speak Up program at the Glengarry Primary School on Wednesday, 19th September. School Coordinator Caroline Larkin arranges for each year group to put forward three students in the nal round. 18 students presented their speeches and the Judging Panel assessed these presentaons based on eye contact, facial expression, posture, enthusiasm, audience interest, arculaon, volume of voice, content and me. The 18 students were awarded medallions for their parcipaon, funded by the Duncraig Lions Club. Each student also receives a laminated cercate signed by President Helen Montgomery and the School Principal. This is a low cost, engaging project for the Duncraig Lions Club; and a worthy investment in the youth of today to build condence in public speaking. Above - SES volunteers Noel and Bill with on right Lion Bill Hildebrand L-R Acng Principal Paul Fuller, Lion Bill Fleming, Lion Izzy Siegwart, Teacher Caroline Larkin. THE SEVEN NEWS YOUNG ACHIEVER AWARDS The Seven News Young Achiever Awards aim to acknowledge, encourage and most importantly promote the posive achievements of all young people in Western Australia up to and including 29 years of age. Do you know someone who deserves to be recognised? We would love for you to enter them into the Awards! There are a number of categories open, such as the Woolworths Youth Group Achievement Award, and we would love for you to recognise someone you know! The Awards are free to enter, all you need to do is click here to get started. Great prizes are up for grabs! Category winners will each receive a $1,000 Bartercard account, $500 cash, $500 Woolworths Gi Card and a trophy. One of the category winners will be chosen as the Western Australian Young Achiever of the Year and will receive an addional $1,000 Bartercard account, $500 cash, $500 Woolworths Gi Card and a state trophy. Plus, every nominee will receive a dedicated media release sent to their local paper encouraging them to write a story and will receive a cercate of achievement! To nd out more about the Awards please see our website. Nominaons close Wednesday 12th December 2018.

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8 ONLINE LIONS SHOP NEED A NEW MEMBER KIT - AWARDS OR MEMBERSHIP BADGES - CLOTHING, GIFTS & STATIONARY - JEWELLERY & ACCESSORIES Please follow this link - Online Lions Shop 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 Mildenhall adjacent to the Duncraig Community Centre. 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. 47 Beddi Rd, Duncraig Google Map: hps://goo.gl/maps/7MagkacY1Wm 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 15th November—Venue/GAT/Diabetes Thursday 13th December - City Beach Global Acon Team meeng with everyone invited from clubs to join us to do a Lions informaon/membership drive and promote Save-Sight Foundaon - 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 Vision Awareness Month – October 2018 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 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 LIONS HEARING FOUNDATION AGM The Annual General Meeng of the Lions Hearing Foundaon will be held on Monday, 29 October 2018 commencing at 7.00pm in the Ear Science Instute of Australia Board Room, Level 2, 1 Salvado Road, Subiaco. Light supper, tea and coee will be served aer the meeng. LIONS CANCER INSTITUTE AGM All clubs are invited to send delegates to the Annual General Meeng of the Lions Cancer Instute Inc. WHERE: Royal Aero Club, Jandakot. WHEN: Monday October 22nd. TIME: 6.30pm for 7.00pm.

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9 DISTRICT CONVENTION 2018 THANK YOU MOORA LIONS CLUB Club Champion Award goes to North Beach Lions with Lion Chrisna Smelt and DG Luen Chicote DG Luen thanking MD GMT coordinator PDG Ann Eldridge for her presentaon. REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY

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10 NAME SPONSOR CLUB CHARLES SMITH Bassendean NANETTE WALKER Glen Hahn Claremont Nedlands HEIDI SHULTZE Helga Watson Hannans Goldelds SHANNON ERVINE Kerry Donohoe Karratha Dampier RHYS OSTERLUND Wayne Donohoe Karratha Dampier TERRIE HOLENDER Leah English Three Springs September 2018 WELCOME New Members EDITORS CORNER: Thank you to all clubs and District Ocers for your contribuons to the October Newsleer. Please send through photos & arcles for the November 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 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 YOU'RE INVITED We are delighted to invite you to the 2018 Lions Eye Institute Open Day The Open Day is free and all are welcome SATURDAY 20TH OCTOBER 9.30AM TO 12.30PM This year’s Open Day will feature interacve displays from a number of LEI research groups showcasing the latest in cung edge eye science with a focus on eye genecs, DNA tesng, stem cell technology, gene therapy and clinical trials. Displays on oer: 1. Experience being inside the eye using virtual reality technology. 2. Learn how the LEI uses skin samples to grow eye cells in petri dishes. 3. Vision impairment glasses will show you how dierent eye diseases aect eyesight. 4. Chat with LEI Managing Director Professor David Mackey. Games and prizes for children. 5. Special oers on eye tests with the Lions Opcs team. 6. Learn about the ATOM study and how we’re tackling short-sightedness is children. 7. Get a close look at a real eyeball. 8. Make damper with our Outback Vision team and learn more about their work in remote WA. 9. Learn more about our clinical trials and how you can take part. Lions Eye Instute, 2 Verdun Street, Nedlands WA 6009 View map PH: (08) 9381 0777 Email: LionsEyeNedlands@lei.org.au

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11 LIONS CLUB OF KALGOORLIE The Kalgoorlie Boulder Racing Club decided to organise a Ladies day at the Kalgoorlie Golf Club the day before the Kalgoorlie Cup the last race day of the Racing round. A huge marque (tent ) was installed and 300 Ladies were invited with the intenon the ladies were to go bare footed over the grassed area of the Golf Club. The Ladies would be about 600 metres from the main Building and the Toilets. A suggeson was made that the Train would be contracted to transport the Ladies. IE A WEE Train. All went well for the Ladies unl a great thunderstorm arrived with hale which covered the greens with hale and water. The Train , drivers and the ladies all were saturated with rain. Some of them waded in the pools of water geng Kalgoorlie Mud all over their Clothes. A great day was held by all and the WEE TRAIN did a great job with arcles appearing on Face Book the local Paper and the Sunday mes. AUSTRALION LIONS FOUNDATION Lions Clubs Mobilise for Drought Relief $846 000 DOLLARS RAISED TO DATE - well done to all Lions clubs who have supported the call. If you would like to make a donaon to support the farmers just click on the blue ALF logo.

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12 Service Challenge – Good Progress to Achieving the Target It is great to see that we are well on the way to achieving the Service Challenge target of 50,000 hours for 2018-2019. At the me of wring this, we are at 11,822 hours contributed by 30 Clubs so far this year. Well Done! The Convenon at Moora was a busy me, talking to Club representaves about reporng service acvies/hours on MyLCI. Aendance at Convenons, Meengs and Administrave hours can be reported on MyLCI. It is not too late to report the service acvies back dated for July, August and September. Clubs are encouraged to enter service acvies progressively throughout the month as acvies are completed. For example, if your Club has held a sausage sizzle, the number of Lions/hours, funds raised and people served will be known. If the prot from the acvity have been donated to a parcular cause, this can be reported also. For Club meengs, the number of members and the duraon of the meeng can easily be calculated, this data can quickly entered on MyLCI. Other on-going projects can be reported at the end of each month, with the number of Lions/hours etc as a monthly total. Thank you to the 30 Clubs who have reported on MyLCI so far this year. The Service Acvies Honour Roll on le for September 2018 includes the following Clubs. (as at Sunday, 7th October) Carmel Ward (GAT - Services Coordinator) BALLAJURA JURIEN BAY CANNING CITY LANCELIN & DISTRICTS CLAREMONT-NEDLANDS NORANDA DALWALLINU & DISTRICT NORTH BEACH DONGARA DENISON STIRLING DUNCRAIG SWAN DISTRICTS FLOREAT THREE SPRINGS FORRESTFIELD HIGH WYCOMBE VICTORIA PARK GERALDTON WHITFORD HANNANS GOLDFIELDS YANCHEP/TWO ROCKS CHRISTMAS CAKES 2018 Please visit our District 201W1 website to download an Order form, Tin Promoon, Christmas Cake Advice form. The advice form is helpful to the District Chairperson in advising the Public where your Club will be selling Cakes. Please note that the last date for ordering Cakes and Puddings at the discount price, on price list, is 18th October, next Thursday, good way to save a few DOLLARS. On the TINS W1 clubs sold a total of 185 cartons in 2017, to help Lions achieve the target of selling all Tins this year W1 needs to double this total. If your club sold zero ctns of ns last year try this year by selling them as 1.5kg Cakes at recommended reduced price of $19.00. 5 Ctns get your club in the incenve draw. You could sell a ctn of 6 at $110, $105 or $100 and sll make a prot. INCENTIVE REMINDER Each Club will receive one chance, in the draw for the incenve prizes, based on the total number of Cartons of the Centennial Tins ordered between 10th September & 7th December 2018. One chance for each 5 cartons ordered. The more cartons your Club purchases the more chances you will receive in the draw. THE DRAW - 1ST PRIZE $5000.00 (This amount includes $2000 provided by Top Taste) 2ND PRIZE $2000.00 3RD PRIZE $1000.00 Any quesons or queries please contact me. John Tidey Cake Chairperson 201W1 Phone: 94513686 Mobile: 0414391615 Email: dey1@bigpond.com.au If you would like a copy of thIS posters contact - Richard Tunmer - richardjill@bigpond.com

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13 Fight kids' cancer. 2018 Lions Biggest BBQ Welcome to the Spring edion of the Lions Biggest BBQ newsleer for2018! September is here and the weather is, or at least should be, warming around the country so what beer me to hold your Biggest BBQ? More importantly, what beer reason could there be than to raise money for much-needed research into kids' cancer. If your club hasn't already, then we urge you to set a date for your own bbq event. Download an informaon kit from hps://alccrf.lions.org.au/lions-biggest-bbq-2018/. Remember that entry qualies your Club to parcipate in a compeon to win a $2,000 outdoor kitchen BBQ, including the kitchen sink. Entries close on the 31st December. These children REALLY NEED our help. Thank you and good luck to all Clubs who parcipate in the 2018 Lions Biggest BBQ! Payment Details - Finalise all monies raised and post the donaon cheque to: ALCCRF Trustee PDG Ron Skeen PO Box 770 BELCONNEN ACT 2616 or Direct deposit or bank at NAB: BSB: 085-397 A/C: 942947951. Email details of all bank deposits to ALCCRF Treasurer PDG Ron Skeen at rjskeen@optusnet.com.au. Please ensure reference is made to CLUB NAME and 2018 Biggest BBQ and ensure the cheques are made payable to ALCCRF — the NAB will not accept funds payable to Lions Biggest BBQ. Click anyway on the banner below to view the ALCCRF website.

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14 BALLAJURA LIONS CLUB Above L to R - PDG Michael Wolf, Karen Eddy, Simone Roberts, Paul Titheradge, Richard Tunmer, Greg Brennan with three teachers in front and the children enjoying the bikes and cars. Ballajura Lions visited the South Ballajura Educaon Support Centre to see rst hand the 14 cycles/mini trucks they provided for the Children at the school with Special Needs. There are 64 Children in the Educaon Support Centre who will nd many hours of enjoyment with all the items. Also included were cycles with trainer wheels and helmets for the children. Some were specially made and all new. The value of the new equipment was $4600.00

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15 MORE CONVENTION PHOTOS Above - must be Footy Final me with everyone on the edge of their seats as the clock countered down. Right - PDG Rob Meney with Lion Mary-Anne Wolf presenng the RAZZ MA - TAZZ cheques. Below - Saturday evening funcon at the Performing Arts Centre in Moora.

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16 WA LIONS HALL OF FAME A Joint Project of Lions Districts 201W1 & W2 Chairman PDG Wally Barre, OAM Correspondence to PO Box 182, APPLECROSS, WA, 6953 2018 WA LIONS HALL OF FAME DINNER As previously advised, a Black Tie Dinner will be held on Friday 2nd November 2018, to recognise the Lions who have been nominated by their Clubs and to announce the 2018 inductees into the WA Lions Hall of Fame. The venue will again be the Parmelia Hilton Hotel, Hill St, Perth at 7.00pm for 7.30pm. Cost of the Dinner will be $100.00. (No charge for NEW Nominees.) Please visit this link - WA Lions Hall of Fame invitation to - Club Presidents, Members and Family, Friends and Supporters of those Lions who have been nominated to the WA Lions Hall of Fame, either this year or in the past two years. Please come along and support this important event in the WA Lions calendar, particularly those Clubs that have Nominees. We look forward to a good turnout on the night. Yours in Lions, PDG Wally Barrett, OAM Chairman WA Lions Hall of Fame Committee 2018 Home: (08) 9531 2339 Mobile: 0407 778 235 Email: pinbus@westnet.com.au NOTE: Please forward all Cheques and Booking Forms to WA Lions Hall of Fame Commiee Secretary, PDG Allan Cooper, PO Box 182, APPLECROSS, WA, 6953. AUSTRALIAN LIONS HEARING DOGS Fantasc to see our clients and their dogs today at our Training Day. A great obedience exercise with the dogs weaving in and out of each other with all the dogs very well behaved. A big Thank you to out fabulous guest speaker Dr Ben Porter from Royal Canin who gave a wonderful speech on nutrion and gave a great insight to many of our clients. Please visit their website to lean more about the hearing dogs and to make a donaon - Lions Hearing Dogs

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17 Lions Dryandra Woodland Village (Lions Districts 201W1 and 201W2 Dryandra Forest Village Inc.) THE SECRET IS OUT One of the best displays of wildflowers is now showing at the Dryandra Woodlands for many years due to very wet winter Come down and see for yourself If you have never visited the Lions Dryandra Woodland Village now is an excellent time to do so If you decide to visit contact our very helpful caretaker Lisa or John details below PO Box 118, Cuballing WA 6311 Phone (08) 9884 5231 : Fax (08) 9884 5277 www.dryandravillage.org.au LDWV@westnet.com.au (bookings only) ABN: 68 743 874 76 Hans Hoette District Chairperson 201W1 Chairman: Lion Bob Whitney, 309/2 Adie Court Bentley WA 6102, Ph: (08) 9470 9474, E: whitney@upnaway.com Secretary: Lion Judy Forsyth, PO Box 133 Brunswick Jn 6224 - 0414571905 jutesa55@gmail.com

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18 It's me to party like a rockstar again! Come and join the South Perth Lions Big Band on Friday 26 October 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 circulate the aached poster to your friends and contacts, 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. Look forward to seeing you at the South Perth Community Centre for a great evening! Cheers, Lorna Lorna M Robertson Lions Band Coordinator South Perth Lions Club Inc www.southperthlions.org.au GUIDING LIONS TRAINING AT MYALUP PINES - for both "W Districts. Well run by PDG Alan & 2VDG Dot. GLT coordinator Chrisne Walker third from right.