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Camp Memories - 11th-13th November 2016Applications are now open for this year's Camp Memories. The camp will be held from Friday, 11th November 2016 through to Sunday, 13th November 2016.
Camp Memories is an annual camp for children with special needs and their families. This year around 32 families attended with 72 children taking part in a wide range of activities which included archery, camel rides, sand art, arts and crafts, science, swimming, dance and movement as well as a visit from emergency services (police, ambulance and rural fire service).
Places are limited so campers are asked to submit their application quickly.
More information is available on our website - see below.
More details: http:\\www.manningriverlions.org.au\campmemories
The Hub Markets - 15th October 2016Another great Hub Markets on Saturday, 17th September 2016. We had a bumper turnout of stallholders and a very large crowd throughout the morning.
The next markets will be held on Saturday, 15th October 2016. We are looking forward to although great day.
More details: http://www.thehubmarkets.com.au
Changeover Dinner - 26th June 2016Manning River Lions Club held its Changeover Dinner at Mondrook Garden, 699 Tinonee Rd, Mondrook on Sunday, 26th June 2016 at 12:15pm for 12:45pm.
President Kevin Nicholson and his new Board was installed into their respective offices by PDG Mal Merrick.
The Club has a busy year ahead with the Annual District Convention, 100th Anniversary of Lions Clubs International as well as all our regular service projects.
Youth of the Year AwardManning River Lions Club held its annual Youth of the Year dinner on Wednesday, 24th February 2016. Congratulations to all the contestants - Tiana Hepworth, Bella Clements, Kylie Neilson and Sarah Ward - for participating in the Lions YOTY program.
The overall winner was Kylie Neilson with the Public Speaking Award going jointly to Bella Clements and Kylie Neilson.
Kylie now goes on to represent Manning River Lions Club in the Regional Youth of the Year final to be held in Forster-Tuncurry on 19th March 2016.
More details: http://lionsclubs.org.au/activities/youth/yoty/
Rod & Jill Illidge - Citizen of the Year AwardCongratulations to Rod & Jill Illidge on being awarded the Manning Valley Citizen of the Year Award on Australia Day (26th January 2016) - in part due to their generous contribution to Camp Memories - Taree, NSW as well as the many community groups they assist and support.
Youtube ChannelManning River Lions Club has created a Youtube channel for videos of our activities & events.
The first video we have uploaded is our presentation to the Lions 201N1 District Convention in Sawtell to host the 2016 District Convention in Taree.
We hope to bring more short videos of our Club in action.
More details: http://www.youtube.com/user/manningriverlions
Catering GuidelinesImportant information from the NSW Food Authority regarding stringent rules for catering at functions and projects.
More details: http://www.lionsclubs.org.au/201n1/catering-guidelines.html
The Leo ConnectionA mine of information on Leo Clubs and how to Charter a new Leo Club in your town.
More details: http://lionsclubs.org.au/201n1/leo-connection.html
Donate Life NewsletterA Federal Government Initiative
More details: http://www.donatelife.gov.au
District Web SiteKeep up to date with all the District Happenings!
More details: http://www.lionsclubs.org.au/201n1
District NewslettersVisit the Library of District Newsletters
More details: http://lionsclubs.org.au/201n1/district-news.html
Lions Hearing Dogs on WinTV!Head on over to the Lions Australia Facebook page to check out this nice story on WinTV Canberra about our Hearing Dogs
More details: https://www.facebook.com/lionsaustralia/
Vale PID Dr Bob Coulthard AMIt is with sadness that I advise that Dr Bob Coulthard AM passed away this morning, peacefully in his home.
More details: http://lionsaustralia.com/2017/09/26/vale-lion-dr-bob-coulthard-am
Our new TV advertisment launched #morethansausagesIt's here! We are very proud to announce the new Lions Australia television campaign - #MoreThanSausages.
It showcases the breadth of work Lions do in our communities, helping real people through disaster relief and recovery, medical research, youth programs and more. Lions Serve - more than sausages!
Follow the link to see our video and find out more!
More details: http://lionsclubs.org.au/more-than-sausages/
Oz-Clubhouse template refreshIn response to the overwhelming positive comments from our webmaster, our template is being refreshed.
All your content will remain the same but you will notice a sharp, new banner reflecting both the Lions Australia brand and our International Centennial logo.
The only other change you will notice is that the 'contact' and 'privacy information' link is at the bottom of the page - which is the normal location for this information.
Lions 100 - A glimpse into our historyIn 1969, we watch the first successful moon landing.
In that same year, Australian Lion Roy Worfold completed a 20 minute documentary, commissioned by Lions Clubs International explaining Lions Clubs to the uninitiated.
Thanks to Lion Roy's family, we can share this with you.
More details: https://lionsaustralia.com/2016/08/17/a-glimpse-into-our-history/
DonateLife WeekDiscussing Organ Donation with your loved ones is important.
Lions Australia adopted a policy in Echuca to promote discussing your choice as part of club meetings.
More details: https://lionsaustralia.com/2016/08/01/its-donatelife-week/
Attention All Lions OZ Clubhouse WebmastersThe "Text Instructions" for webmasters of Lions OZ Clubhouse websites have been updated as at 29th December and can be found by clicking on the attachment below or by clicking on the website link.
Your MD201, OZ Clubhouse Webmaster, Lion Ron, recommends that all club webmasters review the revised instructions.
If you have any queries, Ron can be contacted by email which you will find in the website link below.
More details: http://lionsclubs.org.au/members/oz-clubhouse/
Lions Youth of the Year Finalists share their viewsLions 2014 Youth of the Year finalists share their impressions of our flagship program.
Hear these short videos and don't forget to subscribe to our own Youtube channel
More details: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRMjk8J-AUGzcSrorlaVshAd8tA1MVdlL
Join usIt's so easy to find out about becoming a Lion. Just ask your local club or follow this link to find out more!
More details: http://lionsclubs.org.au/join-lions/