District Newsletters

District Newsletter July 2016

New DG Graham Jackson’s 1st Edition District Newsletter

Our new District Governor has published his first District Newsletter, it is Vol 1 July 2016District Newsletters

Teamwork makes it happen, together we can achieve more.

Some articles worth reading are;

  • Jacko’s Journal
  • District Executives for 2016-17
  • New Lions Members
  • DG Club Visits
  • Centennial Celebrations
  • Highlight News from Clubs in Q1
  • Breast Cancer Awareness News
  • Invitation to District Change Over

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District Newsletter June 2016

District Govenors News May 2016

District Govenor Peter Oliver for Q1Q1 Zone Logo

  • The 2016 Ecuador earthquake
  • The 2016 Kumamoto earthquake
  • Peace Poster Contest
  • Essay Contest
  • Fire Poster Contest
  • News Around The District
  • Breast Cancer Awareness
  • Lions Golf World Cup & Europe Championship
  • Outward Bound
  • Operation Friendship
  • ALCMF- Children’s Mobility Foundation
  • Childhood Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Club Installations

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District Govenors News May 2016

District Govenor’s May Newletter

DG Peter Oliver for Q1Q1 Zone Logo

  • News around the District
  • Centennial Service Projects
  • 100 Years of Service
  • Youth of the Year State Finals
  • Breast Cancer Awareness
  • Camp Duckadang
  • We Serve Article





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District Newsletter April 2016

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  • Whats happening around the DistrictQ1 Zone Logo 2015 16
  • Lions Haven – Hope Island
  • Youth Exchange
  • Operation Friendship
  • Outward Bound
  • Orientation Workshops
  • Breast Cancer Awareness
  • Earth Day





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District Newsletter March 2016

The District Governors Newsletter for January 2016District Newsletter Feb 2016

Some articles of interest;

  • March to May is ‘Focus on Membership’
    How would the community be affected if there was no Lions Clubs?
  • Welcome new Members to Lions Club of Sanctuary Cove Hope Island, Anna-Lise Bolton & Anne Meehan
  • News from other Clubs from around our District – interesting reading.
  • Operation Frienship
  • Youth Exchange
  • Australian Lions Children’s Mobility Foundation
  • Australian Lions Childhood Cancer Research Foundation
  • Prostate Cancer Research and Treatment
  • Outward Bound Navigator start 27th June, 4th July, 19th & 26th September
  • Peace Poster & Essay Competition
  • Lions Youth of the Year
  • Australian Lions Foundation
  • New Club Information Session including, Greater Coomera
  • Operations Workshops for new members since 1st Jan 2013
  • Breast Cancer Awarness

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High Tea and Fashion Parade 2016

Lions Club of Helensvale Inc. invite you to join with them in a “High Tea and Fashion Parade”Lions Medial Reasearch Foundation logo

“Fashion on the Go” Rosa De Silva

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  • Date: 9th April 2016
  • Time: 2.00pm
  • Cost: $20.00 p/p
  • Venue: Coast Guard HQ 171 Marine Parade Southport

RSVP: by 2nd April 2016 to Lyn Goodman (M) 0414 735 435 Email: lyn.good@bigpond.net.au

All profit from this event will go to the Lions Medical Research Foundation Personality Quest

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District Newsletter Feb 2016

The District Governors Newsletter for Febuary 2016Q1 Zone Logo 2015 16

  • Peace Poster Contest 2016 – 17
  • Outward Bound, Inspiring Australians
  • 2016 National Convention
  • Rescue Mission for Children in Chang Rai Thailand
  • Breast Cancer Awareness
  • District 201 Q1 Christmas Cakes And Mints
  • Helen Keller Fellowship
  • 60th Anniversary Celebration Lions Club of Moreton Bay
  • And More …



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Barefoot Bowls 18th March 2016

The Lions Club of Helensvale invite all Lions, Friends and Family to join with them in having a night of “FUN” and “SPORT” by attending a “Bare Foot Bowls Night”, no experience or equipment required just come along.Barefoot Bowls

  • Date: Friday the 18th March 2016 –  6.00 for 6.30pm
  • Cost $20.00 p/p Includes all equipment and “Bowlo Sausage Sizzle”
  • Venue: Southport Bowls Club 2 Marine Pde Southport 4215
  • RSVP: by the 13th March 2016 t0 Club Secretary Judy Mensforth (H) 07 5537 2565 (M) 0421173 918 (Email) helensvale@lions201q1.org.au

All profit from the above function will go to the Lions Medical Research Personality Quest Club Entrant, Lions Club of Helensvale Club President Luci Szeliga.

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District Newsletter Jan 2016

The District Governors Newsletter for January 2016District Newsletter Jan 2016

  • Welcome everyone to an extra GREEeeDY New Year, by the District Governor Peter Oliver
  • District Cabinet Secretary News, with special mention of new member Jason Crawshaw
  • Peace Poster Kits available
  • Camp Duckadan next working bee 26th – 28th Feb, also list other working bee dates.
  • Other Club notices and campaigns carrying out.
  • Lions Youth of the Year article
  • Effective Public Relations – Provides the Key to Success
  • Lion Magazine can now be read on IPhone or Android
  • Australian Lions Foundation – National Bush Fire Appeal

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St Banards Hotel

Zone Dinner

Zone Dinner 2016
Location: St Bernard’s Hotel Mount TamborineSt Banards Hotel

Zone Dinner will be on Friday, April 8 2016 at St Bernard’s Hotel 101 Alpine Terrace, Mount Tamborine 4272 and the format is for a Games Night .
Start Time: 6:30pm
Cost: $30 per person
RSVP: by 25 March 2016 to Gail Molson 0410504594

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Shearers Arms Tavern

Ormeau Lions Trivia Night

Location: Shearers Arms Hotel OrmeauLions Trivia Night Flyer
Description: Trivia Night – Great Prize
Fundraiser for the Leukaemia Foundation
Time – 7pm
Date – Tuesday 23rd Feb
Cost – $40 per table of 4
RSVP Lion Lyn Young – 0401 232 767

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District Membership Award 2014-15

The Lions Club of Sanctuary Cove Hope Island was presented with the Bill Hendy Memorial Award. Bill Hendy Memorial Award presentation of Dist Sponsorship for 2014-15 1VDG Jacko PDG wife Jo Presient Dave 17 Aug 2015

The District Award is for being the most successful club at  increasing club membership during the year.

The Bill Hendy Memorial Award was presented to our club President Dave by Lion Jo Wilcox, who is the wife of the immediate Past District Govenor Kent Wilcox.

The Lions Club of Sanctuary Cove Hope Island more than double the numbers of members during the 2014 – 15 year. The goal for the club in 2015 -16 is to increase membership by at least 50%



Lion Tony offering a friendy welcome

Lion Tony Hopkins Awarded District Govenors Award 2015

Lion Tony Hopkins presented with the prestigious District Govenor’s Excellence Award

The visiting 1st Vice District Governor Graham Jackson presented the District Govenors Excellence Award to Lion Tony for his excellence in service to lions and the ideals of Lions International.Lion Tony Hopkins being presented DG Excellence Award 2015 by 1VDG Graham Jackson 17 Aug 2015

The award was presented on the 17th August 2015 during the dinner meeting of the Lions Club of Sanctuary Cove Hope Island at Sanctuary Cove Restaurant.

Lion Tony is our Lions Club most deserving member to receive the DG’s Excellence Award as not has he the longest serving member he has also held every position at club level (in previous clubs) plus other Zone positions.

About Lion Tony Hopkins

Tony joined the Lions Club of Taree NSW on 1st July 1975 at the age 38.  Tony was a member of Taree Lions Club for about 22 years.

When Tony was introduced to Lions at that time the Taree Lions Club was made up of mainly professionals, Doctors, Solicitors & Accountants. However it was the local Butcher Max Hurrell who introduced Tony into Lions.

Tony moved, and transferred to other clubs including;
Foster Lions Club for about 3 years
Tamworth Lions Club for about 5 yearsLion Tony Hopkins DG Excellence Award 2015 with President Dave 17 Aug 2015
Redland City Lions Club for about 20 years
In 2014 Tony became a member of the Lions Club of Sanctuary Cove Hope Island.

So lets think of how many lives have been improved because Lion Tony was involved!

Lion Tony offering a friendy welcome










District Newsletter 210 Q1 March 2015

March 2015 Newsletter from District Governor Kent Wilcox

Main articles include

  • Cyclone Marcia – Lions Clubs supportingLions International logo
  • Multiple District Convention Newcastle 1st – 4th May
  • Lions Youth Exchange – July – August hosts wanted – www.lionsclub.org.au/ye
  • Lions Haven for the Aged – Hope Island to increases beds to by an extra 54 beds to a total of 121 beds – www.lionshaven.com.au
  • Thank you letters for drought support given by Lions Clubs to Queensland Farmers
  • Australian Lions Children’s Mobility Foundation – 5 children waiting for mobility walkers can you help?
  • Lions Hearing Dogs Inc. What a great gift a Hearing Dog Mugs $10 each
  • Leo Club Report – Lion John Wearne District Leo Club Co ordinator
  • Lions Youth of the Year Program 2014 – 15
  • Breast Cancer Awareness – March “Musk Madness” Month – Hair Loss during Cancer Treatment – from the experts
  • Gunfire Breakfast to Celebrate 100 years of Anzac – 25th April 2015 Queen St Brisbane (near GPO)
  • What’s on in the District during March 2015
  • District Convention 201 Q1 – Stanthorpe – 9th to 11th October  2015 – www.convention.stanthorpeclub.com

Read the – District Newsletter 210 Q1 March 2015


Lions Zone Dinner Meeting March 2015

Friday 27th March 2015 Lions International logo
6-30pm for 7-00pm start


869 Mundoolun Connection Road, TAMBORINE QLD 4270
Tel: 07 5543-6622
$30 per head

Drinks over the Bar

Tamborine Village Lions are pleased to host the next Zone Dinner Meeting. We have planned a special guest, Marisha Mason, a young Gold Coast lady who we recently provid- ed financial assistance to provide community health at remote villages in Seuang Region, Laos. Marisha is a second year nursing student with Griffith University and we have asked Marisha to present her ’adventure’. We hope you will enjoy the evening.

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If you are interested in attending please contact us so we do a Club RSVP