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District 201Q1, Queensland, Australia

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    Barefoot Bowls FUN-D Raiser

    Sunday, August 31 at 11:00am Wellington Point Bowls Club



    SUPPORTS Lions Aid & Relief Centre - LARC

    Provides quality education and health supplies to those in need which aids communities within Australia and the Indo-Pacific region.

    - Disaster Relief

    - Palliative Care

    - Personal Energy Transportation (PET)

    - Make Wooden Toys for Christmas



    Team of 4 people $50 inc Bowls, BBQ Lunch and Team Prizes

    GET YOUR TEAMS in QUICK!!



    The day includes Barefoot Bowls, BBQ, Team Prizes and Lots of raffles and Auction prizes.



    Keep your eye out for the Auction Prizes list to come.





    What an awesome day to get your family, friends or business together and have some fun and laughs!!



    RSVP: 25th August 2014

    Payment must be made before the RSVP date and team details submitted, NO RSVP = No Team

    This is because of catering purposes.



    For further details about the event please contact us via email or phone.



    lionsrsvp@gmail.com

    3895 8103


  • Our 10yr Lions Club and 30 yr Apple Computer Club Anniversary

    Both clubs have reached a milestone what a wonderful, busy and productive years it has been. There has been many things achieved in this time. Keep an eye out for more information regarding our event. Held at Lord Stanley Hotel 23rd March 2014. If you would like to attend please contact us.


  • Melbourne Cup Luncheon

    Supports local disaster relief aid & Palliative Care

    Come along with your work colleagues and friends to enjoy a sparkling on arrival with a main and dessert. Enjoy a fashion parade for men and ladies wear and entertainment.
    - FASHION PARADE - SWEEPSTAKES - RAFFLES - BEST HAT/DRESS COMP -

    Cost: $60 Inc Sparkling on arrival, Main Meal, dessert and Lucky Door

    Time: 11:30am
    Bookings are essential call 3378 0377
    RSVP: Wed 30th October
    Venue: Boulevard Gardens 284 Witton Rd, Indooroopilly


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  • SPONSOR a PET - Personal Energy Transport

    Be a Sponsor of a Personal Energy Transport Wheelchair (PET). We are a Manufacture and Distributor of PETs in Australia which will service the Pacific and African countries.

    The PET is:

    - Hand Cranked
    - Solid Rubber Tyres/ Wooden Base
    - Solid Steel Chassis
    - Cutomizable
    - Designed for victims of polio and land mines.

    You, an organisation or business can sponsor a PET. Your name will be attached to your PET and we will track your PET to let you know where it travels to. If possible we will also send you a photo and information about the persons who''''s life has been so dramatically changed.

    More details: http://www.petinternational.org


  • TO DONATE!

    To Donate to the Aid & Relief Centre, the details are below.

    Apple-MAQ Lions Club
    BSB: 124-001
    Acct No: 215 027 02

    We appreciate your all your kind support and donations.




District news

  • Stanthorpe Convention buses

    It is in regard to Buses for the Convention in October. If there are sufficient numbers I will be appointing a Bus Coordinator to handle the bookings as I won't have time.

    We have got a quote for buses for people who want to go to the convention, but choose not to drive.

    We hope to run two buses, one going North from Burleigh Heads, through Brisbane and on to Stanthorpe via Warwick, and another going South through Tweed, Ballina, Lismore and Tenterfield.

    This of course will depend on the numbers who wish to avail themselves of this service.

    The cost per person will be $125 for the Convention Hospitality pack, $80 each for the bus and the cost of your accommodation. We have accommodation secured in two motels in Stanthorpe until the end of July, so we have to get an indication pretty quickly about who wants to utilise this service.

    With regard to the accommodation, I have attached a spreadsheet which shows what sort of bed/beds are in each room. If you wish you can share with friends or partners. To this end I have added a column to the spreadsheet so that you can work out who you wish to share with.

    The accommodation prices vary between $230 per room for the weekend up to family rooms for $370.

    Please look at the spreadsheet and determine which room would suit you and any people you are sharing with best. If you share a room it will reduce your overall cost.

    Please email me back as soon as possible, if you wish to be on a bus, with the following information:

    Name and Club

    Where you would prefer to be picked up

    Who (if anyone) you wish to share a room with (max 4 people to a room X 2 rooms available))

    Your Preferred room - then your next 5 preferences in order. (Please use the Reservation number in the FIRST column of the attached spreadsheet)

    Whether you wish all of your fellow club members travelling by bus to be in the same motel

    Whether you prefer Bus only, or Bus and Hospitality Pack only (please be aware that your bus will only drop off at the two motels listed - if you intend to stay elsewhere you will need to arrange transport from either motel)

    Be aware before responding that your total fare (Bus + Hospitality + Accommodation) will be in the range of $230 to $475 per person depending on whether you want a room to yourself or can share with others. Depending on numbers there may also be a slight change to the bus component but you will be notified in plenty of time.

    To secure the rooms and the bus/buses I must know before the end of next week, and it must be paid for by the end of August. Please do not send any payment now, just in case we have to cancel because of insufficient numbers.

    One more thing, it won't matter which bus passengers are staying in which motel as we will drop off at both, but will be using one bus per motel for transport over the weekend. This will be necessary as both motels are at either end of Stanthorpe. You will then catch the appropriate bus back on Sunday afternoon.



    Best Regards



    Peter Oliver

    Lions MD201Q1 District Governor

    Ph: 0418 766 338 A/h: (02) 6677 7242

    email: peteroliver@y7mail.com





    Attachment: Bus%20Accomodation%20Spreadsheet.xlsx?dl=0


  • 2015 District convention registration form

    Registration Form



    Click on the Picture below to Download and complete

    Form can be filled out using Adobe Acrobat Reader - Saving file and emailing to convention@stanthorpeclub.com

    Or Print, Fillout & Post to PO Box 158, Stanthorpe Q 4380

    If all else fails and you just want to talk to a human, please call Lion Stuart on 04111 73 499 and he will be more then happy to help complete the form for you!



    More details: https://www.dropbox.com/s/v3vm4hqbb7q3dz9/201Q1-Registration.pdf?dl=0


  • 2015 MD Convention newsletter

    Keep up to date with the latest from the Newcastle convention committee with their newsletter below

    More details: https://www.dropbox.com/s/n9zm7z2a1g6rrq2/Newcastle%20Convention%20Newsletter.docx?dl=0


  • District policy minutes

    The District Policy Minutes are now posted in the private "Members" section of our District website. To log in to the members section enter your name as it is recorded at LCI and the password is your LCI membership number


  • ANZI Forum 2015

    Friday 4th September - Sunday 6th September 2015

    Waipua Hotel & Conference Centre

    Auckland New Zealand



    See latest newsletter issue for May below

    More details: https://www.dropbox.com/s/ndbfq4i0lv9smda/4%20-%20ANZI2015_May.pdf?dl=0


  • Photos from convention

    Photos from our last district convention are now posted on the 'district convention page - just go to this page and click on the blue words "photos from convention"


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    October is Breast cancer awareness month

    You can support this cause by bidding on a celebrity painted bra at our upcoming district convention


  • 100th Anniversary of lions coming up

    Lions100.org is Now Live – Visit the new Centennial website for logos, historical photos, timelines and all things #Lions100. (Currently available in English only. Language sites to be added later this year.)



    More details: http://lions100.org/EN/index.php


  • ANZI Newsletter

    Here is a copy of the latest newsletter from the ANZI organising committee for the event taking place in Adelaide later this month

    More details: https://www.dropbox.com/s/tvy2lgowa49dk1u/ANZI%20August%202014.pdf


  • ANZI Forum newsletter - July 2014

    Here is a copy of the latest newsletter for the ANZI Forum being held in Adelaide from the 29th to 31st August Forum details and registration form are part of this newsletter. Note that the cut off for registration is the 25th August

    More details: https://www.dropbox.com/s/jo6heqj1iscy241/July%202014.pdf


  • Christmas cake payments

    Commencing 2014 Lions Australia will have a new payment method to Top Taste Cakes – each club will be allocated a PayWay Card unique to their club. All payments can then be made over the counter at any Australia Post outlet with the Club’s unique PayWay Card. Top Taste will be forwarding details to all club Secretaries.


  • ADVANCED LIONS LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE:

    Applications are now open the next ALLI to be held in Adelaide 26th - 28th Aug.
    Applicants should have been a Club President but not have held the position of 1st VDG at the time of the course.
    Applications close 12th June. Application form can be downloaded from the LCI website at:
    http://www.lionsclubs.org/EN/member-center/leadership-development/development-programs/senior-lions-leadership-institutes/index.php


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    May is recycle for sight month

    This month, collect used eyeglasses and raise awareness about the Lions eyeglass recycling program.



    Eyeglass recycling is one of the Lions most popular activities.



    Refractive errors can be easily corrected with eyeglasses, yet millions in developing nations lack access to basic eye care services. Lions have recognized the urgent need for corrective lenses and continue to lend their support to the Lions Recycle for Sight Program.



    Starting an eyeglass collection in your community can be an easy and rewarding activity that will raise your club's visibility and provide your fellow Lions with a great deal of satisfaction in serving others.



    Contact local businesses, schools, libraries, places of worship, city administrative centers and eye care professionals. Invite them to assist with your collection efforts by hosting collection boxes.

    Use Lions Recycle for Sight resources for your collection campaign,

    Send your collected eyeglasses, reading glasses, frames and sunglassesse to one of the official Lions Eyeglass Recycling Centers.

    Report your club's eyeglass collection efforts via the online Lions Club Service Activity Report.




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