Club News and Activities
50TH CHARTER ANNIVERSARY DINNER - 14th October, 2015.
On 14th October, 2015, the exact date of our charter, the Lions Club of Altona held is 50th Charter Dinner at the Williamstown RSL. President Maurie Tanian welcomed the ninety-seven current Lions, former members and friends of our club attended the night of fun, fellowship, reminiscing and dancing. .Also in attendance were Council Chairman Phillip Johnson and partner Anne, District Governor Wayne Oakes and partner Lion Judi, Cr. Jason Price from the Hobsons Bay City Council, and last but not least our Charter President Les Russell, who at the ripe old age of 87 regaled us with his memories of the old days. Two new young members were inducted by DG Wayne, Kate Cox and Paris Walker along with the presentation of Service Tabs to Lions Jack O'Sullivan (49 years) and Dick Murdoch (37 years.) by Council Chairman Phillip. All in all, it was a fantastic night of celebration.
ALTONA LIONS OUT AND ABOUTAs well as many local Community Projects we enjoy a very Social Life enjoying the company of other Lions in a relaxed atmosphere.
Our latest Social Activities include Lunch at Jackson on K, Movie and lunch, Mystery Bus Trips. Conventions.
CHERRY LAKE MARKETLions Club of Altona Cherry Lake Sunday Market is an outdoor market with 80 stalls in the spacious park next to Cherry Lake.
There are many bargains to be found at the many craft and bric a brac stalls including Trash & treasure, toys, clothes, preserves, home-grown and home-made goods.
Whilst shopping you can also munch on a sausage, hot dog or have a hot or cold drink knowing that all proceeds go into Community Projects in Hobsons Bay.
Set in scenic parkland alongside Cherry Lake, this market has something for everyone. Stalls include hand-knitted goods, plants (including orchids and ferns), clothing, souvenirs, confectionery, preserves, handmade wooden toys and furniture as well as secondhand treasures.
There is an adjacent barbeque area, free parking and seats for when you need to take a break. The stallholder fee is $20.
1st Sunday of each month plus the 3rd Sunday in December.
Cherry Lake Reserve, Millers Road Altona (between Koroit Creek Road and Civic Parade)
Contact Altona Lions Club
Phone: Angela 0413 065 177
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Australian Lions Foundation Disaster appealRead how you can help the Australian Lions Foundations assist with the flood disaster in Queensland, Cyclone in the Northern Territory and fires in NSW and Victoria
More details: http://lionsclubs.org.au/australian-lions-foundation-disaster-appeal/
Directorship Opportunities - Lions Advisory BoardThe proposed Lions Advisory Board, if adopted at the Townsville Convention is looking for skilled Lions prepared to nominate for the initial Board.
The time to act is now!
More details: https://lionsaustralia.com/2018/02/05/new-directorship-opportunities-in-lions/
New Multiple District Leadership OpportunitiesRead about new positions: Disaster Relief, Deputy Legal Officer and Diabetes Chairperson
More details: https://lionsaustralia.com/2018/02/01/new-leadership-opportunities/
Beware e-mail scams targetting LionsLions should be aware of common e-mail and social media scams targeting club members. Sadly, some of our members have been targeted with these scams.
For more information follow this link.
More details: http://lionsaustralia.com/2018/01/29/lions-beware-e-mail-and-social-media-scams/
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 Graham, recommends that all club webmasters review the revised instructions.
If you have any queries, Graham 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/