Lions Club of ALTONA

District 201V2 Victoria Australia

Club News and Activities


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. 

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    As 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.

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    Lions 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: Adeline 0400 002 192

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    Beware e-mail scams targetting Lions

    Lions 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.

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    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


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    Our new TV advertisment launched #morethansausages

    It'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!

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    Attention All Lions OZ Clubhouse Webmasters

    The "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.

    Attachment: Oz-Clubhouse-Instructions-Revised-29th-December-2015.pdf

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