Welcome to Rockingham Lions Club
The Rockingham Lions Club has been serving the community since 1967.
We are a volunteer organisation comprised of ordinary people doing extraordinary things in the beautiful coastal town of Rockingam, Western Australia. We are committed to fundraising and volunteering in the local community and assisting local organisations, individuals, charitable foundations and Lions International wherever help is needed.
As part of Lions International, Rockingham Lions Club members are among over 1.3 million men and women in 205 countries and geographic areas volunteering for this amazing organisation and meeting the needs of local communities and the world.
Lions Club of Rockingham Meetings
Rockingham Lions Club meets on the 2nd & 4th Monday of each month at 6.30pm (for a 7.00pm start) at Rockingham Bowling Club, Kent St, Rockingham.
Whatever your gender, age, nationality, or status in life, if you are passionate about making the world a better place, then Rockingham Lions Club will welcome you with open arms and hearts.
If you would like to attend one of our meetings as our guest and find out more about Rockingham Lions Club and how you can become involved, please contact our Membership Director, Lorraine Dunkling on 0418 911 414 or our secretary by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Benefits of Becoming a Lion
1. Friendship. In an increasingly complex world, Lions provides one of the most basic human needs - the need for friends and friendship.
2. The opportunity to make a difference. As an individual you can have a limited impact, but as part of a group, you can achieve so much more - in your community, your country, your world.
3. Personal growth and development. Membership in Lions aids your growth and education in human relations and personal development.
4. Leadership development. Every Lions member is encouraged, and has the opportunity to build their leadership skills and to serve in a variety of positions, both at club level and beyond.
5. Citizenship in the community. Membership in a lions club brings you more awareness of your community. The average Lions Club has at its heart the intention to make the community it serves a better place to live in, and does this with a variety of programs tailored to the community's needs.
6. Continuing education. Interesting guest speakers bring a range of views and information for club members. Opportunities for personal and leadership development are offered.
7. Fun. Lions is fun. A lot of fun. Each meeting is fun. The club projects are fun. Social activities are fun. And the service is fun.
8. Public speaking skills. Many an individual who joined Lions was afraid to speak in public. Lions develops confidence and skill in public communication, and the opportunity to practice these skills in a friendly setting.
9. Citizenship in the world. Every Lion wears a pin that reads "Lions International". Every Lion is welcome to attend the 41,000+ clubs in more than 205 nations and geographical areas of the world. Some 1.4 million men and women are Lions. Instant friends both in one's own community and the world community.
10. Assistance when travelling. Because there are Lions clubs everywhere, help is only a 'phone call away should you need it. Using the International Directory, you can easily contact the local Lions Club, wherever you are.
11. Entertainment. Lions Clubs organise many different activities that provide entertainment as well as education.
12. The development of social skills. Lions is for people who like people. Twice a month at meetings, and at various events and functions, Lions helps to develop social and people skills in its members.
13. Lions "Make Things Happen". Wherever there is a need, you'll find Lions there, actively involved in getting the job done and Making Things happen. Always ready to roll up the sleeves and find a solution. No job is too big or too small.
14. Family programs. Lions has a range of programs for our youth - Leo clubs, Youth exchange and hosting, the Youth of the Year Quest, the Lions-Quest Skills programs and other programs that involve the family.
15. The development of ethics. All Lions Clubs embrace the same set of ethics. Lions are expected to be ethical in business and personal relationships.
16. Cultural awareness. Around the world, practically every religion, country, culture, race, creed, political persuasion, language, colour and ethnic identity is found in Lions. It is a cross section of citizens from every background. Lions become aware of other cultures and learn to love and work with people everywhere. It is truely an International organisation.
17. A wide range of programs providing help for the disadvantaged both locally in internationally. SightFirst - a worldwide program to eradicate preventable blindness, Hearing dogs for the deaf, provision of mobility aids for children, to name but a few.
18. Nice people. Lions above all are nice people, who genuinely want to give of their time, labour and means to assist others, and have a lot of fun while they are doing it.
19. The absence of "official creed". Lions has no secret policy, no official creed, no secret meetings or rituals. It is open society - of men and women who simply believe in helping others.
20. The opportunity "To Serve". Lions is a service club. This is the best reason for becoming a Lion: the chance to do as a group what we cannot hope to achieve on our own, to serve our fellow man, and to make the world a better place. Our motto is simple, but it says it all. "We Serve".
Here is a brief 6 minute video about Lions Clubs in Australia.