There has been an annual campaign running in October for Carers Week to show support for all those unpaid family & friends carers in our community, many of which are in our Lions community.
Purple Bra Day
Purple Bra Day
Some of our members had a bit of fun & got into the spirit of raising awareness for breast cancer at the recent Purple Bra Day
Schools Make a Wish Project
Each year the Lions Club of Rockingham choose a local school for their "Make a Wish" donation.This year it was Charthouse Primary Schools turn. Lions Colin & Chris are seen here presenting the cheque to Janine from the school.
Plagues on park bench, honoring past members.
Sunday 26th July saw Lions Clubs from around the district meet at The Richard Lewis Park in Bullcreek for the annual Remembrance Day ceremony. This year saw 14 new plagues unveiled for past members or partners, in a beautiful bushland setting. The Rockingham Club honored two of its own, Maureen Luton & Maureen McClune. The Bullcreek Lions Club put on a lovely morning tea to round of the proceedings.
It was with great pleasure that we welcomed our two newest members to our club.
Sponsored by Sue & Gerry Chauveau, Sylvana & Ray Hargreaves were inducted at our meeting last month. They have both been Friends of Lions for some time, helping out with many of our events & we look forward to having them work with us as club members.
Just before we had to put everything on hold due to the covid situation, we were able to induct two new members. It was with great pleasure that we welcomed Sue & Gerry Chauveau to our Lions family. They are seen here with their sponsor Lion Val Turnell & President Hazel Masters
We were very pleased to be to help out Ngala Rockingham with their new patio shade area. Their old patio was very small, offered little shade & leaked. There used to be a large tree on the neighboring property which shaded the play area nicely. Unfortunately it had to be removed & with the loss of the shade it provided it was too hot to allow the children to go out to play. With the help of LCIF we were able to provide a new much larger patio, giving ample play areas protected from the elements.
Helping the Community by Involving the Community
Set up and run by one of our Lions members, Rockingham Lions Charity Crafters is a new group of community minded people who knit, crochet and sew. They donate their time and resources to make items that can be donated to various groups/organisations throughout the community.
Their first donation, drainage bottle bags for breast surgery patients who have drains in place, was handed over last night, with more coming at a later date.
The group has also been working on baby items for the Maternity Ward of the Rockingham Hospital. There are some busy hands finishing off items to be donated at the end of this month.
Keep an eye out to see who they will be donating to next.
Only 2 months into the new year and we have already welcomed 5 new members to our club!
We are very happy to have John Davis, Elizabeth Smith, Claire Pettigrew, Sue Chauveau and Gerry Chauveau join us in our endeavours to raise funds and help out our community.
Bushfire Relief Fundraiser
The Rockingham Lions Club is at the Rockingham Center taking donations for those affected by the Australian Bushfires in NSW, QLD and SA. They will be outside of Coles, Monday 25th - Friday 29th Nov, 10am - 4pm.
At the end of the month we attended a Veterans Health Expo, where a broad range of organisations displayed their services and products. There were representatives from St Johns, Pharmacy 777, Emprise Mobility, DVA, Open Arms, just to name a few.
While it was a very quiet day, we got to chat and network with the other stall holders and I think Ashlee-Rose tried to recruit everyone in the building. Good work Ashlee-Rose! We'll have to make you our Official Recruitment Officer.
Thank you to the Rockingham RSL for putting on lunch, the home-made scones, jam and cream were divine! Also thank you for hosting the event.
What we do for fun!
On Wednesday nights we have two teams the join in the Corporate Bowls - Lions1 and Puddytats.
They played their first games last week. Even though it was a bit chilly, they had a great time, with bowls going all over the place, but mainly in the gutter.
While neither team made the rankings, they didn't come last either.
They all enjoyed supper a cold drink after the game, courtesy of the Rockingham Bowling Club
Welcome to Zoe and Thelma
At our last meeting we were very happy to welcome Zoe and Thelma to our club.
Welcome to Shaun and David
This week we welcomed two new members Shaun and David to our club.
Welcome to Ashlee-Rose
We welcome Ashlee-Rose to our club and look forward to working with you.
Jenny Davey is a passionate Story Dog volunteer and we are delighted to be able to sponsor one of her lovely Story Dogs, Gracie to help children at Settlers Hill Primary School.
Story Dogs provide a non-judgemental listening ear to young children as they read out loud.
“When children read to a dog, the outcomes are amazing!
It is a non-judgemental setting, the children’s focus improves, their literacy skills increase and their confidence soars.” www.storydogs.org.au
“Animals are ideal reading companions because they promote relaxation and lower blood pressure, do not judge, laugh or criticise and allow children to proceed at their own pace.” www.storydogs.org.au
WA Lions Hall of Fame
WA Lions Hall of Fame Dinner
WHERE: DoubleTree by Hilton
100 James Street Northbridge
WHEN: Friday 6th November 2020
TIME: 7.00pm for 7.30pm
COST: $95.00 per person
DRESS: Formal (Suit/After 5)
RSVP: Essential by Friday 24th October 2020
Australian Lions Hearing Dogs - Newsletter
Attached below is the latest newsletter from the Australian Lions Hearing Dogs. Click on the link to read all the latest news.
Attachment: 2020 Oct Hearing Dog newsletter.pdf
More details: www.hearingdogs.asn.au
NEW DATE: Lions District 201W2 Convention 2020 - 'Vision of the Future' - Busselton - 20-22 November 2020
PLEASE NOTE THE NEW DATE FOR THE DISTRICT CONVENTION: this event has been rescheduled to 20-22 November 2020.
We hope you are able to join us at the Abbey Beach Resort in Busselton at yet another fabulous convention to learn more about Lions, hear from interesting and inspiring speakers, and enjoy fellowship with Lions from other clubs.
Additional information will be added to the conventions page as it comes to hand. You can download the Registration form and Static Display form from the Conventions page (link below).
For information about accommodation and Abbey Beach Resort, you can go to the Busselton Lions Club website convention page https://busselton.wa.lions.org.au/convention
To register for the regular convention newsletters, copy and paste the following link into your browser: http://eepurl.com/gLzRAD
More details: https://201w2.lions.org.au/conventions
Australian Lions Foundation - Disaster Relief update March 2020
It is timely to provide an update to all Clubs on the current position for the National Disaster Appeal.
The main focus has been on support of fire ravaged areas in Queensland, NSW, Victoria and South
Since the beginning of this disaster season, donations received by the Foundation (as of 1st March 2020) has exceeded $2.2m. This is an amazing response, with donations coming from not only Australia, but from
around the world.
You can download the document attached for full details.
Attachment: 9. Newsflash Update 3..pdf
Update to the MyLion web version for club service reporting
Club officers - there is a brand new revision of the MyLion website version available now. You can download the Instruction Booklet (Revision 3, February 2020) for this by logging in to the Member Resources page of this website, or email the webmaster at firstname.lastname@example.org.
DATES FOR SOUTH PERTH LIONS BIG BAND 2020
Happy New Year from the Lions Big Band and South Perth Lions Club!
It'll soon be time for you to kick up your heels and shake your tail feathers with our fantastic Lions Big Band under talented director Phil Hatton at South Perth Community Centre!
We start our South Perth 2020 season on Friday 28th February and continue on the fourth Friday of each month through to November - with the exception of October, when we'll have a special event.
The attached flyer has our 2020 dates, which are:
Fri 28 Feb
Fri 27 Mar
Fri 24 Apr
Fri 22 May
Fri 26 Jun
Fri 24 Jul
Fri 28 Aug
Fri 25 Sep
- Oct tba -
Fri 27 Nov
We have a great season planned for you and look forward to seeing you again at South Perth Community Centre.
Attachment: LionsBigBand SP 2020.pdf
WA Lions Hall of Fame Inductees 2019
Congratulations to all the nominees for this year's WA Lions Hall of Fame who have contributed such a lot both to Lions and to their communities:
Lion John Clark nominated by Lions Club of Busselton
*Lion Enzo Menara nominated by Lions Club of Pinjarra
Lion George England nominated by Lions Club of Booragoon
*Lion Ron Freestone nominated by Lions Club of Ellenbrook
Lion Lorraine Dunkling nominated by Lions Club of Rockingham
Lion Brian Hall nominated by Lions Club of Eaton
PDG Bruce Hearman nominated by Lions Club of Donnybrook
Lion Bev Howard nominated by Lions Club of Booragoon
Lion Bernie Jones nominated by Lions Club of Port Kennedy
Lion Brian Williams nominated by Lions Club of Kingsley-Woodvale
At the celebration dinner held at the Parmelia Hilton in Perth on 1st November 2019, the three new inductees were announced and received their awards. Pictured are PDG Bruce Hearman, Lion Bev Howard and Lion Brian Williams, along with past inductee PDG Clive Reid. Congratulations!
Lions Dryandra Olypmic Challenge - our 2019 champions
Congratulations to Atwell Club for taking out the coveted 'Dunny Seat' trophy this year. President Ray can be seen sporting it in the picture.
The presentation followed a day of fun, frivolity, food and fellowship and the weather was very kind - not an overcoat or beanie in sight for a change.
Well done to the clubs attending: Atwell, Baldivis, Port Kennedy, Rockingham, Gosnells and Kwinana. We look forward to doing it all again next year, and thank the organisers for their fantastic planning, preparation and running of the event. It just keeps getting better!
Jandakot Lakes Lions partner with Rotary for a new project
Well done Jandakot Lakes Lions Club on your new venture in conjunction with the Rotary Club of Cockburn.
The joint project will sees a weekly Sunday market in Beeliar which started in March 2019. You can read all the details in the article attached.
Attachment: Beeliar markets.pdf
And the 2019 National Lions Youth of the Year winner is..... Hannah Bowden from Busselton!
Congratulations for WA contestant Hannah Bowden, who took out both the Public Speaking and the overall winner categories in the national judging for the Lions Youth of the Year in Geelong, at the Multiple District Convention.
With very worthy contestants from the other states offering stiff competition and also deserving our congratulations, Hannah did a wonderful job. Congrats must also go to her sponsoring club, Busselton, and the support from the WA team at state, club and district levels.
Well done Hannah - we are so proud of you! Pictured is Hannah with the WA Youth of the Year Coordinator Margaret Amm, and W2 District Governor Beverley Hawkins.
New Lions Code of Conduct available
Lions Australia have been working on an update of the Lions Code of Conduct, which is now complete.
You can access this important document by clicking on the link below.
Perhaps it could be presented and discussed at a club meeting as well as circulated to all members as a reminder of what we represent as Lions. It's also a great resource to share with any potential new members.
Proud to be a Lion!
Attachment: 20180925 - Code of Conduct.pdf
Bull Creek Lions help brighten Fiona Stanley Hospital courtyard
The Lions Club of Bull Creek has completed a project supported by the ALF to create a wonderful mural for Fiona Stanley Hospital. You can read the article from the Melville Community Times by clicking on the link below.
Well done Bull Creek Lions!
More details: https://www.communitynews.com.au/melville-times/news/new-mural-brightens-fiona-stanley-hospital-courtyard/
Meet Clarrie, our latest recruit!
Clarrie the Lion is the latest addition to the resources available for clubs. He has already appeared at a few Lions events since arriving in WA recently, and is shared by W1 and W2 clubs.
Clarrie appeared at the Baldivis Bunnings community event on Saturday 28 July 2018 and was a great drawcard for young and old alike. His next outing will be at the Serpentine-Jarrahdale Fair on Saturday 11 August so if you are in the area, drop by and say hi to him. And all the other Lions who will be there.
If your club would like to borrow Clarrie (and/or the resource trailer that is now very well stocked), you can contact the District Marketing Coordinator. His details are in your Lions 2018-2019 Planning Diary as well as the Multiple District Directory. You can check out the contents of the trailer and how to go about booking it and/or Clarrie by logging in to the Member section of this website and clicking on the Member Resources tab.
Lions Hearing Bus - Drivers Needed
Are you able to help? Please contact the Lions Hearing Foundation at email@example.com if you would like to become involved in this very worthwhile project.
New! Lions Resource Trailer now available on loan to clubs.
Could your club use some professional looking display items for an event coming up? The District now has a trailer equipped with a Lions marquee, tables and Lions table covers, laptop, projector and screen, brochures, posters and brochure holders. Other items will be added as needs arise.
For a full list of the resources available and details of how to go about borrowing the trailer, log in to the Member pages and click on Member Resources in the drop down menu.
East Fremantle Lions Markets
East Fremantle Club has obtained approval from the Town of East Fremantle to conduct a market on the 3rd Sunday of each month.
The location is a park on the southern shore of the Swan River, at Norm McKenzie Reserve, 85 Riverside Rd, East Fremantle and it will be open 9:30 to 2:00pm.
Details (and Application Form) can be found on their website http://eastfremantle.wa.lions.org.au or downloaded from the link below.
The markets are being supported by Booragoon and Fremantle Clubs, but any other LIONS who are interested (and enjoy) markets are welcome to enquire, and earn $ revenue for their own club through their participation.
Please check with East Fremantle LIONS for details and how it works …. Someone who can help with bookings etc will be especially welcome to enquire, and they of course will be a shoe-in for participation on the day of the events as well.
The picture shows an aerial view of the location.
Stall-holder enquiries are welcome, and not for profit organisations will be welcome with special consideration; for example, our friends at Rotary will have a spot promoting their “Shelterbox” programme for disaster relief.
We seek LIONS support in attendance, and even just helping hands (and minds) to make this new market a success for many years to come.
Contact: Alan Springett, on behalf of East Fremantle LIONS club,
firstname.lastname@example.org 0402 499 049.
Attachment: E Fremantle LIONS Market Stallholder application.pdf
More details: http://eastfremantle.wa.lions.org.au
LCIF Fundraiser - Australia's Campaign 100 Chairperson for LCIF, PCC Lou Onley, invites you to Follow Your Rainbow...
While practicing safe social distancing over the past few months, Lou let his usual neat number two hair style grow wild. In true Lions fashion, there's a greater good at play.
Before Lou cuts his hair, he wants you or your club to do two things:
1. Donate to LCIF by 26 July 2020. How to donate - follow the link below to find out how to donate.
2. Once you have donated, follow the second link to register your donation and vote for the colour you'd like to see on Lou's hair. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LCIFLou
The colour that receives the most votes will win and Lou has agreed to wear it for the month of August! Join the challenge and support Lions Clubs International Foundation.
Attachment: LCIFLou "Register your donation and colour"
More details: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LCIFLouhttps://tinyurl.com/OzLCIF "How to donate"
Oz-Clubhouse Clean up needs YOU!
Thanks for using Oz-Clubhouse but our server is groaning under the weight.
We'd like your support in deleting old files, including documents,images and videos. Please have a look around your site for very old materials that can now be deleted!
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.
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/
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!
More details: https://lionsclubs.org.au/more-than-sausages/
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.
More details: https://lionsclubs.org.au/members/oz-clubhouse/