• Meet International Director and District Governor
Recently the Mount Eliza Lions Club visited the Mornington Lions Club for their annual Changeover Dinner.
Also attending the evening at Hastings was recently elected International Director Tony Benbow and District V3 Governor Andrew McMahon, pictured here with Mt Eliza Lion Lyn Polson OAM.
It was a great evening loaded with fellowship and fun; very pleased to see that Past District Governor Bob Cooper was presented with a Life Membership after many years of service to Lions.
• A new look for our Lions Club
The Mount Eliza Lions Club recently purchased a new shade-cloth for our public events. The shade-cloth bears the Lions logo as well as our Club name and web address.
It was really tested out on the day as our Farmers' Market had just finished when a heavy downpour of rain washed us out.
NEW INTERNATIONAL WEBSITE
Exclusive Features Include:
• A powerful Resource Center, connecting Lions to documents, videos and presentations
• A reengineered Club Locator, streamlined with clubs’ MyLion™ profiles
• An interactive Service Launchpad, providing ready-to-go service activities
• And so much more!
The V3 Directory is now available on the District website in the MEMBERS ONLY section.
Simply log on to the District website using your membership number as the password. Then select the MEMBERS ONLY tab and then the V3 Directory tab.
DON'T FORGET TO LOGOUT WHEN FINISHED
More details: http://201v3.lions.org.au/login
RIDE FOR SIGHT 2018
So sad. The rest of the ride has been called off due to the weather conditions being unsafe for it to continue. We are all disappointed but we can't do anything about the weather.
Now to Inverloch by vehicle for lunch and presentations with a little bit of light entertainment.
It's been a fabulous adventure and already our fundraising has hit a new high, with more funds yet to be received.
Congrats to committee, the cyclists, volunteers and all the Lions Clubs involved along the way for everything running to plan, on time and with safety. Again thanks to Lions for feeding us and organising accommodation and other details.
(See Attachment for pictures)
Attachment: Ride for Sight 2018 Pictures.pdf
V3 Lions Clubs Web Addresses
Listed in the attachment below are those Clubs in V3 that have a Website.
Attachment: V3 Club Websites 2.pdf
LIONS RIDE FOR SIGHT 2018
2018 Ride for Sight
"Bikes, Beaches, Bays, Bridges and Boats"
Tuesday 10th April - Sunday 15th April 2018
More details: http://201v3.lions.org.au/201V3%20Ride%20For%20Sight
CABINET TREASURER'S NEW ADDRESS
Cabinet Treasurer, David Culpit has a new address.
It is -
264 Stony Point Rd
Crib Point Vic 3919
Lions Drought Relief
How you can help Lions to help farming communities.
Find out about the Australian Lions Foundation appeal and the Need for feed program
More details: https://lionsclubs.org.au/lions-clubs-mobilised-on-drought-relief/
Australian Lions Foundation Disaster appeal
Read 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: https://lionsclubs.org.au/australian-lions-foundation-disaster-appeal/
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/
Vale PID Dr Bob Coulthard AM
It 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 #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/
Oz-Clubhouse template refresh
In 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 history
In 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/
Discussing 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 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/
Lions Youth of the Year Finalists share their views
Lions 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
It'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: https://lionsclubs.org.au/join-lions/