Lions Club of Clare District (Inc)

District 201C1, South Australia

A brief account of just a few of the many activities Clare Lions are involved in!!

​Get the latest on what Lions are doing in and around the CLARE VALLEY.

GREAT NEWS: 2019/2020

 PRESIDENT:    Steve Davis
 SECRETARY:   Erica Sturman
 TREASURER:   Ken Bradford  

Gleeson Wetlands...over 5,000 seedlings planted already, a great start. Most of the weeds have been sprayed with herbicide and Clare Council have placed rocks in two of the deepest washouts.  We have already spread rye corn seed along these washouts to help stabilise the soil, just starting to germinate. A working bee will be held on the last Sunday of each month. Working bees will start about 9.00am, and finish around 12.00 noon. Fine weather on the way and we will need to mulch. Dave Clarke will be on site.

             


 



Club news

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    CARERS BREAKAWAY PROGRAMME

    Carers Breakaway Programme is a joint venture between Clare Lions and SA Country Carers. This project allows the carers, thru the genorousity of our local B&B operators, a chance to have a well deserved rest for a night or two.

    A good number of our local operators have donated a night or two throughout the year so that carers can have the break they deserve.

    Initiated in 2014 by Clare Lions, the first year was considered to be a great success.

    We are currently contacting these operators to see if they would be happy to participate again this year.




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    Clare Lions Xmas Pageant

    Clare Lions are now actively involved in the organisation of the annual Xmas Pageant. Working with Clare Lions are the lovely ladies from Madec, and John Morrison, from Beyond Bank, who are major sponsors of this event.
    Each year the CGV Council donate $2,000.00 to the Xmas Committee.


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    NORTHERN ARGUS LIONS LIP

    "Scoop" Williams, aka, Pat Williams, wiil be writing a monthly report about some of the activities Clare Lions are involved with around the community.
    Look for his report towards the end of each month, and also find contact details if you want to know more about your local Lions Club.



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    NEW CLUB TRAILER, POSSIBLY!

    Well, a start has been made towards Clare Lions obtaining a new BBQ Trailer. Work underway by Trevor Simms.


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    LIONS GREEN TEAM.....GLEESON WETLANDS

    Clare Lions now have a very high profile project to manage, The Gleeson Wetlands Project. This is a Joint Venture with the Clare and Gilbert Valleys Council. The essence of the project is to, in combination with local community groups, plant or supervise the planting of hundreds of indigenous tube stock throughout the Wetlands. There are 3 ponds, all of which need some level of attention. This would include the spraying of weed infestation, planting and mulching of all these areas.

    This is a project that will take the image of Clare Lions in a different direction to what we have seen in the past.Now ,there is nothing at all wrong with the old sausage sizzle, but that is all the general public sees us as being involved in. Hopefully an event like this, with the correct promotion, will help to change the publics image of Clare Lions.

    This project will take some time and effort, but will have huge benefits for the Community, Clare Lions and the Clare Council.

    Stay tuned!!


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    CARA CAMP

    CARA CAMP, AGAIN A GREAT AND SUCCESSFUL EVENT RUN BY CLARE LIONS. TRIP TO BURRA ONE DAY, DOWN TO BLYTH FOR A MEAL AND AN AFTERNOON VISIT TO THE CINEMA. BACK TO THE CLARE CARAVAN PARK FOR A BBQ LUNCH.
    Will this photo be on the front cover of this years Lions Directory? We will know soon!!



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    JUMPING CASTLE

    Would like to thank chris from caltex service station for offering his jumping castle to lions for any events they may be involved with. chris has offerd this expensive piece of equipment for our use at absolutely no cost to lions.
    thanks to chris for his very generous offer.


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    CLARE LIONS CLEAN UP AUSTRALIA DAY

    Members of The Clare Lions Club raked and swept and shovelled and took at least 3 ute loads of rubbish and leaves etc to the local dump, at no charge, care of Clare Council.Lions Park has never looked better.


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    INTER CLUB VISITS

    Another Interclub visit held by the Mallala Club this year. Visiting clubs included Clare, Gilbert Valley, Balalclava and Angle Vale. Great weather on the day, great food and company, and of course great friendships formed and revisited.
    Angle vale Lions Club has put their hand up to hold this event next year. Well done our most recently formed club.




District news

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National news

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    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!



    Executive Officer

    Rob Oerlemans


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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.

    More details: http://lionsaustralia.com/2018/01/29/lions-beware-e-mail-and-social-media-scams/


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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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    More details: https://www.facebook.com/lionsaustralia/


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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!



    More details: https://lionsclubs.org.au/more-than-sausages/


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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

    More details: https://lionsclubs.org.au/members/oz-clubhouse/