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Building of the new barbecue at Tailrace Park, Riverside is complete.The Riverside Lions Cub has a third barbecue at the West Tamar Council Tailrace Park. The 25 by 5 metre BBQ features three hot plates and undercover seating.
Lions Catered for five AFL games at Aurora Stadium in 2016Riverside Lions catering van and coffee van were in action at the five Hawthorn AFL games, and NAB Cup game, at Aurora Stadium in 2016. Up to 18,000 hungry and thirsty fans make it a busy day for the 20 plus Lions and Lions ladies crew.
The 2017 premiership games, to be held at the renamed University of Tasmania Stadium, are listed below.
Friday February 17 at 7:40 pm, Hawthorne v Geelong
Saturday April 29th at 1:45pm v St Kilda
Saturday May 13th at 1:45pm v Brisbane Lions
Saturday July 8th at 1:45pm v GWS Giants
Sunday August 13th at 3:20 pm v North Melbourne
Electrocardiogram machine for the Launceston General HospitalOn June 18th members of the Riverside Lions Club presented a cheque for $6,077 to the Launceston General Hospital to enable the purchase of an Electrocardiogram machine for the neonatal ward. The machine is portable and will be of great assistance in the treatment of children at the LGH.
Lions Recycle for Sight receives support from Eyelines Tasmania during MayEyelines Tasmania encourages everyone to recycle their old glasses to help the sight affected in third world countries through the Lions Recycle for Sight program.
As an incentive to recycle in May - Eyelines is offering a $50 on the spot trade in off a new pair of glasses.
Lions Recycle for Sight is part of the Lions Clubs International Worldwide Eyeglass Recycling Program.
Over the 15 years that the Australian program has existed, the program has delivered 2.5 million pairs to countries in Africa, Europe, Middle East, Indian Sub continent, East Asia, and the Far East, including China, the countries of the Pacific Rim and Southern Asia and Oceania.
Will Downie CEO of Eyelines is keen on the company supporting such a significant project.
"When you trade in your old glasses, we recycle them by forwarding the glasses to Queensland where they are quality tested, washed and dried, graded, sorted and packed. These recycled glasses are forwarded to Lions Clubs, church missions and humanitarian groups in third world countries to be given to people in need.''
Last year alone, in excess of 26,000 pairs of spectacles left Tasmania for other areas of the world where there is a need such as Africa, Solomon Islands, Moldova, India, East Timor, Fiji, and other islands on the Pacific Rim.
For some it is the first time in their lives that they have seen family members clearly.
Optometry services and products are simply not available, too expensive or out of reach for the majority of the third world population.
The Lions Recycle for Sight ensures supplies of various graded glasses are instantly on hand to give to adults and children who are sight affected, improving their quality of life.
Eyelines is hoping to reach a target of 1400 glasses for the Lions Recycle for Sight Project in May.
To support the Lions Recycle for Sight Project bring in your old frames to any Eyelines store across Tasmania.
More details: http://eyelines.com.au
Vale PID Dr Bob Coulthard AMIt 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 #morethansausagesIt'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: http://lionsclubs.org.au/more-than-sausages/
Oz-Clubhouse template refreshIn 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 historyIn 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/
DonateLife WeekDiscussing 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 WebmastersThe "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 Ron, recommends that all club webmasters review the revised instructions.
If you have any queries, Ron can be contacted by email which you will find in the website link below.
More details: http://lionsclubs.org.au/members/oz-clubhouse/
Lions Youth of the Year Finalists share their viewsLions 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
Join usIt'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: http://lionsclubs.org.au/join-lions/