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Lions Presentation to Community GroupsThe Lions Club of Rye has much pleasure in passing on several cheques to a number of community groups at regular functions at their Lions Shed at the Rowley Reserve in Rye.
The groups gather for a "happy Hour" on a regular basis and after socialising and joining each other in friendship donations to assist the groups in their endeavours are passed to those present.
The round donations that the above photo relates to show donations being made to Rosebud/Sorrento SES, SMP Connect (Chisholm), Myositis Association, Mornington Peninsula Post Polio Group, RoadSafe South East, Sorrento Sea Scouts, Portsea Camp, Coffee with a Cop, Sorrento Sea Scouts, Licola Wild 4 youth program and camp program, Rye Primary School and Childhood Cancer. In all over $16,000.
Donations to the groups were made possible by the public support of the Lions Annual Boat Raffle.
Rye Lions supporting the RCH Good Friday AppealGood Friday each hear sees the Lions Club of Rye feeding the highway collectors from the Uncle Bob's Club as they make their way (pushing a wheelbarrow) from Sorrento to Dromana.
Each year the Uncle Bob's Club supported by the Mornington Peninsula Tourism Association and the Lions Club of Rye team together for a very successful fundraising exercise raising money for the Royal Children's Hospital.
Each year this activity is bigger and better than the previous year and thanks are extended to all involved in this activity.
Bendigo Bank - Promotional Free BBQEach month on the 3rd Thursday the Lions Club of Rye offers free sausages in bread to members of the public as a promotion for the Rye Branch of the Bendigo Bank. Sausages are given away free of charge between the hours of 10.00am and 1.00pm and are gratefully received by anyone who wishes to pass by and take advantage of the bank''s generosity.
The support of the Lions Club of Rye in this venture is in recognition of the great support and sponsorship offered by the Bendigo Bank to the local community.
Use of Social Media by Lions Australia Clubs and Members1.1 Document Purpose
This policy is intended to provide Lions Australia employees, volunteers, and members with clarity on the use of social media platforms.
1.2 Document Scope
Social media is online media that allows for interaction and/or participation. Examples include:
• Social networking and micro-blogging sites like Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Instagram
• Video and photo sharing sites like Snapchat, Flickr and YouTube
• Online forums and discussion blogs, including comments on online news articles
This social media policy applies to all people who work, volunteer or represent Lions Australia in Australia or overseas
Attachment: 2018 - SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY STATEMENT (005).pdf
LIONS VICTORIAN DISTRICTS SKIN CANCER CHECKS AND AWARENESS UNIT
Attachment: SKIN CANCER INFO RELEASE NO1.pdf
Rye Lions 2018/19 Annual Boat RaffleThe winning prize package includes:
Caribbean Offshore Cuddy Cabin 4.88m (16 ft) packed with extras.
Fitted with a Mercury 75hp EFI 4 Stroke Outboard Motor
Retail Value of Package $44,000
More details: https://ryelionsraffle.org.au/ticketshop/boat-raffle-tickets/
NEW INTERNATIONAL WEBSITEExclusive 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!
V3 DIRECTORYThe 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 2018So 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 AddressesListed in the attachment below are those Clubs in V3 that have a Website.
Attachment: V3 Club Websites 2.pdf
LIONS RIDE FOR SIGHT 20182018 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 ADDRESSPLEASE NOTE
Cabinet Treasurer, David Culpit has a new address.
It is -
264 Stony Point Rd
Crib Point Vic 3919
Lions Drought ReliefHow 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 appealRead 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 LionsLions 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 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: https://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 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 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: https://lionsclubs.org.au/join-lions/