Lions Club of ROSEWOOD Inc

District 201Q1, Queensland, Australia

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    ROSEWOOD – LIONS CLUB OF THE YEAR.

    On the Saturday night 21 July our club was recognised by the departing District 201Q1 Governor Lion Ann Reed, as the Club of The Year. We would like to thank everyone that was involved with our club for supporting us during the year. Four members of our club were recognised for their efforts during the year, Lion Di McCrae as District Treasurer, Lion John McCrae for Leadership and District Officers, Lions Greg Tutt and Ivan Schindler.

    More details: https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=district%20201q1%20lions


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    Sealing of the Lions Club of Rosewood Time Capsule - Lions Corner - Cobb and Co Park celebrating 70 years of Lionism in Australia.

    On the second of July 2018 the Lions Club of Rosewood sealed their time capsule. It will be opened again in 30 years time, to celebrate 100 years of Lions Clubs in Australia.

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


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    Rosewood Lion Greg Tutt – Lions President for 2018-2019.

    Lions Past District Governor John McCrae officiated at the installation of the 2018-2019 Rosewood Lions Executive and Board at an evening Changeover held at the Link Cabanda on Saturday 23rd June. Out going Lions President Di McCrae was congratulated on a most successful year of community service, with many fund raising projects that enabled the Rosewood Lions Club to support worthy community projects. Incoming Lions President Greg thanked members for giving him the opportunity to lead the club. The Club extends its sincere thanks to Cabanda for an excellent dinner, and thanks all members and guests that attended.


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    MORE THAN SAUSAGES.......

    Lions are more than sausages.....First Saturday of each month, John Street.

    More details: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wHUTGgmWGok#action=share


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    ROSEWOOD IS NOW A RV FRIENDLY TOWN

    The town of Rosewood is now on the RV Friendly list. The article attached is from the local Advertiser.

    Attachment: RV%20Town.pdf?dl=0


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    Lions 100 Years Worldwide 70 Years in Australia

    Lions Australia is our largest service club with over 1,200 local clubs spread across Australia and Papua New Guinea. The Lions motto “We Serve” is exemplified in the many hundreds of community projects undertaken and supported by Lions Clubs each year

    2017 is a special year for Lions Clubs here in Australia and around the world. Lions International is celebrating 100 years this year and the first Lions club in Australia was formed in Lismore 70 years ago.

    To find out more about Australian Lions Clubs go to the official website lionsclubs.org.au

    More details: http://lionsclubs.org.au


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    Two More Hands

    The Two More Hands video and audio resources are provided as community service announcements for television, radio and in other media. Have a look! They are great fun.

    More details: http://lionsclubs.org.au/news-media/audio-video/




District news

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    Lions Renal Laboratory set up at the PA Hospital in the early days

    To: the District Governors and Members of LIONS districts 201Q1, 201Q3 and 201Q4.



    Dear LIONS DG 201Q1 Ann Reed,



    I have just enjoyed watching a 15 minute movie mentioned in 201Q1’s on-line news items . It was made by one Roy Worfold, a true gentleman and a dedicated LION (of "201K") back in the 60's and 70's, and it explains 'what is a LIONS Club'. (Movie on: http://lionsclubs.org.au/a-glimpse-into-our-history/)



    Well, I am very happily aware of what LIONS Clubs can do. I saw myself in the movie, because I was the doctor shown in the LIONS Renal Laboratory at Princess Alexandra Hospital. How well I recall the remarkable support I received from so many Clubs in (then) 201K and 201A districts. How much I enjoyed doing my research backed by people who believed whole-heartedly in the need for it.



    I used to talk about the work we were doing at all 201A and 201K Conventions, and many times I talked to individual LIONS clubs. However, it occurred to me that, although I did my best to explain the research in straight-forward language, LIONS did not have a hard copy of the publications that arose from that research in my time as your research Fellow from 1966-1978.



    So, I decided to photocopy the more important of those publications and put them together in a book as a record of the outcome of your support for our work back in those exciting days, to allow your full perusal of them . I hope this may provide something of historical significance for you and your District to keep, to show what LIONS did to get medical research rolling, not only for my work but for a ll the impressive subsequent achievements in medical research you have made and are making possible.



    Therefore, if you would accept this book for your archives, it would be a great honour to me and I believe to the memory of the countless LIONS Members who made it all possible.



    Yours in fond memories and with my very best regards, sincerely,

    John Healy.

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    If you are interested in reading the book please contact Peter Ho

    Click on link to read more

    More details: https://lions201q1.org.au/2-uncategorised/96-renal.html


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    May is recycle for sight month

    This month, collect used eyeglasses and raise awareness about the Lions eyeglass recycling program.



    Eyeglass recycling is one of the Lions most popular activities.



    Refractive errors can be easily corrected with eyeglasses, yet millions in developing nations lack access to basic eye care services. Lions have recognized the urgent need for corrective lenses and continue to lend their support to the Lions Recycle for Sight Program.



    Starting an eyeglass collection in your community can be an easy and rewarding activity that will raise your club's visibility and provide your fellow Lions with a great deal of satisfaction in serving others.



    Contact local businesses, schools, libraries, places of worship, city administrative centers and eye care professionals. Invite them to assist with your collection efforts by hosting collection boxes.

    Use Lions Recycle for Sight resources for your collection campaign,

    Send your collected eyeglasses, reading glasses, frames and sunglassesse to one of the official Lions Eyeglass Recycling Centers.

    Report your club's eyeglass collection efforts via the online Lions Club Service Activity Report.




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