District 201N1
DG Bill Shepherd (2019-2020)

New South Wales, Australia

District news

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    Australian Lions Foundation - Awareness Week - 18-24 November 2019

    23 October 2019

    Australian Lions Foundation Awareness Week will be held from 18th November to 24th November 2019.

    Support your Foundations by giving a tenner to ALF and organise an event to promote the Australian Lions Foundation.

    The Awareness Week will
    * be a great opportunity for Clubs to showcase “their Foundation” and to help raise some additional funds;
    * provide an opportunity for Clubs to organise an event (in any form) with the funds raised being donated direct to the Foundation as an undesignated donation;
    * enable Clubs to provide details of what they have achieved in their local area with the assistance of the Foundation at such an event; and
    * enable funds raised to be credited to the Club for future awards that they may wish to make and for funding future grants.

    Download the letter and poster - click here.

    More details: https://201n1.lions.org.au/alf

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    Lions District 201N1 - District Convention - Nambucca Heads

    20 October 2019

    Congratulations to the Lions Club of Urunga, and those clubs that assisted, in hosting a very successful District Convention being in Nambucca Heads. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the Convention and hospitality extended to the Lions, Lionesses, Leos and guests.

    Photos from the Convention are available from (Click here) courtesy of Julie Fleck, Tamworth Peel Valley Lions Club.

    The 2020 Convention will be hosted by the Lions Club of Tamworth in Tamworth during October 2020.

    Results of the elections for 2020/21 were:

    District Governor Elect - Kevin Thornton - Manning River Lions Club
    First Vice District Governor Elect - Robin Parker - Maclean Lions Club
    Second Vice District Governor Elect - Grahame McEwan - Coffs Harbour Pacific City Lions Club

    John Muller - LionsOnOz Lions Club - was nominated by the District as a candidate for the position of International Director Constitutional Area 7 for 2020-2022.

    Maclean Lions Club was successful in their nomination to host the 2021 District Convention.

    More details: https://201n1.lions.org.au/convention/#Conv2019

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    District Newsletter - September-October 2019 - NOW AVAILABLE

    4 October 2019

    The District Newsletter is now available. To download click here.

    Visit the Newsletter page for past editions.

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    Recycle for Sight - Tamworth Peel Valley Lions Club

    4 October 2019

    Tamworth Peel Valley Lions Club is holding a working bee over the long weekend (5-7 October 2019) and has put out a call for volunteers. Please click on the attached link to view Prime Television News clip on this important project.

    The clip features Lion Julie and Lion Mike of the Tamworth Peel Valley Lions Club discussing the project.

    View news article - Click here.

    Thank you to Tamworth Peel Valley Lions Club for sharing this publicity.

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

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    myLion - Youtube available to assist Clubs to report activity

    8 August 2019

    Lions Clubs International has prepared a video to assist Clubs to report past activities - Click here to view the video.

    Further support & videos are available on the District's myLion page - 201n1.lions.org.au/mylion

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    myLion Support & Resources

    2 August 2019

    MyLion Support & Resources are NOW available on the District's Website - 201n1.lions.org.au/mylion.

    Resources include:
    * Register for myLion (Lions Clubs International Universal Login) - required to access myLion
    * Support Notes (including technical issues and guidance on reporting service activities, fundraising & meetings)
    * Cabinet Officer contact details for support; and
    * myLion videos (prepared by Lions Clubs International)

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    New Lions Year - DG Bill Shepherd

    1 July 2019

    Welcome to the 2019-2020 Lions Year. We wish DG Bill Shepherd the very best for a successful year.

    Congratulations to IPDG David Emanuel on his achievements over the past year.

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    We're on Facebook

    Lions District is on Facebook !!! To follow what is happening in our District please like our Facebook page

    More details: https://www.facebook.com/lionsdistrict201n1

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    The Leo Connection

    A mine of information on Leo Clubs and how to Charter a new Leo Club in your town.

    More details: http://201n1.lions.org.au/leoconnection

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


    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/