Public Relations

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A perspective on the Lions Centennial

From Lion Elvio Munzone Centennial Coordinator Lions District N5 Fellow Lions, Lioness and Leos Our Centennial Service Challenge goal of serving 100 million people by 2018 I fear that few people when asked to give a definition of greatness would speak of service to others.  Our Clubs have excelled in service to others. We are … Continue reading

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Young people love Lions

From Global Membership Team National Coordinator – Bob Radford This ABC radio interview with two long standing members of the Irymple Lions Club and of an eighteen year old young lady who has just joined the club, gives great exposure to the benefits membership of Lions Clubs, both on a personal basis and to the … Continue reading

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Why would I join your club: Looking after those interested new volunteers

There is nothing better than getting some practical advice.  I remember being interviewed for a job and was told by the interviewer that ‘experience is so much more important that theories, skills and training’.  In short; “if you have done it before, all things being equal, I know you will be able to do it … Continue reading

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Grow a Star!

From Rob Oerlemans Executive Officer I had the great pleasure on 22nd of February 2012 week to attend the launch of the Compass Community Housing Services “Grow a Star” program. This program is all about helping children in community housing in the Hunter Region to have taste of success. It’s about providing mentors and support … Continue reading

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New Resource can help Club PR Officers

From Lion Bob Crawshaw A new audio program may help Club PR officers get positive PR in 2012. Drawing on his Lions and other volunteer experiences  Bob has designed the series for organisations with small budgets but big marketing ambitions. Bob is releasing one, 10 minute long episode each week between now and March through: … Continue reading

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Lion raises $161,000 to combat depression

Success for Black Dog ride Many Lions Clubs are great supporters of Black Dog Ride; the brainchild of motorcyclist, and West Australian Lion; Steve Andrews. Black Dog Rides raise awareness and community discussion of depression, so popularised by Sir Winston Churchill as his “Black Dog”. On Thursday 3 November 2011, Council Chairperson Peter attended the … Continue reading

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A great couple of stories about Lions and Social Networking

Look what the Adelaide Advertiser had to say about Lions and Social networking. “Ironically, it is Lions Australia – traditionally seen as an elderly volunteers organisation – that is leading the charge to recruit young members against the likes of Apex, which in the past restricted members’ age to 45 as the service club for younger … Continue reading

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Promoting our Association

Lions Members in Australia often ask why we remain a “best kept secret”? One of the great virtues of so many of our members is that they are the true “quiet achievers”. Lions are very happy to work in the background, solving problem, carrying out great community service and helping the most needy in the … Continue reading

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Lions Drug Awareness Project wins second International Gong!

Lions innovative drug awareness project has taken out first prize in the Australia and New Zealand Internet Awards(ANZIA. The award for the “Information Website” section was announced at the awards gala dinner in Melbourne last night. This followed on from its successful international internet “Webby Award” last year. Australian Lions flagship drug abuse prevention agency … Continue reading

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