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Young South Australians, We Serve

Lions often wonder about how we encourage younger people to form clubs and become Lions.  There is no better way to find out than to ask a young Lion. Here is a story from a young club full of them! Rob Oerlemans Written by Lion Glynn Jones Adelaide University Lions Club. 12 months ago if … Continue reading

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Leo Megan Hackwood’s challenge – blogged on “Tune-in-not-out”

Leo Megan Hackwood’s challenge – blogged on “Tune-in-not-out” Hey guys! My name is Megan and I am super excited to be a TINO blogger. I am 18 years old and just graduated high school last year. Life after high school has been a bit weird to say the least, but that is directly linked to … 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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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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Lions Youth of the Year Brooke Snow is NAB Schools First winner

I had the privilege this week of attending the National Awards Dinner for NAB’s Schools First Program and was impressed to see one of our own State Youth of the Year winners, and her local Atherton Lions Club, acknowledged in the inaugural awards. Brooke Snow took out one of 5 first prizes for her idea to get … Continue reading

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Young people and Lions…

We all know that volunteer organisations have a financial bottom-line, but for us there is a far more important “bottom-line”; our membership. If we think about it, when a “for-profit” organisation wants to get a job done, they rely on their staff, contractors and suppliers. Every new job means a new role, and a new … 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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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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