Logan City Marsden Lions Club (Inc)

District 201Q1, Queensland, Australia

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Club news

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    Relay for Life - BBQ

    We had the pleaseure of providing a sausage sizzle to the groups setting up for the Relay for Life Cancer Council fund raiser held on 18th May in Dauth Park Beenleigh.



    Awesome event that raised 148% of their goal, so a big well done to all participants.

    More details: https://secure.fundraising.cancer.org.au/site/TR?pg=entry&fr_id=5672


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    New Sponsor - Maynard Accounting

    Local business Maynard Accounting has become a financial sponsor of the Logan City Marsden Lions Club and we thank them for their support.



    Looking for an Accountant who can work with you and has access to leading Professionals to tailor advice to your needs and objectives then talk with Maynard Accounting. At Maynard Accounting we place absolute importance on our clients, and in providing a client service that contributes to your business’ success.

    More details: http://www.maynardaccounting.com.au/


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    Thank you from Cloncurry Lions

    Logan City Marsden Lions recently sent $2000 of flood relief money to Cloncurry Lions for them to distribute to the local community as most needed.


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    New Sponsor - Stokes Moore

    Local business Stokes Moore has become a financial sponsor of the Logan City Marsden Lions Club and we thank them for their support.

    Stokes Moore is a leading commercial law firm located in Logan City QLD. They specialise in family business, litigation, insolvency, estate planning and property development.


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    Thank you from Goondiwindi Lions

    They utilised the $1000 drought relief sent from Logan City Marsden Lions, with the help of the local pharmacy and pharmaceutical companies, to provide subsidised medicines to the farming community.

    They have reported that the assistance has provided a huge boost to our farmers.


    Attachment: Goondiwindi Thank you.pdf


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    New Sponsor - Beenleigh Driving School

    Local business Beenleigh Driving School has become a financial sponsor of the Logan City Marsden Lions Club and we thank them for their support.

    Since 1974, Beenleigh Driving School has been setting the bench mark for driving schools. We take great pride in our work and offer you driving lessons that are of the highest quality. They meet all Australian standards and are in accordance with the latest road laws and regulations. This means you can rest assured that you are coming through a professional and reputable driving school.


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    Thank you from Night Light

    Logan City Marsden Lions reguarly supports Night Lite. These guys provide amazing support for our local community members who are doing it tough. This thank you is for our recent financial donations and xmas cakes.

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    New Sponsor - Adept Super Pty Ltd

    Local business Adept Super has become a financial sponsor of the Logan City Marsden Lions Club and we thank them for their support.

    At Adept Super we are very passionate about self managed superannuation funds. We provide audit, compliance and assurance services to self managed super funds, increasing their achievments, while lowering their compliance risk.


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    2018 Buddy Bench - Marsden State Primary School

    The Lions Club of Logan City Marsden installed the Buddy bench on Wednesday 5th December at Marsden State Primary School. The Club were supported financially by the local State Member for Woodridge Cameron Dick and Division 5 Logan City Councillor Jon Raven.

    Buddy Benches are all about inclusion and fostering a sense of friendship. They are installed somewhere prominent in the school yard and children who are looking to make new friends or broaden their friendship group will hang out at the Buddy Bench. As schools make the Buddy Bench part of their culture it becomes a great focal point in the school community and helps to reduce isolation and build a real sense of mateship in the schoolyard.




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    2018 DROUGHT RELIEF

    "The club has donated $1,000 each to the Goondiwindi Lions Club and Roma Lions Club directly so that these vital funds can be distributed directly to those in need."




District news

  • 2019 District Convention Info will be released very soon

    Info to be release very soon


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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: https://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.




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

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    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/