RED HILL DISTRICT LIONS CLUB

District 201V3, Victoria, Australia

News

Get the latest on what Lions are doing - Locally and Nationally.

Locally, Lions are involved in a range of Community Development projects and activities. 

Read on to find out more

If you think we may be able to help with a project please contact us! 



Club news

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    USED STAMPS FOR MOBILITY PROJECTS

    USED STAMPS
    Funds raised from sale of stamps and collection supports Lions Children’s Mobility Projects in Australia https://alcmf.lions.org.au/


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    RECYCLE FOR SIGHT

    RECYCED EYE GLASSES
    Drop-off box — Red Hill Medical Centre
    Supports Lions sight projects worldwide.
    further information https://lionsclubs.org.au/activities/health/vision-hearing/recycle-for-sight/


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  • COMMUNITY DEFIBRILLATORS

    This project, in conjunction with Ambulance Victoria, was put on hold back in March, but will be reactivated shortly. We have successfully applied for grants to assist in the purchase of more community defibrillators.
    We have also received some donations from local residents, but still have a shortfall, compounded by our inability to hold events during the past few months.
    But we are getting back on track! we have one defibrillator , donated by ambulance Victoria, about to be installed at the shopping centre in Mornington-Flinders Rd. and another in the proces of being purchased for the Red Hill South shops. These complement the four defibrillators already installed by Lions in Red Hill and Main Ridge area. ( some have already saved lives!) This is an ongoing project, and we are looking for ways to raise funds for future defibrillators. If you would like to help please contact Lions.


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  • PLANTING FOR MALLACOOTA AND EAST GIPPSLAND

    June - October (extended till 2021)
    After the bushfires, many houses in Mallacoota were destroyed and gardens decimated.
    We established a project to help the residents in fire affected areas re-establish their gardens.
    They have particularly requested plants which will bring colour to their gardens and attract the bees to the area.
    If you would like to help with this project, we would welcome any plants you may be able to pot up.
    Please email lionsnewsletter1@ gmail.com to indicate your interest and look out for signs on noticeboards.
    If you have any queries, please contact above email.


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    COLOUR OUR COMMUNITY

    COLOUR OUR COMMUNITY
    We have had a fantastic response to this project to add a little colour to our community after lock-down.
    We have distributed 300 daffodils and 500 jonquils which will burst into to a colourful display to spread a little cheer.


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  • PEACE POSTER CONTEST


    This year we are participating in the Lions International Peace Poster project. This contest has been running for over 30 years.
    The project involves 11,12,13 year-olds depicting their ideas of peace through their art. Red Hill Consolidated School is working with us to enter this contest. This years theme is Peace through Service.
    Please check out Red Hill Lions Facebook page for a video about the contest or you can visit https://lionsclubs.org.au/activities/youth/peace-poster/



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    Community Fitness sessions

    Want to be a little bit fitter in 2021?

    Red Hill District Lions are holding weekly community fitness sessions with Kiniki Stirling in Main Ridge.

    Kiniki is a qualified fitness instructor with a special interest in the " more mature" age group. Hopefully we will all be moving a little easier soon!

    If you would like to join in please contact lionsnewsletter1@gmail.com
    classes are suspended during Lock-down. Watch for resumption in the new year






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    Red Hill Lions Walking Club

    Lions have commenced local guided walks around Red Hill and surrounds.

    Learn about your local area, enjoy the physical activity, but make sure you choose a walk that is suitable to your level of fitness.

    Our first session of walks in February 2019 were led by Michael Leeworthy.
    There are now a number of people who lead the walks.

    If you would like further details please contact lionsnewsletter1@gmail.com

    It would be appreciated if you could let Ian know of your intention to participate the evening prior to the walk.


  • What do we do with our funds?

    Come along to CELEBRATING COMMUNITY to hear of the programs we have sponsored from the organisations involved. Check it out in the EVENTS section


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  • Christmas Giving

    Red Hill District Lions Club once again invite you to support our community this Christmas by purchasing a gift for children and young people who might otherwise not receive one.
    Gifts may be left in our Giving Box at the Red Hill General Store until the first week in December.
    Please do not wrap gifts
    This year we are supporting peninsula organisations
    FUSION supports homeless youth re-establish their lives and build futures, and we invite you to attend their Open Day on Nov 18 or to leave a donation to their Christmas program of targeted gifts at the General Store Alternatively, send to Red Hill Lions at PO Box 72 Red Hill South. 3937.

    ANGLICARE provide support for families in need on the peninsula and all donated gifts will be distributed through them.In particular, gifts for older children and teenagers are most welcome.
    Some suggestions include - gift cards, I tunes cards, toiletries , makeup, sporting items.
    More age appropriate suggestions are available on our website lionsredhill.vic.lions.org

    Thank you for helping make Christmas a little brighter for others.


    Attachment: Christmas list of gifts FOR GIVING.docx


  • School's Science Expo

    Red Hill Lions have been a sponsor of the Schools Science Expo for the past three years.
    This expo, which last year involved over 800 students, encourages students to expand their knowledge and confidence in the STEM curriculum.
    Students present to other students and teachers, and it is an amazing event to be involved with.
    The skills of the students are constantly developing along with enthusiasm for science in our schools.

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    Sponsorship of Ladies Football Team

    Red Hill Lions Club proudly sponsors the Red Hill Ladies Football Team.

    the ladies Team, under coach Heath Sanderson are developing their skill level and enjoying their competition, with several wins in their first season.



    They proudly wear our logo on their warmup jackets.




  • Defibrillator Program

    Red Hill District Lions have installed four defibrillators in the Red Hill / Main Ridge area.
    They are placed at
    * Red Hill Consolidated School
    * Red Hill Pharmacy
    * Main Ridge Tennis Club
    * Main Ridge Men's Shed.

    In placing the defibrillators we stipulate that they are accessible to the public and registered with triple zero.
    If you ring for an ambulance and a defibrillator is considered necessary, they will tell you where your nearest defib is located.
    One of the defibs was used to save a life last Christmas holidays.
    In our community, which is a distance from the nearest ambulance station, we hope these appliances will provide some assistance in an emergency.
    Further placement may be considered in the future.
    If you would like to know more about this program, please contact Jane Duncan, Defibrillator Coordinator, jane@theduncangroup.com.au




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    Main Ridge Men's Shed

    For a couple of years the Red Hill District Lions Club had been discussing the possibility of establishing a Men’s Shed in the Hinterland.
    Following the building of a new CFA station in Main Ridge, moves were made to utilise the old CFA building to establish a Men’s Shed . This proposal had the support of the Main Ridge CFA members, Lions Club members, Main Ridge Probus, and Main Ridge Bowls Club .

    The Men's Shed opened in July 2015. It operates on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings. A session for Ladies in the Shed runs on Tuesday 2 pm - 5 pm. Members can work on personal projects, community projects (such as the shelving above for the Red Hill Consolidated School) or just enjoy a cuppa and a chat.




District news

  • COVID-19 - Adelaide Convention and Other MD Activities

    Adelaide Convention and Other MD Activities impacted by COVID-19







    Attachment: 20200320 - Adelaide Convention and Other MD Activities - COVID-19.pdf


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    Bushfire Relief Appeal

    Every dollar donated will go to rebuilding and reviving affected communities.

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    More details: www.alf.lions.org.au


  • Use of Social Media by Lions Australia Clubs and Members

    1.1 Document Purpose
    This policy is intended to provide Lions Australia employees, volunteers, and members with clarity on the use of social media platforms.
    1.2 Document Scope
    Social media is online media that allows for interaction and/or participation. Examples include:
    • Social networking and micro-blogging sites like Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Instagram
    • Video and photo sharing sites like Snapchat, Flickr and YouTube
    • Online forums and discussion blogs, including comments on online news articles
    1.3 Audience
    This social media policy applies to all people who work, volunteer or represent Lions Australia in Australia or overseas


    Attachment: 2018 - SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY STATEMENT (005).pdf


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    LIONS VICTORIAN DISTRICTS SKIN CANCER CHECKS AND AWARENESS UNIT



    Attachment: SKIN CANCER INFO RELEASE NO1.pdf


  • V3 DIRECTORY

    The V3 Directory is now available on the District website in the MEMBERS ONLY section.

    Simply log on to the District website using your membership number as the password. Then select the MEMBERS ONLY tab and then the V3 Directory tab.

    DON'T FORGET TO LOGOUT WHEN FINISHED

    More details: http://201v3.lions.org.au/login


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    V3 Lions Clubs Web Addresses

    Listed in the attachment below are those Clubs in V3 that have a Website.


    Attachment: V3 Club Websites 2.pdf


  • CABINET TREASURER'S NEW ADDRESS

    PLEASE NOTE
    Cabinet Treasurer, David Culpit has a new address.
    It is -
    264 Stony Point Rd
    Crib Point Vic 3919


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National news

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    LCIF Fundraiser - Australia's Campaign 100 Chairperson for LCIF, PCC Lou Onley, invites you to Follow Your Rainbow...

    While practicing safe social distancing over the past few months, Lou let his usual neat number two hair style grow wild. In true Lions fashion, there's a greater good at play.

    Before Lou cuts his hair, he wants you or your club to do two things:

    1. Donate to LCIF by 26 July 2020. How to donate - follow the link below to find out how to donate.

    2. Once you have donated, follow the second link to register your donation and vote for the colour you'd like to see on Lou's hair. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LCIFLou

    The colour that receives the most votes will win and Lou has agreed to wear it for the month of August! Join the challenge and support Lions Clubs International Foundation.

    Attachment: LCIFLou "Register your donation and colour"

    More details: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LCIFLouhttps://tinyurl.com/OzLCIF "How to donate"


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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/