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Ordinary people doing amazing things

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YOUTH CLUB: Leos, a youth development project of Lions Clubs, have recently elected their officers for the new service year 2011/12. Taking up the challenge to encourage young people to join Leo clubs to serve the community through caring projects whilst offering both fun and life skills opportunities are: (Leo Club Presidents) Kevin Goble (Fish Hoek), Cindy Hayward (De Tyger), Bradley Ware – Lane (Brackenfell), Janine van Wulven (district Leo president) and Keagan Hartle (Leo Club President) (Newlands), not pictured Maxine Daniels (Leo Club President) (Kirstenbosch). Age groups are 12 to 18 and Omega from 18 to 30 years. For details contactl Janine on 083 503 5118 or email janinevw@live.com

Legacy of Lionism spokesperson

GREENING – Responding to the challenge of Lions International President Wung – Ku Tam to plant 1.5 million trees in his year Lions worldwide have already planted nearly 3 million in four months.

Health – The Cape Town Drug Counselling Centre and the Eyebank were both founded with Lions input and are still supported today. The Outpatients’ Sight Clinic at Groote Schuur Hospital was enlarged and equipped to meet increasing demand. Mowbray Maternity Hospital has another incubator which will save babies lives for many years.

“This is the legacy of Lionism – Ordinary People doing Amazing Things”

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TIME: Sometimes 24 hours doesn’t seem enough. But if you could find just a few hours a month, you could brighten the life of someone. For more information on how you can get involved contact: 021 447 5020

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Lions International Peace Poster Contest Winners

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WINNERS: Alex Kellerman 13 (1st Prize ), Grade 7 pupil at Kenridge Primary School whose kit was sponsored by Durbanville Lions Club. Natasha Barr 12 (2nd Prize), Grade 6 pupil at Springfield Convent Junior School and was Megan Isted 13 (3rd prize) Grade 7 pupil at the same school with Maisie Fisher (District Governor). Both poster kits were sponsored by Newlands Lions Clubs. The three professional judges were most impressed with the high quality work of all the entrants. Picture: Len Labuscagne

Peace Poster contest winners

Peace Poster contest winners

Alex Kellerman 13 (1st Prize)

Alex Kellerman 13 (1st Prize)

Natasha Barr 12 (2nd Prize)

Natasha Barr 12 (2nd Prize)

Megan Isted 13 (3rd prize)

Megan Isted 13 (3rd prize)

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Pinelands 50 years of community service

Left to Right: Janine Filmer Secretary, Janine Filmer president both of Pinelands Lions Club, Lieutenant Ian Bennett, SAPS Manenberg , Brigadier Jan Solomons, SAPS Widows and Orphans Fund, Councillor Brian Watkyns and latest Lion member Samantha Anderson. Photo by Llen Labuscagne

Left to Right: Janine Filmer Secretary, Janine Filmer president both of Pinelands Lions Club, Lieutenant Ian Bennett, SAPS Manenberg , Brigadier Jan Solomons, SAPS Widows and Orphans Fund, Councillor Brian Watkyns and latest Lion member Samantha Anderson. Photo by Llen Labuscagne

Pinelands Lions Club recently celebrated its’ 50 Years of Community Service by further demonstrating support for an Important welfare project.

The function was attended by Maisie Fisher, district governor, and other senior Lions as well as club members from across the region.

The Police Widows and Orphans Fund received a donation of R5000 which was accepted by SAPS Brigadier Jan Solomons. He stressed his gratitude for Pinelands Lions consideration in helping the dependents of those officers who have died in the service of others.

The guest speaker Lieutenant Ian Bennett of SAPS Manenberg was recognised for his community services to children. He received the Louis Volks Humanitarian Award the highest South African Award which a Lions Club can present.

It recognises “dedicated and distinguished service to the benefit of the community which exemplifies the ideals of the International Association of Lions Clubs”

The club has served the Pinelands and surrounding areas with great pride and hopes to do so for many years to come.

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