FORBES AND DISTRICT Lions Club

District 201N4, New South Wales, Australia

2010 - 2011

2010/2011

July 2010 -
President Peter Bright was inducted by PDG Peter Perry via telephone at the 2nd Changeover Dinner

Aug 2010 -
Held 1st Car Boot Sale for the year with Wood Raffle
Members of our club helped raise money for the NSW Cancer Council selling Merchandise on Daffodil Day
Attended Bowls day at Bribbaree with Grenfell and Young Lions Clubs

Sep 2010 -
Members attended a tour and dinner at Forbes North Primary Kitchen Garden
Lions manned the gates over 2 days at the Annual Forbes Show
Assistance was supplied to the Forbes Town Band at their annual Garage Sale
Attended Zone BBQ at Parkes

Oct 2010 -
Held BBQ at Ben Hall Festival
The Forbes & District Lions Club Quilt Show was held. Opened by author Joy Dettman
Manned the Gates at the Forbes/Calarie Kidney Football Day
Members attended Trundle Lions Club Charter Night
98 entries received from 5 local primary schools for the Lions International Peace Poster won by Jared Kelly from St Laurences Primary
Youth of the Year contest held at Services Club, won by Monica King
Caramel Fudge launched at YOTY contest

Nov 2010 -
2nd Car Boot Sale Forbes
Peace Poster winner successful at District Level
5 Members attended Tumut District Convention

Dec 2010 -
Sold Lions Christmas Cakes & Puddings (for the first time)
Ran BBQ at Town Band Carols by Candlelight Held club
Christmas Party at "Timaroo"

Jan 2011 -
Donation received from the IGA Community Chest Funds of $4024.97 to go towards cost of BBQ Trailer for club
Took part in annual Australia Day CWA/Lions Damper Cook off which we won

Feb 2011 -
Local Youth of the Year entrant winner at combined Zone contest in West Wyalong.
Assisted with catering at Zone Little Athletics Carnival

Mar 2011 -
Local YOTY winner, Monica King participated in District YOTY final at Young supported by Forbes members and family
Members catered at local Clearing Sales
3rd Car Boot Sale

Apr 2011 -
Members attended combined Zone Meeting at Eugowra
Members attended Trangie Lions Club Charter night and Trundle Golf Day
Laid wreath on ANZAC day
Grant of $10,000 received from Barrick Gold for Lions Park BBQ shelter upgrade

May 2010 -
Members catered at Local Clearing Sale
Club began working Kiosk at Local Rugby Club Home matches
Members entered Cudal/Cargo Joke Night competition

Jun 2010 -
4th Car Boot Sale and Wood Raffle

Other activities for the year have included : Meals on Wheels roster, Selling Lions Mints and Fudge, collection tins for Ronald McDonald House, Canteen at Forbes Rugby Club Home Matches, Monthly BBQ's at Sullivans IGA

Guest speakers:
Phillip Perry- Plastic Bag free Town,
Bill Gunn- Forbes,
Phil Thurston- Forbes North Principal,
Richard Savage- Barrick Gold Representative,
Richard Leonard- Lions DG 201N4,
Robert Muffet, - Bike trip around Australia for Steven Walter Foundation,
Stephen King- His involvement with Lions YOTY,
Ian Bennett- Trip to Central Australia,
Krista Jenkins-Local Vet ,