Into the den
The Lions Club of Tawa’s decision to allow lionesses into the pride appears to be paying off. The club has added five new members in the past year, three of whom were women. The club changed its constitution in 2010 to allow female members. Incoming president Ray Lindsay said he hoped to build on this momentum. Several other women in the community had expressed interest in joining. Tawa Lions recently made a $30,000 contribution to the new Ronald McDonald Wellington House. The funds came from the Saturday market at Dress-Smart, which has raised $100,000 since it began in 2006.