New Lions hit ground run­ning

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The Lions Club is grate­ful to have three new ac­tive mem­bers.’

ROCHESTER Lions Club have wel­comed three new mem­bers to the Lions or­gan­i­sa­tion.

Club mem­bers said Gary Paul, who joined a cou­ple of months ago, had proved a great asset in Lions club ac­tiv­i­ties in­clud­ing wood split­ting, bar­be­cues and sell­ing tick­ets.

Gary’s ca­reer was with heavy ma­chin­ery in West­ern Aus­tralia along with vol­un­teer­ing with the fire bri­gade.

And last month dis­trict gover­nor Judy McKer­row in­ducted Sam Watkins and Car­men Moon as the new­est mem­bers.

Sam has been work­ing tire­lessly for some time as the project man­ager for the Lions’ Sports Mu­seum.

“Thank­fully, the lease has been signed with VicTrack and we have ac­cess to the rail­way sta­tion to start set­ting things up for the mu­seum to open early in the new year,” Roches- New mem­bers Car­men Moon and Sam Watkins with dis­trict gover­nor Judy McKer­row. ter Lions Club Moon said.

Car­men is also ex­tremely ac­tive within the Rochester com­mu­nity, be­ing in­volved on sev­eral com­mit- sec­re­tary Hed­ley tees, jug­gling that with a busy home life.

“The Lions club is grate­ful to have three new ac­tive mem­bers and wel­come oth­ers who would like to be in­volved in the world’s largest ser­vice or­gan­i­sa­tion,” Hed­ley said.

Once again, the Lions are pro­mot­ing Let­ters to Santa, chil­dren can write to Santa with their wish list.

These let­ters may be posted to Santa at a spe­cial box within the post of­fice be­fore De­cem­ber 17.

Last year the Lions club or­gan­ised a speaker to at­tend both pri­mary schools to ed­u­cate stu­dents about fruit flies, and all stu­dents had the op­por­tu­nity to make a fly trap to take home.

The Lions club will have a lim­ited num­ber of fly traps avail­able for the pub­lic, at the mar­ket on Fri­day.

New mem­ber Gary Paul with pres­i­dent Damien McInnes.

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