New Lions hit ground running
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.