BRUTHEN Lions Club (Inc)

District 201V3, Victoria, Australia

Local News

Here's an overview of our current club activities.

Club news

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    Bruthen Lions change-over dinner

    As another successful year draws to a close the Bruthen Lions club held their annual change-over dinner to thank outgoing office holders and to welcome our new office holders. Pictured above from left to right – Lion Dale Morgan (incoming Secretary), Lion Sonja Morgan (incoming Membership Officer), Lion Peter Weeks (outgoing President), Lion Pamela Hills (incoming President), Lion and former District Governor Don Blennerhasset, Lion Natasha Hall (incoming Treasurer).

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    Lions Trauma Bears arrive in Bruthen

    Bruthen Community Market on Saturday, 21 January, 2017.

    Find where our Trauma Bear is hiding (the bear will be hiding on one of our traders tables).

    Write your name and the name of the trading stall where you found our bear and place your entry into the competition box at the Lions Donut Stall.

    The first correct entry drawn at 12 noon will win a small prize.

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  • Centennial Community Grant Announcement

    Congratulations to the Bruthen Primary School for their successful application for a Lions Community Grant valued at $1,000 for financial assistance in the supply of equipment for the new Kids Zone at the school.

    Additional information and photos to come. Watch this space.

  • FUNDING for construction - Stage 1 Bruthen Lions Park Upgrade

    September 2016 - Special Announcement (Round 2 Grant approved)

    Stage 1: New Picnic & BBQ Pavilion Project

    The Bruthen Lions Club Inc has been successful in receiving a grant of $5,000 to assist in the completion of this first stage for the Lions Park on the Great Alpine Road on the Bairnsdale side of the township.

    Total project costings estimated at just over $10,000 with financial and " in kind" contributions from the Federal Government Grant, Bruthen Lions Club, Bruthen Men's' Shed along with other local residents and community groups assistance.

    Anticipated completion of this project is expected to be completed by the end of 2016.

    Further information under "Our Local Projects" in this website.

  • Thank you Bruthen Mens' Shed

    Our members appreciate the friendship our club has with other community groups and this was especially so when the guys from the Bruthen Mens' Shed presented a craftsman build carry case (wooden) to house our club's international flag set.

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    Bruthen Community Market

    NOW 3rd SATURDAY of the month.
    @ Bruthen Mechanics Hall
    from 9am to 1pm

    (see website calendar for actual market dates)

    Fresh Food - plants & trees - Jewellery - Teas - Natural Soap - Pre-Loved Clothing - Homemade Crafts - natural soaps - soy candles and so much more ........

    * Sausage, onion in bread & cup of soup (Bruthen Primary School)
    * Freshly made donuts (Bruthen Lions Club)
    * Tea Rooms Open from 9am - cup of tea/instant coffee, GF biscuits/slices and much more ................ tea rooms commencing October 2016 market day
    * Great coffee by Kombi Koffee (located next to the Lions Donuts Stall)

    Trader bookings and enquiries ring the Market Coordinator: mobile: 0432 188 295

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    Locals are invited to our members & friends meetings

    Dinner Meeting
    2nd Monday of each month @ from 6.30pm in the Retro Room, Bruthen Inn
    followed by Business meeting @ 7.30pm

    Social evening:
    Usually we gather together with members and friends/visitors on the 4th Monday of each month @ around 6.30pm in the Bruthen Inn Lounge for catch up over a cuppa/drink.

    Who can attend? If you are interested in having some fund. Maybe you have an hour or two each month and you thing volunteering could be of interest to you why not have a chat with some of our club members, it's also a great way to get to know some of our club members and to ask questions.

District news

  • COVID-19 - Adelaide Convention and Other MD Activities

    Adelaide Convention and Other MD Activities impacted by COVID-19

    Attachment: 20200320 - Adelaide Convention and Other MD Activities - COVID-19.pdf

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    Bushfire Relief Appeal

    Every dollar donated will go to rebuilding and reviving affected communities.


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  • Use of Social Media by Lions Australia Clubs and Members

    1.1 Document Purpose
    This policy is intended to provide Lions Australia employees, volunteers, and members with clarity on the use of social media platforms.
    1.2 Document Scope
    Social media is online media that allows for interaction and/or participation. Examples include:
    • Social networking and micro-blogging sites like Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Instagram
    • Video and photo sharing sites like Snapchat, Flickr and YouTube
    • Online forums and discussion blogs, including comments on online news articles
    1.3 Audience
    This social media policy applies to all people who work, volunteer or represent Lions Australia in Australia or overseas

    Attachment: 2018 - SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY STATEMENT (005).pdf

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    Attachment: SKIN CANCER INFO RELEASE NO1.pdf


    The V3 Directory is now available on the District website in the MEMBERS ONLY section.

    Simply log on to the District website using your membership number as the password. Then select the MEMBERS ONLY tab and then the V3 Directory tab.


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    V3 Lions Clubs Web Addresses

    Listed in the attachment below are those Clubs in V3 that have a Website.

    Attachment: V3 Club Websites 2.pdf


    Cabinet Treasurer, David Culpit has a new address.
    It is -
    264 Stony Point Rd
    Crib Point Vic 3919


National news

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    LCIF Fundraiser - Australia's Campaign 100 Chairperson for LCIF, PCC Lou Onley, invites you to Follow Your Rainbow...

    While practicing safe social distancing over the past few months, Lou let his usual neat number two hair style grow wild. In true Lions fashion, there's a greater good at play.

    Before Lou cuts his hair, he wants you or your club to do two things:

    1. Donate to LCIF by 26 July 2020. How to donate - follow the link below to find out how to donate.

    2. Once you have donated, follow the second link to register your donation and vote for the colour you'd like to see on Lou's hair.

    The colour that receives the most votes will win and Lou has agreed to wear it for the month of August! Join the challenge and support Lions Clubs International Foundation.

    Attachment: LCIFLou "Register your donation and colour"

    More details: "How to donate"

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    Oz-Clubhouse Clean up needs YOU!

    Thanks for using Oz-Clubhouse but our server is groaning under the weight.

    We'd like your support in deleting old files, including documents,images and videos. Please have a look around your site for very old materials that can now be deleted!

    Executive Officer

    Rob Oerlemans

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    Beware e-mail scams targetting Lions

    Lions should be aware of common e-mail and social media scams targeting club members. Sadly, some of our members have been targeted with these scams.

    For more information follow this link.

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    Lions Hearing Dogs on WinTV!

    Head on over to the Lions Australia Facebook page to check out this nice story on WinTV Canberra about our Hearing Dogs


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    Our new TV advertisment launched #morethansausages

    It's here! We are very proud to announce the new Lions Australia television campaign - #MoreThanSausages.

    It showcases the breadth of work Lions do in our communities, helping real people through disaster relief and recovery, medical research, youth programs and more. Lions Serve - more than sausages!

    Follow the link to see our video and find out more!

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    Attention All Lions OZ Clubhouse Webmasters

    The "Text Instructions" for webmasters of Lions OZ Clubhouse websites have been updated as at 29th December and can be found by clicking on the attachment below or by clicking on the website link.

    Your MD201, OZ Clubhouse Webmaster, Lion Graham, recommends that all club webmasters review the revised instructions.

    If you have any queries, Graham can be contacted by email which you will find in the website link below.

    Attachment: Oz-Clubhouse-Instructions-Revised-29th-December-2015.pdf

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