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would like to
Lions Club on
100 years of
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would like to congratulate
the Lions Club on 100
years of devoted service.
9 Beames Road, Lyrup | 8583 8280
Meals from 6pm Thursday, Friday & Saturday nights
The board, staff
and patrons of the
Lyrup Community Club
Lions on 100 years
6 Barwell Avenue,
(08) 8588 2138
Lions Clubs of the
Riverland & Mallee
on 100 years
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would like to thank
the Lions Clubs of the
Riverland for their
100 years of service to
THE Barmera Lions Club was chartered on June 13,
John Thomas was the first president of the club,
which had 28 enthusiastic members.
Three of those charter members are still mem-
In the early days the club embarked on some
ambitious projects, including painting the interi-
or of the Bonney Theatre and demolishing an old
house at Kingston-On-Murray.
Another favourite with tourists was the annual
open-air film evenings, held for two weeks each
year during the summer holidays at the Barmera
The brightly painted doughnut van still remains
the Barmera Lions Club’s best fund raiser.
It can be regularly seen at the Barmera Markets
and Christmas pageant – the club’s biggest night
of the year.
Christmas cakes and puddings are sold annually
and the club’s barbecue van is used to cater for
Lions members can also be seen helping at
the Australia Day breakfast, the Senior Citizens’
Christmas dinner, skin clinics, the Riverland Field
Day, catering for the Black Dog Riders and assist-
ing at the Country Music Festival.
Of the funds raised by the club, 70 per cent are
used to support local causes and the remainder is
donated to Lions International and Lions Australia
In addition to all this hard work, members enjoy
a range of social events each year, including a
mystery dinner and special occasion breakfasts
The club’s current membership stands at 18
and it is always keen to welcome new members.
Meeting are held on the second and fourth Monday
of each month at the RSL Hall and the Barmera
For more information about the club, visit its
Facebook page at: www.facebook.com/barmeral-
ionsclub or its webpage: barmera.sa.lions.org.au.
Barmera Lions Club a local icon
Barmera Lions members Josie Spriggs and John Hughes serving dinner at the
Senior Citizens’ Christmas Party
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