News [17Jan]

Latest District News:-                                                                   also  District Facebook news page  Lions201N3
  • [17Jan] District support for Diabuddies day in Newcastle
  • [16Jan] Recruitment Workshop opportunity- Book now
  • [05Jan] District YouthOfTheYear Final - booking details
  • [16Dec] Dec17 "N3 Grapevine" newsletterdownloadable
  • [20Nov] Summary of Convention Proceedings added
  • [15Nov] latest N3 Centennial Communique
  • [11Nov] Results2017 Convention Resolutions & Elections
  • [31Oct] Convention program see Convention page
  • [16Oct]  Update from District LCIF coordinator
  • [01Oct] List of most club FB page links added 
  • [26Sep] Maitland Lions form new branch at West Maitland see FB
  • [13Sep] Revised dates for YOTY deadlines
  • [09Sep] Convention Registration Form downloadable now
  • [24Jul] Page added for BigRedKidneyBus Project
  • [09Jul] Call for VDG &other Nominations & Convention NMs
  • [05Jul] Website updated with new 2017-18 District officers 
  • [05Jul] 2017-18 District Governor Glenn Byrnes installed at Chicago
  • [01Jun] Club Secretary & treasurer manuals for 2017/18 now online

  • [16Oct] latest N3 Centennial Communique
  • [16Oct]  Update from District LCIF coordinator
  • [01Nov] 2016 Convention election results
  • [02Sep] N3 Diabetes Fdn - John Hayes Award Applic.FORM

  • "The N3 Grapevine" 
    District Newsletters (click edition to download):-               December 2017 [5.1Mb]  
    Previous year's District Newsletters:-        [all previous]
    July 2016 [8.5Mb]


    2017 Convention Resolutions & Elections

    posted Nov 13, 2017, 1:47 AM by webmaster lions201n3   [ updated Nov 20, 2017, 2:58 AM ]

    At the 2017 District Convention held at Cessnock on 4th November, the following resolutions were carried:-
    • Project NM1 - Extension of Internatuonal Youth Camp (Lions Camp Kookaburra)
    • Project NM2  -Extension of Children of Courage Award project
    The following Lions were elected to positions:-
    • District Governor Elect for 2018-19 -VDG Keith Stewart
    • 1st Vice DG Elect for 2018-19  VDG Inga Kasch
    • 2nd Vice DG Elect for 2018-19 - Lion Geoff Kilmurray
    • Trustee for 3 year N3 Diabetes Foundation - Lion Jim Cowburn
    • Director  3 years NSW/ACT SaveSight/PublicHealthCare Fdns - PDG George Kinealy
    • Director  1 year  NSW/ACT SaveSight/PublicHealthCare Fdns  VDG Inga Kasch
    • Public Officer Lions District 201N3 Inc - PCC Keith Parry
    Keith&Carole Parry Perpetual Trophy for best Convention Display - Youth Exchange (Brenda Scarfi)
    Tailtwisting Trophy - PDG Ken Hallam

    217 registered attendees plus visiting (unregistered) guests for Remembrance ceremony.
     *Summary of Convention Proceedings  Downloadable here

    Nominations and Notices of Motion

    posted Jul 23, 2017, 10:17 PM by webmaster lions201n3   [ updated Aug 5, 2017, 4:47 PM ]

     Call for Nominations and Notices of Motion – 2017 Convention

    • Deadline for submission of Project Notices of Motion for District Convention- 6th August
      • The constitutional requirement is for any such motions to reach the Cabinet Secretary no later than 90days prior to Convention (which this year is on November 4).
    • Deadline for submission of General Notices of Motion (not project NMs), plus nominations for positions to be elected at the convention (no later than 60 days in advance) is 5th September.
      • Nominations from suitably qualified candidates are hereby called for the following positions to be elected at Convention 2017:-
        • District Governor (2018-19);  1st and 2nd Vice District Governors (2018-19);
        • 1x Trustee 201N3 Diabetes Foundation (Dec2017-Nov2020); 1x Director NSW/ACT SaveSight&PublicHealthcare Foundations (Jan2018-Dec2020); 1x Director NSW/ACT SaveSight&PublicHealthcare Foundations (Nov2017--Dec2018)
      • Submissions sought for Host Club for 2019 District Convention. -  also closing September 5th


    posted Apr 20, 2017, 10:08 PM by webmaster lions201n3   [ updated Apr 20, 2017, 10:17 PM ]

    Club Secretary & Treasurer Manuals for District N3 for 2017-18 are now online

    Club Officer Manuals for District 201N3:

        Club Secretary Manual 2017-18 (pdfDownload or View online

         Club Treasurer Manual 2017-18 (pdfDownload  or View online

    Member Survey

    posted Jun 29, 2016, 2:07 AM by webmaster lions201n3   [ updated Jun 29, 2016, 3:14 AM ]

    District wants to know your thoughts about how we run our Conventions

    Whether or not you have/have not ...regularly/occasionally  attended our District Convention, this survey  aims to get a better overview of ALL  members' thoughts about  our annual DISTRICT Convention and so to gauge whether there is value in significantly altering the planning guidelines for future conventions (after the 2016 one, which is already planned)

    The picture below shows what the survey will ask, 
    but the questionnaire can only be completed by 
    clicking  the green survey link  ==> go to SURVEY  
    to participate in this anonymous survey
     - No personal information will be collected except you will be asked which club you belong to.
     - The responses will be passed on by the webmaster to the District Convention Committee prior to the next Cabinet meeting.

    (click below to enlarge picture of survey format)
    the questionnaire can only be completed by 
    clicking  the green survey link ==> go to SURVEY  

    March to May Membership Campaign 2016

    posted Apr 25, 2016, 6:01 PM by webmaster lions201n3

    First photo is from Tea Gardens Hawks Nest Lioness Club Membership Promotion at the Grey & Thespian Mardi Gras
    Tea Gardens Hawks Nest Lioness Club Membership Promotion at the Grey & Thespian Mardi Gras

    LCIF - District Coordinator newsletter

    posted Feb 27, 2016, 12:51 AM by webmaster lions201n3   [ updated Oct 16, 2017, 1:45 AM ]

    see the latest information from our District's LCIF coordinator, Lion John Powell here (October 2017)

    2016 Convention - Election Results

    posted Oct 26, 2015, 7:16 PM by webmaster lions201n3   [ updated Jan 23, 2017, 5:49 PM ]

    The following members were elected to various positions for the next Lions year (2017-18)
    * District Governor Elect - Lion Glenn Byrnes (Cessnock Lions)
    *  1st Vice District Governor Elect - Lion Keith Stewart (Warners Bay Lions)
    *   2nd VDG Elect - Lion Inga Kasch (Raymond Terrace Lions)
    3-year Director, Lions NSW/ACT SaveSight & Public HealthCare Foundation - Lion John Sullivan (Singleton)
    1-year Director, Lions NSW/ACT SaveSight & Public HealthCare Foundation - PDG George Kinealy (Wyong)
    3-year Trustee, District 201N3 Diabetes Foundation - PDG Ted Hyham (Warners Bay)
    Convention Host for 2018 District convention -  No nomination received
    (Note the 2017 convention is to be held in Cessnock at the Cessnock Leagues Club on 4th November 2017)

    Recruiting & Retaining Members - Workshop

    posted Feb 2, 2015, 1:53 AM by webmaster lions201n3   [ updated Jan 16, 2018, 5:21 PM ]

    How to Recruit & Retain members - Workshop open to all

    Opportunity open to all who pre-register for this workshop on February 18th at Raymond Terrace Bowling Club.  

    Especially aimed at any clubs who are having difficulty finding "More Hands" to help with their projects.   

    We are very fortunate to have MD trainer Lou Onley from Melbourne to facilitate this workshop

    Times 9.30 for 10am start through lunch till 3pm ($20 includes lunch)

    RSVP by Sunday 11thFebruary to Membership Chairperson JUDY MAUDSLEY                0408682463

    Directory Updates

    posted Aug 29, 2014, 12:25 AM by webmaster lions201n3   [ updated Feb 2, 2015, 1:19 AM ]

    For members only - if you follow the following link and then log in to the member-only section, you can access the list of changes to the 201N3 section of the 2014-15 MD directory since it was printed:-

    Note to log-in you will need your member number and name (spelled exactly as recorded by LCI).

    News from MD201

    posted Jun 4, 2012, 7:55 PM by webmaster lions201n3   [ updated Jun 30, 2013, 10:35 PM ]

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