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Lions recognised in 2014 Australia Day Awards

Posted on Feb 4th 2014 by in Membership, News, Uncategorized, Youth

The Australia Day 2014 Honours List was announced by the Governor-General on Sunday 26 January 2014 and once again Lions from around the country were recognised for their service to the community.

Amongst those recognised for their significant contributions were:  

Young Lions Club 2013 Citizen of the Year, Gail Butt, who received an Australian Honours List medal. Read more at http://www.youngwitness.com.au/story/2047910/gail-on-australias-honours-list/

Gail Butt (centre) with her catering team, from left to right, Chris Weir, Michelle Bottrell, Nyassa Wright, Corina Alberry, Denni Butt and Sue May who fed 175 firefighters during a big RFS training day in Bendick Murrell in September. Gail was named on Australia’s Honours List yesterday.

Gail Butt (centre) with her catering team, from left to right, Chris Weir, Michelle Bottrell, Nyassa Wright, Corina Alberry, Denni Butt and Sue May who fed 175 firefighters during a big RFS training day in Bendick Murrell in September. Gail was named on Australia’s Honours List yesterday.

David Leonard of Nundle received an Order of Australia Medal (OAM)  for his services to the community including the Lions Club. Read more at http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-01-27/australia-day-honours-in-nenw/5221090

Bargara Lion Anthony Bruce was awarded an OAM. Read more at http://www.news-mail.com.au/news/dedicated-to-welfare-of-veterans/2150730/

Glen Innes resident and former Lions International Melvin Jones Fellowship recipient Jim Wilson received an OAM. Read more at http://www.gleninnesexaminer.com.au/story/2048617/dual-order-of-australia-medals-for-glen-innes/

Doug Adam of Taroom – a charter member of the Taroom Lions Club- was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in the General Division. Read more at http://www.centraltelegraph.com.au/news/doug-adam-gets-kudos-he-deserves/2155229/

Former Murrurundi Shire Council mayor and member of the Willow Tree Lions Club for more than 11 years Earl Kelaher was recognised with an OAM. Read more at http://www.sconeadvocate.com.au/story/2055853/oam-for-earl/

Founding president of the Eden Lions Club Jack Dickenson was awarded the Order of Australia Medal in the general division for service to the community of Eden. Read more at http://www.edenmagnet.com.au/story/2055517/jacks-honour/)

Lion for 30+ years Anthony Bruce received an Order of Australia Medal. Mr Bruce was awarded the medal for his continued work in the Moree community, especially honouring the war veterans. Read more at http://www.moreechampion.com.au/story/2054180/oam-for-tony/

Winston Fraser of Brisbane Macgregor Lions Club in District Q1 was awarded an Order of Australia Medal.

Congratulations to all Lions on the Order of Australia list. The recipients of Australia Day 2014 Honours is available on www.itsanhonour.gov.au. Through the Search Australian Honours section of this site you will be able to search the list of recipients by name, postcode, town or city.

The official gazetted version of the Australia Day 2014 Honours List is available on the Governor-General’s website. This version provides the full address details of recipients where their address details have been released for publication, a list of recipients by award type as well as media notes.

 

 

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