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Types of Awards

Details of Awards can be also be  found in the Club Administration Manual. Please contact your Cabinet Secretary for information on any of the awards.

Award Recipients
Melvin Jones Fellowships
James D Richardson Recipients
Stockdale Award Recipients
William R Tresise Award Recipients
Dr Harry Jenkins Fellows
James McLardie Award
PID Dr Bob Coulthard Award

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Melvin Jones Fellow (MJF)

Melvin Jones Fellowship pinThe Melvin Jones Fellowship, recognition of humanitarian work, may be used to recognise outstanding Lions or members of the general public. Such a Lion, or member of the general public, may be recognised in consideration of a donation of $US1000 to the Lions Clubs International Foundation. The Fellowship, as presented, comprises a special lapel badge and wall display plaque.

Melvin Jones Fellows, who make additional US$1,000 donations to LCIF, or in whose name US$1,000 donations are made, become part of the Melvin Jones Fellowship Progressive program. Progressive Melvin Jones Fellows are awarded a new lapel pin and congratulatory letter for each subsequent US$1,000 donation.

Contributions can be made by individuals (including non-Lions), clubs, or districts. Contributions can be made in one sum, or in instalments of a minimum of US$100 over a five-year period. Please contact the LCIF District Chairman or the District Secretary for full details and Application Forms or alternatively visit the L.C.I.F. page of the Lions Clubs International Web site. Applications may take some six weeks to process as they require the approval of a Lions Clubs International Foundation Board committee.
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James D. Richardson Honour Award

James D Richardson certificateThis award is named after James D Richardson BEM, who in 1958 was the first Australian to serve as a Director on the International Board of Directors.

The award is achieved through making an undesignated gift of $500 to the Australian Lions Foundation, from a Club, Zone, District or other Lions Group that wishes to honour a Lion, Lioness, Leo or a non Lion or group.
The gift must be designated as a “James D Richardson Honour Award” contribution at the time it is made.
The James D Richardson Honour Award can be paid for in two equal payments over two years. Each payment must specify the award; even though the recipient is unnamed at the time of payment. The nominated recipient will receive a framed and appropriately inscribed certificate and a lapel badge.
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Ian M. Stockdale Humanitarian Award

Lions Licola VillageThis award is named after past International Director Ian Stockdale MBE, a most popular and respected member of the Lions organisation. Ian was co-founder of the Lions Licola Village. He was a true Christian gentleman who devoted his life to ensuring a bright future for others.

The award is obtained through making an undesignated gift of $1,000 to the Australian Lions Foundation. Such an undesignated gift may be made by a Club, Zone, District or other Lions group who wishes to honour a Lion, Lioness, Leo or a non Lion or Group with this prestigious award. The gift is to be designated as an Ian M Stockdale Humanitarian Award contribution at the time it is made. The award can be paid for in two equal instalments over two years. Each payment must specify the award; even though the recipient is unnamed at the time of payment. The nominated recipient honoured with an Ian M Stockdale Humanitarian Award, will receive a large framed and appropriately inscribed coloured certificate together with a lapel badge.
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William R. Tresise Fellow Award

William R TresiseThis award, named after the founder of Lionism in Australia, will be presented to a Lion, Lioness. Leo or non Lion where the nominating Club, Zone, District or other Lions group makes an undesignated gift of $2000 to the Australian Lions Foundation in honour of that person.

The gift must be designated as a “William R Tresise Fellow Award” contribution, at the time it is made. The Award can be paid for in two equal instalments over two years. Each payment must specify the award, even though the recipient is unnamed at the time of payment.

The nominated recipients, honoured as a William R Tresise Fellow, will receive an appropriately inscribed wall plaque together with a lapel badge.
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Community Service Award

Community Service awardThe Community Service Award has been introduced by the Trustees.

This is in response to many calls and enquires from Clubs who wanted to acknowledge members of the community or organisations that have supported their club or have done activities in their area worthy of recognition.

 

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Australian Lions Children’s Mobility Foundation Award

Children participating in Gosford’s Walk for an Aussie Kid for ALCMFAll Awards/Recognitions are available for use with undesignated funds. Undesignated funds are paid to ALCMF and cannot be nominated, by a Club, for a particular child or children. The Foundation may use these funds for children who are unable to attract traditional funding. ALCMF Platinum Award – $15,000, ALCMF Gold Award – $10,000, ALCMF Silver Award – $5,000, ALCMF Bronze Award – $2,000 , Barry J Palmer Recognition Award $1,000, Mary Jamieson Recognition Award $500. Applications forms are available at http://lionsclubs.org.au/alcmf/

Dr Harry Jenkins Fellowship Award

A glass overfilling with alcoholThe Australian Lions Drug Awareness Foundation (ALDAF) issues the Dr Harry Jenkins Fellowship as a means of recognising outstanding service, and raising funds for the Foundation. The award is obtained through the donation of $1000 to the Foundation, paid either as a lump sum or over two years.
Fellows are expected to have a background of service to Drug Awareness or community service as a prerequisite for the granting of the award, which comprises an appropriately inscribed wall plaque.
Further information may be obtained from your State Director, refer to the current Multiple District 201 Directory for contact details.
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James McLardie Award

A glass overfilling with alcoholThe Australian Lions Drug Awareness Foundation (ALDAF) issues the James McLardie Award as a means of recognising outstanding service, and raising funds for the Foundation. The award is obtained through the donation of $500 to the Foundation, paid as a lump sum.
Recipients are expected to have a background of service to Drug Awareness or community service as a prerequisite for the granting of the award, which comprises an appropriate inscribed wall plaque.
Further information may be obtained from your State Director, refer to the current Multiple District 201 Directory for contact details.
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Neil Williams Memorial Award

Neil Williams Memorial Award CertificatePast District Governor Neil Williams became a Lion in June 1964. For more than 30 years Neil enthusiastically served his Lions Club, District 201N5, Multiple District 201 and Lions Clubs International with distinction. His efforts were rewarded at all levels including an International Presidents Award. He spent may years supporting the development of young people by encouraging the Leo Club movement and the Lions Clubs International Youth Exchange Program.
This award honours the memory of PDG Neil Willams and supports the Australian Lions Childhood Cancer Research Foundation’s vision of 100% survival for kids with cancer.
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Win Tyquin Award

Medical researcher in laboratoryThe Win Tyquin Award is an attractive, free-standing glass award with Donor details and the recipient’s name and the month awarded are elegantly laser-etched on the award.

Open to all clubs or individual Lions who make a donation to the Lions Spinal Cord Fellowship Appeal of $A500 or more.
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Dr Bob Coulthard Recognition Award

Lions Eye Health Program logo drawing of eye in blue on white backgroundIn honour of Dr Bob Coulthard’s contribution to Lions eye Health Program (LEHP) and all sight related programs, LEHP Australia has instituted this award.

A donation of $1000.00 to LEHP Australia enables the donor to request the award for presentation to a worthy recipient. Contact details for those wishing to make a donation and an Application form can be found on the website: http://www.lehp.org.au/
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National Honours Advisory Committee

Member of the order of aust medalThe Lions National Honours Advisory Body was established by the MD201 Council of Governors in September 2002. Visit the Lions National Honours Advisory Committee Webpage

 

 

 

 

Environmental Photo, Website and Bulletin Contests

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