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Australian Lions Pin Traders Club

Man placing pins on display boardsThe purpose of the Australian Lions Pin Traders Club is to foster and encourage the trading and collecting of Lions, Lioness and Leo trading pins between all Lions, Lioness and Leo members, and to provide advice on the design of trading pins and their procurement from licensed suppliers authorised by Lions Clubs International. An object of the Club is to further the ideals of Lions Clubs International by creating an atmosphere of fellowship and mutual understanding through the hobby of Pin Trading. The Club, formed in 1992 at the Multiple District 201 National Convention in Newcastle, is a recognised affiliate of the Lions International Pin Trading Club.
Visit the Australian Lions Pin Traders Club Website

Lions Vanners Club

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Happy Vanners Armidale 201N1 District Convention

The MD Lions Vanners Club is a mixed group of Lions who enjoy caravanning this great country. Every year the Australian Lions hold a Lions Convention in a capital city or large regional city. The Lions Vanners attend this Convention, but journey to it by a tour. The annual meeting of the Lions Vanners is held before or immediately after the MD Convention. To be a member of the Lions Vanners Club you must be a full member of a Lions Club.

For more information, and to connect with the Vanners, visit their blog at https://mdlionsvannersclub.wordpress.com/, or contact them by e-mail at lionsvannersclub@gmail.com

Lions International Stamp Club – Centennial Stamp & Medallion

Lions Australia International Stamp Club and Australia Post have combined to issue a commemorative stamp collection to recognise 100 years of Lions.

The result is a limited edition stamp and medallion set that brings focus to the care and assistance Lions Clubs give globally and locally everyday.   It will remind collectors everywhere of the quiet support our Lions deliver to their communities and those in need.

The collection features Lions Australia projects including Bush Fire disaster response, Childhood Cancer Research, Hearing Dogs, Youth of the Year and ALCMF Hart Walkers.

To avoid disappointment it is recommended orders for this special collection be placed as soon as the items become available on 7th June 2017.

We will have 40 available signed sets of the 5 items as in the May-June 2017 Stamp Bulletin showing the Lions stamps being released 7th June. These specially signed sets will be open to bids over $200.

Bidding closes 17th June 2017.

Please email ted@henebery.com.au with your bids ASAP.

Profits being raised from the auction will be used as a fundraiser for the Australian LIONS Children’s Mobility Foundation. This year we have raised $15000 for ALCMF.

Centennial Commemorative Stamp Order Form
Centennial Stamp & Medallion Collection
The Australian Lions Centennial Stamp Design Story

How can you be a part of the Lions Clubs International Stamp Club?

LCI Stamp Club – Australia Brochure

Members can participate in activities such as Stamp Exchange and Used Stamp Collection Programs for charitable and community service, New Issue Services or just the collection of Stamps and First day Covers which bear the Lions emblem.

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The Australian Chapter of Lions International Stamp Club (LISC)  issues a cachet at each Australian (MD201) convention, with stamps usually cancelled with an official Australia Post cancellation. The LISC was formed at the International Convention in Atlantic City in 1951 by dedicated Lions with a common bond of Lionism and Philately.

Some of the current service projects are Stamps for the Wounded Program (USA), Lions Childrens Mobility Foundation (Australia), Lions Schools Projects in South Africa, Australia, Canada and Netherlands, Eye Camp Sponsorship and Special Olympics Sponsorship( U.K.Lions) and Catholic Mission at Burkina Faso( Italy Lions).

Membership is open to any Lion in good standing ,with Associate membership for any immediate family member of a Lion, Leo or Lioness.

The Australian Chapter is always seeking new and used postage stamps, philatelic material AND unwanted collections which are sorted and sold at auction with all proceeds donated to the Australian Lions Childrens Mobility Foundation. Please clip around the used stamps, leaving no less than 1/8″ and no more than 1/4″ around the stamp and send them to your nearest co-ordinator. In the N & Q Districts, to Ross Paine, the V,C and T Districts to Graham McKenzie and W Districts to Max Lurie, 164A Moulden Avenue, Yokine. 6060. If you would like further information, refer also to the LISC website www.lisc.nl

Members Benefits

  • Members receive a quarterly comprehensive newsletter, “The Philatelist” which includes many stories on Lions Stamps and Covers together with offers to members.
  • Members receive an annual roster. A full listing of all members, their addresses and full details of their philatelic interests.
  • A Commemorative Cachet is issued at each international convention.
  • A limited issue LISC trading pin is struck each year with members having first offer to purchase.

To Join Us Email the Secretary, Ross Paine rosspaine@bigpond.com or download the application form and send it to Ross Paine, 10 Balgownie Drive,Peregian Springs, Queensland 4573. Further details from Ross Paine, 10 Balgownie Drive, Peregian Springs 4573 Ph 07 5448 1592 rosspaine@bigpond.com or Graham McKenzie, PO Box 4 Trafalgar VIC 3824 Phone 03 5633 1252 or Mobile 0400 104 058 grahammck@westnet.com.au

 

Australian Motorhoming Lions Club 

We are a young club and only chartered on the 30th June 2016 our current membership stands at 52 members and growing. Our members have two passions and that is Motorhoming as a way of travelling and to help as many Lions Clubs around the country as possible.

We do not actively seek or encourage existing Lions Club members we wish to introduce as many people as possible to Lions as we can. This is evident in the membership of 52 we have now with the following breakdown:

4 Transfer members who are also the founding members

10 Previous Lions Members returning to Lion

38 New members to lions

The main consideration for accepting an existing Lions member into our club is if that member was going to leave Lions to go travelling. We are a national club with members in all states with the exception being the Territories at present.

A lot of our members have travel to most places and have been travelling for quite some time and by joining Lions they have added another dimension to their travel experience.

The AMLC meet online every third Thursday of the month, we can be contacted via Email: amlc201q4@gmail.com and you can follow us on our website: amlc.org.au

If any club out there would like to register a major event they hold annually and need assistance please email us all your info and we will put it on our calander.

Lion Len Waddington

President: AMLC

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