The smile on little Aiden Brown’s face says it all.

Aiden Brown with his mum

The eight-year-old, who was diagnosed with an extremely rare genetic disorder from birth, is making the most of his new trike, donated by the City of Adelaide Lions Club. And his smile is catching with his proud mum Nadine delighted with the level of independence the mode of transport has given her son. “The generosity […]

Peterborough’s Citizen of the Year is Lion Shirley Dearlove

Peterborough citizen of the year

VOLUNTEERING comes naturally to Peterborough Lions Club secretary Shirley Dearlove. Shirley celebrates 10 years of service as a Lion in 2022 but that’s not the only reason she was presented with Peterborough’s Citizen of the Year on Australia Day by Mayor Ruth Whittle OAM. The enthusiastic and passionate Peterborough-born Shirley said she was very honoured […]

Fitting out a community, one piece of furniture at a time

Clare Lions Furniture Shed

The Clare Lions furniture shed has reopened after the festive season break. The shed, located at 2 Harriett Street next to Ray White Real Estate, will celebrate its third anniversary in June and its success continues to go from strength to strength. In that time, the shed has donated more than $55,000 from furniture sales […]

Welcome to the 75th Lions Year – and Lion Ray’s (almost) 60th

Ray Barry and newspaper articles

For almost 60 years, the Lions have played an integral role in Ray Barry’s life. The successful business entrepreneur and devoted family man has always found a special place in his daily existence for the Lions. Now, as part of the Lions 75th anniversary celebrations, it’s time to pay tribute to the long-serving member of […]

Motorhoming Lions

motor homes

LYNNE and David Hateley-James are proud members of the Lions Club of Australia, with a difference. Their club is the Australian Motorhoming Lions Club and they enjoy the freedom of travelling around the country, adapting their Lions ethics as they go. In the lead-up to Christmas, the retired couple arrived in Clare on the latest […]

Joy for Christmas

Lions Val Jarvis and Lloyd Nelson

The first recorded date of Christmas being celebrated on Dec. 25 was in 336, during the time of the Roman Emperor Constantine. You could say the celebration has been a tradition for quite some time! And, if you take a look at all international cultures who celebrate Christmas, there is a common thread of goodwill […]

MORE facilities have been added to the Gleeson Wetlands.

High School Group

The installation of two wooden table tops and seating has completed a project by Clare High School students this year which included planting trees in a new area several months ago. The tables and seating were manufactured and erected by the Clare High School Year 11 Outdoor Construction Group class, supervised by teacher Ben Seymon. […]

Kindness reaps rewards through local Adelaide project

personality cushions

The City of Adelaide Lions Club has won international recognition for its pioneering community work through its Hear Me Roar! project. The City of Adelaide club has been awarded the annual MD201 Kindness Matters Service Award which challenges Lions and Leos to develop exceptionally innovative and creative service projects with the aim of leaving a […]