Dear Lions, It has been an honour and privilege to be your District Governor during the current fiscal year. We started the year well behind the eight-ball because of Covid 19 since February 2020.
So, what is the Quest Program? It is a program supported by ALDAF covering so much more than education in drugs and alcohol. It is an internationally accredited Social and Emotional Learning Program which has a strong evidence base. This means that evaluations in terms of outcomes have been reliably and quantifiably measured.
Lions, Happy New Year to each of you and your families. May the beginning of 2021 herald the start of a new decade which is exciting and safe for each of us, thus leaving behind, in particular, the problems and disasters which were bestowed upon us in 2020 from bushfires, floods and the pandemic.
The Peace Poster District Final was conducted in a different format this year. Usually, the posters are displayed at the District Convention with Lions casting their votes. This year, the district final was an event in its own right which proved to be a big success.
The COVID-19 virus has had a major impact on communities worldwide. Australia is no exception, and like most service clubs/charities fund raising has been hit significantly. Remember all funds raised by the ALCCRF go to funding Childhood Cancer research projects in Australia.
On Saturday July 25th, the Lions Club of Wallaroo hosted the District Governor (DG) Changeover Dinner at the Wallaroo Community and Sports Club (WCSC), where outgoing DG, Kevin Masters of the Wallaroo Lions Club, handed the reigns to the incoming DG, Tony Pederick OAM of the City of Adelaide Lions Club.
WALLAROO Primary School received an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) recently. The Wallaroo Lions Club, Wallaroo Community Table Tennis Group and the Weerona Hotel Social Club funded the lifesaving equipment.