The Berrigan Lions Club’s executive committee remains unchanged after the group held its 41st annual changeover recently.July 2, 2014 3:20am
(Back, from left) Kurt Bauer, Graeme Arnold, Bruce Rendell, Neil Gorman, Ian Fox, District Governor Lynn Fredericks; (front) Inara Fox, Justin O’Neill and Peter Salt.
The Berrigan Lions Club’s executive committee remains unchanged, as the group looks ahead to another year of helping the community.
President Inara Fox retained the president’s seat at the 41st annual changeover at The Royal Hotel, which had invited guests from the Finley, Tocumwal and Oaklands Clubs attend.
Other executive members returned are Kurt Bauer as secretary and Bruce Rendell as treasurer.
Members have had a busy year assisting individuals and organisations.
The Lions contributed to Berrigan Swimming Pool’s running costs, and donations to the Hilltop Albury Carer Accommodation facility in Albury and Olivia Cameron are ongoing.
Club members helped with catering for the Parmalet Dinner, Dawmac breakfast and Senior Christmas party and ran a street stall to help Barry Hawker and family.
They have helped to supply wood for street stalls, collect paper and batteries and helped at the Oaklands Truck Show.
After the devastating Wunghnu fires members spent two days cleaning up burnt fence lines and maintenance of the caravan park and cemetery keep members busy.
One of the highlights of the year was hosting the Two Rivers Run Tractor Trek at the caravan park for one night. A $1300 donation was made toward men’s health programs after the Lions catered the trek’s evening meal and breakfast.
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