Kyabram Lions Club President honoured to represent Kyabram's Lions members during 50 year celebrations.May 28, 2014 6:25am
Kyabram Lions Club President Laurie McCarthy said he is honoured to be the clubs President during it's 50 year anniversary celebrations.
Kyabram Lions Club will celebrate its 50-year anniversary this Saturday at The Kyabram Club.
The Kyabram Lions Club was founded in 1964 and has been heavily involved in the town — holding barbeques, raising money, volunteering members’ time and helping to initiate important community projects.
Notable projects include restoration work at Kyabram Plaza Theatre, the Edis Park walking/exercise track and the bird aviary and minituare train at Kyabram Fauna Park.
The club also hosts numerous annual events including the Bush Poets Night, the Kamikaze Ball and the Art and Craft Market at John Pilley Reserve.
The club has donated money to a host of organisations including Warramunda Village, Kyabram and District Memorial Hospital, Kyabram Scout Hall, Kyabram Community Centre (now KCLC) and the Kyabram Ambulance Service as well as offering student scholarships to all Kyabram schools.
Current Lions president Laurie McCarthy said he was proud to be club president for the 50-year celebrations.
‘‘The Kyabram community is a much better place due to the many projects undertaken by the Lions members over the 50 years,’’ he said.
Mr McCarthy said he was happy that past members and wives of past members would be attending the night, along with the new generation of Lions.
‘‘We have five younger guys coming through now and hopefully they will lead the club to its 100-year anniversary.’’
Any past members wishing to attend can phone Roby Moyle on 0418
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