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
When Sam Atukorala addresses his children in his mother tongue of Sinhalese, they understand him completely, but they always reply in English.
Mulwala’s own motor racing sensation Steve ‘Harro’ Harrison has won the 2014 Victorian Super Tin Tops Championship.
St Augustines College, Kyabram, has won the inaugural School’s Sustainability Cup for 2014, beating several Melbourne schools.
Stanhope’s Fonterra plant will have cheese flowing again next week after a fire at the plant on Tuesday morning.
Four people, including a father and his two children, were fined more than $18,000 for their role in an alcohol-fuelled brawl at a Lockington party earlier this year which ended in a teenager beaten up and forced into a dog cage.
New faces for Girgarre FNC
A time to include late loved ones in the spirit of the season.
Firefighters were able to save a Finley property's buildings after a large stack of hay bales went up in flames on Monday.
Eppalock Primary School has gone global.
Scout Group hopes to raise funds for World Scout Jamboree through novel 24-hour endurance test.
Forest tour only way to understand impact.
Fodder depots have been set up in Euroa and Thoona for farmers hit by the recent fires.
The rail tracks are in such disrepear V/Line is having to close the buffet car between Euroa and Seymour due to health and safety concerns to hospitality staff.
Discover unbelievable local deals from local businesses every week in the Goulburn and Murray Valley area with Leapon.com.au!
Search properties for sale or rent across North Central Victoria and Southern NSW. Visit your local website for local homes....
Search for published and unpublished photos from McPherson Media Group newspapers and magazines. All our photos are available to purchase.
Place an advertisement in any one of McPherson Media Group's local newspapers.