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
They may be small and rare, but they attract hordes of loyal enthusiasts from American chat show hosts to Shepparton car buffs.
The 2014 Yarrawonga Mulwala Multisport Festival has been hailed a huge success by organisers and participants alike.
The fifth annual King Billy Retreat Open Garden Party will be held at Rushworth on Saturday and Sunday, October 25-26, from 10 am to 4 pm.
Deputy Commissioner of the Department of Veterans Affairs John Geary will attend a memorial for the 3rd Cavalry Regiment (Vietnam) Association.
A former Rochester resident is helping women with their confidence and their horses.
Accusations of bullying, disrespect and dangerous conduct.
And the school's best all-rounder for this year.
Finley's Mark Whiley has been traded from the GWS Giants to Carlton - the club he has supported all his life.
District residents are being invited to enjoy Oktooberfest celebrations at Tooborac Hotel and Brewery.
Momentum builds for the greatest show in Cobram, with young and old expected to lap up family attractions in sunny conditions.
Water users have welcomed the governments' announcement of a $350 million package for new irrigation efficiency programs in NSW, but say water availability is in need of improvement.
Farmers and anyone interested in big boys’ toys will be fascinated to check out an unmanned helicopter in action at an Ardmona orchard.
Judge comments, If I were single, I'd marry this steak!
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.