Lions descend upon Lithgow

ADDRESSING THE HAGGIS: Ray Burgess, Peter Spillett, Bill Neubeck, Tim Standing and John Cambridge. PHOTO: Jacob Gillard. lm101616lion

ADDRESSING THE HAGGIS: Ray Burgess, Peter Spillett, Bill Neubeck, Tim Standing and John Cambridge. PHOTO: Jacob Gillard. lm101616lion

Lithgow played host to the 56th district convention and annual general meeting for Lions Clubs International 201N4 district, covering the central west, last weekend.

It was a busy weekend for the many Lions Club members who were in town on the weekend, the standout event being a convention dinner at the Lithgow Workmen’s Club.

The dinner was marked with tradition and ceremony, as the night kicked off with an addressing of the haggis, presented to the club by the club’s head chef, Tim Standing.

New mayor Stephen Lesslie was in attendance and, as part of an official letter published in the convention’s program, thanked the club members for their contribution to the Australian community.

President of Lithgow Lions Club Inc. John Edwards would like to thank District Governor Roger Thomas for his efforts and all the local major sponsors.

Lions Clubs International (LCI) is an International secular, non-political service organisation founded in 1917.

With more than 1.4 million members in 200 countries across the world, Lions Clubs help their communities in any way they can including funding for research, disaster relief and more.

Next year’s convention for District 201N4 will be held in Wellington.

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