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    Children of Courage representitives

    Tayeton Damman and Declan Beames were our two representitives. The day was held at the Toora Hall on the 21st of May. Both boys received a certificate, medal, and Lions bear for their contribution amid physical impediment.

    The recognition of these young boys achievements will act as an encouragement for their future




  • Supporting HPV Vehicles

    Korumburra Lions proudly sponsor the Korumburra Primary School Human Powder Vehicle program. See attachment on their progress.

    Attachment: SCAN_Lorelle Logan_06012016111616.pdf


  • Youth of the Year

    Korumburra have now held their Youth of the Year Contest
    Congratulations to Nicholas Mann
    Good Luck at Zone

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  • Easter Raffle

    The Club will be selling raffle tickets for a easter hamper on Good Friday at the local IGA store in Korumburra. $2.00 per ticket. Drawn on the day!
    Please help support the club working towards helping our community.


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    Lions Member trip to India

    One of our Club Members Eileen Cook recently went to India last year to assist a girls orphanage. Eileen has been raising money ever since her last visit and has returned now to give them a helping hand. Great work!

    Message for Elieen,

    "A big thanks for all your support from the Madikeri Girls Orphanage.
    The money raise was spent on a water tank and Plumbing for toilets, Solar hot water, Flooring and Painting which will now allow for more children to be helped, and give them a multi purpose room so they can have lesson etc. We also took the girls shopping and got them each a couple of new outfits each, that was hilarious !!! We also packed the girls into a couple of four wheel drives and went four wheel driving in India lol and took them on a Picnic with lollies and sweets and soft drink."

    With Peace and Friendship - Eileen Cook




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    Licola Camp Presentation

    On 22nd October, 2014 Staff members from the Licola Wildness Camp came to present to a crowd of over 100 people at the Korumburra Golf Club.

    It was a information night about what the place is all about, the activities the place has and what is going to happen in the future.

    Korumburra Lions presented Licola with a cheque for $1000 to continue the good work that is happening at Licola.

    More details: http://www.licola.org.au/


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    Sad News 1/10/2014

    It's with much sadness that we advise that Lion May McPherson has past away today. May has been a Lion for many many years and is well known in the Korumburra Community and further. She will be sadly missed by all Lions and all those in her community that she has diligently assisted over the years.


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    Club receives IGA grant

    Club has received a local community grant from Michael''s IGA for the purchase of a new printed gazebo, to use for all our busy BBQ''s during the summer season, it will keep both the general public and Lions Members out of the sun to enjoy their food.


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    Youth of the Year Contestants 2013

    Held on 8th October, 2013 at Korumburra Secondary College

    Julia Boys (Winner), Luke Pepperell & Meg Marci


  • Up coming events 2013 ..................

    27th January begins the practice sessions for this years DEBS!
    3rd of Feb BBQ at Bunnings in Wonthaggi
    9th of Feb Korumburra Show Day - the club will be doing some more catering and the President will be judging Miss Showgirl.
    22nd March Debutant Ball - Korumburra Recreation Centre
    May Mothers Day Raffle
    Changeover dinner July
    September Fathers Day Raffle at our local IGA store


  • Swap Day

    Yet another year the Korumburra Lions have catered at the annual swap meet day in Korumburra held by the Car Club.
    This year was a record breaking year for attendances at the event, a good day was had by all both patrons and the club. Looking forward to next years event where no doubt it will only get bigger and bigger.


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    Congratulations Doug Lay

    Doug Lay has been a member of the Korumburra Lions for 45 years, he was honored at a recent dinner meeting with a pin and a certificate for all his years of service. Well done Doug.


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    BBQ at Bunnings in Pakenham

    The club had a go at doing a BBQ at Pakenham, it was a most successful day on the 30th of December, we even had to go and purchase more food to cope with the demand. It was a great day and over $1600 was raised for Korumburra. Pictured are members Kevin Cane and Sue Kellen preparing for the day.


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    New Member Eileen Cook joins the ranks!

    Picture is Eileen Cook lastest member and new President Lorelle Logan


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    DG Don Cameron comes to Korumburra

    In Novemeber our District Governor Donald Cameron came to the clubs dinner meeting where a new member Eileen Cook was inducted and the new President was sworn in.


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    Caryina Lodge receives $2000 cheque from the Club

    At a recent Korumburra Lions Business Meeting held at the Austral Hotel was guest speaker Clyde Paterson on behalf of Carinya Lodge a low care Hostel for the elderly in Korumburra.
    Carinya is a not for profit organisation, Clive spoke to members about them building another 27 more units and the first six of those units have been given the go ahead. This is good news for Carinya as there is a long waiting list but they also need funds from Service Clubs to assist them.
    Athol Worthy President of Korumburra Lions then presented Clyde Paterson with a cheque for $2000 to go towards a specialised bed for one of the units.



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    Convention Registration Form

    October 26 -28 at the Korumburra Recreation Centre


    More details: http://www.korumburra.vic.lions.org.au/files/korumburra.vic/registrationformv1.pdf


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    New BBQ trailer for the club

    A recent grant received from state government sees the aquisition of a brand new purpose built trailer for the club.


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    Dinner Dance Band confirmed

    October 27, 2012 Will see the band Loud n Clear preform at our Dinner Dance scheduled for during the Convention.
    Time 6.30 for 7pm till 12pm
    Costs $35pp with drinks at Bar prices. 2 course meal will be served.
    Loud n Clear are all Gippsland musicians with a wonderful line of music from the 1950''s to modern day. Contact 0488 401 007 for your tickets.


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    Debutant Ball March 30 2012

    26 Debutants were presented to over 400 guests at the annual Korumburra Lions Debutant Ball held at the Korumburra Recreation Centre.


  • It is official Korumburra to hold District 201 V3 Convention in 2012

    Announced at the Wonthaggi Convention - Korumburra Lions are to hold the next annual District 201 V3 Convention. Don Cameron elected District Governor. Convention to be held on the 26-28 October 2012 all under one roof at the Korumburra Recreation Centre.
    More details to follow soon.


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    Korumburra Lions Youth of Year 5 Sept 2011

    On the 5 September 2011
    Kaitlyn O''''''''Brien, Tristan Zuidema, Rhiannon Hughes, Jessica Staben, Mitchell Smith, and the Lions Youth of the Year went to Jessica Staben.
    This is a very demanding public speaking contest which requires students to present impromptu and planned addresses within a limited time frame.

    Congratulations Jessica Staben on being this years Korumburra Lions Youth of the Year.



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    Beth Nuske

    Beth was presented with a cheque from our club to assist her with her expedition to Borneo to work with the Orangutans. Upon her return she was invited to talk at a board meeting about her adventure. It was a very imformative talk from someone so young. Well done Beth.


  • Change over dinner 2/7/11

    This saturday night is the clubs change over dinner to be held at the Korumburra Golf club, Warragul Road, Korumburra. Only $25 pp Time: 6.30pm

    At this function Robert Newton was presented with the Melvin Jones Award.


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    Exchange Student from Japan

    Korumburra Lions will be hosting a Japanese student from 2 Aug - 24 Aug 2011. Members will be taking the visiting student to lots of local venues and tourist attractions in the area.

    Our visitor arrived and stayed for 2 weeks his name is Takumi Wakita Aged 20 from Konakajima Amagasaki City Hyogo Japan
    He stayed on a farm and helped milk cows and ride quad bikes, saw a game of football, visited the penquins, Coal Creek and attended a Lions Board Meeting were he met most of the club members. Banners where exchanged and a good time was had by all.




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