Last Saturday, the Lions Club of Young held their 60th Changeover dinner at the S and C Club.
President Dennis Foster presented some special awards on the night.
Phillip Hewson received the Annual award. Toby Bourke was awarded Lion of the Year for his ongoing commitment to working for Lions. Kevin Stemm was awarded Lions Citizen of the Year for volunteering his time to so many organisations.
Receiving service awards for working continually for Lions were Lyn and Stuart Freudenstein, Jenny Tate and Marie Tame (5 years of service), David Tame and Louise McKnight (10 years), Jan Foreman, Geoff Freudenstein, Paul Miller, Garry and Helen Sell (15 years), Eric Baker (20 years), Peter McGlynn and Phillip Hewson (25 years) and Dennis Foster and Michael Price (35 years).
Along with the awards was the distribution of donations made by the Lions Club to local organisations and charities. The Young Hospital Auxiliary received $9000, Young Regional School of Music received $1200, Motor Neurone Disease received $1000, Young Historical Society received $500, the Men’s Shed received $1000 and the SES received $500. The donations are a part of the $28 000 Lions has raised over the past year. The evening culminated in the announcement and induction of the office bearers for 2019/2020 by Marilyn Miller from the Lions Club of Boorowa.
President – Dennis Foster
Secretary – Louise McKnight
Assistant Secretary – Heather Bailey
Treasurer – Jenny Tate
Assistant Treasurer – Claire Goodwin
1st Vice President – Gerry Bailey
2nd Vice President – Paul Miller
Lion Tamer – Phillip Hewson
Bulletin Editor – Marie Tame and Jan Foreman
Tail Twister – Ron May
Membership – Stuart Freudenstein
Safety Officer – David Tame
Publicity Officer – Heather Bailey
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