President's Blog - November 2017

Posted on November 1, 2017

Well, it’s been a very busy month of October with our Open Day, a Movie Night, our Derek Wigzell Award presentation at Howick College, chip cooking at the Star of the Sea Gala and the annual District Convention.

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1st Presentation of the 2017 Derek Wigzell Award

Posted on October 26, 2017

President Colin Salt presented the Howick Lions Derek Wigzell Award for 2017 for Excellence in Drama to Jess Bennett at Howick College

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Howick Lions Open Day a Great Success

Posted on October 7, 2017

Kids brought in their colouring sheets, we sold a few Xmas cakes, sold quite a few raffle tickets, collected a lot of glasses and currency, a couple of hearing aids and sold a box of blankets for Kidz First. Our new MP for Pakuranga, Simeon Brown also came over with his wife Rebecca.

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President's Blog - October 2017

Posted on October 1, 2017

As I sit here writing this after the election and Winston Peters is sitting in his boat fishing it’s anyone’s guess who the next Government will be. It’s a relief that Lions do not have MMP to decide their President.

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October 2017 Quarterly Video

Posted on October 1, 2017

Layla was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at 17 months old. Her mother, Amie, describes their journey. Learn how Lions are providing support and raising awareness for diabetes.

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A Busy Week of Service for Howick Lions Club

Posted on September 9, 2017

Painting at Howick Historical Village, hosting 2nd Vice District Governor Judy Allison at our dinner meeting, presenting Lion Dave Downie with the Melvin Jones Fellowship Award and recognising Lion Neil Hornblow for bringing two new members into the club. A great start to spring!

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President's Blog - September 2017

Posted on September 2, 2017

​Well, I managed to survive Change of Officers night and my first business meeting as your new president without the nerves getting too out of control so I feel far more confident now - I think! Our club is now gearing up for events and projects as winter closes.

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Lion Tony Blair Receives the Melvin Jones Award

Posted on September 1, 2017

Past District Governor Alan Sheath awarded Tony Blair with the Melvin Jones Fellowship for his continued and unflagging commitment to Service with our club.

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Colin Salt Takes Over the Reins as President of Howick Lions Club

Posted on August 2, 2017

Incoming President Colin Salt takes over from Immediate Past President Grant Taylor.

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President's Blog - August 2017

Posted on August 1, 2017

The Lions year is about to come to a close, which is a good time to reflect on where we have come from and what we have achieved.

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