Lions Club of Healesville Inc.

District 201V5 Victoria Australia. PO Box 167, Healesville 3777

Lions Club of Healesville Projects

Spectacles / Glasses recycling

Lions collect old or unwanted spectacles/ glasses which are given to people in 3rd world countries. To donate, bring the glasses into the Lions Den or The Spectacle Site in Healesville.

Coins For Kids - 24th March 2011

St Brigid's Parish staff and students join the public in laying down the longest line of coins possible to raise money for childhood cancer research and Flood affected children in QLD.

$1119.10 was raised over 160 metres of coin line. Just a sensational effort and a job well done. Thank you St. Brigid's!

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The Lions Den - 183 Maroondah Hwy, Healesville Ph. 5962 1251

The major ongoing project of the Lions Club, this shop kindly accepts donations of good quality furniture, clothes, household goods and other items which we can sell, raising money to put back into the community. To make donations call 5962 1251.

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Lions Hall - 9 Lilydale Rd, Healesville.

Available for hire at very competitive rates our Lions Hall features a large car park, full kitchen, wooden dance floor and stage, toilets, lighting, air conditioning and a small bar room. Ideal for approved private functions and community groups. Call 5962 4582 for enquires.

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Lions Mints

Spread out across retail outlets you can use these mint boxes to buy Musk, Peppermint, Spearmint and Fizzer mints, or simply make a coin donation to the Lions Club.

Bulk buys are available (12 packets per box) that make a great gift for young and old. For bulk orders call 5962 6319.

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Lions Fruit Cakes

Quality dark fruit cake with over 50% fruit. Two sizes available 1kg and 1.5kg. Available from the Lions Den Shop at 183 Maroondah Hwy, Healesville Ph.5962 1251.

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Lions Community Birthday Calendar

Free to the community, this calendar is extremely popular. It displays the birthdays of your family members, with space to write your appointments and other "stuff". To add or remove birthdays or to enquire about advertising space call 5962 4582.

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Soft Toy Stall

Which one do I choose? Thats about the only thing to worry about when you win. For 50c a ticket you get pot luck with your lucky number but some times the prize is almost as big as the child.

The stall operates at the Healesville Racecourse on the Healesville Amateur Racing Club picnic race days November to April. 

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Other achievements and projects of the Lions Club of Healesville since its charter in 1961.

Maroondah Retirement Village

 

Healesville Senior Citizens building (River St, Healesville)

Healesville Sanctuary Theatre (now demolished?):

Gazebos

Lions Picnic Spot Badger Creek Rd

Coronation Park

Main St Healesville (At pedestrian crossing)

Healesville Hospital

Healesville High School

Indoor pool (at Healesville High School)

Outdoor pool

Speed Trailer:

Royal Childrens Hospital

Diabetes program

Disabled services and supplies

Youth sponsorships and programs

Disaster relief

Welfare and similar

o       Christmas cakes donated for annual food hampers

o       Firewood supplied to disadvantaged

o       Lots of individual welfare requests

o       Blankets

o       $2,000 funding towards purchase of HACC car to transport infirm residents to medical appointments etc. (2010)

Elderly

Emergency services

Sight

Health (donations towards)

Community (general)

Foundations

Schools

Most of our work is local, helping our schools, kindergartens, emergency service groups, Scouts, Guides, toy libraries and other community organisations and welfare cases, but we also support projects like research into childhood cancer, prostate cancer, spinal cord injury, stem cell and umbilical cord blood storage, children's camps - Lions Village Licola, cerebral palsy - Australian Lions Children's Mobility Foundation, diabetic and preventable blindness eye research, drug awareness for school children and disaster relief projects.

If you're a community minded person, would like to be a bit more involved in your community but don't quite know where to start, contact us. Lions Clubs International is the largest service organisation in the world and we'd love to have you join us.