Tamahere Lions turn two

May 7th, 2017 | By | Category: Latest News, Local Events

The Tamahere Lions Club will look back on two busy years when it celebrates its second birthday next month.

Tamahere Lions Club members in the community

The list of events and activities the club has helped locally and further afield includes the Tamahere Reserve, Allan Turner Memorial Walkway, Tamahere School pumpkin night, Tamahere Market, Matangi School and Dynamo cycle events.

And the club has distributed more than $3000 to Hospice, Lions Charitable Trust, staff training in intensive care medicine in Afganistan, Lions International, Tamahere School, Spirit of Adventure, Waikato Badminton, and the Lloyd Morgan Trust.

To mark its second anniversary the club is having a dinner on Thursday, June 15, from 6pm, at Gails of Tamahere where former Olympic and Commonwealth Games cyclist Stephen Cox will be guest speaker.

Stephen, who now runs Dynamo Events, represented New Zealand in the 1984 Olympics and 1978, 1982 and 1986 Commonwealth Games in road cycling.

The dinner is open to non club members and will cost $35 per person. RSVP to Robyn Creighton rmcreighton@xtra.co.nz, or phone 027 291 2000 by Monday, June 12.

The club’s regular meeting are held the first Thursday of each month at Punnet Cafe from 7pm. For more information visit the Tamahere Lions Facebook page.

In the future the club plans to provide assistance to the Tamahere Playcentre and Matangi School and build a community barbecue for Tamahere.

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