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LIONS CLUB OF MALANDA Inc.

District 201Q2 , Queensland, Australia

Projects


Billy Cart Races

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The Malanda Lions Club are very actively involved with the local Community.  Our major activities include:
 Qld Titles Billy Cart Race conducts its launch at the May Malanda Markets each year . Look out for the white marquee and flags...check out the Billy Carts and riders...entry forms available onsite.

The first race was held in 2009 and due to the popularity of the event, the Malanda Lions Club have now adopted this as an annual event.  The Qld Titles Billy Cart Race was held over the weekend Sat 16 and Sun 17 August 2014.  There was races on the day for other Gravity sports like Luge, and G-bikes. For further information please contact Barry Young on  07 4096 6806 or email to malandabillycarts@gmail.com, media and marketing enquiries to Evelyne Lewiston at 40283379 or www.research1media.com

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Malanda Markets

Malanda Lions Club also manages the monthly Malanda Markets on the 3rd Saturday of each month.

Market stall

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Malanda Lions Goose Club

A weekly Goose Club raffle every Saturday.  Tickets are sold throughout Malanda and the draw takes place at the RSL Club at 1.00PM. There are usually 3-4 members involved who have a bistro lunch and participate in the draw which has some 10 prizes. A good social atmosphere because this draw is followed by two other draws of other raffles for RSL club members. 

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National Youth of the Year


The Club participates in the Lions / National Bank Youth of the Year Quest for High School Students. This project has grown over its 40 yr plus existance to become a major youth oriented project which allows senior High School students to showcase their efforts and be judged nationally. Historically the Malanda High School has supported the project magnificently often encouragong up to six students to enter the contest through Malanda, Millaa Millaa and Yungaburra Lions Clubs. It commences in February and judging progresses to the National level at the Lions National Convention in May. 
 
 

Merry Go Round

The club owns and operates a small Merry Go Round. Being the only one in the Southern Tablelands it is in big demand for almost all child oriented functions and events. It can also be used as a fund raiser often supporting the event it is used at.

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FUND RAISING SUPPORT

Our Club offers financial and often physical support to International, National and Local causes when required.

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Malanda Lions Club also supports local projects such as assisting at the Malanda Show, Anzac Day event , Clean up Australia Day and the Australia Day event. 

 

Christmas Cakes and Puddings.

Each year in the November - December period the club floods the town with high quality Lions Christmas Cakes and Puddings. Its a traditional project which keeps the club in the public eye and raises worthwhile funds for our projects.