Meetings
Palmerston North Middle Districts Lions Club (202d) has been proudly serving the community needs in the Manawatu for over 50 years.  We are a 50 plus member club having a real impact on the local community.  Some of our highlights are:
  • Palmerston North Food Bank Drive.

    Original initiator and on-going organiser with other local Lions Clubs.  This has now been running for over 25 years and in 2011 received 935 boxes of food for the cities food banks.
  • Relay For Life

    One of the key organisers in the running of the Cancer Society Palmerston North Relay For Life since 2001.  In 2012 over $310,000 was raised for the Central Districts Cancer Society.
  • Big Rig Day

    Members are a key part in organising the Bi-annual Big Rig Day, started by Rick Hepi for victims of the 2004 floods. The recipient is now the Child Cancer Foundation. In 2012, approx. $13,000 was raised from the Big Rig Day.
  • Christchurch Earthquake

    Donating $10,000 in 2010 for the Christchurch Earthquake disaster relief fund.
  • Ronald McDonald House

    Donating $26,000 & organising the curtaining for the redevelopment of Ronald McDonald House in Wellington, 2012.
  • Former US President Jimmy Carter visit

    A real high point in our history occurred when an invitation was issued to the former President of the United States Jimmy Carter, to address a fundraising dinner for the Lloyd Morgan Trust in Palmerston North.  The invitation was issued by the combined Lions Clubs of Middle Districts and Manawatu, and offered the inducement of a trout fishing holiday to sharpen his interest.
  • Lions Market Day

    Organiser of the annual Lions Market Day in the Square, held in the last Saturday of October.
  • Lions Food Caravan

    Our treasure, the Middle Districts Lions Food Caravan, selling hot dogs, hot chips, coffee, tea & cold drinks at 15 events in 2012, raising approx. $16,000 which is put back into the community.
     
    To read more on our clubs history click here...
  • Social

    The Social aspect of Lions is a very important to the Middle Districts Lions Club, with a wide range of activities, nights, speakers, visits to local organisations & businesses on top of the 2 (dinner) meetings each month.  To find out more re our social activities.

 

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