Tim Steenberg inducted as President

Tim Steenberg inducted as President

Our new Lions President was recently inducted by PDG (Past District Governor) Liz Houston. Pieter Muyburg, accompanied by wife Janet, presented the president’s chain to Marinda Steenberg, wife of LPE (Lions President Elect) Tim Steenberg. Master of ceremonies was André Gilliland and the new cabinet for 2018/9 was announced. The members are: Lion Amanda Fourie (Treasurer), Lion Retha Stigant (Secretary), Lion President Tim Steenberg, Lion...

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Lions World Wide Service for Hunger and Poverty Project

Lions World Wide Service for Hunger and Poverty Project

In support of the “Lions World Wide Service for Hunger and Poverty Project”, the Wellington Lions donated funds to Moms for Wellington, a local charity providing meals to over 200 children during their Thursday meetings. The Wellington Lions also donated funds towards meals at the Newton Community Centre. This charity provides meals to around 35 retired pensioners twice a week.       Moms for Wellington Newton Community...

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Day in the Country

Day in the Country

Presented by Wellington Lions Club on the 1st November 2015. This social called “Your Potjie Day” by so many of our regular visitors takes place once a year somewhere in the vicinity of Wellington. This year was the 7th time that this has taken place. The day was blessed with pouring rain – so badly needed – but we still had a fun day and from the feedback that we are getting from the clubs they really enjoyed the day and the food....

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Tree planting in Victoria Park

Tree planting in Victoria Park

In May 2013, the late Almarie du Toit donated a number of yellow wood tree seedlings to the Wellington Lions Club. An environmentally conscious couple gave each guest at their wedding a yellow wood seedling as present. Unfortunately some overseas guests could not take their trees home and asked that Le Bac Estates (their wedding venue and Almarie’s employer at the time) donate them to a service organisation. The remainder of these trees...

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Norsa baby starter pack donation

Norsa baby starter pack donation

In support of International Lions Clubs President Yamada and Lions around the world, the Wellington Lions Club recently donated 48 baby starter packs to Norsa Wellington. NorSA Community Care is a nonprofit organization and a designated child protection organization registered by the Department of Social Development, Western Cape. NorSA was established during 2006 in co-operation with PROCARE and Children of the World Norway. The main focus of...

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Presidential induction – Retha Stigant 2015/16

Presidential induction – Retha Stigant 2015/16

Lion President Retha Stigant joined the Wellington Lions Club in April 2008. This will be her second term as president in the 7 years that she has been a member. This illustrates in no small way LP Retha’s strong leadership drive and we all know her as a determined, resourceful and creative Lion who sees challenges, not problems. During her time as a Lion she also served as Regional Chairperson (2014/15) overseeing the activities of four...

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Chicken Braai

Chicken Braai

Here are a few photos from our recent chicken braai. This is one of our annual fund raising projects and this year we prepared around 200 meals for our loyal supporters. The Wellington Lions know how to prepare good food, so don’t miss the next one. Hope to see you there. The funds are always used to make our community...

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PPA One Tonner

PPA One Tonner

The Wellington Lions provided safety marshals for this year’s PPA One Tonner. 20 Lions and 40 Lukhanyo marshals spent many hours in the blazing sun helping cyclists through intersections and keeping them safe. Here are a small selection of photos – the rest have been uploaded to our Flickr account. [ View the slideshow...

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Bingo verjaarsdag

Bingo verjaarsdag

Woensdag die 24ste September het die Lions die inwoners van Silwerkruin, Fyngoud en Huis Lizelle heerlik bederf met die jaarlikse Bingo verjaarsdag.  Heerlike vrugteslaai en roomys is aan almal voorsien.  Die 5 jarige Shiloh Cloete, van Dwergiebos, het almal vermaak met ‘n paar sang items en daarna het verskeie van die inwoners staaltjies vertel uit hul jonger dae.  Almal het lekker gesellig gekuier en sien uit na volgende jaar se Bingo...

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PPA Heels on Wheels 2014

PPA Heels on Wheels 2014

The Wellington Lions recently worked at the PPA Heels on Wheels event. This year’s 53km race was hosted by Simonsvlei Wine Estate. The day was marked by Lion Tim trying to figure out his new phone 🙂 Larger versions of the photos have been uploaded to our Flickr...

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Geselsprogram met Dave Pepler en Kie

Geselsprogram met Dave Pepler en Kie

Kom kuier lekker saam met Dave Pepler, Johan Rademan en Jurgens Schoeman tydens ‘n gesellige geselsprogram aangebied deur die Wellington Lions Club, in samewerking met Live The Journey. Vir Suid Afrikaanse gehore het Dave Pepler, die gewilde radio- en TV persoonlikheid, geen bekendstelling nodig nie. Dave is seker een van Suid Afrika se mees geliefde en bekende natuurkenners. Sy passie vir natuurbewaring, sy breë kennis van die wêreld...

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Dirty Double Trail Run & MTB Race – 2014

Dirty Double Trail Run & MTB Race – 2014

Wellington Lions Club assisted with registrations and safety marshal placement at the recent Dirty Double Trail Run & MTB Race. In terms of scenery it doesn’t get much better than this. The event was hosted by the Kleinevalleij | Weddings and Conference Estate, a fantastic venue and as the photos show, a picture perfect location for participants and supporters alike. More photos available on Flickr. More photos available on...

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Day in the Country

Day in the Country

For very obvious reasons, we also call this our “Potjiekos Dag”. It is an inter-club outing when clubs in our district are invited to join us for a day in the countryside. It is a day when new friendships are forged and old ones are renewed. The day is very popular with everyone. Thanks to the lovely scenery in and around our beautiful town as well as our famous Wellington hospitality, our Lions friends return year after year. As...

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Blisters for Bread, 2014

Blisters for Bread, 2014

This year 170 Lions and Leos from 20 clubs sponsored their services as safety marshals at the Peninsula School Feeding Association’s Blisters for Bread walk. With the help of these volunteers this major annual event flowed smoothly around Sea Point, Cape Town. Thank you to the 12 000 walkers who participated this year! Your contributions will make a huge impact in the PSFA’s mission to feed hungry school children. Remember, “you...

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Wellington Lions Club donates rain jackets to rural primary school

Wellington Lions Club donates rain jackets to rural primary school

The Wellington Lions Club recently donated 95 rain jackets to all the learners of Voor Groenberg Primary School, on the outskirts of Wellington. The donation was made possible by funds raised during the Voetspore evening with Johan Badenhorst that was held earlier this year (2014). This project was also part of our “67 minutes for Mandela“. This farm school caters for grade R to grade 4 learners and currently has 5 full time...

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