Tim Steenberg inducted as President Elect

Tim Steenberg inducted as President Elect

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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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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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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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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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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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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Bennie Smith takes on a second term as president of the Wellington Lions Club

Bennie Smith takes on a second term as president of the Wellington Lions Club

Bennie Smith was recently re-inducted as the president of the Wellington Lions Club. This will be his second term, and no, the idea is not to keep going until he succeeds! Lion Bennie had a very successful year as president. During his 2013/14 term the club was involved in numerous projects which saw R145 000 being spent in our immediate community on a variety of projects. The year culminated in a gala event hosted by the Wellington Lions Club,...

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Voetspore in Wellington!

Voetspore in Wellington!

Besprekings en navrae: Attie Fourie by 083 560 5745 / afourie@cybersmart.co.za Johan Badenhorst is sinoniem met VOETSPORE. As jy ‘n avontuurlustige 4×4 entoesias is of lief is vir die buitelewe met al sy uitdagings dan moet jy 5 Maart 2014 nou dagboek want Wellington Lions bring Johan met sy kenmerkende storievertelstem na Wellington. ‘n Onvergeetlike aand word by Hugo Rust se skoolsaal belowe en daar word verskeie kamp en...

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Xmas at Intaka

Xmas at Intaka

This year the traditional annual Christmas party for children from the communities of various Lions clubs was held at Intaka Island, Century City. The new venue is an ideal location with a large green lawn and interesting footpaths around the wetland area in which Intaka Island was built. As usual children, escorted by their local Lions club members, were entertained  by various cartoon characters and received presents and a meal before heading...

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Porterville Lions Potjiekos

Porterville Lions Potjiekos

With all our supplies, tools and equipment a few Wellington Lions took to the Porterville show grounds  on Saturday, August 24, to participate in the town’s 150 year celebrations, hosted by the Porterville Lions Club. There were surprisingly many entries – around 20+ stalls. We made a lamb neck potjie and rounded it off with rice and sweet potatoes. Our table layout/decoration earned us a 3rd place in the best stall category. Thank...

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We welcome Lion President Bennie Smith

We welcome Lion President Bennie Smith

Wellington Lions has a new president! The induction dinner was held on the 16th July at the charming and intimate venue, Up the Alley. The induction ceremony was performed by Cabinet Secretary Liz Houston and her unique touch made this a special occasion for the incoming president. Master of ceremonies, Andre Gilliland’s wacky sense of humour made for an entertaining evening out with friends. Here are some photos of the evening: [ View...

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The Road to Hamburg

The Road to Hamburg

The 96th Lions International Convention (July 5-9, 2013) by DG James Stigant We were pleasantly surprised by the large number of Lions from our club Wellington and other Lions from various zones and clubs who came to see us off at the Cape Town International Airport. [ View the slideshow ] After flying to Schipol we took a connecting flight to Hamburg and were welcomed there by the local Lions and the City of Hamburg. The four DG’s from A,B,C...

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First District Governor for Wellington Lions!

First District Governor for Wellington Lions!

The 2013 District Governor for the 410A district, James Stigant was inducted on 3 May. This is a huge achievement, not only for the new District Governor, but also for the Wellington Lions Club. James is the first Wellington Lion to reach this milestone, a huge and proud achievement for all of us! James, we trust your year will be hugely successful and satisfying to you personally. You know that you can depend on our support, all the way! Your...

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Information Evening

Information Evening

As part of our ongoing membership drive we recently invited prospective members to join us for a presentation, chat and good food. Thank you to our guests for attending and we hope to see some Lions badges pinned to you soon! Here are a few snaps taken during the evening: [ View the slideshow...

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