2009/10 EventsEvents from July 2009 to June 2010
MS Sydney to Wollongong Bike Ride - 1 November 2009
Operating the beer tent for the MS Society at the finish line of the Sydney to the Gong Bike Ride at Stuart Park, has been a club activity for many years. Proceeds are donated to the MS Society making it one of the club's major fundraising activities.
The finish line. Sample of the crowd. Trevor Field, John White, Henry Karpik, John McMahon, Ian Mackay.
The beer garden. Ian, Trevor and John eagerly waiting for customers to please.
Youth of the Year Club Final - 1 December 2009
The Lions Youth of the Year Quest is currently sponsored by the National Australia Bank and Figtree's Club Final was held at the Wollongong Tennis Club. The Club has regularly participated in the Lions Youth of the Year Quest.
Currently the Club invites students from six local schools to participate.
Cedars Christian College, Farmborough Heights. For more information on the school click here.
Edmund Rice College, West Wollongong. For more information on the school click here.
Figtree High School. For more information on the school click here.
Illawarra Christian School, Cordeaux Campus. For more information on the school click here.
Illawarra Senior College, Port Kembla. For information on the school click here.
The Illawarra Grammar School, West Wollongong. For more information on the school click here.
There are normally 3 - 5 contestants each year, with the club judging one of the more enjoyable dinner meetings of the year. It is always a partner's night.
Pres. Rob Sassall with YOY winner Natasha D'Alessio Pres. Rob with Public Speaking winner Eamonn McNamara
Eamonn, Miles Waring, David Reynolds, Natasha, Riste Tomeski Lion John White making presentation to Jan Hales of TIGS