Nambucca Heads Lions celebrated their achievements at their annual changeover dinner

BACK IN THE DAY: Lions Park rotunda construction in 1981
BACK IN THE DAY: Lions Park rotunda construction in 1981

The Nambucca Heads Lions Club celebrated their 51st year of working in the Nambucca community at their annual changeover dinner held at the Nambucca Heads RSL Club last month.

The highlight for the club this year was the Australia Day Award for 'Services to the Community by an Organisation' for the work done.

The Club has several projects currently underway, including the much-awaited construction of the covered shelter at Bellwood, which will start after the school holidays.

Work on the refurbishment of Lions Park has seen the rotunda constructed in 1982-1983 replaced by a more modern structure. The rotunda needs further work but this has been delayed until the whale viewing platform is completed.

NEARING COMPLETION: The new structure at Lions Park

NEARING COMPLETION: The new structure at Lions Park

President Grahame Beaton said the club was waiting on recycled timber from the bridges currently being replaced in the district.

The whale viewing platform is a special project, commemorating 50 years of Lions work in the Nambucca Valley.

And now to the future:

Once again Nambucca Lions in association with Nambucca Heads RSL and the Chamber of Commerce are forming the Fun Day Planning Committee for January 26, 2020 at Gordon Park.

The meeting will be held on Thursday, August 1 at the Nambucca RSL Club's Down Under Bar at 10am. If you would like to be part of this committee or to assist in anyway, we welcome input from organisations and individuals to enhance quality and impact of the event.

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