From the Lions Den

L-R: Terry Carroll, Nicole Brindle, Peter Butcher, Belinda Bourne-Wilson, Helen Denovan, and Elly Schiller.
L-R: Terry Carroll, Nicole Brindle, Peter Butcher, Belinda Bourne-Wilson, Helen Denovan, and Elly Schiller.

Lions Mini Lotto: Congratulations to Bill Berry and the Arentsens who shared in the $10,000 Mini Lotto Jackpot drawn last Thursday. Both winners have been taking tickets regularly since mini lotto commenced some years ago. The mini lotto numbers were down to 17 and both entrants selected the six winning numbers. There were also eight five-number winner. (See today’s Grenfell Record classiefieds for results).

Although the Mini Lotto was won, the new jackpot also remains at $10000 with numbers back to 20 - Select six numbers 1-20. The draw this week will take place at the Railway Hotel. As a courtesy when filling in your numbers please write the selling agent on the ticket.  Please remember to ask someone from the selling agency to sign your ticket before they place it and the money into the box.

The Grenfell Lions Club wish to thank everyone who supports their mini lotto, including the business houses selling the tickets, through your generosity the club continues to support local and Lion’s charities. Proceeds from the mini lotto from now till Festival time will go the the Festival entrant’s fundraing and in turn will assist local and Lions charities.

Festival Fundraising: The Lions Club will be conducting a street stall on Friday and Saturday  May 18 and 19outside IGA in aid of their Henry Lawson Festival Queen May Suzuki. A competition for a $100 Open Order to be spent at the store of your choice in Grenfell will be up for grabs as well as an ongoing raffle in a load of wood to be drawn on Saturday of the Festival.

The Grenfell Lions Club will also be providing information on “Lions Awareness”. We are more than just a sausage sizzle.The club will be fundraising at the Grenfell Rodeo on May 26, cooking up a storm with their sausage and steak sandwiches and if weather permits running the jumping castle for the littlies. A social fundraising  casserole and sweets evening is organised for Saturday June 2 and will be held  at Bernadette Dykhoff’s home on Gooloogong Road.  Everyone is invited – Cost $25p/p and BYOG. Further information contact Deidre Carroll 0263431574

Donation to Weddin Day Therapy: Coordinators were delighted to receive donations from the Lions Club and the local Hospital Auxiliary Club for the purchase of a new state-of-the-art  treadmill for the Day Therapy Well-being Program. Each organisation presented $3000 to the Weddin Day Therapy Program, a program that is aimed at keeping older people active and independent, commenced in Grenfell in 2003 and has since provided a much needed health care facility to residents aged over 60 years. The Weddin Day Therapy program is run by Registered Nurse Belinda Bourne-Wilson and is coordinated by Occupational Therapist Helen Denovan. 

Lions Peter Butcher and Terry Carroll made the presentation on April 26 to the staff at the Weddin Community Health, Nicole Brindle – Physiotherapist, Belinda Bourne-Wilson – Community Nurse, Helen Denovan -Occupational Therapist and Elly Schiller – Social Worker. The new treadmill will assist participants in maintaining a healthy, active lifestyle.