On September 15th 2012, Members attended a very enjoyable Nambucca Valley Phoenix at the Nambucca Heads Bowling Club and on the 25th September 2012, District Governor Deyann McDonnell joined us for an enjoyable Dinner Meeting with partners.
In October 2012 our Club was named Lions District 201N1 2011/2012 District Activities Award Winner.
In November 2012 Lion Don Parveez was congratulated on being Highly Commended at the Mid North Coast Volunteer of the Year Award where he was named the Senior Volunteer of the Year Mid North Coast.
In the New Year, Members attended the combined Nambucca Heads Lions Club / Rotary Club of Nambucca Heads Annual Joint Meeting at the Nambucca Surf Lifesaving Club.
During the year, our Club has been fortunate having two interesting Dinner Meeting Guest Speakers; Christian Knight who has moved from Armidale recently to take over from Mike ONeil as Editor of Guardian News and Hibiscus Happynings and Carrolline Rhodes provided an extremely interesting and informative discussion pertaining to the human history associated with the history and development of Talarm as it nears its Centenary celebrations in 2014.
Our Youth of the Year (YOTY) Finalist Jake Hoban not only won the District 201N1 title but then won the Public Speaking Award at the State finals in Sydney. Jake is our Clubs most successful YOTY to date. He deserves his recognition and is to be congratulated on his efforts and perseverance for this quest.
During the year, Members and their partners attended the Grafton Convention and Zone Meetings in November 2012 and March 2013.