Recently the Lions Club of Kangaroo Island held a special dinner meeting to celebrate and recognise the achievements of two valuable members by awarding life memberships.
David Clifford has been and still is our secretary, having excelled in this position for nine years, having a year in between to be president.
David has given 22 years service to our club, and spoke of the satisfaction of serving in this organisation.
Bob Hagerstrom is a past president and has volunteered for many tasks as a Lion to contribute to this community.
He spoke of the satisfaction and support that being a member of Lions brings to an individual. Bob has given 25 years as a volunteer in this organisation.
The evening also welcomed two new members into the club and where inducted by John Grimes as MC.
John Barrett was sponsored by Greg Davis and Stewart Boxer was sponsored by Ian Boxer. Both were formally welcomed into the club and introduced to the members and guests.
Following a delicious meal prepared by Lucy's kitchen, we were entertained by Portia Holmes, a recipient of our sponsorship for a journey on the One and All, sailing and training vessel.
Portia spoke of the personal development and self confidence the journey provided. - John McEvoy