8 club members attended the 2018 District 410C Midyear Conference, the last Midyear Conference the District will hold before it merges with District 410B and part of District 410D to form a new District, 410E.
The Midyear was excellent on all fronts – the Conference was well-run and informative and the theme evening was one of the best events the District has hosted for many years.
Lion President Avril Hobbs was the worthy recipient of a certificate of appreciation from the International Lions President Gudrun Yngvadottir in recognition of her sterling and tireless work as the District’s Global Service Team Coordinator, assisting every club and Lion to serve people in need as effectively as possible. Very few of the 1.5 million Lions around the world are honoured with recognition from the International President and the club is justly proud of LP Avril’s efforts.
The club also received the Ian Murray Project Public Relations award, presented to the club that achieves the best media coverage for a specific project. This award is the result of constant social and traditional media engagement by members of the club, whose efforts are greatly appreciated.
Lion Grant Hobbs donned the District’s Melvin the Lion suit and made a great impact, demonstrating Melvin’s skill at the Baby Shark Challenge. Here’s Melvin doing the challenge:
DG Lyn Botha presented Melvin (and Lion Grant) a certificate of thanks for making an appearance at the conference:
In all the club had a fantastic time at the Midyear Conference and are grateful to DG Lyn Botha and the entire Ramsgate Lions Club for putting on a truly excellent weekend.