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Skin Cancer Screening

The Lions Skin Cancer Screening project has been running a very effective screening campaign for many years, providing a much needed and crucial service to members of the regional and rural community of South Australia and the Northern Territory in detecting and referring at risk skin cancer patients to their GPs for further investigation.

Our club is proud to support this project.

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Sunday Markets at the Gawler Railway Station

Contact the Market Coordinator on 0437 675 653 to make a booking for your site at the Markets. Markets open every Sunday except Christmas, New Year and Easter. Book in times are from 6.30am and 7.30 am. Customers from 8.00am until Midday. Bookings are essential.

Permanent Stall Holders must have a copy of Public Liability for Market Insurance to the value of 10 Million Dollars and supply a copy to the Market Coordinator.
Casual Stall holders can attend 12 times a year without Insurance.

If you are selling food items you must have a copy of your Food Services Certificate and own Insurance.

If you want to browse our Markets you can catch the train from The Gawler to Adelaide line and get off at the Gawler Railway Station walk from the platform and into the Markets. You can also catch the train home again.

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Gawler Railway Station

Our Lions Club looks after, and maintains, the garden at the Gawler Railway Station, including the removal of any graffiti that is reported to Rail Care. We check the condition of the area, and clean up anything we are able to, and report any damage to Rail Care.

Our Lions Den is located at the Railway Station, and we we also look after the old Station Masters house where we have a room for storage.

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Gawler Quality of Life Foundation

This foundation was set up some years ago with the Rotary of Gawler and Gawler Lights Clubs, Apex and Lions Club of Gawler, placing money in an account to assist local members of the community that require help in different ways. There is a Committee of one member of each club that administer the fund and requests.

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Youth of the Year

The Lions Youth of the Year program has a proud history in encouraging and fostering leadership skills in Australian students approaching the end of their high school years.

By emphasising qualities like contribution to the community and school, public speaking, academic skills, sporting and cultural involvement, Youth of the Year aims to bring forth the next generation of outstanding young Australians.

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Christmas Hampers

Lion Maggie Graham coordinates Christmas Hampers with the Gawler Community House and we supply food in 2023 was $3,374.00 to add to the Christmas Hampers that are distributed through the area. Each family receives two bags of groceries and a Lions Cake.

Christmas Tree gifts

These gifts are donated to the Lions Club of Gawler Inc at the Kiosk at the Gawler Railway Station during December. Lions Helen McGee and Maggie Graham organise this project with the Kiosk owners.

The gifts are then given to the Gawler Community House for distribution.

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Spectacle Collection

Our Lions Club supports the Lions Recycle for Sight program. This is a program that runs worldwide, repairing, and refurbishing eyeglasses and sunglasses, ready for distributing to people in need.

Donate your old spectacles today.

During 2023 we collected 1350 pair of glasses to be donated to our Lions program.

This project is done by one of our Lions Volunteers