Warkworth Lions ‘outstanding’
Posted at 1:08pm Monday 02 Dec, 2019
The Warkworth Lions Club received the Outstanding Club Award for the 2018/19 year at the District 202K convention held in Taipa last month.
It is the second time in three years that the club has received the honour.
During the award ceremony, past district governor Wendy Miller referred to many of the club's recent activities and achievements.
These included upgrading Kowhai Park, installation of The Centennial Play Space at Lucy Moore Park, supplying food to local food banks, cleaning of the Jane Gifford and organizing working bees at Camp Bentzon – a children's education camp on Kawau Island.
District 202K comprises more than 70 clubs and covers the Upper North Island, plus the islands of Samoa, American Samoa, Fiji and Tonga.
Lions spokesperson Peter Henderson described the award as a real “feather in the cap” for the club.
The Warkworth Lions Club has more than 30 members has been active in Warkworth since 1966.