Fiona Cardwell

Lions Club news: Meet Fiona Cardwell

FIONA Cardwell is a familiar face around New Norfolk and Bushy Park. A keen volunteer, she is often seen selling raffle tickets, helping at barbecues, spinning the Lions Club chocolate wheel and presenting Lions Club prizes at end-of-year school functions. Fiona also has special projects to keep her busy. Through her friendship with key people

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Craig Waterhouse

Lions Club news: Meet Craig Waterhouse

CRAIG WATERHOUSE is a dedicated, passionate New Norfolk Lions Club member and an engaging storyteller who has brought humour and entertainment to meetings and activities for nearly 40 years. He has been on the board of directors for 13 years. Growing up in Devonport, Craig has fond memories of spending time at his grandparents’ farm

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Ladies leading local Lions Club

WOMEN are this year holding the top three leadership positions at the Lions Club of New Norfolk, a landmark event in the history of the club. As of July 1, Kerry Kievit holds the position of president, Margaret Bester is secretary and Denise Smith is the treasurer.Women have always been an essential part of the

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Three Victoria Cross recipients including New Norfolk's Wally Brown

Anniversary of New Norfolk man’s Victoria Cross action

TODAY marks the 102nd anniversary of the act of heroism that earned New Norfolk-born Wally Brown the Victoria Cross. On July 6, 1918, Brown was serving with the Australian Army at Villers-Bretonneux, France, when he single-handedly decided to deal with an enemy sniper who was causing trouble. Discarding his rifle and running towards the sniper’s

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Michael Kievit painting a wall.

Lions Club news: Meet Michael Kievit

ALWAYS ready with a joke and a laugh, Michael Kievit is a lively and dedicated member of the Lions Club of New Norfolk. He is often seen selling raffle tickets, cooking at barbecues and helping out at Baskerville Raceway and club working bees. Michael also serves as the club’s bar manager and co-ordinator of the

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Pharmacist Bil Bird

Ten years in business for popular pharmacist

THE start of the new financial year today represented the 10th anniversary in business for New Norfolk pharmacist Bel Bird. In a video posted on Facebook earlier today, Ms Bird said it had been a fantastic 10 years and she looked forward to several more decades in business at New Norfolk. She first worked in

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troy bester

Lions Club news: Meet Troy Bester

SOME of Troy Bester’s earliest memories are of being with his grandfather, Sam Wilton, at Lions Club activities. “I remember, when I was about eight or nine, helping with the chocolate wheel, collecting sheep dung to sell and we went to all the family nights,” Troy said. “Back then we used to have Lions family

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denise smith

Lions Club News: Meet Denise Smith

DENISE Smith has been a member of the New Norfolk Lions Club for almost three years. She has a “can do” approach to life and likes to keep busy. As well as being part of Lions activities such as the Chocolate Wheel, Carols in the Park and operating the entry gates at Baskerville, Denise is

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roger triffett

Lions Club News: Meet Roger Triffett

ROGER Triffett has been an enthusiastic, easygoing and industrious member of the Lions Club of New Norfolk for 36 years. Over that time, he has worked on hundreds of Lions projects. These days he leads the Lions barbecue team and is most often seen turning onions and sausages over a, sometimes smoky, hotplate. Roger is

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