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Lions Dist Gov visits SPA’s Leo Club

jeff@samoanews.com
Left, holding banner is Lions District Governor Robyn Walker (with ula) with the President of the SPA Leos Club, Michaelyn Tolmie (right holding banner) along with other members of the SPA Leos Club. Far right, Murray Neale (Lions Club Health and Service Activites) who is visiting along with the District Governor. District 202K covers New Zealand, Fiji, Samoa, American Samoa and Tonga. [photo: Jeff Hayner]

The Lions Club District Governor for 2012-2013 Robyn Walker (District 202K) visited the territory this week to call upon the local Lions Club of Pago Pago. Included in her busy schedule, she and another member of her cabinet made a stop at South Pacific Academy (SPA) to  present an International Association of Lions Clubs Banner to the Leo Club there.
 
The giving of club and district banners is a long standing tradition of the Lions and Leo Clubs throughout the world.
 
The Leo Club, which is a junior branch of the Lions Clubs is meant for young people ages 12-18. The objective is to provide youth with with an opportunity for development and contribution, individually and collectively, as responsible members of the local, national and international community.
 
According to Lions Club website, www.lionsclub.org, in total there are more than 150,000 people in 139 countries that volunteer to serve their communities who call themselves Leos.
 
District Governor Walker is visiting the territory for the first time, and said she wishes to let everyone know about the great work the SPA Leos are doing here and told the Leos to keep up the great work. Also in attendance yesterday was the President of the local Lions Club, Isabel Hudson.
 
 



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