About Us

Oatley Lions Club

Oatley Lions is a group of enthusiastic volunteers that contribute to a range of local, national and international community projects. Currently there are 25 volunteers in the club.

The main fund raiser is the popular Oatley Village Festival, which raises around $35,000 each year. Other projects include the sale of Lions Mints, Christmas Cakes, raffles and the Lions barbecues.     

Dinner Meetings

Venue: OATLEY RSL 23 Letitia Street Oatley NSW
Meeting Times: 2nd and 4th Tuesdays at 7.15pm   

Guests are most welcome to attend the Lions dinner meetings, which are held on the 4th Tuesday of each month. A guest  speaker is usually invited to these meetings. For further details click here.

Lions International

centennial logoOatley Lions is a member of Lions International which was formed in USA in 1917 by Melvin Jones.  Our 46,000 clubs and 1.4+ million members make Lions the world's largest service club organization. We're also one of the most effective. Our members do whatever is needed to help their local communities. Everywhere we work, we make friends. With children who need eyeglasses, with seniors who don’t have enough to eat and with people we may never meet.

40th Anniversary Lions Logo lo res

In 2017 Lions International celebrated their 100th aniversary of comunity service. 

The first Lions Club in Australia was formed at Lismore in 1947 with subsequent clubs being formed rapidly. Oatley Lions was chartered in March 1977. Current and past members plan celebrated the 40th aniversary of community service in 2017.

Community Support
Oatley Lions relies on the generous support of many volunteers, local businesses, Council, Oatley RSL, plus Federal/State Government grants and other sponsors.
The major sponsor logos are proudly displayed the homepage of the website.
Recently the Oatley RSL shed (aka "the old Pidgeon Shed") used to store Lions Club equipment was in serious neeBD Logo Solid CMYKd of replacement. B&D roller doors kindly donated a new door, which was greatly appreciated. The Oatley Lions team are most greateful for this generous donation. 

Induction July 2016   251 Procedings
 

Oatley Village Festival

The Oatley Festival is the club's major annual fundraising project and is held annually on the third Saturday in October.

This popular event attracts over 15,000 local residents each year and raises $30,000 for community projects. Funds are raised from stall hire, Lions barbecues and sales at the popular Lions Trash and Treasure stall.

The Harley Davison Bike riders (right) also raise over $2500 annually by providing bike rides These funds are donated to Children's Cancer Research.

 082 Harold with Children    089 St George Assoc Stall    1st     


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