Naracoorte Lions Changeover Dinner 2019

Maree Neilson will serve her second term as president of the Naracoorte Lions, stepping back to the role at the Lions' changeover dinner at Gather on Gordon on Saturday night.

Ms Neilson was the first female president of the Naracoorte Lions nine years ago, and was the first female member of the club 16 years ago.

Malcolm McLean was inducted as a new member, sponsored by Rod Ross.

The 2020 Districts Committee will be held in Naracoorte, bringing in 63 clubs from Darwin to Port McDonnell.

The Taste Festival raised $14,500 for drought relief and $5000 has been given to Pioneers Park.

The Jardines have once again had success with the 2018 Christmas Stocking raffle, and the Swap Meet committee also had a good year.

The Mad Minute, which is coordinated by Graeme Wight, is going well, but there needs to be more encouragement for more young people to enter Youth of the Year.

Murray Sherwell's Recycle for Sight is also going strong seven years on.

The Lions Diabetes Foundation had $2500 donated to it on the night, and $5000 went towards purchasing a lift for Longridge Aged Care's new bus.

Murray Sherwell, Trace Burgess, Ross Gleeson, Mick Deland, Jo Telfer and Kass Townsend all received president's awards.