Donation to Brisbane New Civitas Lions Club Branch

Capalaba Lions Club donated numerous of stationery items including noteboooks, pencisl, pens, colouring pencils, rulers and  many more to this wonbderful project. The Brisbane New Civitas Lions Club Branch were able to donate a total of 25 backpacks and 6 boxes of items to be passed on to children entering crisis care. We are grateful that we were able to support such a well worth cause!
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Lions Medical Research Foundation Translational Research Institute (TRI) Anuual Tour
President Graham, Lions Armin, Jan and Christine attended the LMRF Translational Research Tour on the 1st of May. The TRI is an unique, Australian-first 'Bench to Bedside' medical research institute, which combines clinical and translational research to advance progress from laboratory discovery to applications in the community.  Assoc Profressor Carlos Salomon, Dr Olivia Holland, Professor Brandon Wainwright, Researcher Dominic Guanzon and Charmaine Keal each gave an impressive and interesting presentation, they heard LMRF fundraising plans from Fundraising Chair Lion Paul, an overview of the foundation from Chair MRF Lion David Eades, welcome from Executive Manager LMRF Narelle Parkins, MC was Hon Company Secretary PDG Ross Gibbins, an overview of TRI by Advancement UQ Faculty Medicine Nicole Zanya and they all enjoyed a tour of the Institute.
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Easter Donation

Lion Christine and Lion Sophie delivered Chocolate Bunnies, Easter Egges and Easter Baskets to the Redlands Community Centre for their Easter Project for families doing it touigh. 'Community Helping Community.'


Lions Medical Research Foundation Gala

On the of 11th of March, the Lions Medical Research Foundation celebrated 58 years by hosting a black tie gala at Customs and Brisbane. Members from the Lions Club of Capalaba was in attendance and all enjoyed the night, the event was hosted by Professor Ian Fraser and Liz Cantour as well as speeches from Elsa Larsen, her excellency Dr Jeanetter Young PSM. There was also a silent auction, live auction by Former Lord Mayor Graham Quirk, lucky door and raffle. The evening ended with our President Graham, Treasurer David and Secretary Armin presenting a donation of $58,000 from the Lions Club of Capalaba to the Lions Medical Research Foundation. It was a great night for all who attended as we also enjoyed a performance from Mirusia and light music from Jacob. 


Redlands Museum Golden Jubilee

President Graham, Lion Christine and Lion Armin attended this event at the Redlaands Museum as they celebrate their Golden Jubilee with the launch of a commemorative book on the history of the museum, a Life Member's Honour Board and a new website. The Capalaba Lions Club pledged to buy a book for all the Redlands School Libraries to support the Redlands Museum. Entertainment for the evening was provided by the talented Muller Family and the talented Redlands local Leah Lever.