As the year is rapidly drawing to a close I am in two minds, it has been a great year for me, I have met some wonderful Lions and made some firm friendships. But on the other hand it will be nice to get back to normality and be a family man once again. My grandchildren have missed both of us this fiscal year.
I would like to sincerely thank the clubs who assisted with the District Growth Fund, and I sincerely hope we can continue with this fund and build it to assist any needy Lion or assist new clubs or struggling clubs in the
We had a wonderful Multiple District convention in East London—I might add we had an ideal opportunity to visit our two eldest children in Grahamstown, they were so grateful for a day before the convention and a day after. The grandchildren could not understand why we couldn't stay longer.
It would be remiss of me not to congratulate the clubs who received awards, and my banner patch, well done—you guys went that extra mile.
We won the Multiple District Golden Pen Scrap Book Trophy. Peggy put many hours into my scrap book. I now have a wonderful reminder of my many visits to clubs and projects so far.
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