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Our Club History

The South Coast Lions Club Charter was held on the 31st of May 1969 at the Goolwa Centennial Hall, attended by 350 people.

This gathering preceded earlier held public and formation meetings to gauge the public interest in forming a Lions Club on the South Coast. 

The South Coast Lions Club was chartered with 29 members: 15 from Goolwa, 10 from Port Elliot and 2 each from Victor Harbor and Mt Compass.

In late 1970 a group of members from the South Coast Club decided to form a Goolwa Lions Club which was Chartered in September 1979.

Following on the  15th February 1985 the Yankalilla Lions Club was chartered and in the same year the South Coast Lions Club became Victor Harbor & Port Elliot Lions Club.

VHPE Club Bannerette

2023/24 Club Executive Members

Ashlea Farrell


Ashlea Farrell

Chris Ramsey


Chris Ramsey

PresidentAshlea Farrell
SecretaryChris Ramsey
TreasurerBob Morriss
MembershipRuth Pearsons
VP1Craig Harris
VP2Sandy Ringshaw
VP3David Bond
Tail TwisterIan McCallum
DirectorKaren Winston

Our Lions Club is Proud to Support

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Being a Lion…Changing the World

We serve our community at the local level, but never forget that we are part of an incredible network of dedicated volunteers who are united in our mission of service. Together, we are changing peoples lives for the better, every day, all around the world. We meet the needs of our local communities and the world.

From helping to prevent blindness to supporting children and families affected by  childhood cancer to protecting our environment, we are delivering care and kindness and bringing hope where it’s needed most.

There is no greater calling on earth than to join together to give of our time and our talents to those in need. That what Lion’s do!

The greatest gift we can give is our care and our kindness, and our kindness means even more to people and families in need during this holiday season. 

The best part of our mission is that we are doing it together, as a global community of caring and dedicated Lions and Leos.

In times of disaster, Lions meet immediate needs such as food, water and shelter with funds from LCIF. For larger-scale disasters, the Foundation remains committed to helping communities rebuild into the future.

LCIF is a variety of international humanitarian efforts, such as supporting the construction of homes for the disabled, providing vision screenings to Special Olympic athletes, and combating measles.

See the impact that our projects make here.

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