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Glencoe Memorial Park planting

posted Aug 4, 2012, 6:45 PM by John Munro   [ updated Aug 4, 2012, 6:51 PM ]
Removing large macrocarpa trees at Herbert Cemetery • Running weekend youth camps for local teenagers • Supplying clothing vouchers for local man who lost possessions in house fire • Assisting Hampden Playgroup to fence and renovate an old house to make it suitable for purpose • Assisting Moeraki Playgroup to provide facilities at Moeraki Hall • Planting native trees on foreshore at Centennial park Moeraki • Planting native trees and building nest boxes at Moeraki Lighthouse Yellow-eyed Penguin colony • Roadside planting t Herbert and Hampden • Collecting food for loan food bank during annual “Toot for Tucker” appeal • Sponsoring new Lions Club at Waiareka Valley • Sponsoring new Lioness Club in Oamaru • Building wheelchair ramp at the Robb residence at Herbert • Clearing weeds and vegetation at Waianakarua School Camp and planting trees. • Dedicating a planted area to a past President who passed away • Assisting local girls to attend Springston Trials Pony club events • Sponsoring local young folk to travel on “The Spirit of Adventure” • Sponsoring local youths to attend Anikiwa Outward Bound courses • Billeting and entertaining overseas exchange students • Sponsoring local youth on Lions overseas exchange tours • Giving financial assistance to Waianakarua School to build a swimming pool to mark centennial of school • Sponsoring a child through World Vision • Funding for the training of Teachers for Skills for Adolescents • Building facilities at McKerrow’s Dam – jetty – changing sheds – boat shed and amenity planting • Landscaping and beautifying turn-off to Moeraki Township. • Building lookout and seating at Moeraki in memory of Ron Abbot • Supplying playground equipment at Hampden beach • Cutting and delivering firewood to all local senior citizens on an annual basis • Transporting and paying for local senior citizens to annual Oamaru Operatic Society productions • Catering annually for CCS Christmas barbeque • Annual donations to LCIF • Taking senior citizens for a Sunday drive followed by afternoon tea • Catering at Waitaki Girls High School fair and donating all funds to the school • Designing and building “ash wall” at Hampden Cemetery • Organising Sunday afternoon concert followed by afternoon tea for local senior citizens • Annual donation to Lloyd Morgan Charitable Trust • Donating use of catering unit to North Otago Veterans Tennis Association • Supplying Barbeques to local schools and churches • Assisting North Otago Lions with Steptoe auction • Donating to local epilepsy Association • Donating wheelchair mobility vehicle to local CCS • Donating to local Woman’s Hockey Team • Donating $1,000 to LCIF for Tsunami Relief • Organising and running Hampden RSA Service every Anzac day and supplying refreshments • Catering for local funerals • Installing entranceway and gate at Pony Club grounds • Reinstating flood damage to farms - debris and fences • Reinstating flood damage at historic building at Mill House • Glencoe Memorial Park Centenary celebration catering  • Glencoe Memorial Park planting • Foundations for local resident building Sponsoring a child through World Vision • Funding the training of Teachers for Skills for adolescents • Donations to D.A.R.E. programme • Donation of money and spectacles to “Sight First” • Buying equipment for McKerrow’s Dam • Painting ceiling in Waianakarua Memorial Hall • Sponsoring annual Hampden bowling club tournament • Free use of McKerrow’s Dam to local schools • Installing plaques at RSA memorial groves at Hampden, Maheno and Camp Iona • Repairing Surveyor Thompson’s trig station on Mount Charles and supplying plaque • Donation to Maheno Youth Group • Removing telephone lines and poles between Katiki and Oamaru • Catering for local weddings • Bagging and selling sawdust • Organising and running annual fishing contest at Moeraki • Catering for Cavalcade when going through North Otago area • Bagging and selling sheep manure • Felling bluegum trees and cutting them into landscaping sleepers and firewood • Organising a “Sunrise Breakfast” for approximately 1,000 people to welcome the new Millennium • Running raffle evenings at the Hampden and Moeraki Taverns • Catering for local rugby prize giving social • Cutting and selling manuka firewood • Catering at A & P shows. • Catering for annual A & P Shearing competition • Catering for Maheno School Reunion • Catering at Mohamher Music Festival for five years • Cutting and raffling firewood • Cutting hedge around Hampden Bowling Green • Producing and selling Book of Verse in celebration of our  25th anniversary.