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31-March-2015
31-March-2015
Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown
A plaque commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Lions Club in Australia. The plaque is located on the gate at Victory Hall. 

Lions Clubs International, a service membership organization of 1,368,683 members world-wide, was founded in the United States on June 7, 1917, by Melvin Jones,  a Chicago businessman. The organization became international on 12 March 1920, when the first club in Canada was established. Lions Clubs have since spread across the globe and have a current membership roster of 1,368,683 members worldwide.

Location

Address:77 Hogan Street , Victory Hall , Tatura, 3616
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.440015
Long: 145.225418
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community
Approx. Event Start Date:1947
Approx. Event End Date:1997

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1997
Front Inscription
                 LIONS 
            INTERNATIONAL 

PRESENTED BY TATURA LIONS
              1997
TO COMMEMORATE THE 
50th ANNIVERSARY 
OF LIONS IN AUSTRALIA 
Source: MA
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