Bingara Lions Heritage Park opening

November 3, 2016

This Saturday November 5 the Lions Heritage Park will be opened by Lions District Governor, Malcolm Peters, Australian Lions Foundation Chairman, Peter Willis-Jones and Members of Bingara Lions Club.

The entertainment will be provided by students of Bingara Central School. The ‘Community Walk’ will be unveiled as well as a tribute to Matron Margaret Abra by her family and Bingara Lions Club. Celebrations start at 10am in the park.

The Rotunda and Community Walk is the combined project of Bingara Lions Club, Australian Lions Foundation, Gwydir Shire Council and the community of Bingara. “It has been an amazing journey watching the progress of the building of the Rotunda and pathway,” Lions Club President, Judy Adams, said.

“This park has had a complete refurbish, from tattered, uninteresting, uninviting park to this beautiful picturesque park we see now.

A place to meet, a place to sit and wonder, a place to picnic, read, play or just be. This has been Bingara Lions Club biggest project for many years and has been a long time in the planning.”

Lions Clubs International celebrate 100 years anniversary in 2017. Bingara Lions have already started celebrating with the refurbishment of this Park.

“There is much more to come and it will all head towards June 7, 2017 when the party really takes off,” Judy said.

“Why not be a part of that celebration. If so few of us can do this much, imagine what more of us can achieve. Every person in a Lions Club represents two hands. We all do a little bit here, a little bit there, whatever we can contribute no matter how small. Every hand makes the job so much easier. Join Lions, be a part of the future of Bingara, we can do so much more together.”