DR ROBERT COOTER AWARD
This award has been created as an opportunity to recognize worthy recipients, a Lion, Lioness, Leo, or a non Lion, a business or corporate beneficiary.
The Dr Robert (Bob) Cooter award is in recognition of his major contribution to the Lions organisation, medical profession and the community over a period of 50 years.
In November 1966 Dr Bob Cooter was a charter member of the Port Augusta Lions Club (C1). At the time of his death on the 30th March 2017, just a few days short of his 90th birthday, Dr Bob was a member of the Prospect-Blair Athol Lions Club (C1). His immense contribution to his profession and his community are highlighted below.
Five decades of service recognised
Adelaidean issue 31921
Together we will.
Applications For The Award
Purchases can be done by: Clubs, Districts individuals or non-Lion entities.
The nominated recipient, honoured to receive the Dr Bob Cooter Recognition award will receive a personally inscribed, individually numbered plaque which will be forwarded within 3-4 weeks of receipt of order.
This award which costs $1,000.00 can be paid over two years; funds raised through this award will continue the ongoing work of the Lions Medical Research Foundation (SA).
The Contributions of Dr Robert Cooter AM
The Ambassador of Goodwill Award
In 2009 Bob was presented this award is the highest recognition available to Lions.
World First Discovery
“Cooter’s Disease”: In 1966, Bob was the first person to recognise that the cause of the epidemic of often-fatal meningitis in mid-north South Australian towns was an amoeba which thrived under certain conditions. The University of Adelaide has bestowed on Bob the Distinguished Alumni Award.