Newsletter August & September 2018
1…Again I am combining 2
months in this Newsletter.
2…Class attendance is down,
to an all time low. This is a crisis situation for the Programme
Officer and all of the Management Committee. We need all club
members input to this problem, suggestions as to what subjects
need to be taught to increase attendance. We are opened to any
suggestions. Please help.
3…We have applied for and
been granted a Federal Government Grant. It is called BE
CONNECTED and is for showing the over 50’s the world of
Computers. The Grant must be spent on the Advertising and
Organising Educational Initiatives helping Seniors to
communicate using Computers. This was obtained through the help
of local Federal MP Kevin Hogan. Thank you Kevin.
4…So Members this Grant is
for the Public. So if you have Non-Member friends, this is an
opportunity for them to come along.
*Cuppa and Meeting Date, Monday 15th October.
* Time 10am
* Venue Maclean CWA Room
There they will be told about free lessons being conducted in
our class rooms during the “Be Connected Week”, October 15/20
5…The Christmas Party has
been confirmed 14th December 2018 at Maclean Bowling Club Dining
Room at 11.30am. For a Smorgasbord Menu with Chinese and
Australian choices. It is $15.00 for Members and $22 for
Non-Members. Please attend it is Your Christmas Party.
6…Do not forget to attend the
AGM on Friday 19th October 2018 at 10am. Held at CWA rooms
Maclean, next door to RSL. Where you will also if required, vote
for your Executive and Committee Members. Nominations are still
being received till 4pm Friday 12th October 2018.
7…I have asked our Club
Patron Mayor Jim Simmons to attend, and act as Returning Officer
if required. At this point he has accepted.
8…Elena Turner has also
replaced Alison Fiddy on the Management Committee. Alison had to
resign for family reasons, she will be greatly missed. Welcome
9…Lorraine Kenny is
recuperating from her injuries sustained from her fall. We wish
her a speedy recovery.
10…Please help Boost our