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Thursday Thinkers – September 1st Update to Guest Speaker
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The Lunch Club

FOR YOUR AUGUST DIARY

FRIDAY 26TH 12.00 NOON
WINDSOR CASTLE HOTEL
LAWES AND  GEORGE  STREETS
EAST MAITLAND

Plenty of parking, shop a docket meals available….

If you can’t attend then please contact
TRICIA ON bunt2010@gmail.com
or
PETER peterwe44@hotmail.com


Message from the President.

As you know to run your U3A we rely on a hard working committee. We need our members to become more involved with the committees activities. Many positions are still open, Publicity, Venues Co-Ordinator, Leaders Liaison, and more. If you would like to know more about any of these activities please talk to one of your committee members.


U3A SOCIAL DINNER

Wednesday 26th October at 6.00pm

Hunter Hospitality TAFE Campus restaurant
The 3 course meal is cooked and served by the students from the Campus

Cost is $30 per person

Our Booking is for 20, so if you wish to attend contact Peter Wilson. peterwe44@hotmail.com or 0409514452 asap
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ATTENTION LEADERS

Closing time for 2017 Term 1 courses
Feb – June will be
11 November 2016


Help Wanted in the U3A Office

With mail so expensive and slow these days and not every U3A member being connected to the internet, we would like to make it easier for members to interact with U3A Maitland.

We are considering opening ‘an office’ for a few hours each once a week (or less often) where members could drop in to pick up U3A paperwork, have a chat, enrol in courses or to provide feedback. To do this we would need some volunteers from our membership to help man the office as it is too big a job using committee members only.

If we had sufficient volunteers we could be open, for example, on Mondays between 12.00 and 2.00pm during the U3A term.

If you think you might like to do this, we’d love to hear from you. It would need two people to be present at any one time so it’s an ideal opportunity to work with a friend or to make new friends. The idea is to draw up a roster such that volunteers might work about once/month.

Initially, we are thinking of opening for 2 hours at a time, at the Willard Room in the Uniting Church Building near the cinema complex where there is plenty of parking.

We welcome feedback as to whether you would use this opportunity to interface with U3A in person and please let us know if you’d like to volunteer to help run the office.

Please return your comments to Linda Feenan
email : lindafeenan@yahoo.com.au
phone: 0412 566 694
mail : Secretary U3A Maitland, PO Box 502, Maitland 2320


Newsletter

Do you enjoy the weekly newsletter?  Do you think it’s a good way for U3A to communicate to its members?  Would you like to contribute something?  Or maybe we have someone out there who would like to be the editor?  Please let me know your thoughts and ideas.  It would be great if I could hand the baton onto someone else so I have more free time to do more courses!

Please contact Linda Feenan lindafeenan@yahoo.com.au
or
phone 0412 566 694

 

Upcoming Mens Breakfasts

Upcoming Thursday Thinkers Guests

THURSDAY THINKERS  SEPTEMBER 1ST

WHERE: Lorn Park Bowling Club, Melrose St, LORN
TIME: 1.30 pm

LORETTA BAKER : THE CHANGING FACE OF MAITLAND

Loretta is one of Maitland City Councillors. She will talk to us on the changing face of Maitland in terms of cultural diversity over the past 10 years. She will mention our most recent emerging communities and the positive impact they are making in the area. She will tell us about the Riverlights Multicultural Festival in October.

Loretta will also bring members up to date on the Plan of Management for Lorn riverbank and will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

LUNCH AT LORN…….don’t forget…if you would like to join us for lunch before our speaker we meet from 12.15 onwards.

Looking forward to seeing you there, kind regards, Sue Long

Term 3 Enrolments

 

Change of Venues

The Adobe Photoshop and Basic Computing has moved to Rutherford Library!

A Brief History of the English Language which is a Term 4 course will be in
The Willard Room
Maitland Uniting Church Building,

(not at the East Maitland Library as listed in the programme).

Coffee Club

 coffee
Wed 14 September 10.30
Lillies and Limes Café Shop 3 165 Swan St Morpeth (near Post Office)

Snapshots

President Wendy Pearson

President Wendy Pearson

Linda Feenan

Linda Feenan

Vice President Peter Wilson

Vice President Peter Wilson

Course Coordinator Peter Morrison

Course Coordinator Peter Morrison

Treasurer Sue Chapman

Treasurer Sue Chapman

Group photo

Some of our members