Woden Seniors Inc

Over 45 years of providing Community Service to the over-50s of Canberra

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Fortnightly News 25/10/2013

News Update
AGM
 
The Club’s Annual General Meeting was held on Monday 14 October 2013 and the following members were elected to the Management Committee.
Executive:
President – Paul McGlew
Vice President – Anne Murray AM
Secretary – Gail Giuliano OAM
Treasurer – Heike Elvers
Committee Members: 
• Pat Birrell
• Grahame Hellyer
• Richard Hickman
• Lutana McLeod
• Irene Turpie
Many thanks to outgoing Committee members Sue Allen and Ken Riordan and welcome to new Committee members Lutana McLeod and Irene Turpie.
Woden Seniors Website problems
26/10/2013 – Original item removed as the problem has since been resolved and the website is now operating normally.
Grandparents Day Community Festival Sunday 27 October 2013 
Celebrate the day with family and friends; along with members from the other 3 ACT seniors clubs, at the Grandparents Day Community Festival from 11am to 5pm located between the Tuggeranong Seniors Centre and the foreshores of Lake Tuggeranong. Entry through the gates off 101 Cowlishaw Street.
 
Entertainment includes live music with Canberra’s own Annie and the Armadillos, The Old 45’s will also be performing great rock and pop classics from the 60’s and 70’s, with Southside Rock’n’Roll Dance on hand to kick up their heels on the dance floor. The Tuggeranong Ukulele Gang will make a welcome return with high-energy performances, featuring students from several Tuggeranong Primary Schools.
 
Fun activities include ‘paint and play’ and face painting for younger children, and a range of other activities for people of all ages including circus workshops, reptile displays, healthy cooking demonstrations, croquet, belly dancing, disc golf, Nordic walking, badminton, petanque and painting for seniors.
 
Upcoming Events
 The Club has a number of events coming up:
 
Concert – featuring Rachel Duncan and Michael Politi and many others will be held in the Club from 2-4pm on Sunday 3 November 2013.  Tickets for $15 are available from Polly in the front office;
 
Melbourne Cup – join us at the club for the race and a flutter in the Anne Murray Room on Tuesday 5 November 2013;
 
Woden Valley Festival Carnival – the Club will have a market stall (books, plants and craft for sale) at the Carnival in Eddison Park, Woden from 10am to 4pm on Saturday 9 November 2013;
 
Christmas Lunch – Monday 9 December in the Club – more information to come.
 
Books, Books, Books 
 
Thank you to all those that have dropped books off at the Club, very much appreciated.  We are still seeking more books to stock our library and for sale through the market stall at the Woden Festival on Saturday 9 November – donations of good quality books especially children’s books would be especially appreciated.