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Penrith Press - - NEWS - Ne­pean Evening View Club: Ne­pean Re­tired Men’s Club: Hawkes­bury-Ne­pean Chap­ter of Fel­low­ship of First Fleeters: Free work­shop: Liv­ing Well With Can­cer: Can­cer Coun­cil NSW:

EVENTS, CLUBS, GROUPS

The View Club (Voice, In­ter­ests and Ed­u­ca­tion of Women) will hold their Din­ner Meet­ing at Pan­thers Pen­rith on May 15. Ar­rive 7pm for 7.30pm. The evening fea­tures a three­course meal. Cost: $28. Book­ings es­sen­tial. Speaker is a re­tired po­lice of­fi­cer who will speak of his ex­pe­ri­ences in the Po­lice Force. Women of VIEW sup­port dis­ad­van­taged Aus­tralian chil­dren through the Smith Fam­ily’s Learn­ing for Life pro­gramme. New mem­bers and vis­i­tors warmly wel­comed. De­tails and book­ings to Colleen on 4735 4982.

Meets on the third Wed­nes­day of each month in the John Lees Cen­tre, at 10am. Morn­ing tea and a guest speaker each meet­ing. There are bus trips at reg­u­lar in­ter­vals and one per year for a week away. Part­ners are wel­come on all trips. New mem­bers are wel­come. For in­for­ma­tion phone so­cial sec­re­tary Don Bate 4732 2367.

Meets ev­ery sec­ond Satur­day of the month at the Teb­butt Room, Wind­sor Li­brary at 11am and at other venues through­out the year. In­quiries please con­tact pamela.hempel@hot­mail.com or phone 0407 660 579 or slamb1950@gmail.com or phone 0419 434 776.

My Choice Mat­ters will be run­ning a work­shop for peo­ple with dis­abil­i­ties, their fam­i­lies and car­ers in Spring­wood on Tues­day May 2. The work­shop will fo­cus on how to get the most out of life and the Na­tional Dis­abil­ity In­sur­ance Scheme. The ses­sion will be fa­cil­i­tated by Mel Sch­laeger. My Choice Mat­ters is an in­de­pen­dent or­gan­i­sa­tion work­ing with peo­ple with a dis­abil­ity. The work­shop runs 10am-2.30pm, at Spring­wood Sports Club, 83 Mac­quarie Rd, Spring­wood. To regis­ter visit my­choice­mat­ters.org.au or call 1800 144 653.

One day work­shop pre­sented by Margie Braun­stein, a se­nior fa­cil­i­ta­tor with the Quest for Life Foun­da­tion. The work­shop is tai­lored to peo­ple liv­ing with can­cer and their car­ers and will in­vite par­tic­i­pants to ex­plore the im­por­tance of self-care while learn­ing prac­ti­cal strate­gies for cre­at­ing re­silience and peace in the face of liv­ing with can­cer. Satur­day 22 April at the Blue Moun­tains Theatre & Com­mu­nity Hub, 106-108 Mac­quarie Road, Spring­wood. 9:30am ar­rival for 10am start. 4pm fin­ish. Cost: $15.00 in­clud­ing morn­ing tea and light lunch (pay­ment on the day). Con­tact Carolyn at Can­cer Well­ness Sup­port to book: (02) 4782 4866.

Is seek­ing vol­un­teers to as­sist can­cer pa­tients at Ne­pean Hospi­tal. Con­tact Melissa for more in­for­ma­tion 9354 2003.

The Fel­low­ship of First Fleeters looks at life in the colony. Pic­ture: Justin San­son

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