Out and about
There was a large attendance at last Monday’s general meeting to say farewell to Ray Snelling who is leaving Seymour Seniors to move to Melbourne.
As a parting gift for his 20 years of service to Seniors, president Betty Mulraney presented Ray with a life membership.
The members draw was won by secretary Bernie and will now go back to $25 for the June meeting.
Twenty members enjoyed the lunch and cruise at Nagambie last Friday.
Thanks to Bill Hogan for organising the outing and detouring to Avenel for afternoon tea at the Linden Tree Cafe. A fitting end to a great day.
Following the cancelled trip to Tasmania, Elsa Gray has arranged a five-day trip to Merimbula, starting on September 4. Phone Elsa on 5792 1273 to book.
Trish Wray is taking bookings for Broadford’s trip to the Ballarat Wildlife Park on June 21.
Cost of $20 covers coach and park entry. Bring your own lunch.
Our next major event is the 50th celebration of the opening of the Seniors Hall, on Monday at 1 pm.
Following the formalities, Brendan Scott will entertain us.
After a successful visit to Oz Tenpin (Star Bowl) Shepparton, members have voted to go again on May 29.
Transport is free, the only cost is the venue charge and lunch. Contact Bill Hogan to book.
Card results: 500 to Des Brand and Jo Harris; euchre also went to Mr Brand.
Get well wishes to members not enjoying the best of health. — Bernie Hangan,
secretary Avenel Our trip to Bright was thoroughly enjoyed by 29 people.
Bright’s Autumn Festival was in full swing with street markets, bands and buskers, food stalls and a great street parade. The icecream shop was a big hit also.
Thanks to Noella for her organisation.
The next lunch day is on June 19. Venue to be confirmed due to hall renovations.
Members and friends are invited to attend.
We will have a presenter from the RACV with ‘Years Ahead Road Safety for Seniors’. Please support this event. The Christmas in July function at the Linden Tree Cafe on July 13 is almost fully booked.
Be quick to reserve a place; it is limited to 20 people.
There are two more trips this year — to Warrnambool and Millawa.
We will head to Warrnambool on September 1 to 3 for three days and two nights of sightseeing, at a cost of $495.
Places are still available and nonmembers are welcome.
Millawa is the final trip for the year. Cost is $54 including tastings and lunch.
Names are being taken now, so please join us.
Contacts are Noella on 5794 1707, Grace on 5796 2445 or Pam on 5796 2315. — Pam Pedder,
Farewell: Seymour Seniors president Betty Mulraney presented a life membership to Ray Snelling for outstanding service to the club over many years.