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Sey­mour

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,

sec­re­tary

Farewell: Sey­mour Se­niors pres­i­dent Betty Mul­raney pre­sented a life mem­ber­ship to Ray Snelling for out­stand­ing ser­vice to the club over many years.

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