ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
The annual general meeting was held on 18 October and the following people were elected to the Board of Management for 2016–2017: Jenny Rowland, President, Pat Gration, Vice-President, and Sena Athugalage, Treasurer. Other members elected were Gabriel Savas, Fil Giles, Di Lucas and Tanja Prosenik.
Joanna Leurs, a trained Heart Moves leader organises this low intensity exercise group, suitable for people with health concerns. There are lots of options for all exercises and everyone is encouraged to work at their own pace. They have lots of fun. Come along and join this friendly group. All welcome. Cost $8 per session.
CELEBRATING OUR 50TH BIRTHDAY
This special occasion will be held in a private function room at the Tradies Club in Dickson on Saturday, 3 December from 4.00–7.00 pm. Formal invitations will be sent to all Canberra Seniors Centre members shortly. There will be no cost for this celebration for members and their partners.
CANBERRA SENIORS CENTRE FETE
WE NEED HELPERS FOR THE FETE!!! IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO OFFER YOUR ASSISTANCE ON THURSDAY, FRIDAY OR SATURDAY, THE 3RD. 4TH AND 5TH OF NOVEMBER. IF YOU CAN SPARE EVEN ONE OR TWO HOURS WE WOULD BE DELIGHTED, SO ADD YOUR NAME TO THE LIST ON THE DINING ROOM WALL.
The Fete is ONLY NINE days from today (27 October).
YOUR SKILLS AND ENTHUSIASM ARE NEEDED TO MAKE OUR FETE A SUCCESS.
Please put your name on the lists on the dining room windows if you can help on Thursday 3 November, Friday 4 November or Saturday, the day of the Fete itself.
Also tell Pat how YOU are helping.
It’s not too late to bring in your pre-loved gems for the trash and treasure stall. The craft group ladies would greatly appreciate the donation of wool, crochet yarn and material. Also, could you donate at least one item for the fete raffle to make it extra special?
Please note that on Thursday the 3rd and Friday the 4th of November, the usual activities will not take place because we will be setting up the stalls for the fete.
Also note that the last event for this year is on 9 December. The centre will reopen on 9 January 2017.
PLEASE NOTE—YOGA FOR SENIORS
The Yoga for Seniors class, which has been conducted on Wednesdays from 10 am to 11 am, is now held on Thursday afternoons from 2.30 pm to 3.30 pm.
PLEASE NOTE—SOCIAL CARDS
This activity will now begin at 9.30 am instead of 10.00 am on Wednesday mornings, giving all canasta lovers an extra half-hour of their favourite game.
PLEASE NOTE—CERAMIC PAINTING
The ceramic painting class has finished for this year. Hopefully, it will begin again in the New Year. Keep an eye on our activities list in January.
Pat Gration, besides being our Centre Manager, is employed by us as a Welfare Officer. Her official title is CEO, My Aged Care. This has been made possible by a grant from the federal government. She has the up-to-date information about aged care services that are available in our local area which can help you to live independently. She is able to advise you, provide confidential counselling and advocate on your behalf so please contact her if you have any questions about this federal government initiative.
COMMUNITY PARTNERS OF CANBERRA SENIORS CENTRE …