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Busy month for seniors with lots of trips

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October 12, 2017

Seymour Seniors’ next luncheon will be held on Monday at 12.30pm.

Seymour

Seymour Seniors’ next luncheon will be held on Monday at 12.30pm.

Bookings to Betty on 0409874191

The club sends birthday wishes to Judy Bowdidge, Margaret Cole, Icky Hoogstra, Noreen Hangan, Vera Kelly, John Tencic and Gwen Williams, who are celebrating this month.

The trip to Cuckoo Restaurant is coming up next Wednesday, October 18.

Cost is $45. The bus will depart Seymour at 9am.

Non-members are welcome.

For information or to book, phone Trish Wray on 0425811158.

The next outing will be to Whittlesea market on October 30. There is no cost involved.

To book phone Bill Hogan on 0421359699.

The Melbourne Cup lunch will be held on November 7 at 12.30pm.

Bookings are essential for catering purposes.

Jo Harris, Pat Gamble and Nita Rojewski were successful in this week’s card games.

The 10-week aggregate went to Hans Bothe.

Pat Gear, Flo Hinchcliffe and Elaine Considine were too strong for the other contestants, winning all three games at Friday bowls.

Best wishes to the members who are waiting on surgery or having medical problems.

— Bernie Hangan, secretary

Avenel

The Milawa trip is on Monday, November 13. Names of intended travellers are needed by October 20.

Cost is $54, which includes a delicious lunch and tastings.

We will also visit local produce stores for retail therapy.

Non-members are welcome.

Christmas lunch will be on Monday, December 11.

The hall will be the venue if it is open.

To book phone Noella on 57941707, Grace on 57962445 or Pam on 57962315.

— Pam Pedder, secretary

Seymour Probus

Our outing to Puffing Billy was a success. Everyone enjoyed the trip through the hills on a lovely day.

Our next day out is to Noorilim Homestead and Garden on October 26. Payment of $33 must be made at the next meeting on October 17.

We will have lunch in Shepparton at our own expense, followed by shopping.

The bus will leave from GATE at 9.15am.

On Tuesday, November 14, we will go to the Tooborac Hotel for lunch, carpooling from GATE at 11am.

The annual Christmas lunch will be celebrated on Thursday, November 30. Cost is $30.

We will also have a barbecue at Kings Park on Thursday, December 14.

All events must be booked and paid to Heather or Moira.

Our trip for next year has been settled. We are off to Sydney on Monday, March 12, travelling on the XPT, staying four nights at the Great Southern Hotel and returning on Friday, March 16.

A deposit of $200 per person is required with your booking at next week’s meeting.

Details of the activities on this trip will also be available.

Members are responsible for making and paying for their own XPT booking.

Final payment of $310 is required at the November 21 meeting.

It is with sadness that we note the passing of our former loved member Gloria Graham.

Gloria and her husband Edric moved to Nagambie some time ago.

She will be sadly missed by Edric, Rebecca, their family and our Probus members.

RIP Gloria.

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