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Vale Aldo Vicentic’s Mother

It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of Ivanka Rampazzo, Aldo Vicentic’s mother 14th September 2016. Aldo is a member of the Whittlesea U3A Committee of Management and has been caring for his mother during her illness. Our deepest condolences to Aldo.

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Vale Anna Golebiowski

Vale Anna Golebiowski It is with deep sadness we announce our member, Anna Golebiowski passed away 7th September 2016. Anna enjoyed all her classes at Whittlesea U3A during the six years she was a member. She never missed her line dancing and exercise classes, enjoying every one and will be remembered for her smile and […]

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Vale Ian Newbegin

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of one of our Whittlesea U3A members, Ian Newbegin. Ian contributed a great deal of his time to teaching in his younger days and then concentrated on writing. He wrote many books on the subjects of depression in men and prostate cancer which he suffered from. […]

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Hand Embroidery Class

Whittlesea U3A Inc. Hand Embroidery Class. This class may not be the biggest one, but it is very productive and everyone has a lot of fun producing very good work. Maggie Antram is the very talented tutor for this class with many years’ experience. The ladies in the class,some of whom were beginners when they […]

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13TH AUGUST CANCER FUNDRAISER

Biggest Morning Tea Unfortunately Cancer illness has touched most of us in some way. The WMCC is organising a fun filled Afternoon Tea & Sausage sizzle family event to raise funds for Cancer research. Please lend your support toward combatting this overwhelming illness. Please see flyer attached $5 & $1 Entry fee Chinese & Indian […]

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Whittlesea U3A Inc. Art Exhibition

   Whittlesea U3A Inc. Art Exhibition Venue: Westfield Plenty Valley Shopping Center Location: 415 McDonalds Rd, Mill Park VIC 3082 Dates: 11th -14th August 2016 COME ALONG AND JOIN IN THE FUN –EVERYONE WELCOME!!! Whittlesea U3A’s Art for Fun proudly presents over 120 artworks on display This is a joint venture with Plenty Valley Arts […]

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Expression of interest

Dear Members, Subject to the level of interest and confirmation of suitable venue, day and time the following courses will commence Term 4. If you have any queries, please contact our Course Coordinators Judy and Afroditi – email and phone numbers below. Course/Activity Description Possible day/time Creative Craft Are we tired of all the newspapers […]

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FREE Money Minded workshop.

The Brotherhood of St. Laurence are organising FREE Money Minded workshop. “We, the Brotherhood of St Laurence, are pleased to invite you all to attend a FREE Financial Literacy Training workshop – enabling you with the skills to becoming MONEY MINDED! The workshop will give will help you to build your financial knowledge and skills in areas […]

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Annual General Meeting 2016 – 25th August

It’s that time of year again when we choose our committee members. All committee positions are open to any financial member to be nominated. If you are interested in serving your U3A in any capacity please feel free to discuss the various committee roles with the relevant current committee member and put your name forward if you are […]

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Trip to Lakes Entrance

Lakes Entrance is one of Victoria’s premier holiday destinations, well known for its swimming beaches, waterfront cafes and fleet of colourful fishing boats, many of which sell the day’s catch from the jetties. Located 319 kilometres from Melbourne on the edge of Ninety Mile Beach where the Gippsland Lakes meet the ocean, Lakes Entrance offers […]

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Winning Walking Football team (Special edition)

This post is dedicated to the winning Walking Football Team. Here they are at the medal and trophy presentation/closing ceremony. The team members are; Michael Murray, Domenic Marino, Sam Cusimano, Mary Ann Lim, Mark Finlayson, Angela petrucci and Gerry Fay. Angela and Gerry who kindly stepped in to make up the team numbers. Mark Finlayson […]

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Walking Football /Young at heart games Continues…

Congratulations to the Whittlesea U3A Walking Football team who won the trophy at the Young at Heart Games. We also congratulate Elaine Hamlet for winning the Silver trophy in the mini -golf category. To view more photos of the event, go to the Photo Gallery. Due to the success of the Walking Football at the […]

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Medal winning archer

Helen Campbell has been a member of Whittlesea I3A since 2002. Over those years, she has been both a tutor and a committee member. However, Helen’s first love (other than her family), is archery. Helen has been a keen field archer since 1982, competing in numerous events throughout Australia and the rest of the world. […]

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Christmas Party 7th December 2016

HO HO HO! HARD TO BELIEVE IT’S THAT TIME AGAIN – Bookings will be taken for the 2016 U3A Christmas Party from July 1st. A 3 course meal will be provided once again. Music by Horizon Isobel and Rory. Bookings are to be made with Dianne Germaine 9436 9174 or gdgermaine@bigpond.com Payments to be made […]

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An expedition into the city (continued…)

“When the First Fleet was sent to New South Wales in 1787, Richard Johnson of the Church of England was licensed as chaplain to the fleet and the settlement. In 1825, Thomas Scott was appointed Archdeacon of Australia under the jurisdiction of the Bishop of Calcutta. William Grant Broughton, who succeeded Scott in 1829, was […]

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