Monday, 20 November 2017

Last Meeting of 2017

Meeting Date - 30th November 2017

Doesn’t time fly? another year has nearly passed. Our last meeting on the 30th November will be your last chance this year to buy a ticket in our raffle and win $50, it will also be your last chance to get a ticket for the Christmas Lunch on the 14th December at Dapto Leagues Club and you don’t want to miss that.

Envelopes for membership fees will be available at that meeting (see below for the first meeting date in 2018).

Christmas Concert

The Dapto Seniors’ Concert Group’s Christmas Concert is nearly here; it is on the 27th November at 1.30pm in Heininger Hall. Admission is free though it would be nice if you could give a gold coin donation - you get a ticket in the wonderful door prize draw held after the concert.

Make a note in your diary so you don’t miss it.

2018 Meetings

The Club’s first meeting of 2018 will be on the 25th January 2018 though the activity groups will start meeting before that date. Annual Membership is due then too but the good news is that it remains a mere $15 for the year.

Thursday, 5 October 2017

Next Meeting–19th October 2017

All the usual fun starting at 10.30 am but get there early for a chat, a cup of tea and cake or biscuits. New members are always very welcome.

Raffles

At this meeting we are raffling a flat screen TV. Amazingly three tickets are only $2 – The winning ticket will be drawn at the end of this meeting so make sure that you are in the draw by purchasing your lucky tickets before the meeting starts.

As well as the special raffle of a TV tickets are available in our meeting raffle it is also drawn at the end of each meeting with three cash prizes:

  • $50
  • $20
  • $10

These regular fortnightly prizes make your membership worth while don’t they? the first prize alone will pay for a couple of our regular lunches. Tickets are only $1 for three.

Please note that raffle tickets can only be sold to club members.

Bus Trip

Our next bus trip is on the 6th November with a visit to Old Government House at Parramatta. As well as a guided tour of the fabulous house the visit includes a wonderful exhibition of Georgian Glass made between 1700 and 1840. How fascinating is that?

Tickets are only $23 and will be on sale at the meeting, get in early because these tickets go very quickly.

Activities

Just a reminder too that we have activities every day of the week - just click on the “Club Activities” tab at the top of the page to find out more.

Fathers’ Day Concert

Finally a few photos from our successful Fathers’ Day Concert last month. Afterwards the audience was treated to a light snack, tea, coffee and a massive door prize draw. It was so much fun for all concerned.

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The Dapto Seniors’ concert group is always on the look out for performers, singers, indeed artists of any kind, there is a place for everybody in the club's concert group. You will be made very welcome. The group rehearses every Monday at 12.30pm in Heininger Hall so why not pop in and see if this is an activity for you?

Friday, 15 September 2017

Next Meeting–21 September 2017

The meeting starts promptly at 10.30 am

Don't forget to come early:

  • Buy your raffle tickets to win a massive $50 with the runner up winning $20 and $10 for the third lucky winner.
  • Book a computer lesson
  • Get your name down for one of the hit shows booking this year.
  • Enjoy a tea/coffee and biscuits.
  • Have a look for a bargain on the trade table.
  • Pick up a copy of The Senior Newspaper and/or The Voice when they are available.
  • Find out about our many activities that you can join in, there is something on everyday of the week.

Speaker

We will have a speaker from the Illawarra Retirement Trust who will talk about their services and also the government’s My Aged Care. It should be a very informative talk and questions may be asked afterwards. Well worth coming to hear.

During the meeting there will be the usual short reports about the various activities the club offers its members and you are able to bring up matters of interest to members during General Business - don't be afraid to speak up if there is something that concerns you, this is YOUR club.

The meeting usually finishes between 11 and 11.30am.

New members are most welcome to come along and find out about the club, there is a short newsletter available for new or potential members at the raffle/signing in table which details coming events and contact details for the various group leaders. Please take one.

Thursday, 7 September 2017

It’s our Fathers’ Day Concert & Lunch

Just a reminder of the coming week’s activities:

Concert

Monday, 11th September 2017 in Heininger Hall.

Don’t be late, these concerts are always great fun and afterwards there will be the usual monster door prize draw.

Everybody is welcome, it would be nice if you can make a gold coin donation at the door where you can collect your free lucky door prize ticket.

Lunch

Thursday, 14th September 2017 at Dapto Leagues Club.

Just a reminder for members. I am afraid this subsidised lunch is for members only who will have bought their tickets already. If you would like to take part in these wonderful events (there are four such lunches every year) why not join our club? There are activities every day of the week to keep you happy.

Friday, 1 September 2017

Next Meeting–7th September 2017

The meeting starts promptly at 10.30 am

Don't forget to come early:

  • Buy your raffle tickets to win a massive $50 with the runner up winning $20 and $10 for the third lucky winner.
  • Book a computer lesson
  • Get your name down for one of the hit shows booking this year.
  • Enjoy a tea/coffee and biscuits.
  • Have a look for a bargain on the trade table.
  • Pick up a copy of The Senior Newspaper and/or The Voice when they are available.
  • Find out about our many activities that you can join in, there is something on everyday of the week.

During the meeting there will be the usual short reports about the various activities the club offers its members and you are able to bring up matters of interest to members during General Business - don't be afraid to speak up if there is something that concerns you, this is YOUR club.

The meeting usually finishes between 11 and 11.30am.

People are most welcome to come along and find out about the club, there is a short newsletter available for new or potential members at the raffle/signing in table which details coming events and contact details for the various group leaders. Please take one.

Fathers’ Day Lunch

Members are encouraged to buy tickets for our Fathers’ Day Lunch to be held on the 14th September at Dapto Leagues Club commencing at 11.30am. These meals are still only $18 so make sure you get a ticket – remember to write your name on the back of the ticket to win a door prize. Last time everybody went home with a prize.

Father’s Day Concert

Just a reminder that on 11th September the Concert Group will be holding their wonderful concert in Heininger Hall at 1.30pm. A gold coin donation at the door is much appreciated and gets you a ticket in the monster raffle held after the concert. Tea and coffee will be provided. All are welcome.

Thursday, 17 August 2017

Next Meeting–24th August 2017

Special Guest Speaker

The meeting have all the usual activities but we will also have the pleasure of Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery addressing our meeting. After his short talk there will be the opportunity for members to ask questions. With the council elections due on 9th September this will be an ideal time to find out about the Mayor’s plans for the future direction of Wollongong and, in particular, Dapto.

Bus Trip

The club’s next bus trip is to Meroogal House in Nowra on Monday, 4th September. There are only a few tickets left for this interesting visit so get in early to secure yours.

After the visit the bus will stop at a local club where members can enjoy a meal and good company.

Fathers’ Day Concert

Our wonderful concert group will be holding their Fathers’ Day Concert in the hall on the 11th September. The concert starts at 1.30pm but it is a good idea to arrive early to get the best seats in the house and make new friends. There will be all the usual fun: a singalong, comedy and lots of good singing. Don’t miss it – everybody is welcome; a gold coin donation at the door would be appreciated - you will receive a ticket in the exciting door prize draw held after the concert.

Fathers’ Day Lunch

At this meeting tickets for the Father’s Day lunch will go on sale. The lunch is on the 14th September in the Sinclair Room at Dapto Leagues Club and it is still only $18 for members.

Members will enjoy a delicious two course meal followed by the monster door prize draw – at the Birthday Lunch earlier this month everybody received a gift, so don’t miss out.

See you there…

There is always a lot happening at Dapto Seniors so don’t miss out; come along to the meeting and find out about all the activities happening at your local club. New members are always welcome. There is something going on every day of the week so don’t miss out. Looking forward to seeing you.

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Next Meeting–27th July 2017

The meeting starts promptly at 10.30 am

Don't forget to come early:

  • Buy your raffle tickets to win a massive $50 with the runner up winning $20 and $10 for the third lucky winner.
  • Book a computer lesson
  • Get your name down for one of the hit shows booking this year.
  • Enjoy a tea/coffee and biscuits.
  • Have a look for a bargain on the trade table.
  • Pick up a copy of The Senior Newspaper and/or The Voice when they are available.
  • Find out about our many activities that you can join in, there is something on everyday of the week.
  • Book or pick up your tickets for the  latest hit shows at group booking prices.
  • Tickets will be on sale for our Birthday Lunch in the Sinclair Room at Dapto Leagues Club. These wonderful events are still subsidised by the club so for a mere $18 members get a two course meal and the chance to win a lucky door prize. In recent lunches everybody has taken home a door prize!

Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Once a year there is a slight change to our normal meeting. As announced previously at our June meetings the club will hold its AGM prior to this meeting. The AGM will start at 10.30am.

The AGM is a short but important event which reviews the past year of club activities and finances.

During the AGM there will be the all important election of office bearers for the coming financial year. Please put your name forward to fill one of the vacancies - everybody can help to make the club the success that it is.

After the AGM we will move straight into our normal weekly meeting.

During this there will be the usual short reports about the various activities the club offers its members and you are able to bring up matters of interest to members during General Business - don't be afraid to speak up if there is something that concerns you, this is YOUR club.

The meeting usually finishes between 11 and 11.30am but this might be slightly delayed due to the AGM.

New members are most welcome to come along and find out about the club, there is a short newsletter available for new or potential members at the raffle/signing in table which details coming events and contact details for the various group leaders. Please take one.