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Forster District Combined Probus Club  

Archived Notices

March 2014

Forster District Combined Probus Club member wins First Prize in the PROBUS Photography Competition 2014

 "Capture the Moment" was the theme for this year's National Probus South Paciific Photographic Competition.  Some of our members, keen photographers, entered photos for consideration.  One member who entered, Keith Pascoe, was astounded to receive an invitation with wife Robyn to attend a dinner in Sydney for the six finalists on February 22nd.

At the dinner, to their absolute astonishment, Keith's photo of three of our members on tubes in the river at a PROBUS camping trip to Knorrit Flat, was declared winner of the competition which had attracted nearly 2000 entries!  The prize is a Mediterranean Cruise for two aboard Aegean Odyssey including airfares and is valued at $18,ooo.  Keith and Robyn are still flying high - without the use of an aircraft!

Keith's winning photo will be published shortly on the Probus South Pacific Area home website - also watch out for it in the April edition of the magazine Active Retirees.

Well done, Keith (and Robyn)!

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Community Awards

On Saturday 26th October at Club Taree the Myall Lakes Community awards for 2013 were presented to the successful nominees. The awards were classified as follows: Young Person of the Year, Senior Person of the Year, Junior Sports Person of the Year, Sports Person of the Year, Community Group of the Year and Citizen of the Year.

Probus members and our own Club were amongst the finalists. Grahame Burns made the finalist list in the Senior Person of the Year as did Jan Irvine for Citizen of the Year and our own Club was a finalist in the Community Group of the Year. Certificates were presented to all finalists and we offer our warmest congratulations to all.

Our warmest congratulations go to Grahame Burns who was recognised as the Senior Citizen of the Year for Myall Lakes.

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August 2013

The Motion as detailed below was approved by members at the 1st August 2013 Meeting of Forster District Combined Probus Club Inc.

 

July 2013

Notice of Motion - Adoption of Draft  (New) Constitution

Voting will take place at out General Meeting on Thursday, 1st August 2013

In accordance with our Incorporated Probus Club Constitution, Probus South Pacific Limited has requested General Membership voting on a Special Resolution (where 75% of those members present and voting) will need to agree with a MOTION TO ADOPT THE DRAFT CONSTITUTION DATED 2013.

Recommendation: That the Probus South Pacific Limited Amended Draft Constitution for 2013 be adopted by this Club (Forster District Combined Probus Club Inc.)

Rationale:

This final Draft Model is the result of a five year review of the Incorporated Constitution, carried out by PSPL in conjunction with all Probus Clubs, who were provided with the opportunity to have input and participation in the review process.

Copies of the current Constitution and the Amended Model are available for inspection by members.  Copies may be requested from the Club Secretary, Glenys Roberts.

Committee members are available to answer questions regarding this Constitutional review.

Carol Stockham - President