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In February 2005 we celebrated our 10th Birthday. 87 members attended and 12 invited guests.

Catering was a two course cold meal with a complimentary drink to all on arrival. Entertainment was John O'Dea singing and playing his guitar. The birthday cake was made and decorated by a club member. Each member received a piece of the cake and those who were absent received theirs later.

A copy of our 10 year history is kept at the local History Centre.

 

 10th birthday cake with first committee names on top                                        First president, Secretary and Treasurer

2015 we celebrated our 20th aniversery. Members who have been with us for 20 continual years were presented with a 20 years certificate. 

  Foundation members light candles on 20th birthday cake

Catering was cold meat and a selection of salads, a choice of two desserts and slices of the birthday cake with the tea and coffee. Once again a member's made and decorated the cake.

Two Life Membership Awards were also presented at the function.

April 2016 we celebrated 40 years of Probus South Pacific. We held a luncheon and invited members from Laura, Orroroo, Peterboroughand Booleroo to join us. Each club presented an item and all joined in with a game of Bingo.

Each year we rotate the hosting of a combined "Probus Get Together" with members of our neighbouring clubs. This use to be in the form of a picnic, but now it is held indoors. Games, activities, items and a great amount of fellowship is enjoyed at these events. One year we hosted a Teddy Bear's Picinc in Bundaleer Forest and another year "A Minute To Win It" competition. a 'Music Hall' with Bingo, skits, poems and a sing a long.

Christmas time is another annual event we celebrate. This is a luncheon with entertainers, a mystery gift, competitions, sing a longs and on occassion even a vist by the man in red!

We also have themes on special events such as the Olympic Games, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Melbourne Cup, Spring, etc by including quizes, competitions, displays and speakers into our meetings.

 

Probus Information Day- We hosted this event at Jamestown April 2017. Our Probus Ambassador Gloria Tiver,David Simpson (Rotary Probus area director) two Probus Officials and a representitive of  Trade Travel Grand Pacific company did presentations. Probus Clubs represented on the day came from near and far- Jamestown, Quorn, Peterborough, Laura, Waikerie, Hutt River Clare, Balaklava, Burra, Orroroo, Renmark. The day was full on touching topics of Insurance, Club tours, PSPL fees structure, Annual Returns, club subscriptions, Active Retirees e-letter and magazine, PSPL promotional material, Club websites, Probus handbook, member Benefits Scheme, membership, what makes a thriving club? and strategies to assist your club. Our club members provided a great spread of home cooked food for the whole day, which was greatly apreciated. After breaking into 'like" groups we had many hints and success stories to take back to our own clubs. It was a valuable day and is recommended for club members to attend when offered again.