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We now ned to cancel our August meeting on 9th August, the committee meeting on 16th August, the lunch at Mt Kembla Hotel on 19th August, the Coffee n Chat on 23rd August.


We have had to cancel the committee meeting on 19th July, the Christmas in July on 24th July, the Coffee n Chat on 26th July, the Ten Tenors on 30th July and Archibald prize tour on 5th August. 


Our July meeting, panned for Monday 12th July has been cancelled due to lockdown restrictions. 


We had 3 new committee members appointed at the AGM - Joy Banks and Anne Moore are looking after Performing Arts and Ruth Scargill is Assistant Treasurer. We welcomed Denise Hallett as our president for 2021/22 but we are still looking for a vice president. A big vote of thanks to retiring committee members -  Elaine Charker, Elaine McDermott and Rae Barrett-Foye for their contribution to the committee and to our members. 

The great news is that Elaine Charker will still be calling our members on their birthday for a wonderful renidition of Happy Birthday!!


Our Annual General Meeting will be held on Monday 1st March 2021 after the general meeting at 10am.


August and September and October meetings were well attended - we were even able to have a guest speaker in October. In November, we will be having our birthday luncheon so there is no regular meeting but we will be back on 14 December for our last meeting for the year. We'd like to thank The Fraternity Club at Fairy Meadow for their support in allowing us to meet in a covid safe environment.


We held our July meeting at the Fraternity Club on 13/07/2020 with 45 members present. Members are ecouraged only to attend the meeting if they are comfortable and well. No apologies required for non attendance.

At this stage, we hope to hold our August meeting at the Fraternity Club on Monday 10th August. Once again, if you are not comfortable coming to the club or being around other ladies  at this stage, that's fine - your health and safety are our prime concern.


All members will be sent this letter by email or snail mail by next week:

Due to the unprecedented and unpredictable situation unfolding with COVID-19, we have made the difficult decision to cancel our monthly meetings until the second half of this year. 

To slow the spread of the virus, we are advised to keep a distance of 1.5m between each other whenever possible. This would be difficult at our meetings, so to protect everyone's health, the meetings are cancelled. However, there will be some committee members at the Fraternity club having coffee on scheduled meeting mornings if you want to join us for a cuppa or make payments for shows/outings or membership fees. 

The Walking Group will continue to do their walks with great vigor. 

All lunches are cancelled until further notice. 

The tour to Nambucca Heads has been postponed until 19th October 2020. 

The upcoming tour of Mt Keira Scout Camp will go ahead as there is no train travel involved but the tours to Barangaroo and Cockatoo Island are postponed until a future date. Anyone who has paid for these tours will be refunded.

We have not yet been advised of any shows being cancelled, but if that happens we will let you know and organise a refund of the full ticket price.

The Fraternity Club has divided the downstairs area of the club into 3 sections: the Bistro, Il Bene and the gambling area; these sections will be monitored so as to ensure that only 100 people are in each section. As our Coffee mornings are on a Monday morning the management feels that there shouldn’t be an issue with numbers. 

Our concern now is that our members may be "stuck at home" and missing the company of others. So, if that's the case for you, please call one of the Committee for a chat, or if you don't have to self-isolate, to organise a coffee with us or a friend.



April meeting will be held on Monday 6th April 2020 (one week earlier) because of Easter.

June meeting will be held on Monday 1st June 2020.

Next Year's AGM will be held one week earlier on Monday 1st March, 2021.


Monthly meeting important notice - The Fraternity Club will now open their doors at 9:30am to allow us to proceed directly to our meeting room - no other club facilities will be available. From our June meeting (on Monday 4th June 2018), our meeting start time will revert to 10am.