Toni Thomas National Vice President
Visits clubs through the last part of 2016.
Parramatta VIEW Christmas
Wednesday 7 December 2016, Toni Thomas National Vice President
I had the pleasure of joining Parramatta VIEW for their Christmas Luncheon it was a great day with Members really being a valued part of fund raising for The Smith Family. The wonderful entertainers wrote them their own personal song which they also sang to the members.
Macarthur VIEW Christmas
Monday 28 November 2016, Toni Thomas National Vice President
Monday Evening I had the great pleasure for a return visit to Macarthur VIEW for their Christmas celebration. It was a great night of fun and frivolity they really know how to enjoy themselves. This night they signed up five new members and twenty of them did their registration for Convention. They are already organised with their functions and outfits for Convention can't wait to see what the "Queen's of Convention " have organised.
Christmas with Yagoona VIEW
November 2016, Toni Thomas National Vice President
I was able to celebrate Christmas with Yagoona VIEW at their Christmas Luncheon. This maybe a small club that meets in Bankstown Workers club in their wonderful train carriage but they are such a happy group working together and enjoying their VIEW club.
eir LLF student Jane who they have sponsored through her schooling and also University.
The Smith Family’s Supporters Luncheon
Thursday 27 October 2016, Toni Thomas National Vice President
Gwen, Gloria and myself had the pleasure of attending The Smith Family supporters Luncheon held in Sydney. It was a great opportunity to hear speakers hosted by PwC Ashley Rickman, Annette Young General Manager NSW/ACT The Smith Family ,Dr Lisa O'Brien CEO of The Smith Family, Christine Bartlett Chairman of The Smith Family and also Learning for Life graduate and Learning for Life student. It was a great opportunity to say Thank you for your support help open a child's mind to a world of opportunity and a future full of possibilities.
Galston VIEW Cub Luncheon
Wednesday 26 October 2016, Toni Thomas National Vice President
I was able to visit Galston VIEW in October for their Luncheon meeting. It gave me a chance to speak about VIEW and The Smith Family and answer their questions. They are so proud of their Learning for Life student Jane who they have sponsored through her schooling and also University.
National Council Reunion
Sunday 23 October 2016, Toni Thomas National Vice President
After our last National Council meeting we had a reunion with PNC 2014/15 and our PNVP Lyn, Sue and June for dinner. It was great to meet up again and have some great laughs sadly Robin Perros PNP was unable to attend because of a prior commitment. These past Executive have been great mentors for Gwen, Gloria and I.
Wednesday 19 October 2016, Toni Thomas National Vice President
October I had the pleasure of visiting Sylvania VIEW for their monthly luncheon meeting. Great day with wonderful members who run such a happy and well organised club. They are so welcoming and nice way for me to spend the day.
East Hills VIEW Luncheon
October 2016, Toni Thomas National Vice President
This luncheon was a way for me to meet members that I hadn't the pleasure of meeting before. It was their back 2 school day and they had collected a lot of stationery for their local The Smith Family office to be distributed amongst local schools. These members were very excited to hear from their Learning for Life child that they now sponsor .