Milton/Ulladulla VIEW Club was formed in 1991.
Currently, the Club sponsors four Smith Family Learning for Life students and is actively involved in fundraising activities to raise donations for The Smith Family programs.
We are always open to new members, so please get in touch today and come and see what it's all about.
- Meeting Day on 4th Thursday of the month, with the exception of December.
- Commencing 11am for 11.30am at the Milton Ulladulla ExServos, Function Room.
President: Denise 02 4454 5299
Secretary: Sue 02 4455 3624
Member’s apologies for luncheon meetings must be made before 9am on the Wednesday prior to the meeting, to Denise on 02 44545299. Members are on a permanent booking list, therefore automatically booked for lunch each month. If you can't attend, please contact Denise as above.
Keep up to date with what is happening around the clubs.
This will be held on Thursday 26 July, when we will celebrate Christmas In July.
Julie Kelly with President Denise
Guest speaker, Julie Kelly, from Destiny Rescue, spoke very passionately of this organisation’s work; to rescue children from child trafficking, and sexual slavery. Rescuing the children is just the first step in a complex process, with the rehabilitation process being tailored to the circumstances and needs of the individual children.
The restoration of these traumatised children includes gentle medical care and therapy, then with education and vocational training they can be integrated back into society, with a 95% success rate of keeping rescued children out of the sex trade. Destiny Rescue believes in giving a hand-up, rather than a handout, thus empowering people to take back control of their own destiny.
- Monday 13th August, Mollymook VIEW Birthday at 11am at Mollymook Bowling Club $35;
- Thursday 23rd August, Annual Auction and luncheon meeting;
- Sunday 9th September, Mollymook VIEW Springtime Jazz Festival at Dunn Lewis Centre 2-5pm $35;
- Wednesday 26th September, excursion to The Sydney Opera House for Evita;
- Thursday 27th September, monthly luncheon meeting at ExServos function Centre, 11 for 11.30am;
- Thursday 25th October, Preliminary AGM and luncheon meeting.
- Thursday 22nd November, Christmas luncheon, and cabaret.
- Cancellation of the Millers Fashion Parade, unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances this event has been cancelled.
In July 2016 VIEW Clubs of Australia introduced a Making A Difference Award, to recognise and acknowledge members who display VIEW values and guiding principles. From these nominations the VIEW Executive select five recipients, who were recognised for their contribution to VIEW, on the honour roll at the National Convention held in Tamworth.
Unbeknown to Cynthia Pakes, Milton Ulladulla VIEW Club nominated her for this Award, and were thrilled to when advised that Cynthia is to be a recipient. It is a bit ironic and very fitting that the acronym MAD Award is to be bestowed upon the very witty and fun loving Cynthia.
During June, twenty-six members and friends enjoyed a wonderful High Tea, at Jeni Wilkins house. As can be seen by the photos, many rose to the occasion, dressing in movie, cartoon or song title characters. It is sincere thanks to Jeni for opening her home.
Guest speaker, Jessica Bricklebank, an Exercise Physiologist from Grand Pacific Health, put approximately 40 members and guests, through their paces, during the May meeting. We learnt that many useful exercises can be done in conjunction with everyday activities. Jessica outlined several issues to be aware of for the prevention of falls; foremost is that of balance and strength.
Jessica explained that through exercise, and lifestyle modification, many chronic, and complex illnesses such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, back pain, osteoporosis, and arthritis, can be better managed. Jessica was an enlightening and entertaining guest speaker, providing all present with very useful and educational information.
May birthday ladies
Physical in May
Also, during May a number of our members visited Sussex Inlet Day VIEW Club to help celebrated their 40th Birthday.
Milton Ulladulla VIEW celebrated 27th birthday
Approximately 40 members and guests, enjoyed a wonderful day celebrating our Club’s 27th birthday. Many members embraced the theme The Great Gatsby dressing in the style of the day, and The Shoalhaven Performance Troupe provided some splendid entertainment.
Among the April birthday girls was Sharon Steptoe who celebrated being 90 years young in April.
Special birthday girl Sharon, assists Cherrie and Denise to cut the cake
Milton Ulladulla VIEW Club’s January luncheon meeting which incorporated the AGM, was held on Thursday 25 January at the Milton Ulladulla ExServos Function room. The AGM was presided over by Past Zone Councillor NG02 Glennis Beauchamp, who duly installed the new committee for 2018, being President Denise; Vice President and Program Officer Lynda, Secretary Sue; Assistant Secretary Maureen; Treasurer Jan; Assistant Treasurer Lynne; Delegate Jeni; Welfare Officer Wendy; and Publicity Officer Sonia.
2017 was another successful year for Milton Ulladulla VIEW; as well as supporting our four Learning For Life Students, the Club again donated significant funds to the Smith Family’s Book and Toy Appeal. Membership in excess of 50 was maintained throughout the year.
Milton Ulladulla VIEW Club’s Christmas luncheon meeting/party celebrations was held on Thursday 23 November at the Milton Ulladulla ExServos Function room. Some fifty members and guests enjoyed a great day of fun, laughter and gaiety, which was combined with good food and wonderful entertainment.
The eagerly awaited performance of the VIEW Tops was enhanced this year with the addition of a beautiful young singer, Katie Marle, who is a relative of President Denise; these performances were a great hit, and enjoyed by all.
Katie performing her solo
VIEW Tops Muso Patrick with Kerry
Finale for the VIEW Tops and Katie
Lots of prizes to be won
The Melbourne Cup fundraiser held at the ExServos Club on Tuesday 7 November was a great success, as well as a fun day. MC for the day, Patrick McKenna, kept the day flowing with his humorous jokes, trivia quizzes, and phantom call of the big race, while the duo Steve and Paul entertained by singing a variety of popular songs from years gone by.
Like all race days there were winners and losers, but the biggest winner is The Smith Family’s Learning For Life Program, as all funds raised will be going to this program.
Milton Ulladulla VIEW greatly appreciates the continued support of the many local businesses, with prizes for the day being donated from Brown Sugar at Milton, Bunnings, Capital Chemist, Susans of Ulladulla, Passion for Hair, Harris Scarfe Ulladulla, Target Ulladulla, Ulladulla Taxis, Price Line Pharmacy, Ulladulla Florist and Jeni Wilkins.
Special people to compliment the day
Fashion winners Kerry, Elizabeth, and Sharon.
Learning the art of growing bonsai’s:
Members who were able to attend the September luncheon were treated to a very informative session from Russell Baker on the do’s and don’ts for the growing of Bonsai’s.
The art of growing Bonsai’s originated in China, and was later ‘hi-jacked’ by Japan. Russell explained that he has been playing with his hobby for 20-25 years, was very knowledgeable on the subject, and he happily answered a number of questions. His talk centred on the main rules that apply to the growing and caring of bonsai’s, with the most common of the trees to be used being; Elm, Juniper, Fig and Japanese Maple.
Russell with his Bonsai's Bonsai Trees
Our club was well represented at the NG02 Zone Conference held on Wednesday 5th April; congratulations to Fay Kastelein and her team on a great Conference. Denise did a great job of presenting her report for our club. Key note guest speakers were Suanne Sneddon from The Smith Family, and, Thea, who spoke on behalf of her and her husband, Brian. Thea and Brian do not have children of their own, however, they are wonderful foster parents to 7 children. Thea and Brian are truly inspirational.
Inspirational Foster parents Thea and Brian
Suanne Sneddon from The Smith Family
Our Club Table Display at the Conference
Jeni Wilkins, Gloria Walter, Lyn Barling and Pat McRae
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2018 AREA NI01 International Women's Day
There were 91 VIEW Clubs of Australia NI01 members and their guests who attended an International Women’s Day lunch which was held at The Powerhouse on Saturday, 10 March 2018. The three VIEW Clubs in Tamworth attended along with Manilla VIEW Club and the two clubs from Gunnedah.Read more...
VIEW Parliamentary Metnion
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WA State Conference
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VIEW National Convention 2019
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