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Nelson Bay VIEW Club

About

Nelson Bay VIEW Club was formed in 1967.

Currently, the Club sponsors ten 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.

When

  • Meeting Day on 1st Thursday of the month 

Contact

Denise on  02 4981 1151

Where

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SOLDIERS POINT

Soldiers Point Road, SOLDIERS POINT, NSW 2317

Club News

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Service Pin Presentations for August

At the August meeting of Nelson Bay VIEW Club a record 11 members were presented with service pins as indicated below. 

20 Years:                                                                                                                       Gloria Barratt, Jeanne Dowson, Anne Munn, Jan Rawlings and Alison Warran 

10 Years:                                                                                                                       Carol Buckingham, Sharon Gorman, Narelle Hughes, Chris Ledingham, Bev Lye and Margaret Scrogie

National Councillor, Anne-Louise O’Connor, was our guest at the luncheon and presented the pins to the members. Anne-Louise commented that she has never before presented so many pins to a VIEW club in one year.

 

  

 

April Royal Baby Shower

Nelson Bay VIEW Club held a Royal Baby Shower to celebrate the impending arrival of the new royal baby. Over 100 VIEW members and guests welcomed HRH Queen Elizabeth resplendent in a striking gold dress with regal red sash and accompanied by her favourite Corgi. Guest of Honour, Meghan, wore a simple white dress and mingled with local guests and other members of the royal family in attendance including Kate and Pippa; and Princesses Eugenie and Beatrice. Camilla wore an elegant red outfit while Fergie could not be missed with her flowing red tresses. Even Theresa May found time to leave her Brexit negotiations to join us. All were bedazzled by the sparkling display of Tiaras and gemstones.

On arrival, guests were treated to a glass of Champagne and Canapes then shown to their allotted tables where they enjoyed an assorted array of tasty sandwiches.

Events Coordinator, Lorraine Nicol, introduced all members of the royal family and invited all to relax and enjoy the entertainment.

Kylie Minogue (Jenni Rossi,) Julie Andrews (Janelle Riorden), Capt. Von Trapp (John Vodopia) plus pianist, David Naylor and vocalist, P.G.Willis gave a fantastic performance of popular lyrics. The classical duet sung by Jenni Rossi and John Vodopia was truly outstanding.

Following the concert a delicious selection of cakes was served with tea and coffee and the raffle was drawn.

Nelson Bay VIEW club thanks everyone who donated their time, their talents or raffle prizes and thereby contributed to the success of the afternoon. The money raised will assist our Club in supporting the 10 children we sponsor through The Smith Family “Learning for Life” program.

 

 

Above:  Queen (Norma)    Below:  Our wonderful entertainers

 

 

National and Regional News

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Nelson Bay VIEW Club

Area NG02 Zone Conference and Church Service

Zone NGO2 Councillor Fay Kastelein from Mollymook VIEW Club hosted the annual Church Service and conference for VIEW Clubs Australia on Friday 13th May 2016. Eight clubs from Sussex Inlet to Moruya were represented by 76 VIEW Members

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Nelson Bay VIEW Club

Developing VIEW Clubs

Continuing to grow existing clubs and creating new clubs remains just as important today as it was 55 years ago when a small group of women met with the object of forming the very first VIEW Club.

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Nelson Bay VIEW Club

VIEW's volunteering role

VIEW Club members are some of the most active volunteers for The Smith Family. Members assist at after school Learning Clubs, mentor students, supervise students in the reading program and assist in many Smith Family offices around the country.

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Events Calendar

We have some great events coming up, take a look at the calendar and get involved!

May 2

60th Anniversary Gala - Riverina, MIA, Snowy Mountain Foothills and South to Victorian border

Save the date - celebration of VIEW's 60th Anniversary.

May 7

60th Anniversary Gala - NSW Northern Rivers

Save the date - celebration of VIEW's 60th Anniversary.

May 16

60th Anniversary Gala - Hunter/Central Coast

Save the date - celebration of VIEW's 60th Anniversary.