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Drysdale Day VIEW Club

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Drysdale Day VIEW Club was formed in 2001.

Currently, the Club sponsors six 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 4th Friday each month
  • Held at Clifton Spring Golf Club,
    92-94 Clear Water Drive,
    Clifton Springs
  • At 10.30am for  11.00am

Contact

  • Diane  052 512 077 
  • Margaret  0431 636 090

 

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CLIFTON SPRINGS

92-94 Clear Water Drive , CLIFTON SPRINGS, VIC 3222

Club News

2022 Drysdale Day VIEW Club Committee members

 

Front row - left to right Margaret, Secretary; Diane, President; and Gwen, Delegate.
Middle row - left to right, Adele, Assistant Treasurer; Margaret, Treasurer; Maureen, Program Officer (outings);
Victoria, Assistant Secretary; and Judy, Program Officer (speakers).
Back row - left to right, Vicki, Publicity Officer; and Wendy, Vice President.

Bunnings Sausage Sizzle 

 

2022 April 

On, Saturday, 30th April, our Club, held a very successful Bunnings Sausage Sizzle as part of our fundraising activities for the year.

It provided an opportunity to interact with the public and talk about our VIEW Club and our commitment to support our six students with their education through The Smith Family’s Learning for Life program.

2022 March - International Women's Day, “Break the Bias”

Our Club held another successful International Women's Day at Leopold Sportsman's Club.
More than 80 women were present, including Margaret Woodhouse, VIEW National President, Janet Park, Zone Councillor V03, members from neighbouring VIEW Clubs, members of our VIEW Club, and friends.
Margaret Woodhouse spoke briefly about VIEW and The Smith Family, the meaning behind the colours of VIEW, and the “Break the Bias” pose.
Joan Paffett was our Guest Speaker, giving an Informative talk about her 35-years as a Senior Sergeant in the Victorian Police Force.
   

 

2022 Coffee Group

It was a great way to start the day with good friends from the Coffee Group at Wrathall Reserve. The weather was kind to us, the coffee hot, and the food delicious.

  

2021 November Highlights

At our November meeting, we took the opportunity to make up for all the missed birthdays, present service pins, and two Making a Difference awards. 

                             

Photos above: Ethel and Christine each received beautiful flowers for their significant birthdays.

 

    

Photos above: Vice President, Wendy, presented Gwen and Jocelene with ten-year pins and Margaret, Barb, Ethel and Christine with twenty-year pins 

 

Making A Difference Awards

Ethel and Christine were surprised and pleased when they received a Making a Difference Award from President Diane.

Ethel for February - March:   Ethel, an inaugural member, was a Zone Counsellor and has held numerous positions on the Committee.

Christine for May - July: Christine, an inaugural member, has also held also held numerous positions on the Committee. 

Both Ladies are worthy recipients and highly regarded members of our Club.

      

 

Tree of Education

Ethel presented the club with a beautiful Tree of Education, Learning for Life Banner that she had made. Each of the Gumnuts represents one of the twenty-one past Learning for Life students we have sponsored since our Club conception in 2001, along with our five present students.

The banner will be hung at our meeting as a reminder to our members that through fun, friendship, and fundraising our club is committed to raising funds to sponsor five Learning for Life students enabling them to get the most from their education through assistance and support from The Smith Family's Learning For Life program

2021 Social Groups 

Our many social activity groups offer the opportunity for members who share common 
interests to meet regularly and have fun

 

Book Club

 

   Coffee Club

Garden Group

 

International Women's Day Celebrations

Members and guests enjoyed the International Women's Day Lunch at the Portarlington Golf 
Club.  

Susan Hoevenaars was our Guest Speaker, giving an informative talk about her life as an 
International Equine Judge. 

 

 

 

 

2021 January Social Outing 

Sixteen members attended the first social outing of 2021, a luncheon held at the Queenscliff Bowling Club. 

Everyone thoroughly enjoyed their lunch and a long-awaited catch-up.


 

 

 

National and Regional News

 

Drysdale Day VIEW Club

VIEW Executive E-News March 2022

Welcome to your new VIEW Executive E-Newsletter! Every quarter, we’ll be bringing you news about what’s being happening with VIEW and The Smith Family through this E-news. We hope you enjoy it!

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Drysdale Day VIEW Club

International Women's Day

Letter to VIEW Members in recognition of International Women’s Day and the ongoing support of VIEW from Doug Taylor, CEO The Smith Family.

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Drysdale Day VIEW Club

Make a Spectacle Competition

Make a spectacle for you and your friends... as part of VIEW celebrating The Smith Family’s Centenary of commitment to improving the lives of Australian children.

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Events Calendar

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

Sep 9

VIEW National Convention 2022

We are pleased to announce the 55th VIEW National Convention will be held in Adelaide, SA from 9th to 11th September 2022.