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Mornington VIEW Club

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Mornington VIEW Club was formed in 1994.

Currently our Club sponsors seven Smith Family Learning For Life student and actively raises funds for donations to The Smith Family programs.

We are a very friendly and most welcoming group who enjoy meeting monthly in the very pleasant surroundings of the Mornington Golf Club. We have a strong and rapidly increasing membership.

Our social activities include regular guest speakers, coffee mornings and a variety of outings that are both interesting and entertaining. Our members actively support fundraising endeavours to promote the work of The Smith Family. We currently sponsor seven Learning for Life students and contribute to both the Winter Appeal and Toy and Book Appeal with money raised.

We are always open to new members, so please get in touch today.

 

When

  • Meeting Day on 4th Friday each month
  • Held at Mornington Golf Club
  • At 11.30 am

Contact

Judy on 0410 486 204

Margaret, publicity 0413 800 499

Email:  mornington.viewclub@gmail.com

Where

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MORNINGTON

Tallis Drive, MORNINGTON, VIC 3931

Club News

Christmas Celebrations

 Marilyn one of the lucky raffle prize winners

 

  President Diane  chairing the meeting   

                

2022 Closes

Our Club held our last meeting for 2022, and had many raffle prizes for members to win and a Christmas themed trading table.  

Our speaker on the day was Jo Mackay who is The Smith Family Learning for Life Program Coordinator for our region.  

  Jo Mackay the Smith Family Coordinator for our region

 

 

                                          The many raffle prizes for members to win

 

 

 

 Prize winners for fashions on the field.

 Left - Barbara Swift, best hat

 Right - Heather Nottingham, best outfit

 

2022 November

A lunch was held at Steeples Restaurant in Mornington on 3rd November for Oaks Day (Ladies Day) during the Spring Racing Carnival. 

Everybody dressed up and we wore our best hats had a lovely meal and enjoyed each others company. 

Several sweeps were held and watching the races on television was a lot of fun. 

A fashions on the field parade was held and the winners were presented with prizes.

 

Left to right - Margaret Fenton, Judy Johns, Raelene Warner enjoying dressing up for a lovely day.

2022 August

Mornington VIEW Club accepted an invitation from Southern Peninsula VIEW Club and along with Hastings VIEW Club attended a lunch at the Dromana Hotel on 25th August.  

Over fifty ladies attended and enjoyed lunch and a lot of chatting.  

It was lovey to catch up with other VIEW Club members and it is planned to make this an annual event.

 

The attached photograph is the three club Presidents, Mandy Kiklis, Southern Peninsula, Diane Latessa, Mornington and Barbara Farley, Hastings.

 

Birthday Celebrations

 

Back row: Sue, Sandra, Margaret, & Audrey  Front: Jenny, Sandra, & Lorraine.

 

L-R: Raelene,  Jenny, and Judy

2022 June

Our 28th birthday celebration was a lot of fun as we joined in the Make a Spectacle of Yourself competition in order to celebrate the Centenary of The Smith Family.  

We were entertained by singer Mandy van Zanen who invited us to sing along with her.   Mandy is a wonderful singer and it was a lot of fun to join in the singing.  There was also a  Secret  Spectacle Snooper who selected the three spectacles that will be entered in The Smith Family’s competition. 

A raffle was held with three hampers full of lovely nibbles and wine as the prizes.   A good time was had by all who attended and now we look forward to July as we are holding a Box Auction which is a lot of fun.

L-R: Gillian, Bev and Marilyn.

Group photo for the Make a Spectacle of Yourself

 

Christmas Celebrations

Father Christmas with members of his adoring crowd; Bob Bruton with President Dorothy on his knee. 

Sandra; Jenny, Program Officer; and Diane, Vice President waiting for their turn.

2021 December

We missed many of our meetings in 2021 due to COVID restrictions but we were pleased to hold our November meeting and also arranged a Christmas Party in early December December.  

All members attending were asked to bring along a gift to the value of $5.00 to put in Father Christmas’s sack to be distributed by him.   We were lucky that our Assistant Treasure Beverley was able to persuade her husband Bob to help us out.  

Mornington Golf Club decorated the tables and the room looked lovely.   A good time was had by all and it was a lovely way to finish what had been a difficult year.  We are now looking for better things to come in 2022.

National and Regional News

 

Mornington VIEW Club

Toy&Book Appeal

The Smith Family’s Toy & Book Appeal is your opportunity to help bring a smile to the faces of Australian children at Christmas. Children who may otherwise miss out on opening a gift, simply because their families can’t afford it.

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Mornington VIEW Club

VIEW Merchandise Christmas Sale 2022

Up to 50% off.

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Mornington VIEW Club

VIEW National Online Raffle 2022

VIEW Clubs Online Raffle celebrating The Smith Family’s Centenary 2022

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Events Calendar

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

Mar 8

International Women's Day 2023

International Women's Day celebrations are happening around the country at your local VIEW club.

Sep 8

VIEW National Convention 2023

We are pleased to announce the 56th VIEW National Convention will be held in Hobart, TAS from 8-10 September 2023.