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Oakleigh Evening VIEW Club

About

Oakleigh Evening VIEW Club was formed in 1994.

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 Monday each month, with December meeting 2nd Monday
  • Held at the R.S.L. Club
  • At 6.30 pm

Contact

Claire on 03 9563 3855  or  Mob:  0400175039

oakleighevening.viewclub@gmail.com

Where

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OAKLEIGH

Drummond Street, OAKLEIGH, VIC 3166

Club News

Keep up to date with what is happening around the clubs.

 

2019 July

Mystery Auction

What a fabulous night we had with our Mystery Auction. Members brought items hidden in either a box, bottle or bag.

$376 was raised going towards our 6 Smith Family LFL students

Everyone got into the spirit of the evening with a few bidding wars keeping the auctioneer on her toes!

Lovely to welcome two new members, Noelle and Norma, who were presented with their membership badges.

 

 

Friendship! Fun! And Fundraising! for 25th Birthday in May

What a night! On Monday night May 27th the club hosted a fabulous dinner to celebrate its 25th birthday. 

A 10 year badge was presented to Joy and we welcomed Joan as a new member. 

The theme was come as a Song or Star of the Silver Screen.

Champagne flowed on arrival and a great dinner as always was served up at the Oakleigh RSL Club

Raffle prizes, including  Mothers Day hamper from Carman’s Kitchen and travel goods from Snowgum helped raise over $500.

A paparazzi corner for photos, as well as delicious cup cakes and a finale from local singing group The Rubies made the night a special event. 

 

 

 

New Members in April

On Monday April 29th we got to welcome three new members to the club

Sandra, Di and Janet

 It was plant night on the trading table and we raised $110!

 

Maria the Myer Lift Lady 

And what a night it was listening to the amazing Maria the Myer Lift Lady. She certainly jogged a few memories of the iconic Melbourne department store and had us laughing with some of her stories! 

 

 

 

Our next meeting is our birthday party! So stay tuned to this page; there will be some fun dressing up's

Acknowledgement to Wonderful Members

At our 2019 Annual meeting we were able to thank three special ladies for their work on the committee over many years. They took on many positions throughout that time. What a great contribution Beaty, Marna and Fran have made to the Oakleigh Evening VIEW Club. They each received a Certificate of Appreciation to acknowledge their fantastic work. 

 

Welcome to 2019

Fabulous lunch with fabulous ladies from the VIEW Club!! Great way to catch up after the festive season.

         

 

Christmas 2018 Celebrations

      

 

 

   A fun evening of fun, friendship and frivolity! 

     

 

Linguist In November

November's guest speaker was Kate Burridge, linguist, who gave a fascinating talk on Youth Speak. Some of our slang words like ‘dude’ were around in the 1800s. 

 

 

Two new members, Sue and Teresa, received their membership badges

     

Second hand book sales 

 

Student Achievements

 

Our club presented a special award to a student at Oakleigh Primary School for her achievements during 2018.

We were very proud of the effort she’d put into her learning this year.”

                              

 

 

Members congratulate our successful Student

                                                          

October 2018 Make, Bake and Grow

Another great night at our VIEW club. Our Make, Bake or Grow items were auctioned and raised over $340.

 

 

 

New member Sal Joyce was presented with her membership badge. Lovely to have her join our club.

       

   

Fun September

Another great night at VIEW club. Fantastic speaker, James Nicolas (pictured below) spoke about why he wrote The Mystery of Fairyland, Kew. Many of us wore wings, tiaras or waved wands for the occasion!!!

 

 

Tiaras and wands abound

 

 

New members are Welcomed

The Oakleigh Evening VIEW club welcomed two new members, Loreta and Jo, last night. It was great to give them their membership badges. 

Our guest speaker Joan, from Mercy Ships, recounted her experiences when volunteering on the ship when it was in Libya. 

Our members were amazed to see the doctors’ work in restoring very damaged people back to a normal life. The ship stays in the same place for 6 months and over that time the doctors truly perform miracles. 

 

 

 

2018 Soup Luncheon

The Members of the Oakleigh Evening VIEW Club enjoyed meeting for their annual Soup Lunch. Just a social occasion where people mingle, catch up or find new friends.

  

 

 

 

 

 

Zone VB02 Presidents

 

 

The presidents of Zone VB 02 had a delightful dinner with Jan Roberts our National President.  It provided an opportunity to share ideas about how our VIEW clubs sponsor their Learning For Life students through the Smith Family. 

 

 

National and Regional News

 

Oakleigh Evening VIEW Club

Two new clubs for Victoria

Meetings are planned as follows. Wednesday, 13th November 2019. 10.30 for 11.00am and Venue is Ocean Grove Surf Lifesaving Club, 26 Surf Beach Road, Ocean Grove *** Point LonsdaleThursday 17th October 2019. Check linked poster for further details.

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Oakleigh Evening VIEW Club

2019 Area VA Gala

Members from Zones VA01, VA02 and VA03 attended the 2019 VA Gala at The Karralyka Centre in Ringwood. It may have been a rainy day outside but it was sunshine inside as the room buzzed with the excitement of a wonderful day of friendship, learning and fun.

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Oakleigh Evening VIEW Club

2019 Area VA Bunnings May VIEW Promotions

May 2019 Stephanie, on behalf of Thomastown Bunnings presented Sandi Muntisov, National Councillor Area VA, with 20 yellow pots of yellow and orange violas as well as a $50 Bunnings voucher.

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Events Calendar

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

Oct 31

Blue Illusion Summer Styling Workshop

You and a friend are invited to join us in store to discover our newest collection. Our stylists will explore this season’s chic new pieces and show you how to create the perfect summer ensemble.

Mar 12

International Women's Day Victoria Luncheon

Come and celebrate the achievements of women past and present with VIEW members and friends at the VIEW Clubs Victoria International Women's Day Luncheon.