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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.

New members

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. 

 

Are Welcomed 

 

2018 Soup

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.

  

Luncheon

 

 

 

 

Zone VB02

 

 

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. 

Presidents  

 

24th Birthday

At Oakleigh Evening we celebrated our 24th birthday with a Nursery Rhyme theme,  which was a great success.

Irene Webb was presented with her 20 year badge. While Dawn, Patricia and Ann received their name badges. 

We played games, sang songs plus gave away lots of raffle prizes. 

What a great way to raise money for our 5 Learning For Life students!!

     

 

Celebrations    

    

 

                                

April Fundraising

The Oakleigh Evening VIEW club's cake stall on Saturday April 21st raised $480 which is a great effort!!! The money goes towards our sponsorship of 5 Learning for Life students through the Smith Family.

 

A wonderful array of goods for sale 

  

 

 

Cake Stall

Our oldest member, Dot, and youngest member, Lauren, helped out on the stall.

           

   

         

 

 

 

 

Fun Start to 2018 for Oakleigh

Members of the club had a wonderful start to the year, with a beautiful lunch at The Del Mar Cafe in Carnegie on 1st February. We don't find it hard to have a good time!!! There's always lots of laughter and stories to share.

  

 

 

 

 

       

Students

Each year our club presents awards to, two, very hard-working students at a local school.  This is followed by a morning tea with them, and their parents.

The parents are very proud of the improvements their children have made in their education, and we are pleased to acknowledge that achievement.

                         

                             Our Students for 2017

Achieve 

 

     

                                                  Celebrations with Students and family

                                                        

                               

October Make

The Oakleigh Evening VIEW Club raised $340 at our October meeting. It was a Make, Bake or Grow night where members brought items to be auctioned to raise money for our sponsored students. 

This proved to be heaps of fun with lots of laughs. Items included a crocheted rug, a box of vegetables and lots of yummy slices and cakes.

 

 

       

                                    Oakleigh Evening puts the FUN into Fund Raising

 

 

Bake and Grow

      

 

       

 

National and Regional News

 

Oakleigh Evening VIEW Club

Blue Illusion Shopping Day Announced

Save the Date Blue Illusion have announced that they will be holding a Styling Workshop/National shopping day on Thursday 1 November 2018 in support of The Smith Family and VIEW Clubs.

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Oakleigh Evening VIEW Club

VA Thanks Anne Marmion

Anne Marmion joined The Smith Family in 2006. She has led the Southern Metro Learning for Life team. This has been across some of Victoria's most disadvantaged communities - Collingwood and Dandenong.

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Oakleigh Evening VIEW Club

2018 VA Gala

The 2018 VA Gala was held on Thursday 21st June at Karralyka Centre Ringwood Vic. 160 VIEW members, VIEW dignitaries and visitors enjoyed a fantastic day which had the theme "If you are happy and you know it"! Everyone wore their happy colours to brighten the shortest day of the year.

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Events Calendar

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

Sep 13

VIEW National Convention 2019

Save the Date for National Convention 2019