Waverley Day VIEW Club
Waverley Day VIEW Club was formed in 1984.
Currently, the Club sponsors twelve Smith Family Learning for Life students, 8 primary, and 4 senior secondary 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. Waverley have a total membership of 93.
- Meeting Day on 3rd Monday each month
- Held at Box Hill Golf Club, 202 Station Street, BOX HILL
- At 11.30 am
- Leonie on 03 9836 1835 or 0412 626 881
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
2023 Upcoming Events:
Wednesday 8 March: International Women’s Day morning tea at Rewa Feenaghty’s home
Friday 28 April: Cake Stall in Mt Waverley, Hamilton Place Shopping Centre
Our Christmas meeting with entertainment from Laurel McKenna. We also brought toilet rolls to help support Cottage by the Sea.
We went to see the film Mrs Harris Goes to Paris at Pinewood Theatre. This was followed by a basket lunch.
Our Make Bake & Grow Auction raised $1646
Over the last 12 months we have raised $10,838 to help support our 12 Learning for Life students
Amber Freshney spoke to us about Speech Pathology and Autism
September and October – Community Donations for Days for Girls
Photo L-R: Amber with Leonie
Pink Ribbon Breakfast @ Vanilla Lounge, Eaton Mall, Oakleigh
September Speaker Sandra Rogers-Neal – Senior Wellbeing & Education Officer, Department of Education
Fashion Parade @ Blue Illusion at The Glen
Fashion Models at Blue Illusion
2022 June With Elvis
Ten members enjoyed a train and bus journey to get to experience the Elvis: Direct from Graceland exhibition followed by lunch at the Bendigo Art Gallery.
2022 July and August
July: Our Guest Speaker was Loretta Smith – author of the book A Spanner in the Works which tells of a female mechanic from Kew in 1915 who ran a car servicing business and also a chauffeur service.
Visit to the Melbourne Winter Masterpieces 2022 – The Picasso Century at the National Gallery
August: Members celebrated our 38th Birthday with the theme Purple Pleasures. Entertainment by Mandy van Zanen
Our members volunteered their time to work at the Lions Club Op Shop in Mt Waverley
Members finished the month off with a together for Lunch at Zest Restaurant @ Holmesglen TAFE
Our speaker was Ian Hunt Paramedic and Area Manager Metro 1 of Ambulance Victoria.
June and July meetings: Our members were asked to donate stationery to be distributed by The Smith Family to eligible Prep Students.
Each meeting: we have a box where members can donate their spare 5c pieces; proceeds go to our Learning for Life student programs.
Our speaker was Anne Catchpole Community Relations Guest Speaker and Donation Collection from Cottage by the Sea. Our member Pam fondly remembers spending time at Cottage by the Sea as a very young child.
2022 April Cake Stall
Our annual Cake Stall at Mt Waverley Shopping Centre raised $1999 which will be put towards our commitment to sponsor our twelve Learning for Life Students.
Thank you to our members who helped at working bees, baked for the stall and donated cash and ingredients. Special thanks to Shirley for another great effort in co-ordinating the morning.
Community Donations for March and April, saw our members donate 40 bags of groceries and toiletries to the Mt Waverley Community Information and Support Centre who support the homeless
During March Lyn & Julie modelled articles from the Blue Illusion range at The Glen.
Also in March, Models from Ciabella Mia showed off their fabulous fashions, scarves and accessories and tempted a bit of a shopping spree amongst our members!!!
Presentation of her 30 year badge to our 99 year old member Anna, who loves VIEW and all that it stands for. Anna is a very gifted crafter - some of her handiwork displayed here.
Our April speaker Helen Canny, gave an excellent insight into her work at the RSPCA and her area of Home Ever After Pet Legacy program. Members also enjoyed the twenty Easter raffles prizes.
National and Regional News
Embracing Equity in 2023
Three suffragettes greeted members of VA01 zone as they arrived for Heidelberg VIEW Club’s IWD celebration. Suzanne, Roz and Jenny proudly channelled the suffragettes of the past who fought for women’s right to vote. Members arrived wearing the colours of purple, teal and white; suffragist colours and also, fittingly, our VIEW colours. Like the suffragettes of old, VIEW women raise their voices for change for the common good.Read more...
VIEW National Convention 2022 highlights
VIEW members from across Australia came together in Adelaide for three wonderful days of inspirational speakers, VIEW celebrations, learning, socialising and having fun!Read more...
Re-purpose. Re-invent. Re-use.
VIEW’s 60th Anniversary commemorative Tea Towel with its retro design in our purple & teal colours, was inspired by one the first VIEW brochures developed in the 60’s. The Tea Towel also represented a collection of women from various eras reminiscent of the graphics of dress making patterns.Read more...
We have some great events coming up, take a look at the calendar and get involved!
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.