Waverley Day VIEW Club was formed in 1984.
Currently, the Club sponsors twelve Smith Family Learning for Life students, 9 primary, 1 senior secondary and 2 tertiary 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 are delighted to have welcomed six new members during the year, bringing our membership total to 110.
- Meeting Day on 3rd Monday each month
- Held at Box Hill Golf Club, 202 Station Street, BOX HILL
- At 11.30 am
- Jeanette on 03 9723 4080
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Keep up to date with what is happening around the clubs.
2020 Upcoming Events:
Monday 24 February – Our IWD Coffee & Chat
Thursday 12 March – Victorian IWD Celebration @ Rivers Edge, World Trade Centre
Achievements for 2019
During 2019 our knitters contributed – 54 scarves, 85 baby jackets, 10 toddler jumpers, 12 knee rugs, 30 blankets, 112 baby bonnets, 127 adult beanies, 38 sets of booties, 47 soft toys and 1 bed jacket.
The number of volunteer hours that Waverley Day VIEW Club members have accumulated with all activities, including knitting, amounts to a magnificent 10,060 hours over a 10 month period.
Congratulations and well done to all our members
Monday 18 November – Our annual Make Bake & Grow Auction at our monthly meeting.
Saturday 30 November – Our annual Fundraiser at Bunnings, Notting Hill with a Sausage Sizzle
Photo below shows a sample of our Make Bake and Grow
Monday 2 December – Annual Thank you lunch to all our helpers who have taken on a variety of volunteer jobs for the club throughout the year
Monday 9 December – Christmas Lunch & Raffle with entertainment by Puttin ‘ on the Ritz
Monday 2 September – Members joined together at the RACV Healesville to enjoy a 3 course Roast Lunch.
Friday 13 – Sunday 15 September – 6 of our members joined together to enjoy the VIEW National Convention on the Sunshine Coast.
Photo above shows Gayle Parker with Dr Craig Challen TSF National Ambassador
Friday 20 September – Outing to see Downton Abbey film at Pinewood Cinema
Monday 21 October – Four of our ladies modelled Black Pepper range on outfits during our monthly meeting.
Tuesday 29 October – Our Waverley Birdcage Champagne Luncheon was held at The Applewood Lifestyle Village in Doncaster.
Friday 16 August – Blue Illusion Fashion Parade at The Glen. Our members Shirley and Margaret showed us the new season range on offer.
Monday 25 – Friday 30 August – This week was our 2nd time in 2019 to volunteer at the Lions Club of Mt Waverley Op Shop.
35th Birthday Celebrations
Monday 19 August – We celebrated our 35th Birthday wearing our rock n roll outfits or dressed up for High Tea with our florals and lace gloves. Lots of raffle prizes to win.
April & May 2019
Monday 29 April: Musical FunDay at The Palms. Coffee and cake followed at Crown.
Friday – 3rd May: To prepare for our Cake Stall @ Mt Waverley Shopping Centre we held 3 working bees on 9 & h16 April & 1 May where we cooked and packed goodies for sale on the day of the Cake Stall. We raised $1820.
Monday – 20th May: Our speaker at our May meeting was Pete Smith (ex Channel 9) who told us about his life in television.
Friday 24 May: We held a Fashion Parade at Blue Illusion at The Glen. A glass of bubbly and finger food was enjoyed by all while viewing the fashions worn by our models Faye and Lyn.
June & July 2019
Wednesday 5 June:: Nine of our members went to The National Gallery of Victoria to view the history of Women’s Fashions – part of the Krystyna Campbell-Pretty collection. After the tour we lunched at Café Vic.
Monday 17 June: Members brought along personal beauty items to be passed on by CWA to women in drought affected areas. Sandi Muntisov (National Councillor) brought us up to date on VIEW matters. This was followed by member inclusive games.
Thursday 20 June: Some of our members attended the VA Gala at Karralyka Centre, Ringwood and enjoyed listening to LFL worker and student and a performance by Step Tappers Singers.
Tuesday 25 June: Eighteen of our ladies and friends joined a tour of Highvale Retirement Village, Glen Waverley. We received a $500 Visa card to be used to offset club expenses.
Monday 15 July: Eleven of our members brought along family treasures and shared their stories for our Waverley Day VIEW Club Antiques Roadshow.
Monday 29 July: Twenty-one of our members enjoyed a craft day at Gayle Parker’s home where we made cards & gift bags and Helen Hollard showed us how to make some gorgeous gift boxes. We all went home thrilled with our handmade goodies. Thankyou Gayle & Helen for passing on your skills – we still have a long way to go but enjoyed learning some new techniques.
Welcoming the New Year
A successful Annual General Meeting and Election of Office Bearers was held on 18 February. Our speaker was Cheryl Williams from The Smith Family who updated us on the different programs which are operating.
International Womens Day Celebrations
Later in the month we had thirty-seven of our members attend our club International Women’s Day Morning Tea in the lovely surrounds of Applewood in Doncaster.
March proved to be a very busy month as Members again volunteered their time for the week 4th through to 8th, to work at the Lions Op Shop in Mt Waverley. We raised $1003.86 for our efforts during the week.
While on Thursday 7 March, a large number of our club joined other Victorian VIEW club members at the IWD Luncheon @ Kooyong Tennis Club. Guest speaker was Anna Burke (former Politician and OAM) and LFL student Cree Oliviera.
Our own meeting was held on Monday 18 March, with Felicity McMahon from The Starlight Foundation; who shared with members the work this wonderful organisation does to entertain seriously ill children, young people and their families in hospital. Felicity was introduced to us via our member Judy Westcott.
Vietnam in April
Our speaker, at the April luncheon, was John Coulson, who spoke of his experiences in Vietnam and his involvements in various organisations including the Shrine.
A wonderful array of Easter Raffles
Gayle Parker presented 20 Easter raffle prizes for auction.
Carole and Gail displaying knitting for Ronald McDonald House
WA State Conference - SAVE THE DATE
The idea of holding a Development Conference is to spread the word about VIEW and The Smith Family to a wider audience in WA, as well as give local women and those new to VIEW the opportunity to attend a “Convention-like” event.Read more...
Area VA Luncheon
It was a Celebration day for so many things VIEW! Outgoing Zone Councillors, Sandi Muntisov ( VA01 and VA03) and Lyn Peters ( VA02) organised a lunch at The Shoppingtown Hotel in Doncaster for members of the three areas.Read more...
Two new clubs for Victoria
Meetings were planned for Wednesday, 13th November 2019. 10.30 for 11.00am and the Venue Ocean Grove Surf Lifesaving Club, 26 Surf Beach Road, Ocean Grove *** Point LonsdaleThursday 17th October 2019. Check linked poster for further details.Read more...
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.
Sydney 60th Anniversary Celebration - Sydney
We are pleased to announce VIEW's 60th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee Celebrations will be held in Sydney on Thursday 23 July 2020. You are invited to come and join in the fun and celebrations….
60th Anniversary Gala - South Eastern Metropolitan Melbourne to the Mornington Peninsula & Gippsland
Save the date - celebration of VIEW's 60th Anniversary.