Pennant Hills VIEW Club was formed in 1960.
Currently, the Club sponsors three 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.
- Meeting Day on 2nd Tuesday of the month
Ruth on 0418 118 857
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Meet our 2021 Committee
Diamond Celebration for Pennant Hills in 2020
In 1960, the Smith Family founded VIEW Clubs as a way of supporting and giving voice to women’s needs and interests. In that year, four ladies: Jean Stuart, Olive Brett, Barbara Grimshaw and Maj Headon approached The Smith Family, wanting to start a Club at Pennant Hills. An inaugural meeting followed on 22 September at The Smith Family Headquarters. Then, on 20 October the club hosted its own first meeting, resulting in a membership of forty-six women.
The fact that the club is one of a handful of clubs celebrating its sixtieth birthday this year is testament to the enduring power of VIEW; not even a pandemic can dampen our spirits!
Our club sponsors two Learning for Life students as well as keeping up a steady supply of beanies, knitted squares made into blankets plus stationery items. Even though we have not been able to meet for luncheons or outings since March, our ladies have maintained their commitment to supporting the needs of the children. Recently, Delegate Liz delivered 45 beanies, 45 blankets, 35 face masks and eight large garbage bags of stationery supplies, lunch boxes and drink bottles to the Parramatta office.
These days, our club consists of thirty members. Luncheons are held from 11.30am on the second Tuesday of the month at Oatlands Golf Club, Dundas and we usually enjoy social outings on the fourth Tuesday of the month. President Ruth fosters a spirit of friendliness and inclusion. As a result, the warm, welcoming atmosphere of our club ensures that our members feel valued and respected.
Our sixtieth birthday celebrations may not eventuate the way we had planned, but the ladies of Pennant Hills VIEW Club will find a way to mark this special occasion in a fitting manner and we will continue to support “the Voice, Interest and Education of Women” along with the important work of the Smith Family and the Learning for Life Programme.
NA01 Zone Conference
One hundred and nine women descended on the East Maitland Bowling Club on Saturday May 20, 2017 for NA 01 VIEW Clubs’ Zone Conference. Members came from the following clubs– Abermain, Cessnock, Maitland, Myall River, Nelson Bay, Raymond Terrace, Stockton and Tilligerry as well as Branxton, Hunter, Muswellbrook and Redhead. Also attending was National Vice President Gloria Walter, Past National President Lorraine Montgomery and Past National Vice President Chris Newell.Read more...
Zone NA02 "Walk with VIEW"
Zone NA02 members from Denman, Merriwa, Muswellbrook and Branxton VIEW clubs, took advantage of the perfect weather conditions to enjoy a “Walk with VIEW” on Saturday 22nd April.Read more...
2017 International Women's Day, Tamworth
The combined VIEW Clubs of Tamworth celebrated International Women’s Day in Tamworth on Saturday 11th March with members from Gunnedah, Manilla and Narrabri clubs also attending.Read more...