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Tonsley VIEW Club

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This nineteenth SA VIEW Club was inaugurated on 7 October 2021.

Club members are 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.

 

Meetings held currently

  • On 1st Thursday of the month;
  • At 11am for 11.30 start
  • At The Tonsley Hotel

 

Contact

For further information and to book, please 

  • Ph: President Deb on 0468 630 020; OR
  • Ph: Secretary Chris on 0413 871 652; 

 

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TONSLEY

The Tonsley Hotel, 1274 South Road, TONSLEY, SA 5042

Club News

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

   
Tonsley VIEW Club Committee Induction

R-L: Program Officers Kathy and Jane, Treasurer Judy, Secretaries Deb and Chris, Assist. President Kerry and President Deb. Absent: Assist. Treasurer Karena.

Welcoming Our Assistants

L-R: Ann, Pamela, Chris, Deb, Dorothy, Joan, Jenny, Marilyn, Karen. Absent: Heather, Wendy, Pam and Deb

 

2021 October Inauguration

Tonsley VIEW Club was the first VIEW Club in Australia to be inaugurated in 2021, and the 19th VIEW Club in S.A.  86 guests attended, including National VIEW President Anne-Louise O’Connor and National VIEW Manager Mary-Anne Maher who zoomed in from N.S.W., given Covid border restrictions, to welcome the fifty Tonsley members to the VIEW and TSF family, and inform them of exciting developments

National Manager S.A. /N.T. for TSF, Graham Jaeschke also welcomed new members to the VIEW family, describing VIEW members as gold for their immense contributions to TSF in sponsoring 1,943 students Nationally, as well as support for TSF programs.

A Kaleidoscope of Colour-Women of VIEW was the theme for the Inauguration, with stunning martini glass table centerpieces on VIEW coloured table runners, and matching décor and fashion!

In the physical absence of Mary-Anne and Anne-Louise, National Councillors Anne Strangway and Janice Spraakman assisted by Zone Councillor Dr Pauline Glover, presented the Charter, and VIEW badge packs to President Deb, Committee Members and Members.

Seventeen VIEW Clubs were represented on the day, and each of our eighteen Clubs donated to purchase gifts required by the Club, including a VIEW banner and VIEW tablecloths. A raffle of ten lovely prizes contributed to the generous funds already raised for the Tonsley VIEW Club, who will now be able to sponsor their first students.

In closing, Development Team Leader Jennie Lee thanked the nine Helpers from other VIEW Clubs, The S.A. View Development Team, and S.A. Leaders who had worked hard to found the new Club in seven months; Covid challenges and all.

Former National Councillors; Lorraine, Marlene and Erica

 

                               National VIEW Manager Mary-Anne Maher

 

 

 

Exciting Times

Development Team Leaders Jan and Jennie with Inaugural President Deb

 

                         National President Anne-Louise Zoomed into the Day 

 

                                     Group of Inaugural Members 

       

   

         

 

Congratulations Tonsley VIEW Club

Newly-formed Tonsley VIEW Club members excitedly held their inaugural meeting on Thursday 7 October 2021.

Congratulations to Club President Deb and the Inaugural Committee Members, who are very enthusiastic and have made great progress in establishing their club.

 

 

Having some Fun!

 

National Councillor Janice Spraakman models VIEW merchandise to the amusement of members Joan and May.

Christmas in July

 

Jennie and President Deb (Left) and Kathy and Pat (Right) get into the festive spirit!

2021 April Activity

 

Marie (Marion VIEW Club Helper) thanks speakers from The Smith Family, Coordinators Naomi and Sonia.

 

 

 

Chris (Holdfast Evening VIEW Club Helper) greets visitors Jen and Helen.

 

 

Easter Luncheon

Visitors Annette and Lorraine enjoy lunch.

 

  

 Jennie (S.A. Development Team Leader) and Anne (S.A. National Councillor) chair the Luncheon Meeting.

National and Regional News

 

Tonsley VIEW Club

2021 Resolutions

Resolution votes were tallied resulting in all three resolutions being carried.

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Tonsley VIEW Club

Announcement - VIEW National Executive 2022-23

We have pleasure in announcing the VIEW National Executive 2022-23 which would normally have been announced at National Convention.

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Tonsley VIEW Club

Purple Poncho Photo Competition Results

There were 64 entries which saw a fifth category Ponchos in Iso added with COVID-19 lockdowns in 2020 and due to the number of entrants Fun and Frivolous was divided into separate categories. Congratulations to all entrants.

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Events Calendar

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

Sep 9

VIEW National Convention 2022

We are pleased to announce the 55th VIEW National Convention will be held in Adelaide, SA from 9th to 11th September 2022.