Oakleigh Evening VIEW Club
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.
- Meeting Day on 4th Monday each month, with December meeting 2nd Monday
- Held at Oakleigh R.S.L. Club
- At 6.30 pm
Claire on 03 9563 3855 or Mob: 0400175039
Keep up to date with what is happening around the clubs.
Meet Our 2023 Committee
Please click here for our 2023 Interest Groups and Convenors Bulletin
29th Birthday Celebrations
Our 29th birthday party was a great night!! Two new members got their membership badges, and 2 ten-year badges were presented. Lots of chatting, laughter as well as bidding on the Silent Auction items. Total raised from the auction was $213.
Our club was privileged to listen to Tricia, one of our members, tell us of her amazing life. We were enthralled to hear how she’d had to overcome many hurdles to become a qualified nurse.
Our plant stall raised $224.
Plant Stall Grows
Successful 2023 Annual General Meeting
The February AGM was a great success with our new Committee for 2023 elected. Lots of interesting items for our Silent Auction that raised $360, amazing!! Plus two lovely new members.
2022 Christmas in December
Oh what fun it is to ….. see Santa at our Christmas dinner this week!! Beautiful hampers for raffle prizes to the six lucky winners!! Lots of red and green clothes worn especially for the night. Plus yummy Christmas dinner!
Learning about Strokes in November 2022
Shannon from The Stroke Foundation was our guest speaker last Monday. She told us her amazing story of surviving a stroke and her determination to recover from it. Her message of FAST - what to watch out for, was explained in detail.
Welcoming New Members
2022 October Make Bake or Grow
What a fantastic array of goodies we auctioned at out MAKE BAKE OR GROW Auction last night. $542 raised towards our Smith Family sponsor students.
We also presented Gloria, Tricia and Amanda with their membership badges.
Friends Come Together
2022 Afternoon Tea
A lovely afternoon tea at Suzi’s place with lots of yummy cakes and slices! Great chance to chat and catch-up! Raising funds for The Smith Family's wonderful programs, while enjoying the company of friends.
Distance is no barrier; Congratulations to sisters Lauren and Kate who now live in Germany on receiving their 10 year badge. Along with their mum and grandma they're the third generation of their family in our VIEW club.
Guest speakers Jo (another Jo) and Svitlana, from Ukraine, told us their stories of surrogacy, and a lasting friendship which started in Kiev.
Jo helped her friend Svitlana, and her family, escape from Kiev when the war started earlier this year. Our members were very moved by their stories and asked lots of questions at the end of the talk.
Welcome New Members
Congratulations to Jo and Maurveen on receiving their membership badges. With two other ladies joining last night we now have ten new members this year!
Christmas In July Celebrations
What a hoot last night’s Christmas in July plus Mystery Auction VIEW meeting was!
Jo received her membership badge. Bidding on the Mystery Bottle, Box or Bag items was fierce. We raised $380 rewards our sponsorship of six Learning for Life students through The Smith Family.
Plus two visitors joined up as members on their first time at our club!!
World of Forensic's
What a great night our members had last night listening to Anna Davey speak about her many years working in forensic science.
She provides consultancy, auditing and training programs for practitioners working in the scientific and/or legal domains.
Such an interesting lady who answered many questions from the members present.
Anything Goes, Op-Shop
Our Op-Shop Anything Goes trading table made the princely sum of $280.60. Thank you to all who contributed to making the night such a success!
National and Regional News
VIEW is coming to.... Whittlesea
We need your help! VIEW Clubs are looking to develop a new club in the Whittlesea area. To help us, we are asking you to provide us with your contacts, friends, relatives etc in Whittlesea or the surrounding areas who may be interested in joining or helping form a VIEW Club in Whittlesea.Read more...
Black Pepper ScarfRead more...
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...
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.