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Ringwood VIEW Club

About

Ringwood VIEW Club was formed in 1985.

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 always welcome new members, so please get in touch today, come along to a meeting and see what VIEW is all about.

 

When

  • Our club luncheon meeting is on the second Wednesday of each month.
  • Currently held at Club Ringwood, 523-535 Maroondah Highway, Ringwood, 3134.
  • 11.00 am for an 11.30 am start.

Contact

  •  Jenny: 0409 172 684
  •  Glenys: 0421 722 789

Email: ringwood.day.view.club@gmail.com

 

Where

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RINGWOOD

Club Ringwood, corner of Maroondah Highway and Oban Road, RINGWOOD, VIC 3134

Club News

2022 Ringwood VIEW Club Committee

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

2022 June and July

During June and July our members enjoyed a lunch outing and a morning tea outing at different restaurants, as well as our usual monthly meetings at Club Ringwood.

We were also kept well-informed by a couple of very interesting guest speakers - John from Alowyn Gardens and Ravij from Consumer Affairs, Victoria, who spoke to us about scams. It's sad that this is necessary, but avoiding scams is an essential life-skill these days, and Ravij is an engaging and informative speaker.

2022 May Spectacular

In May, Members showed their creative skills in decorating their spectacles for the VIEW competition.

     

 

 

2022 April 

Laraine and Glenys at the April Meeting

 

2022 February Luncheon at The Coach Hotel

 

2022 March Birthday Girls

 

 New Members, Helen and Larine, being presented with their badges by president Jenny at the March meeting.

 

 

 

 

 

Promoting VIEW

Shown on the left is a photo of a market stall that Ringwood VIEW Club ran at the end of March. We were offered a space at no cost at a local farmers market, so we took the opportunity to promote VIEW and to fundraise for our Learning for Life students.

Members pooled their bric-a-brac collections, family members helped with setting up and packing up, and 5-6 ladies assisted on the day. It turned out to be a beautiful, sunny day and we turned the work into a fun experience.

The opportunity came from one of our guest speakers, who is a Lion’s Club member, which organises the market. They regularly offer a market space to groups who might benefit from the opportunity, and to whom an extra few hundred dollars might make a difference. The club also donated the profits from their market BBQ to us, which really helped with our fundraising.

We are a small club and are hoping to increase our membership but we do find fundraising difficult at times, so this was a fabulous boost to us and a wonderful example of community groups working together to help each other in their respective causes.

 

National and Regional News

 

Ringwood VIEW Club

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.

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Ringwood VIEW Club

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.

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Ringwood VIEW Club

2019 Area VA Gala

Members from Zones VA01, VA02 and VA03 attended the 2019 VA Gala at The Karralyka Centre in Ringwood. It may have been a rainy day outside but it was sunshine inside as the room buzzed with the excitement of a wonderful day of friendship, learning and fun.

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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.