Grenfell PROBUS all ready for 2020

Christmas Celebration welcomes and farewells

The Christmas meeting of the Grenfell Combined Probus Club was celebrated on Monday December 9, 2019 with Christmas Dinner at the Grenfell Country Club.

Brian McDonald, as emcee, introduced President Ron Huckel who welcomed members.

Vice President Beverley Kelly said Grace before our meal, provided by Tania Mooney, who also supplied our table decorations.

The Social Secretary Rosalie White read out birthdays and wedding anniversaries for the month with Marj Cross being the recipient of the Lucky Birthday Draw.

New member, Annette Katona, assisted by departing member, Dot Fitzpatrick, cut our Christmas Cake which was made and decorated by Coral Mitton.

Coral later farewelled Dot on behalf of the Club.

The Lucky Door Prize, a bowl of fruit organised by Joan Eppelstun, was won by Sue Simpson.

President Ron expressed thanks to all involved in the preparation, to the caterers and to the Club and wished everybody a happy and safe Christmas.

PROBUS membership fees are due

Membership fees of $25 per person in an envelope, please, are due at the January meeting and members are reminded that the remaining amount for the Lakes Entrance trip is due at the February meeting.

Our next meeting

Our next meeting will be held on Monday, January 20, 2020 at 10am with Margaret Thorncraft, Nola Nobes, Marie Keir and Desiree Bottelier on the Morning Tea Roster and the Door Roster will be organised by Jenny Wells.

Probus always welcomes expressions of interest to join us for Friendship, Fellowship and Fun.

We meet monthly and for enquiries, please phone President Ron Huckel on 0263432662.

Annette Katona and Dot Fitzpatrick cutting the Probus Club Christmas Cake, with emcee Brian McDonald. Photo by Gwen Clark.

Annette Katona and Dot Fitzpatrick cutting the Probus Club Christmas Cake, with emcee Brian McDonald. Photo by Gwen Clark.

Coral Mitton, on behalf of Grenfell Probus Club, farewelled former Secretary Dot Fitzpatrick . Photo by Gwen Clark.

Coral Mitton, on behalf of Grenfell Probus Club, farewelled former Secretary Dot Fitzpatrick . Photo by Gwen Clark.