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1 ISSUE NO: 9 Published early in months of January, May & September May August 2013 Enquiries and correspondence: The Secretary PO Box 242 Torquay 3228 Copy deadline for next issue: August Contributions from Convenors and Members: Send to postal address or SPECIAL NOTICE FOR THE 2013 AGM The AGM will be held at the Torquay Christian Fellowship, 25 Grossmans Road (in the old Shire Office building), on September 12th commencing at 2.30pm. An important issue for resolution at this meeting is based on advice from the Department of Justice / Consumer Affairs Victoria, that the Associations Incorporations Act 1981 is to be replaced by the Associations Incorporation Reform Act Whilst the changes will not have any effect whatsoever on the day-to-day operation of our club, all members are encouraged to attend this meeting because, as an incorporated institution, we are obliged to vote on this new Act. Following the above, we will have a guest speaker from the Torquay Surf Club INSIDE Club information 2 President s message 3 Wanderers Petanque champs, Shepparton Wanderers 3 Theatre & Gallery 4 Cinema Club 4 Social Outings 5 Chat & Craft 5 Resistance Training 5 Tennis, Badminton 5 Walking groups 6 Pancake brekky, Shepparton - See story P.3 Diary summary 7,8 Committee Nomination form 2013 AGM 9

2 2 CLUB INFORMATION OFFICE BEARERS /13 President : Donna Symes Immediate Past President: Peter Sweetten / Vice President : Bill Binks Secretary: Graeme Perks Minutes Secretary: Bernadette Dickenson Treasurer & Membership: Peter Sweetten / Asst. Treasurer: Heather Moore Webmaster: Ian Champion Publicity/Newsletter: Sue Robinson Activities Coordinator: Heather Moore Ordinary Committee: Marie Reeves, Margaret Bufton, Margaret Lay, Helen Canny, Carol Conquest, Laurel Adams, Pam Perks, Marjorie McKenzie Members subs due from July 1st : Annual Subscription $25 Joining Fee $5 Welcome to New Members We are delighted to welcome the following new members to our Club: Carol & Graham Blight, Beverley Dore, Tony Gall, Peter McMahon, Judy & John Nestor, Ana Ryan, Jean & Robert Setterfield and Robyn Sharrock. A reminder to all members: If you know anyone interested in joining, invite them along and make them aware that they are entitled to attend 3 free activities before committing to membership. Visit us on the Web : torquay.vic.au/life-activities-club-surfcoast LACVI website: Club Clothing Contact Bernie Dickenson on for any of the following that incorporate the embroidered club name: *Caps - in black or white *Short sleeve polo shirt - in white, royal blue or jade *Polar fleece vest or zippered jacket - in navy, royal blue, black, red or bottle green Attention all Convenors The next Convenors meeting will be held as follows: When: Where: Tuesday May 2pm Spring Creek Community House Please advise Heather on prior to the meeting if you are unable to attend. This issue printed courtesy of Andrew Katos MP MLA for South Barwon

3 3 We held our first morning tea on Feb.28th this year for Relay for Life, thank you to everyone who sold raffle tickets, and attended. I must thank the owners of Uber Mama, for donating the dining voucher, and Tim Robinson for the wine. Our next one is coming up on Thursday 23rd May at Kay and Ian Champion s residence 13 Glaneuse Ave. It was great to see a mixture of members from all sections at our April meeting, where we all enjoyed a barbecue tea, followed by our guest speaker Ms. Tessa Davis. Tessa was a natural speaker and was very informative, on all aspects of first aid. I am quite sure that we all learnt something from her. Because the evening meeting was such a success, we might look at holding another one later on in the year. Donna Symes THE WANDERERS Next outing Oct/Nov to Port Fairy Big 4 Park. For further information, contact Marie or Bill on or Report from Shepparton. On 15 th and 16 th April, 30 intrepid travellers The Wanderers set off on their biannual get-away. This trip was to Shepparton in the Goulburn Valley, staying at the Park Lane Big 4 caravan park. Five caravans travelled and the remainder stayed in very comfortable on-site cabins. The first night 5 o clock Happy Hour followed by a group Bar-b-q was most successful, allowing all to renew old acquaintances and to meet some new friends. The next day was a car pool to Lake Victoria and a walk around the lake, followed by morning coffee at the Lake Café in very pleasant surroundings. The afternoon saw the first (and for some the last) round of the Petanque tournament, a regular and hotly competitive event, and after a break for lunch, the second (and for some others, the last) round of competition. After Happy Hour all travelled to The Shepparton Club for dinner where good food and fellowship were enjoyed, and for some an assortment of very dangerous desserts was consumed. Wednesday, all arose early for the traditional pancake breakfast, with such culinary accompaniments as diced banana, fruit salad, ice cream, cream and of course the old favourite maple syrup. The Petanque Grand Final then followed, and to say competitive would be an understatement. As the crowds gathered to watch and film crews set up equipment a deathly hush descended for the toss of the coin, won by the captain of the Yellow team, Peter S who along with his team of stalwarts went on to win the newly named Jo Biscombe Trophy. After lunch, a visit to Emerald Bank mini-golf,car Museum, and The Windmill Chocolate Café. The usual happy hour followed, then dinner continued the food theme. The last day was a mix of things to do with a lakeside walk for some or game of golf for others. A farewell dinner at Parklake Restaurant wound up the trip, and with that we said our goodbyes and look forward to our Spring trip. Our thanks go to Bill and Marie once again for their organisation of such an enjoyable trip. JT

4 Please send your photos, stories and jokes to The Editor for our next Newsletter 4 THEATRE AND GALLERY GROUP We are a new group for people who are interested in attending local theatre productions & art galleries with perhaps an occasional trip to Melbourne. Our programme for the next few months is---- May 3: Breaker Morant Torquay Theatre Troupe, Torquay May 10: The Club Potato Shed, Drysdale Aug 16: Kinship Bangarra Dance Theatre,The Playhouse, GPAC Aug 29: Monet s Garden National Gallery of Vic., Melbourne (with Thursday walk gp) It is a varied programme so we hope there is something that may interest you. Contact : Cheryl Annetts phone CINEMA CLUB We meet at Readings Waurn Ponds on the second Wednesday of the month except School Holidays, when there is usually no suitable movie. Parking can be a problem if over 3 hours (fines) so park facing Pioneer Rd. or at rear of cinema. The movie can only be chosen one week ahead, when Readings release their screening schedule Thursday. Movies usually start around 1:15-1:30pm; or meet for lunch or a cuppa around 12-12:30 before the movie. Upcoming movie dates: May 8th June 12th [NO MOVIE IN JULY, school holidays] August 7th To join the mailing list, or for more information by either phone or , send your details to the convenor: Rosslyne Leary phone Cheap Cinema Tickets for Seniors Card holders: *Readings Waurn Ponds have $8 movies most sessions [after buyng their $8 discount card]. *Village Cinemas have $9 movies most sessions [after joining the free Village Movie Club]. *Village also have a particular $7 movie (self and friend) each Friday at the first session of the day before 1pm. They are trialling Friendship Fridays on the first Friday of the month, with $7 movie ticket with free cuppa and biscuit, maybe a showbag, and a cheaper deal on choctop and a drink. OLD is when: * You are cautioned to slow down by the doctor instead of by the police Getting a little action means you don t need to take any fibre today You don t care where your spouse goes just as long as you don t have to go too!

5 5 Knit & Natter Resistance Training RESISTANCE TRAINING:- 1 hour We meet at the home of Maureen Holmes, 24 Island Drive, Torquay on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 9.30 to 12 noon. Dates for the next 4 months are: May 1/5 and 15/5 June 5/6 and 19/6 July 3/7 and 17/7 August 7/8 and 21/8 New crafters are always welcome Convenor: Maureen WE ARE NOW BACK TRAINING AT THE FOOTBALL CLUB NEAR THE ROUNDABOUT TORQUAY (New rooms with a great view) MONDAYS : & with Maurie (morning tea with 0930 Session ) WEDNESDAYS: & with Maurie FRIDAYS: & PROGRAM 10 minutes Warm Up 15 minutes Group Work 20 minutes Own Program (Many different machines to use) 15 minutes Stretches FEE STRUCTURE Cost: $5 /session $8 / week (up to 3 Sessions) $30 / month $80/ 3 months The tennis group meet every Wednesday morning at the Torquay Tennis Club (next to the Football Club grounds) Surf Coast Highway. Tennis Commences at 10.00am and only $2.00 per session. Convenor: Janet Bateman on Want to play Badminton?? Games can be played every Wednesday from pm at Surf World at a cost of only $6.00. Just turn up if you are interested. Rackets are available if you don t have your own equipment. Contact Peter on or for information. Note. Members are entitled to attend a maximum of 3 sessions per week. Convenor: Maurie Dean on Social Outings Outings for the next four months:- May - Lunch noon Friday 24th May, 2013 Beach House - Barwon Heads 48 Hitchcock Avenue June - Lunch noon Friday 21st June, 2013 RACV Club - Torquay July - Lunch noon Friday 26th July, 2013 Front Beach Cafe - Torquay August - Dinner 6.00pm Saturday 24th August, 2013 Bells Beach Hotel - Jan Juc All are of course very welcome to attend! Convenor: Heather Moore on

6 Tuesday Walking Group Page 6 Meet Tuesdays during school term at the Rotunda in Taylor Park, Torquay next to the Bowling Club. Time: 9:30 a.m. in Term 1 and 2, 12:30 p.m. Term 3. Car pool to destination at a cost of $4.00 per passenger. Walks normally take approx. 1.5 hours. Morning/afternoon tea provided by the convenors at a cost of $1.00 per member. Come prepared: hat, comfortable walking shoes, drink, sunscreen and appropriate clothing. ========================================================================= Term 2, 9:30a.m. start: Term 3, 12:30pm start: May 7: Anakie Gorge July 16: Ocean Grove dog beach May 14: Waurn ponds Walk, Grovedale July 23: Hovells Creek,Limeburners Bay,Corio May 21: Distillery Creek via Airey s Inlet July 30: Ironbark Basin, Point Addis May 28: Bob Pettit Reserve circuit, Jan Juc August 6: Torquay SLSC via Danawa Gardens June 4: Allenvale to St. George R. mouth via Lorne to Spring Creek June 11: St. Leonards Lake walk August 13: Moggs Creek picnic grnd via Aireys June 18: Moorabool Bridge to Breakwater, Geelong August 20: Drysdale Lakes, Drysdale. June 25: Term 2 breakup walk Portarlington, August 27: Balyang Park-Queens Park (river). then Hotel counter lunch Contact : Ken Noreen NEW MEMBERS ARE MOST WELCOME! Thursday Walking Group Meet on the Esplanade at Fishermans Beach. NOTE: New Winter Start Time (from June) 9:00 am May 8:30am July 9:00am 2: Rippleside Park, Geelong 4: Barwon Heads, The Jetty 9: Beach Walk, Café Moby 11: Beach walk, Koby s 16: Point Lonsdale, Piazza Doro 18: Train 9:18 (Marshall) to CUB tour, beer tasting, lunch 23: RELAY FOR LIFE fundraiser - 25: Airey s Inlet beach walk, The Lighthouse Beach walk, Kay & Ian s, August 9.00 am 13 Glaneuse Ave 1: Anakie Gorge - BYO LUNCH 30: Williamstown lunch 8: Beach walk, Wyndham 15 Barwon River walk, Barwon Edge June 9:00am: Boathouse Cafe 6: Anglesea, Uber Mama Café 22: Beach Walk, Front Beach Cafe 13 : Beach walk, Front Beach Café 29: Train 9:18 (Marshall) to Melbourne, NGV 20: Train 9:18 (Marshall) to (Monet exhibition) Immigration Museum Melbourne Contact: Marg : Beach walk, Sands Ann

7 7 WHAT S ON MAY-JUNE 2013 Tennis - every Wednesday 10am, Torquay Tennis Club Badminton - every Wednesday noon, Surf World Resistance Football Club, every Monday & am Wednesday & am Friday & am MAY Time Activity Where 1 9:30 Knit & Holmes 2 8:30 Thursday Walkers Rippleside Park, Geelong 7 9:30 Tuesday Walkers Anakie Gorge 8 12:30app. Cinema Club Readings Waurn Ponds 9 8:30 Thursday Walkers Beach walk, Moby's 14 9:30 Tuesday Walkers Waurn Ponds walk, Grovedale 15 9:30 Knit & Holmes 16 8:30 Thursday Walkers Point Lonsdale, Piazza Doro 21 9:30 Tuesday Walkers Distillery Creek via Airey's Inlet 23 8:30 Thursday Walkers Relay For Life Beach Walk, Glaneuse Av 24 12:00 Social Outings Lunch. Beach House, Barwon Heads 28 9:30 Tuesday Walkers Bob Pettit Reserve, Jan Juc 30 8:30 Thursday Walkers Williamstown lunch JUNE Time Activity Where 4 9:30 Tuesday Walkers Allenvale/St.George R./Lorne 5 9:30 Knit & Holmes 6 9:00 Thursday Walkers Anglesea, Uber Mama 11 9:30 Tuesday Walkers St.Leonards Lake 12 12:30app. Cinema Group Readings Waurn Ponds 13 9:00 Thursday Walkers Beach Walk, Front Beach Café 18 9:30 Tuesday Walkers Moorabool Bridge to Breakwater 19 9:30 Knit & Holmes 20 9:18 train Thursday Walkers Immigration Museum Melbourne 21 12:00 Social Outings Lunch. RACV Club, Torquay 25 9:30 Tuesday Walkers Term 2 break-up :- Portarlington walk, pub lunch 27 9:00 Thursday Walkers Beach walk, The Sands Refer to Group Reports for more detail Visit us on the Web : torquay.vic.au/life-activities-club-surfcoast LACVI website:

8 8 WHAT S ON JULY-AUGUST 2013 Tennis - every Wednesday 10am, Torquay Tennis Club Badminton - every Wednesday noon, Surf World Resistance Football Club, every Monday & am Wednesday & am Friday & am JULY Time Activity Where 3 9:30 Knit & Holmes 4 9:00 Thursday Walkers Barwon Heads, The Jetty 10 - Cinema Club NO MOVIE (school holidays) 11 9:00 Thursday Walkers Beach Walk, Kobo's Café 16 12:30 Tuesday Walkers Ocean grove Dog Beach 17 9:30 Knit & Holmes 18 9:18 train Thursday Walkers CUB tour & lunch, Melbourne 23 12:30 Tuesday Walkers Hovell's Creek, Limeburners Bay,Corio 25 9:00 Thursday Walkers Airey's Inlet beach, The Lighthouse 26 12:00 Social Outings Lunch. Front Beach Café, Torquay 30 12:30 Tuesday Walkers Iron Bark Basin, Point Addis AUGUST Time Activity Where 1 9:00 Thursday Walkers Anakie Gorge, BYO lunch 6 12:30 Tuesday Walkers Torquay SLSC to Spring Creek via Danawa Gdns 7 9:30 Knit & Holmes 8 9:00 Thursday Walkers Beach Walk, Wyndham 13 12:30 Tuesday Walkers Mogg's Creek picnic ground via Airey's Inlet 14 12:30 app. Cinema Group Readings Waurn Ponds 15 9:00 Thursday Walkers Barwon River, Barwon Edge Boathouse 20 12:30 Tuesday Walkers Drysdale Lakes 21 9:30 Knit & Holmes 22 9:00 Thursday Walkers Beach Walk, Front Beach Café 24 6PM SAT. Social Outings DINNER, Bell's BeachHotel, Jan Juc 27 12:30 Tuesday Walkers Balyang Park to Queens Park, Geelong 29 9:18 train Thursday Walkers National Gallery, Melbourne Refer to Group Reports for more detail Visit us on the Web : torquay.vic.au/life-activities-club-surfcoast LACVI website:

9 9 Nomination form for Executive Officers and General Officers for the Life Activities Club Surfcoast Inc. (LAC Surfcoast Inc) The 2013 Annual General Meeting will be held at the Torquay Christian Fellowship, 25 Grossmans Road on Thursday September 12th commencing at 2.30 pm. All positions on committee will be declared vacant nominations will be called for: President Vice President Secretary Treasurer / Membership Secretary Activities Co-ordinator Publicity Officer / Newsletter Editor General Officers (6 maximum) Note: 1) The Nominee, Proposer and Seconder must all be financial members of the LAC Surfcoast Inc. 2) To be valid, the completed form must be either mailed to The Secretary, LAC Surfcoast Inc., PO Box 242, Torquay, Vic 3228 or handed directly to the Secretary by no later than September 4th NOMINEE: I,..., nominate for the position of... Signed:... PROPOSER: I,..., nominate for the position of... Signed:... SECONDER: I,..., nominate for the position of... Signed:... Dated:.../.../ 2013 Nomination form for LAC Surfcoast Inc 2013 AGM prepared by Peter Sweetten