Benalla and District University of the Third Age, or U3A, provides opportunities for learning and social interaction to help older people no longer in full time employment keep physically & mentally alert.
31 courses and activities are being offered in 2017. To find out more about a particular group, click on Groups on the menu at the top of the page. There are no prerequisites or exams!
The newsletter deadline is the third Wednesday of the month at midday. Our monthly newsletter will be posted or emailed at the end of that week. The website's home page, group pages, and daily calendar & monthly calendar are updated at this time.
Newsletter items are to be forwarded by midday Wed 16th August to email@example.com.
'Legal Matters' This popular short course of 2 two-hour sessions on Wills, Powers of Attorney and Online Banking is being offered by retired lawyer John Barry on Mondays August 14th and September 11th from 10 am to 12 midday in the U3A Meeting Room. To enrol, contact Terry Case 5762 1700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Course details - Legal Matters page.
'Advanced Care Planning' A single session course on Advanced Care Planning is being offered in conjunction with Benalla Health on Monday 9 October 2017 between 10am and 12 noon in the U3A room at the Seniors Community Centre. The session is designed to start the conversation regarding pre-determining Care options for when the recipient is not able to communi-cate their wishes with family and health care professionals. Contact Margaret Jenkins on 5762 6944 or at email@example.com
At long last the move to our shared premises, the Senior Citizens and Community Centre, has taken place. I thank the Executive for the packing up of W4 and the unpacking into our new rooms.
Thank you does not seem enough for the great amount of work Terry Dillon has done setting up our computer.
We are going to enjoy the wonderful back-drop to our room in every season. We have had some interesting feedback about how the room is working. All feedback is welcome but no changes will be made until we have had time to settle in.
Possible new courses for 2018 include:
Please consider if you have the expertise to help with these courses.
Government House runs tours and if there is enough interest I will arrange a tour. Tour is free but there will be cost for the bus. (35 people maximum)
There will be a formal opening of our new premises when the Council finds a suitable time.
Getting to know the Executive
'It was with mixed feelings that many of us farewelled W4. It had been home to our courses for many years. Members...read on
See also our Monthly Calendar
Around the Traps
'Christmas In July' - July 29th and 'The Bald Archy Exhibition 2017' Saturday 26 August to 10th September.
James Casey - a memorial gallery of photos