However, COVID shutdowns and lack of availability of equipment has meant that it has only been installed during the past month.
During June we had a visit from Martina Ryan from U3A Network Victoria. Martina was visiting several U3A’s in North East Victoria, and spent as hour with four members of our committee. Her message was that Network are there to support member U3A’s such as Benalla, and outlined a variety of aspects that Network could assist us with.
Armchair Traveller is going into recess as people haven’t been allowed to travel during the last two years of lockdowns. I would like to thank Ray O’Shannessy for his organisation of the group during the past six years since he took over from the late John Avery. The variety of places shown has been quite remarkable.
Armchair History’s ‘Tudors’ theme is drawing to a close during Semester II, with a small group beginning to work on an Australian History course for next year.
Meg Dillon’s semester length ‘Russian Literature’ course has ended– thank you so much, Meg, for designing and presenting another thought provoking, interesting course for U3A Benalla.
James Harrison, a Ukulele teacher, is our guest speaker at Meet and Mingle on Wednesday 20 July at 10am in our U3A room. James will outline his experiences as a ukulele teacher, and will play a few songs for us. He has even agreed to a little Community Singing if the audience would like that. So for a fun filled Wednesday morning, come along to Meet and Mingle on 20 July. Everyone is welcome.