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The Committee is sorry to announce that General Meetings and all group meetings are cancelled with immediate effect, until 1st July, when we will be able to assess the situation again. The Social planned for the end of March was also cancelled. Please go to our Welcome Page to see a list of items added to the website to help you through this 'lockdown', and also visit the Newsletters Page to see the latest online Newsletter. Stay Safe!
Proposed Exhibition of Awake members Art/Photography
Awake is holding an Open Exhibition of U3A’ers art & photography work. It will be held at next month’s February General Meeting in the Memorial Hall and is open to all members of AWAKE. Two pieces of art or photography can be submitted and should be mounted, named on the reverse and ready for display. Please bring your work to the Roberts residence, 18, Ellerker Rise, Willerby, HU10 6EY on 15th,16th or 17th of February 2020 (if delivery is a problem ring Denise/Steve and we can arrange to pick them up). We can then plan the display for the following Wednesday. Any questions please contact Denise Roberts 659816
Ready Steady Read volunteers
Can you help?
We have been asked if anyone can spare two hours a week to help children read in schools. If you are interested contact Sue McPhee (652766), or see the notice board at the General Meeting for further information.
2019 Annual General Meeting, 19th June
The AGM was a success with Sue McPhee elected as our new Chair for 2 years, the outgoing Chair, Chris Watson now becoming Vice Chair for the same period.
Chris Coates and Jan Thomas have stepped down from the committee and we now have two new committee members in Les Holmes and Steve Clark. Francis Davies has relinquished the position of Vice Chair but is still a member of the committee. The afternoon concluded with tea & cakes for all.
Please check the separate sheet in the Newsletter for details of the 10% club organised by Sue McPhee on behalf of all members. This lists all of the shops willing to participate, and we hope you are all taking advantage of this offer. Just show your U3A membership card at the participating shops (details published in recent Newsletters) to receive the discount.
Newsletter and Website
The next issue of the bi-monthly newsletter, AWAKEN, will be published at the relevant monthly meeting.
Please let everyone know about your group's activities by sending contributions and photographs for the next newsletter and website by sending them to Steve Roberts, Newsletter Editor with copies to Chris Moody, Website Manager and Sue McPhee, Interest Group Coordinator or click the Contact page here to get in touch. The deadline for submissions to the next edition of AWAKEN will be the 2nd Wed of the Month for January, March, May, July, September & November, but contributions for the website and any future editions of the newsletter are welcome at any time.
Please note that as from March 2019 all of the U3A equipment (Projector, screen, laptop etc.) will be stored by Greg Lamb. If you require equipment please contact Greg on 659778 to arrange pick up, but please try to give him as much notice as possible.
WRITE AN ARTICLE FOR AWAKEN and WIN £20!
Write an article for AWAKEN and win £20. Your article will appear under the title ‘IN MY OWN WRITE.’ What we are looking for is a reflective, interesting, amusing or opinion piece rather than a purely informative article. The content can be light hearted or serious but it must be suitable for the AWAKEN readership. Your article must be approx. 450 words long (one side of A5). Avoid religion, politics and too many exclamation marks!!! Include your Name and Membership no.
Contributions should be sent to Steve Roberts or on paper copy to 18, Ellerker Rise, Well Lane, Willerby HU10 6EY
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