Alton

Welcome to the ALTON U3A

PLEASE NOTE: FROM AND INCLUDING THE NOVEMBER 29th SESSION ‘LISTENING TO JAZZ ‘ WILL COMMENCE AT 2pm UNTIL 4pm

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NICKY BRANCH....ALTON COMMUNITY CENTRE TREASURER

As many of you will know, NICKY BRANCH has been a very long standing Treasurer for the ALTON COMMUNITY CENTRE. He retired some time ago due to ill health and then returned to the post when no one came forward to fill this very necessary position.

Unfortunately Nickie's health continues to fail and it is becoming imperative that someone must be found to take over from him as soon as possible.

I (Steve Barnes), as a Trustee of the ACA has agreed to place this request onto our U3A website in the hopes that someone in the 500+ membership of the U3A may be interested in offering their services.

If you are that person, perhaps you would like to contact Pat Lerew, ACA Chairperson at pat.lerew@altonchamber.co.uk who would be pleased to talk to you about what is involved.

Please would you give this plea your consideration....Thankyou

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A VERY WARM WELCOME TO All NEWCOMERS TO ALTON

QUESTION - What is the Alton U3A?

Alton U3A provides leisure and recreational activities for people who are retired or semi-retired.

We have over 500 members and run a programme of 40+ different activities where members can learn together, not for qualifications but for the joy of discovery; in addition, we run talks, excursions, theatre and concert trips and holidays.

Activities are run for members by members (so everyone has an opportunity to share their skills and experience). If you can’t find an activity that matches your interest you can talk to us about starting a new one!

All you need to join are: Enthusiasm and a willingness to join others who share your interests - Being open to meeting new people.

To find out more:

Visit our website at www.u3asites.org.uk/alton or telephone our Membership Secretary - Philip Threadgill on 01420 541695

Our ‘year’ commences in September but you can become a member at any time by collecting a copy of our Blue Book from the Community Centre or the Library.

JOIN NOW....IT COULD CHANGE YOUR LIFE!

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The U3A and the ALTON COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION (ACA) work closely together and your membership of the ACA would be greatly appreciated to help support this vital organisation by participating in their range of educational activities.
In these days of indecision (and we don’t mention the ‘B’ word) why not make a fantastic decision yourself and become a member of the Alton Community Association. You can help us more than you can know.

We are a Charity and appreciate all our members because they make a huge difference, and of course the more the merrier!
It’s not all one-sided – you get all sorts of benefits too, such as:

50% off all photocopying in the Centre
PLUS 10% off all of these:-

Leisure Learning – no limit
Room Hire for one-off functions
Minibus Hire from Alton Community Centre

PLUS
Junior members get £1.50 off entrance to Lounge bar gigs
AND
A chance to have your say and vote at the AGM

All this for less than £16.50 (the price of 6 cups of coffee in Costas) PER YEAR

So join today, don’t just think about it - do it!!!

Thank you ~ ACA Trustees

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Alton is very unlikely to benefit from having a New Community Centre for many years, so your fairly modest financial support from joining the ACA would help to maintain the fabric of the present building.

Without our current premises there is no other suitable building for miles in which the 500 plus U3A members can continue to enjoy the multitude of activities currently available to them!

Please give this appeal your consideration and support.

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