Doreen Beach, Honorary President Sudbury U3A
It is with sadness we inform our members of the death in June of our President, Doreen Beach.
It seems even more poignant as in June we celebrated the 30th anniversary of the formation of our U3A.
Doreen and her husband Bill started Sudbury U3A in June 1989 with a membership of 30.
They actively followed the U3A ethos of self-help and joint learning by starting new groups and, as members' confidence grew, Doreen and Bill encouraged them to take over as leaders.
As the years passed our U3A flourished, the membership increased, as did the number of groups, and in recognition of their enormous contribution to our organisation Doreen and Bill were made joint Honorary Presidents in June 2003.
Following Bill`s death in February 2017 Doreen carried on as sole Honorary President, and kept abreast of our news and events from the Su3an newsletter which was delivered to her in the local care home where she resided for the last 18 months of her life.
Doreen`s legacy is a thriving U3A with an ever-expanding membership (now approaching 900) and around 80 groups, and as such, we owe her a huge debt of gratitude.
The latest Su3an is now available on the Su3an page, via the Blue Link Tabs at the top of the Page.
Please note that your Membership has expired if your membership card is BLUE
If you have any queries, difficulty with renewing etc please contact John Freeborn,
Membership Secretary on: 01787 827315 or email: email@example.com
The membership renewal application form, new membership and Gift Aid forms are on the CONTACT tab at the top of the page,just click on the tab and then open the LINK you require.
Correction The contact telephone number in the July issue of Su3an for the proposed 2nd Snooker group is incorrect.
The Group leader is Richard Thomas, correct telephone number: 01787 310607
The special trips organised by Jane and Eileen continue.
They will still contain the same rather unique mix of trips and talks with an art/architectural and social geography theme.
The next one is on Wednesday December 4th to London-see Events page for more information.
Do you have a new idea for a group, or a one off study day? We are always willing to help share in your ideas and plan for success so please speak to our Groups Coordinator,Jennie Leech, about your plans.
Jennie will help to ensure your proposal is in line with the U3A objectives and the group is covered by U3A insurance.
If you would like to go on the National U3A mailing list for events - please see the Link on the right of this page.
Monthly Speakers Meetings
Every 4th Tuesday of the Month at Sudbury Rugby Union Football Club, Whittome Field,Spicer Way, Great Cornard. CO10 0GB
The Direction Map is on the right of this page.