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eVoice Newsletter - July 2022

Dear John

I hope everyone is looking forward to beginning Term 3 next week, and please take advantage of the fun and interesting classes we have on offer.

In this edition of eVoice we cover a number of news items of interest to members, including:

  • Post-AGM, your committee gets down to business
  • Revision of Code of Conduct policy
  • U3A Network State Conference
  • Tutor Reference Group to be formed
  • Toby Newell wins Frayda Myers Cooper Memorial Prize
  • Seniors Festival planned for 13 October

Please read the news items below for the full story.

Glyni Cumming
Glyni Cumming
President
U3A Sunshine Coast
President’s Report – July 2022
It has been some time since the previous edition issue but the dreaded Covid has laid me low for several weeks, this despite two vaccinations and my first booster shot.…
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U3A Network Conference a great success
by Glyni Cumming This year’s annual U3A Queensland Network conference held at the North Lakes and hosted by Pine Rivers brought together delegates from the 35 U3A Associations that form…
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Toby Newell wins Frayda Myers Cooper Memorial Prize
This year’s recipient of U3A Sunshine Coast’s annual Frayda Myers Cooper Memorial Prize for Academic Excellence in Creative Writing was Toby Newell, the highest achieving student in the subject ‘EGL…
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Sunshine Coast Dementia Network needs volunteers
The Sunshine Coast Dementia Network is a community information network that assists people living with dementia, their family and their carers. The Network welcomes people to their get-togethers and events…
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Seniors Festival planned for 13 October
This year’s ‘Seniors Festival’ (formerly the ‘IAgeWell Expo’) is scheduled for Thursday October 13th at the Sunshine Coast Turf Club at Corbauld Park, and our U3A will have a strong…
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Tutors, the Tutor Reference Group needs your leadership
As previously reported here, U3A Sunshine Coast is in the process of forming a Tutor Reference Group that would provide ideas on how to improve the way U3A classes are…
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Tutor Reference Group meets to discuss future U3A growth
Tutors have had their say about U3A at a forum that identified challenges facing the U3A Sunshine Coast classes and activities program, and they provided ideas to improve the way…
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Welcome to Country by Maroochy Barambah
At the opening of the U3A State Conference at North Lakes Songwoman Maroochy Barambah performed a Welcome to Country, a traditional indigenous ceremony performed at gatherings to welcome visitors to…
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