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Alpine Echo – May 2023

• Presidents Message & Guest Speaker
• Welcome to new members
• Film Night – Phantom of the Open (Wed 10th May – 7:00 pm)
• Wednesday Bushwalking – Program of Walks & photos
• Casual e-Bike Riding Group
• Member Story – Luise Mock
• Geoff’s Health Hints
• An Invitation — DJAKAMIRR – Sun Bright cinema – 4th May 2023. Bookings .
Humour (is the best medicine!)
• The Editor’s Epistle (two great photos!)

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Alpine Echo – April 2023

• Presidents Message
• Welcome to new members
• Film Night – Radioactive (Wed 12th April at 7:00 pm)
• Convenor Profile – Sandra Eldridge
• Wednesday Bushwalking – Report from Mt Hotham Trip
• Mahjong Group
• Swimming Group
• e-Bike Riding Group
• Creative Aging article
• Humour (is the best medicine!) — A Painful Tale, Commandments for Seniors & Hold on Jack…
• Poets Corner – Maggie Lyons
• Geoff’s Health Hints
• The Editor’s Epistle

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Alpine Echo – March 2023

Alternative to our normal Coffee Morning – Presidents Message
• Welcome to new members
• Film Night – The Duke (Wed 8th March at 7:00 pm)
• New Activity – Casual e-Bike Riding (Starts Thursday 16th March)
• Enrolments to date (188)
• Active Member AGE Breakdown to date
• Senior Citizens Centre Clean-Out
• Wednesday Bushwalking report and information
• French Beginners/Intermediate class photo
• Poets prose – Mt Beauty – My Town by Irvin Beeston (its a beauty…)
• Member News – Judith Reid
• Bogong Village Landslip Photos
• Geoff’s Health Hints – Are Potatoes Healthy?
• The Editor’s Epistle
• Internet Links of Interest

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Alpine Echo – February 2023

• Coffee Morning/Guest Speaker event for Fri 3rd February. The speaker is Sue White with a Q & A on ‘Dog Behaviour, Training & Nutrition’
• Course & Activities List – 2023
• Course & Activities Coordinators (Jane Zagorski & Lin Hall photo)
• Membership & Enrolment
• Centre Equipment & Storage
• Important information for Convenors
• Course/Activity Timetable – 2023
• Welcome to new members
• Film Night – Mrs Harris Goes to Paris (Wed 8th Feb at 7:00 pm)
• Joint meeting of local U3As (Bright, Myrtelford & Alpine U3A)
Wednesday Bushwalking report & photos
• Member Story – Elene Wood
• Geoff’s Health Hints – Berries slow age-related memory loss
• The Editor’s Epistle

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2023 Enrolments now Open – 14th Jan ’23

For 2023 we have 13 convenors presenting 15 courses/activities. Click Courses in the website Menu Bar to view all the selections.

To the right of the Menu Bar click JOIN as a NEW member or EXISTING member and then ENROL.

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Alpine Echo – December 2022

• President’s message from Rollo Kiek
• Enrolments for 2023
• More Course/Activity Convenors required for 2023
• Film Night – West Side Story (2021)
• Christmas Luncheon (cancelled)
• No Coffee Morning/Guest Speaker event for December
• Senior Citizen Centre History
• Tutor Excellence Award Presentation
• Membership & Enrolment Summary
• Wednesday Bushwalkers report
• French Beginners
• If the shoe fits – Christine Callinan
• Geoff’s Health Hints
• The Editor’s Epistle (Unexpected Encounter)

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Alpine Echo – November 2022

• President’s message from Rollo Kiek
• Details about the November coffee morning and guest speaker Helen Mathew (Architect) – Friday 4th November at 10:00 am
• Special presentation to Nola Skey (Tutor Excellence Award)
• New Course/Activity Coordinators
•Table Tennis activity extended…
• Film Nights are back…
• Welcome to two new members
• Member Profile: Graeme Caulfield
• Craft Group & French Beginners Class
• Keep learning, keep active & enjoy life (the benefits of learning)
• Geoff’s Health Hints
• The Editor’s Epistle (High Plains Rd land slip photos)

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Alpine Echo – October 2022

• President’s message from Rollo Kiek
• Details about the October coffee morning and guest speaker Callum Bloomer (Paramedic) – Friday 7th October at 10:00 am
• Senior Citizens Centre AGM
• New Committee elected
• Nola Skey Winner of Tutor Excellence Award
• Victorian U3A Conference – Bendigo
• Welcome to five new members
• New Geology activity – Hugh Skey
• Member Story – Knit One, Purl Two – Christina Callinan
• Member Profile: Laraine Zejbrlik
• Member Profiles: Steve & Roni McDowell
• Member Story – We Windched the Winch – Richard Callinan
• Geoff’s Health Hints
• The Editor’s Epistle

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Alpine Echo – August 2022

• President’s message from Rollo Kiek
• Details about the August coffee morning and guest speaker Ken Halse – Friday 5th August at 10:00 am
• Welcome to seven new members
• Victorian U3A Conference
• New Geology activity – Hugh Skey
• AGM reminder – Friday 2nd September ’22
• How to Find Meaning in Old Age — Carry your life purpose into retirement and reap the benefits (five ways…)
• Member Stories – Profile: Luise Mock
• Member Stories – Profile: Geoff Reid
•Australian Government Mobile Service is visiting Mount Beauty – Wednesday 10th August.

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Alpine Echo – July 2022

• President’s message from Rollo Kiek.
• Details about the July coffee morning and guest speaker John Hillard – Friday 1st July at 10:00 am.
• Report on the June Coffee Morning.
• Future guest speaker.
• Alpine U3A Topics x5.
• Member Storie – Profile: Nola Skey
•Member Storie – Christine Callinan ‘A Bird in the Hand’ 
• Geoff’s Health Hints.
• The Editor’s Epistle – Ian Cohn.

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