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ACTIVITIES


One of the original aims of the 60s-Up Movement was to promote activities for the older person, with each branch free to make their own choices. Torbay Branch gets involved in various ways.


Walking is still a popular activity for our branch and we have an active walking group who meet on Wednesday mornings for their outings.


Meet at 9.30 am at the Freyberg Park carpark, Woodlands Crescent, Browns Bay. Sylvia Loft is your contact on 478 7201.


Cards – 500 If you would like to play 500 get in touch with Wanda Sandford on 473 9538.


Mah Jong is also very popular - your contact is Nala Milne, on 473 0413.


Scrabble is now on the menu as well. Contact Claire on 479 5169.


July/August 2011 Hi folks! 21 21st birthday party held in June


President Secretary Treasurer


Trips


Entertainment Welfare


Torbay Branch Newsletter Editor


2010–11 COMMITTEE MEMBERS Josette Westcott


Sylvia Loft


Maria Gillespie Robert Simmonds


Ros Bisset Vera Lockwood


Barbara Dines, Edna Dixon, Joan Everiss, Mary Lapper, Adrienne McGregor, Shirley Powell


Email (Sylvia) Adrienne Morris jsloft@ihug.co.nz a.morris@woosh.co.nz


Torbay Meetings held at 1 pm on 2nd Tuesday of each month at the Torbay Com- munity Hall


60s-Up Movement website www.60supmovement.org.nz


Torbay Branch gratefully acknowledges the sponsorship of this newsletter by 8 Glen Road, Browns Bay


E A S T C O A S T B A Y S F U N E R A L S E R V I C E S


Telephone 479 5956


479 8159 478 7201 473 7760


473 5047 473 4074 444 0497


I have recently returned from Tauranga, where the 30th 60s-Up convention was held. Altogether six members from Torbay went to the conference. Now, so many people think AGMs are boring, but ask any of the members who attended the conference and they will tell you what a pleasant time we all had. The AGM meeting itself only takes up a small part of the event. Attending the conference gives us all


the opportunity to meet members from many other groups. This year it also gave us time to look around Tauranga, as well as going on an optional boat trip around the harbour. The Monday evening dinner was


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great, with members following a ’30s theme. People really entered into the spirit of the evening and the costumes were varied and interesting – ask Sylvia about hers, as she won a prize. After an enjoyable dinner, we had musical entertainment which was lively and set people’s feet (and other parts) tapping – great fun. The whole


conference is a really e n j o y a b l e experience, and I hope more of you will join us for the 2012 conference in Hastings. Do come.


Josette


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