FUN, FRIENDSHIP, FELLOWSHIP
MEETING TIMES AND PLACE
2nd Thursday of each month 10am at Ararat West Uniting Church 55 Banfield St Ararat
Secretary Maureen Smart
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Member talks at our February meeting by Bryan Park, Anne Joyce and Ian Holwell
Newly inducted members Joy Harrington and Neil Coates with President Joy
President of Probus Club of Ararat for 2023/24 Joy Wheeler
Pam, Joy and Maureen at our Christmas lunch
Our club farewelled Jim VanRaaphorst, a long time Probus bowler
New Life Members Peter Kaczynski and Norman Clark, both inducted at our December 2023 meeting. Congratulations.
President Joy Wheeler 0409529726
Secretary Maureen Smart 0400603764
VicePresident Ken Richie
Treasurer Glenys Andrew
Past President Peter Kaczynski
Hannah Auld, our guest speaker for November with Rod Smart, President Joy and family friend Pauline Weeks
At our December meeting we were entertained by the choir from Ararat West Primary. Here we are singing carols with them
A quote from the October/November 2019 issue of Active Retirees new PSPL Chairman Margaret Drake when asked "What makes Probus so special?"
Probus is a social club without a lot of the constraints of other associations, which means each Club can mould itself to the needs of its members. This means that no matter what Club you're a member of, you can have direct input into the activities in which those members can choose to participate.
This also means that every Club has a great range of activities that everyone enjoys, no matter how active or inactive they choose to be. Probus is non-political, non-religious and does not fund raise, attributes that appeal to many retirees.