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PROBUS
FUN, FRIENDSHIP, FELLOWSHIP

MEETING TIMES AND              PLACE
2nd Thursday of each  month 10am at Ararat West Uniting Church    55 Banfield St Ararat 

CONTACT DETAILS
Secretary  Maureen Smart
Email - mrsmart2@bigpond.com
Phone  0400603764

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President of Probus Club of Ararat for 2023/24 Joy Wheeler

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Our club was successful in receiving a grant from Ararat RSL to pay for replacement parts for our defibrilator

Team of Laurie Tonkin(S), Harry Wheeler, Rod McClurg and Peter Dunn, were runners up at Nhill Probus Bowls

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Josephina McDonald, our guest speaker at the October meeeting pictured with President Joy Wheeler and Life Member Harry Wheeler

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Trevor and Gerry laid our wreath on Remembrance Day 2023

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Craig Wilson from Ararat Advocate is thanked for his generous donation to our club

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Contact Details

President    Joy Wheeler        0409529726

Secretary    Maureen Smart   0400603764

VicePresident  Ken Richie

Treasurer    Glenys Andrew

Committee

Past President  Peter Kaczynski

Rod McClurg

Glenda Hurstfield

Pauline Weeks

Ken Richie

Anne Joyce

Hannah Auld, our guest speaker for November with Rod Smart, President Joy and family friend Pauline Weeks

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New member Mark Harrison

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.

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