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Grafton Senior Citizens – November meeting

Grafton Senior Citizens recently held their November general meeting, including trading table, with an attendance of 49, and apologies 12.

Birthday wishes to those celebrating this month, including Wilma Brazier, just turned 90. Best wishes to anyone on sick list.

Sincere sympathy to Kay Whiteman, on the loss of her sister.

New member: welcome back Lola Nizette, after a break.

Guest speaker: Michelle Hocking, Grafton District Funerals, spoke on her life. She always wanted to get into the funeral business, but pursued other jobs until returning to workforce & joining a funeral company 15 years ago. She was originally from Grafton, & returned 18 months ago.

Correspondence in: nil. Out: letter to new members. Treasurers report read.

General business: member advised poppies placed on graves of service people for remembrance day. Suggestion we investigate purchase of portable microphone. More members attendance at bingo, carpet bowls, craft, mahjong, euchre, will be welcomed. Reminder to be wary of scams.

Bus trips: February 26 to Emmaville. Those who booked for this year, will have booking carried over. More bookings welcome. March trip will go on sale at December meeting. Bookings for Queensland eight day tour have also been carried over to August 2021, with a few more seats available.

Competition winners: J. Schulz; L. Douglas; G. Hunter-Blanch; R. Turner; K. Lawson; R. Watkins; B. Doggett; D. Bailey.

Next meeting to be held Tuesday December 8 at 10.30am at Racecourse. Enquiries to publicity officer Sandra on 6642 7720.

Sandra Connelly