Grafton Seniors September general meeting including a trade table, with an attendance of 41, and apologies of 12.

Guest speaker, Glynn Bodimede, chemist, spoke on Webster packs. Glynn has been a chemist since the late 1950’s, when mainly mixtures and powders, few tablets were available. Webster packs help avoid confusion, and misplacing tablets. 

Birthday wishes to those celebrating; and there are no known sick members.

Sympathy to Betty Doggett, on the passing of her cousin.

Fathers day competition winners were F. Wratten; D. McLean; P. Moran; H. Campbell.

Correspondence in: Thanks from Eileen Taylor; C V Council remittance, grant money; Northland Coaches new trip rates.

Correspondence out: Sympathy card to Les Battye, after his brother’s death; new member letter to Elsie Norris.

General business: Christmas lunch booked for December 3, at the Racecourse function room. Grocery donations for hamper raffle welcome. Card available from Service NSW for QR sign in. New scams mentioned, including parcel delivery, Amazon orders and more.  

Trips: new brochures, letters, refund cheques, new receipts for eight day tour on 13 August 2022; day trip – Yamba boat cruise, October 15 still has still seats; day trip tickets – Evans Head annual picnic on November 19, have just gone on sale. Day trips for next year now being planned.  

Competition winners: J. Ireland; D. Monaghan; J. Campbell; D. Bailey; R. Watkins; Y. Chard; R. Worrell; K. Smidt. 

New members: over 50’s welcome.

Next meeting: Tuesday October 12 at 10.30am at Racecourse, with guest speaker Duncan McKimm.

Enquiries: to publicity officer, Sandra on 6642 7720 or 0417 464 946. 

Sandra Connelly

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