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Henry Ford

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U3A Sapphire Coast AGM

Do come to the AGM to be held at the Tura Marrang Library workrooms, Tura beach, on Friday, March 6 @ 1:30pm.

We'd love to meet you and hear your thoughts about what is happening in U3ASC, and where you would like fit to go in 2020.

Please let us know if you are attending and if you would like to join everyone afterwards for refreshments at the U3ASC Tura Beach Centre.

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Brains’ Trust Meeting

The meeting has been postponed till Wednesday, 28 February, 2.00pm - 4.00pm at U3ASC Tura Beach Centre Office.

‘Who, did you say, the Brains’ Trust is?’ They are a group of long-term members of U3ASC who provide wisdom, cultural perspectives and creative ideas about the activities and future directions of U3ASC. Come along if you’re interested and qualify.

“The Year of the U3ASC Course Leader”

All Course Leaders are invited to join the Programs’ Team on Friday 28 February for d&d (drinks and discussion), 4.00pm - 5.30pm, at the U3ASC Tura Beach Centre.

RSVP Kaye Separovic, Programs’ Team,


New One-Off Events

Spinning - An Open Day Introduction - 25th February

Synchronised swimming Returns! - 3rd March

Public Policy for Seniors Workshop - 20th March

Walking the Camino Trails - 27th March

Ancient Formation of the Far Sth Coast - 8th May

Model Ship Building – An Introduction - 26th June

U3ASC Trippers' Notification No.1

The U3ASC Trippers’ first Trip for 2020 is a rail trail cycle trip in East Gippsland, from Sale to Orbost, Victoria, from Saturday, April 18 to Friday, April 24. You’ll be riding with our member, Sally Rowan. Book throughhttps://www.snowyrivercycling.com.au/events/gippsl and-trails-cycle-tour. For more information, contact Sally on 0413 480 682 or r.smith@apex.net.au.

Next meeting: Wednesday 19 February, 12.15pm @ RockPool Café, Club Sapphire. All U3ASC travel enthusiasts welcome. For more information, please contact Fleur: dwyerfleur@gmail.com.

Seniors Week Activity

Back to the Swinging 1960's!

Please Update Your Details

Many of our members details have changed over time. Could you please log into your membership on MyU3A and check your details are up to date. We especially need street and email addresses to ensure you are receiving the latest news.

If you find it difficult to do on line please  email u3ascsec@gmail.com or call into the Office at the Tura.U3A Centre.

Helpers Needed

Our Programs Team does a wonderful job supporting our presenters and timetabling our classes.......but they need more helpers. If you have some spare time your help would greatly be appreciated to ensure our U3A runs smoothly.

If you can help please

Email Kay Separovic: programs.u3asc@gmail.com

or phone:0419 243 115‬

Seniors Card Writing Competition

The Department of Communities and Justice
together with the Fellowship of Australian Writers Inc (FAW)
is conducting an exciting FREE short story writing competition for Seniors Cardholders
The Prize is publication in their next book, Seniors Stories Volume 6

THEME: Resilience - word limit STRICTLY 1,000 words.

Renewal Reminder

Now is the time to renew your membership for 2020. There are two ways to renew:

1. Online at our website: www.sapphirecoastu3a.org

Follow these steps through the process:

  • Select “Join Now or Renew’ 

  • Select ‘Join or Renew On-Line’ ➢ complete the information ➢ Click ‘Apply for Membership’

  • Member LogIn ➢ complete Member Login & Password

  • Press ‘return’ on your computer

  • Membership Status 2020 ➢ Select ’Renew Membership 2020'

  • Type of Membership Requested ➢ Select ‘Full’ & Check Box ‘I hereby apply to become…’ ➢ Select ‘Proceed’

  • Application Form ➢ Complete how you would like to volunteer ➢ Select ‘Commit’

  • Membership Status 2020 ➢ Select ‘Proceed to Payment’

  • Member Summary 2020 ➢ Select ‘Pay Online 2020’

  • Initiate on line payment of fees for 2020 ➢ Select 'PayPal, click here to pay’ (for both PayPal or credit card) 

  • PayPal ➢ Complete either 'Pay with PayPal' or 'Pay with a Card’

2. Come and pay in cash or by cheque. Team Office members can also take you through the procedure to pay with credit card at the U3ASC Office, Tura Beach Shops, on Friday, 1.30pm to 3.30pm until 13 December.

When You Are Unable to Enrol in a Class Online

There may be occasions when members who do not have access to a computer are unable to enrol in a course online. If this is the case, please advise the relevant Course Leader who can add your name to the online class list. If the Course Leader is unable to access a computer, they are encouraged to contact their Program Team Contact person who will happily add names to the online class list on their behalf.  

U3A Centre Office Hours and Phone Number

Need to drop in a form? Need to speak to somebody about U3A? Just want a cuppa or chat?

U3A Sapphire Coast SUMMER Office hours are Fridays from 1:30pm - 3:30pm at the Tura Beach Centre.  The Office will be closed during NSW School Holidays.

Volunteers will be available to take enquiries both at the Centre, and on our phone number - 0491099570

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