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AGM News

Despite the wet weather we had a small group of dedicated members turn up to ensure we had a quorum. The Management Committee elected at the AGM is President:- Greg Jones Secretary:- Rose Maidens Treasurer:- Marilyn Dean Committee Members:- Denice McDougall, Susan Hayes and Lyn Kroes Some stats extrapolated from 2023 T2 & T3 data. […]

Exciting opportunity

Hello U3A community! I’m Denice, the Class Coordinator. Another fantastic year has kicked off, and our classes are buzzing with enthusiasm!  We’re thrilled to see some of our classes reaching full capacity. Two new classes Cryptic Crosswords and Glass Mosaics are proving to be popular! Now, attention to all our amazing members: I have some […]

Manage your details and classes etc with Member Portal

A portal is defined as a doorway, gate, or other entrance and in a IT context this means a website, web page or app providing access to information. The Member Portal is a feature of our membership management system ‘Member Wizard‘ which gives you the member access to: check your contact details and update if […]

First Lunch of the New Year

A good crowd of members met up at Charlie’s for the first Tuesday lunch of the new year.  Several classes were represented including Art, French and Retro. These lunches are a great opportunity to meet  new people and catch up with old friends. Everyone is welcome to come along. Most people arrive by about 12:30. […]

AGM 16th February

Our Annual General Meeting is scheduled for 9:00 am on Friday February 16th at the Reg English Tennis Centre, English Drive, 35 Cartwright Road. As per our Constitution all members of the Management Committee will retire from office, but will be eligible for re-election upon nomination. Any 2 Members of the Association may nominate another […]

Open Day – a great success

Our recent annual open day at Southside Bowls Club was a tremendous success! Numerous knowledgeable tutors were present, ready to address any inquiries. In instances where tutors were unavailable, dedicated class members generously volunteered to step in and provide assistance. The event saw a fantastic influx of 15 new members who joined on the spot. […]

Puzzles + Social Interaction -> big benefits

In a recent ABC news article, research has shown that puzzles done in a social setting helps prevent cognitive decline. U3A Gympie has a new class – Cryptic Crosswords – An Introduction that will run during Term 1 on Friday afternoons from 1:00 to 3:00 The word “cryptic” means “mysteriously obscure, secret, hidden.” The setter […]

Membership renewal due soon

Just a friendly reminder that annual membership fees for 2024 are due on January 1st. A reminder with invoice will be emailed out soon. The membership fee for 2024 has increased to $30.00. Renewing members can use the link on the invoice to securely pay on-line. The notice will also have our bank account details […]

Tutor’s Lunch

Committee members prepared a lunch for Tutors as a thank-you for their invaluable contribution to the success of U3A Gympie. Unfortunately not all tutors were able to attend. However everyone present had an enjoyable time together. President Greg Jones thanked the tutors on behalf of the management committee and class members. All tutors are volunteers […]

Helpers need at Open Day

📢 We need your help to make U3A Gympie’s Open Day on January 17th, 2024, a resounding success! 📢 We’re gearing up for our Annual Open Day at the Southside Bowls Club, and we’re looking for enthusiastic volunteers to assist with crucial tasks on the day. We need assistance in accepting payments, writing receipts, guiding […]