The Gunnedah Day VIEW Club luncheon was held on Friday, April 27 and was well attended, with the club welcoming two new members.
Barbara Hatch received her club badge and Lorraine Kleinschafer was also welcomed – her badge is on the way.
The guest speaker was Rebecca Ryan who is the director of the Gunnedah Conservatorium. She teaches music and runs programs in schools and also takes charge of the choir.
Meetings are held every Sunday at the Town Hall where all music is played (piano, guitar, drums) and all are welcome.
Her daughter Olivia Heath, who is 11 years old, entertained us with a lovely song. She also sings in the choir. They hold many concerts.
The raffle winner was Barbara Hatch.
Rosemary Sinclair presented Rebecca Ryan and Olivia with a lovely bouquet of flowers and thanked them for entertaining us.
Guest speaker for May will be Tom Lyle and a give and take table will be held, so bring your goodies.
Anyone interested in joining the Gunnedah Day VIEW Club can come along to a luncheon on the fourth Friday of each month at the Gunnedah Services and Bowling Club.
There has been plenty happening at the Gunnedah Garden Club in recent times.
Monday, April 23 saw the club host guest speakers Linda Lee and Kate Knight of Can Assist to explain about the work of Can Assist in the Gunnedah area.
The speakers provided a very interesting half hour with plenty of questions put forward by club members.
At the conclusion of Linda and Kate’s talk, president Elaine Bridge presented a cheque for $300 on behalf of the Gunnedah Garden Club to Can Assist.
The usual club meeting then followed with invitations to the Smithhurst Theatre for morning tea on behalf of M S. on Wednesday, May 16 at 9.30am.
Ogulbil-Dungowan Valley Garden Club have invited Gunnedah members to their 29th birthday celebrations on June 18.
Members interested in attending are asked to bring their money at the next meeting for this event.
Names for the Narrandra trip in October must be in by next meeting also.
Members have been invited to send photos with gardens aspects to the Garden Club of Australia, Julia Withers has had photos printed previously.
Quite a few members were successful at the Gunnedah Show in the horticulture section, with Julia Withers taking out the champion floral arrangement kindly donated by the Gunnedah Garden Club.
In the flower competition, Esme Gardner won with an abutalan – a member of the Chinese lantern group – and the vegetables section was won by Marj Hill
The Gunnedah Garden Club’s next meeting will be held on May 28 and will feature guest speaker Chris Birkett who will speak about her life in Hungary.
The hostess for the club’s May meeting will be Marj Hill and the raffle will be supplied by Helen Murrell.
Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.