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Combined Probus Club meets @ Goulburn Worker’s Club

4th Friday of each month


 President:   Bill SMITH  -   0412 812439

Secretary:  Janice JENSEN   0437 721353

Treasurer:   Pat BOURKE 0458 989244

Publicity Officer:   Graeme NEIL   0414 568802

Welfare Officer:   Leon HASSETT   0429 666 611

Newsletter:   Helen SMITH  0413 001175

Outings & Activity Officer: Lynette BROWN 0409 816138


#  The Club has three perspective members: Diana and John Murray also Pamela Stevenson who came to her first meeting in June. We look forward to President Bill inducting these people into our Club soon.

# Please remember to send an Apology to Sec. Janice or another member via email, SMS or our new Mobile Phone No.(found on top of this Newsletter) if unable to attend Meetings (members cannot put an apology in unless they have been asked to do so)  This is for Insurance Purposes.  Even though it is cooler weather we would like to see as many members as possible attend our monthly meetings especially if there’s a Guest Speaker.

#  Morning Tea is available (in our meeting room) at cost of $3.00 which is supplied by the Worker’s Club so that money goes back to the Worker’s Club.  Members are welcome to stay after our Meetings for Social Lunch in Dining Room of Worker’s Club. (The Worker’s Club kindly give Combined Probus Club the use of Meeting Room at No Charge)

# Don’t forget to wear your Name Badge to our Monthly Meetings and Social Outings.  

# Please remember if  members need to make payment of Fees or Payment for a Social Outing then you can pay direct to BDCU Bank,  BSB 802 701 Account No.363713 (it may come up as C  U S A L & also put your name in ‘Reference’ section.

Birthdays for July:  Joyce Heffernan for 5th, Mary Buckley for 18th


 Belated Birthday Wishes to Diana Murray for 17 June.

Social Outings/Activities:  Thank you to Lynette for organising an enjoyable morning (car pooled) to Fletcher’s Ark Alpacas & Farm Yard as June Outing. There were eleven people (Pres.Bill had asked one guest Kevin to come along) had great time ‘patting’ the Pet Alpaca and giving them a bottle (milk of course) and everyone enjoyed talking to the animals etc. for outings photos please goto Fletchers Arch Alpacas and Farm Yard Outings Page

June Meeting: Thank you to Geeth Geeganage from NBN Local NSW Regional Development for an interesting talk about Scams Awareness at our last monthly meeting.

Dates for your Diary:

Social Outing  Friday 9th JULY  (2nd Fri. of month) Lynette has arranged for Jennifer Lamb to speak on aspects of history in Belmore Park.  Could members & guests meet in Belmore Park towards end near Sloane Street. Jennifer has wonderful knowledge of Goulburn History & also Miles Franklin. We could go over to Tourist Information Office and have a talk with them. The Court House is handy if we have time.  A visit to St.Clair Office is also encouraged, it’s on corner of Bradley & Sloane Sts. For Fun, Friendship and Fellowship (the Combined Probus Club  motto) members will meet at Soldiers Club awards.  (Please bring hat, coat and gloves also a happy smile)

Crockwell Combined Probus  Club  Maria Hill-Bennett & Diane Dartnell from Crockwell Club attended our June Meeting. Sec.Janice emailed their newsletter to all our members. The Crockwell Club have invited the Goulburn Combined Probus Club to their ‘Christmas in July’ Luncheon, being held on Tuesday 13th July at ‘Top Pub’ 12.30pm for 1.00pm Lunch.  $20.00 per head

Monthly Meeting held on 23 July:   At this Meeting Guest Speaker will be Masia Ermacora,  Aged Care & NDIS Program Manager from Capital Region Community Services. Members & Guests come along to enjoy Friendship, Fellowship and Fun.

Social Outing for Friday 13th August:  Members & Guests will meet @  ‘Gallery on Track’ in Blackshaw Rd. 10.15am for 10.30.  We will have a look at Exhibition on display for that month (exhibitions change ea. month) (if members need car pooling please contact Lyn) We will then visit Goulburn Regional Art Gallery near Civic Centre/Library in Bourke St. People with mobility issues can be dropped off in Church St.(where there are no steps)

Monthly Meeting on 27th August: 

More Details to follow in August Newsletter (out early Aug.)

National Probus Day:  This is usually held on 1st October but Goullburn Combined Probus Club will celebrate this special day to promote our Probus Club on Friday 15th (Sec. Janice will be asking for members to form a committee to get this special day ‘under way’ so please think about this)

Dates for your Diary:  Thursday  9th December Combined Probus Christmas Party (note Thurs. not Fri.) will be held at Goulburn Worker’s Club  More details to follow.


Bridge Group:  A small Bridge group has started meeting ea. Wednesday @ 1.00pm @ rear outdoor dining area of Worker’s Club (entrance to Club from back car park)  More details contact Lyn Brown.

Mah Jong Group: This group will be held 1st & 3rd Tuesday of ea. month starting 10.15 for 10.30am finishing by 12.30pm on ‘The Deck’ of  Worker’s Club (entrance to Club via back car park) New-comers are welcome  More details contact Helen Smith

S  U  C  C  E  S  S

If you think you are beaten, you are.

If you think you dare not, you don’t

If you like to win, but you think you can’t

It is almost certain you Won’t


If you think you’ll lose, you’re lost

For out of the world we find,

Success begins with a person’s will

It’s all in the state of mind.


If you think you are outclassed, you are,

You’ve got to think high to rise,

You’ve got to be sure of yourself before You can ever win a prize


Life’s battles don’t always go

To the stronger or faster person,

But sooner or later the person who wins

Is the person who thinks they can!