How do I wear a mask correctly? (surgical mask – single use) Before putting on the mask, wash your hands for at least 20 seconds with soap and water, or use a hand sanitiser that is made up of over 60% alcohol. Check for defects in the mask, such as tears or broken loops. Position
As from July 9, we will be in lockdown again due to COVID-19. We will be unable to run any face to face classes for at least the next 6 weeks. As far as possible we will continue classes using technology such as Zoom video conferencing wherever possible.
We are pleased to announce that we will be extending your 2020 membership into 2021. That means that if you have paid your annual subscription for 2020, you won’t have to pay again next year!
The Hills Hub Pen Pal Project matches an older person in the Hills with a Grade 5 student to exchange letters over a 6 month period (commencing August 2020). Participants will be provided with basic stationery and postage stamps to write 6 letters (one letter/month). An afternoon tea will also be held at the Hills
Nobody needs to miss out. In the Hub we’re practising social distancing, while simultaneously Zooming with our Current Affairs group led by our tutor, Dick Bartley.
As we begin to carefully transition back to the Hub for our meetings we are working to ensure that as many of our members as possible are able to participate and still feel safe. To that end we are going to begin a hybrid model of class involvement. As far as possible we will be simultaneously
Our U3A has been fortunate to receive a COVID 19 Community Connection Grant from Cardinia Shire, in order to purchase a video camera, tripod, SD cards and spare battery. We will be purchasing this equipment as soon as we receive the funds. Thank you to Ellen Prior, our Hub Placemaker and our Photography tutor, Paul
Some of our members have been missing out on emails from U3A because they end up in their spam folders. Please check your spam folder from time to time to make sure you are not missing out.
Casey Cardinia Libraries (CCL) has launched a free home delivery service that has seen more than 1200 orders picked, packed and posted to homes across the Casey Cardinia region in a week. The response has been positively overwhelming.We want you to be able to borrow library books, DVDs and other items despite the library doors
Classes are now suspended. On the basis of current advice about ‘social distancing’ for people who may be more vulnerable to COVID 19 – such as our older community members, and people with pre-existing illnesses or conditions – the Committee has decided to suspend all face to face U3A Emerald classes until further notice. This has been