Don’t forget our Annual General Meeting this coming Wednesday 28th October at 1.00pm via Zoom. You are all invited. You will receive your Zoom based invitation in an email. If you haven’t used Zoom before, you can download the app for your computer or laptop from https://zoom.us/download and click on “Zoom Client for Meetings”. Or
We have had to change the date of the AGM to Wednesday 28th October due to a planned power outage in Emerald and surrounding areas. The meeting will take place at 1.00 pm via Zoom. The Zoom link will be sent out within the next few days.
On Tuesday October 27th at 8pm Emerald U3A and Dandenong Ranges Renewable Energy Association will be co-hosting a Zoom forum on wave energy with Tom Denniss of Swell Wave Energy. Go to drrea.org.au and click on ‘What’s on’ for further details of how to enter this Zoom session Tom has a PhD in Mathematics and Oceanography. He
Click ”Read more” to download the AGM Agenda, Proxy voting form and committee nomination forms for October 2020.
If you would like to have your say about our Emerald Library please complete the survey by Sunday September the 13th. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CommunitySurvey2020Aug
Are you wondering where to go to get information that you can trust about the COVID 19 virus? This Department of Health and Human Services web page provides a wealth of information. https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/victorian-public-coronavirus-disease-covid-19 Many people are finding the lockdown and their anxiety about the virus difficult to handle. On this web page you will find
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