Probus Club Of Fingal Bay Enjoy First Monthly Meeting

Fingal Bay Probus President Jenny Wright.

 

IT was nearly normal for the members of the Probus Club of Port Stephens when they held their first COVID-19 safe monthly meeting at Fingal Bay Sports Club.

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Julia Redlich told News of the Area, “The Probus Club of Fingal Bay was delighted when the recent relaxing of COVID-19 rules meant the revival of regular meetings.”

Members were back at the Fingal Bay Sports Club in Rocky Point Road for updating each other on business, reports, and trying their luck with the regular raffle.

For many members it was their first Probus meeting in many months having been on a phone contact list to help keep them connected when unable to participate in the few activities which were allowable with reduced numbers.

After the meeting many members made their way to nearby Saltwater restaurant where they could enjoy the sunlit view of Fingal Bay as well as excellent choices from the menu.

“The fun and friendship that is the hallmark of Probus Club members was in full flight,” said Julia.

One elderly member with limited mobility said, “Probus is wonderful, I have had a regular call from members to help keep me cheery during the lockdown, I even got a special birthday call!”

“I enjoyed getting to the meeting, another member who lives nearby picked me up and took me to the meeting, it was so nice to see everyone again,” she said.

The December meeting will see a celebration of epic proportions for 2020 as members gather at the club to share in the festive spirit.

Anyone interested in joining Probus is very welcome, to find out more call 4984 9147.

 

By Marian SAMPSON

 

Bev Atkins, Julia Redlich, Maureen Platzer, Rosamund Martin, Birthe Sironen, Trish McClung, Norman Martin, Eric Platzer, Ross Jennings.

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