Outings being Planned
Suggestions for Club Outings and Tours 2020
A very big Thank You to the 24 members who replied to our Survey in last month’s
Newsletter. Your comments and suggestions are appreciated and will be our guide. The most
popular ratings (50 – 30% of respondents) in order, were as follows.
The Timber Benders - Daylesford & Surrounds
Tram Museum at Hawthorn
Point Nepean / Portsea / Sorrento
Mitchelton Winery / Goulburn River Cruise / Chateau Tabilk
Picnic at Hanging Rock Mystery Day.
Joan Lindsay’s House “Mulberry Hill” / Baxter & Surrounds.
Bellarine Peninsular – Queenscliff Maritime Museum.
Spirit of Australia Cruises
Our Outings Team met a few days after the Survey closed and individual team members
volunteered to organise the following Outings in the following months. We thank them.
April Point Nepean / Portsea / Sorrento ( Ian Weir)
May The Timber Benders – not available
We are now proposing an overnight trip to the Daylesford area. Visiting local sites, The Mill (antiques etc) then Overwrought (a demonstration of metal sculpture and garden display).
then overnight at the RACV resort with dinner at Creswick followed by visit to the woollen mills and then calling into Ballarat with a bit of sightseeing on way home(Roy Heeps)
June Tram Museum at Hawthorn (Doug Cook)
Functions and outings for the first 3 months of the year are already in the pipeline - see
advertisements in this and coming newsletters. The second half of 2020 will be considered at
future Outings Team Meetings. Mike Bampfield and Ian Weir are teaming up to bring us the
ultimate Cruise Proposal – be ready to make a commitment when the time comes.
Thank you, members, for your encouragement to keep up our Outings Program
Further suggestions and feedback will always be welcome
Arthur Hollingsworth (Acting Leader), Colin Everingham, Ron Jeffs, Bruce Suckling,
Ron Eades, Peter Hibbert, Roy Heeps, Mike Bampfield, Alan Paull, Ian Weir, Doug Cook.
MAY 1st Wednesday – 5TH Sunday MAY – Glen Waverley Ladies Probus Club
5 nights accommodation, three day tours plus the Saturday spent at the Bright Autumn Festival Gala Day with the market and parade.
COST $750 pp (SS $250). Includes: dinner each night and breakfast each morning in the restaurant, the bus tours and entry into each location. Lunch and additional spending is not included.
PICK UP AT Mt. View hotel - TIME tba
Full details of tours and brochure available from:
CONTACT: Pat Moore – 9887 9191 OR 0438 966 688