Joan Harwood was returned as president of Gunnedah Day VIEW Club at the recent annual general meeting attended by 17 members.

Recently elected VIEW zone councillor Mary Hollingworth, from Glen Innes VIEW Club, presided over the election of office bearers, where Denise Hockley took on the vice-president’s role and Judith Mitchell was elected treasurer, assisted by Carol Smith. Shail Mitchell is the delegate for 2024, with Shirley Hall the program officer, organising events and guest speakers for the year ahead. Joan Harwood will also take on the secretary’s position and manage publicity.

The luncheon gathering was held in the function room at the Railway Hotel and according to Joan Harwood, that despite several apologies everyone was very happy with the day.

Members are looking forward to another busy year of friendship and raising funds for three Learning For Life students sponsored by the club.

Gunnedah Day VIEW Club last year celebrated its 50th birthday.

It was formed in 1973 as part of a network of a women’s national volunteer organisation, providing the opportunity for women from all walks of life to meet regularly, establish lasting friendships and help disadvantaged Australian children through supporting the work of children’s charity, the Smith Family.

VIEW stands for the Voice, Interests and Education of Women – today there are around 300 VIEW Clubs around Australia supporting close to 1700 disadvantaged students across the network.

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