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War Widows NSW eNewsletter Update

War Widows NSW eNewsletter Update

Dear Members, As we enter spring, now is a good time to pause and think about how we can ensure we maintain our social connections and stay as active as possible. As jacaranda season is approaching, keep a look out for the beautiful blossom in bloom! Send us photos of your gardens or any spring...

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War Widows NSW eNewsletter Update

War Widows NSW eNewsletter Update

Dear Members, During such uncertain times, it is reassuring to reflect on the past and look to the future with hope and determination. We were inspired by the recent address made by Jennifer Collins (Non -Member Director and former Deputy Commissioner NSW, Department of Veterans' Affairs). She...

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ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2020

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2020

The latest AGM took place on Thursday 27th August, our first ever meeting via Zoom. During the meeting we heard a speech from Rhondda Vanzella OAM, President & Chair, War Widows NSW you can read the full speech here. We were also delighted to welcome Jennifer Collins (War Widow member and...

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War Widows NSW eNewsletter Update

War Widows NSW eNewsletter Update

Dear member, Thank you for sending us your memories of VP Day, some of which are shared in this week’s newsletter. The past couple of weeks have been very busy in preparation for our Annual General Meeting on Thursday, 27th August. I appreciate your calls and curiosity about participating at the...

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eNews – VP Day 2020 Special Edition

eNews – VP Day 2020 Special Edition

Dear Member, This e-newsletter, a special edition on the 75th anniversary of Victory in the Pacific Day, is particularly poignant for us as we remember the men and women who served in the Wars. I encourage you to share memories - photos, memorabilia, narratives - with us so that we can keep alive...

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War Widows NSW eNewsletter Update

War Widows NSW eNewsletter Update

Dear Member, August is turning out to be another of those defining months in 2020. On 15 August, we celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Victory in the Pacific. In 1945, VP Day was gazetted as a public holiday. Today, we can only remember that defining moment. The growing crisis of older people in...

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Cancellation of the War Widows’ Walk & Picnic

Cancellation of the War Widows’ Walk & Picnic

Dear Members, In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 War Widows’ Walk & Picnic in Concord is deemed as a high-risk event due to the virus’ potential to spread among our Members who are more vulnerable. Therefore, it is with great sadness that I write to you about the Board’s decision to...

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Changes to the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2020

Changes to the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2020

Dear Member, We understand we continue to live in a difficult environment.  As always, the welfare of our Members is our top priority, and should you be concerned about anything please contact the office as we are here to support you. As a result of COVID-19 we must exercise caution when...

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War Widows NSW eNewsletter Update

War Widows NSW eNewsletter Update

Dear Member, We are now at the start of the second half of 2020 and I hope the situation is not as dire as we have experienced so far with fires, floods and the pandemic. Please feel free to contact me or the office staff with any issues as we are always interested in helping our members. In this...

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War Widows NSW eNewsletter Update

War Widows NSW eNewsletter Update

Dear Members, We have been fortunate this week to see further lifting of restrictions and are eager to continue along a path to normality. I hope all our members have found unexpected ways to stay connected and entertained. Today, June 25, I would also like to recognise our Korean War Widows, as...

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War Widows NSW eNewsletter Update

War Widows NSW eNewsletter Update

Dear Member, While we certainly rise by lifting others, equally we appreciate being lifted by others! The pandemic has certainly brought home the value of support for each other. We need to know that a Crime Prevention Officer will respond when we call. It is also wonderful to share the news of...

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War Widows NSW eNewsletter Update

War Widows NSW eNewsletter Update

Last week, we experienced a reduction in isolation measures which you may have enjoyed with family or friends.  As it’s National Volunteer Week this week, what better time to make a special mention of our Volunteers who are such a big part of our organisation. Again, I want to commend you...

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The War Widow’s Walk & Picnic will next take place on Thursday, 10 September 2020 at the Kokoda Track Memorial Walkway, Concord.

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