VOL 23 ISSUE 1 Special points of interest:
.Dear Members and friends BUSSELTON PHOTOS AND TRIP REPORT
I am only just coming down from cloud 9! What put me there? The May Lunch of course. The food, the entertainment and most of all the attendance. To all those SPECIAL EVENTS that attended thank you so much for making the day so special. To those wonderful committed members who go out of Genevieve De Souza their way each month to ensure our Inside this issue: lunches are a success – you know who you are – you have my 2 Business heartfelt thanks. Classifieds
The Seniors, Functions and Special Events committees are currently putting together a calendar of events for the rest of the Sunday Menu year. Through the grapevine I hear that there will be a Quiz, Special Events Spring and New Year‘s Eve dances, more exhilarating outings, soccer and much more. So circle your calendars when these events are announced and please come along, meet up with old June Sunday Entertainment and new friends and have a great time. At some of the lunches, the Heritage and Cultural committee will be introducing traditional Kristang and Eurasian dishes accompa- News and nied by recipes. Start your recipe folder now and collect the recipes of these timeless dishes that are not only nostalgic for many Golf of us but will most certainly activate the salivary glands at just the Lunch Photos mention of their names. In July it will be the loved ‗Beef Rendang‘ and an Indonesian adoptee with all its trimmings accompanied by the Coming Events recipe made famous by my aunty Ellie Jalleh, a Dutch Eurasian originally from Medan now residing in Germany.
Don‘t forget to check our website on www.aeawa.asn.au for the & Renewal latest news and happenings. We welcome input from members via our suggestion box and we will endeavour to accommodate all requests and suggestions to the best of our ability.
Its starting to get very cold, so rug up and keep up the vitamin C to avoid those nasty viruses. I am looking forward to meeting all of you again at our June lunch. It‘s going to be another mouthwatering, foot stomping occasion so don‘t miss it and bring your Lunch Photos family and friends too. I cant believe we are already in the middle of 2010 As we would say in Kristang ‗birah olu kabah oras‘ - how time flies. Till we Weekend Away meet again – enjoy the crisp, invigorating feel of autumn and those magnificent colours of the liquid amber. And don‘t forget to Weekend Away love till it hurts! Genevieve De Souza —President Tel: 93985375 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Regular Sunday Lunches are at Redcliffe Community Hall Corner Morgan Road and Field Avenue in Redcliffe, entrance also from Grand Parade.
Tickets given out strictly on a first come first served basis. Tickets will not be given out for those who are yet to arrive. Lunch served from 12 noon. Members bringing guests, please sign in the Visitors Book at the door. Hope to see you there!
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Special Events…. plan for the year ahead! 1. Calendar 2010/2011 Three major events will continue this year 8th August 2010 – International Youth Day Celebrations & Soccer Challenge 14th November 2010 – Remembrance Day Cricket Game – 20/20 13th March 2011 – ‘Eurasianlympics’ Family & Friends Games Day Please diarize these dates and discuss with your children and grand children for maximum participation. Other events are also planned so watch this space!!!! 2. Participants Required For any of our events or Sunday lunches to succeed we need your support….. For August we require younger members for Portuguese dancing (6 couples) practise starts in June 2010. All other members are welcome to join in the practise sessions if you are interested in learning Portuguese dancing. For August we need musicians and dancers. If you can play an instrument or breakdance or dance any other style and would like to perform at the Youth Day lunch – practise/auditions starts in June as well For August soccer players are required to form either the Youth Team or the Veterans Team. Last years winners the Youth Team…..beware the Vets..this time the trophy is OURS!!! For all members - if you have a special talent eg singing, dancing, playing musical instruments, I like to feature ‗mystery guest artists‘ during our Sunday lunches for a short performance. In the past we have had a barber shop quartet, Elvis, a bollywood dancer just to mention a few. I am looking for more guest artists for example dancers – ballroom, belly, ethnic, rock & roll, any style, or any special acts….it doesn‘t matter! I already have a few acts planned for coming lunches so if you know of someone or would like to do something yourself please give me a call to discuss privately. If you want to assist or participate in any of the above events or play a part in our Sunday lunches please let me know when you see me at the Sunday lunches or call me on 0402 113 897. 3. Sub Committee I will be forming the sub committee by June 2010. If you are interested in assisting me with organising any of the above events….especially if you are a younger member, I will take names at the June Sunday lunch or you can call me on 0402 113 897. Chad Beins Special Events Coordinator
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Special Entertainment—June Sunday Lunch
On 13th June at our Sunday Lunch don’t miss out on 3 great musicians!
Mel Nerva...Roger Prior...Barney Morrier performing for your Sunday lunch pleasure.
HOPING TO KEEP IN TOUCH... Maura McNamara would like to contact Renee Peglar. During our recent weekend away, after the service at Our Lady of the Bay Church in Busselton, of one of the congregation, a lady, asked me who we were. When I mentioned the word ―Eurasian‖, she said that she had gone to school with a Eurasian girl with whom she had lost touch and would dearly love to catch up with her school friend. It should not be difficult to get news of her, because the friend is the daughter of a famous Eurasian – Doctor Charles Joseph Pemberton Peglar, who is the subject of Rex Shelley‘s book, Everyman’s Hero, which was published in Singapore this year. If anyone has any information would they please contact John Sutton. John Sutton Vice President AEAWA
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NEWS ……………. Suggestion Box No suggestions received this month. The Management Committee encourages and welcomes constructive feedback from members. All signed suggestions will be discussed by the Committee and responded to in the newsletter.
Member’s Draw—Be there to win The cash prize had jackpotted to $160 for the May lunch and was won by Frank and Lorna Hedges who were present. The taxi vouchers kindly donated by Philip De Mello had jackpotted to $50 and was won by Pam Armstrong who was also present. The bottle of whisky also donated by Philip was not won so will be drawn again in June.
Condolences Deepest sympathy to Ivy Klass and family on the loss of Harry Klass who passed away on 22 May.
AEAWA CLUB GOLF Burswood Golf Course Sunday 20th June Tee-off TBA For details Contact: Graeme Mitchell on 0403 336 899
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SUNDAY LUNCH PHOTOS
Our new President Genevieve De Sousa drawing the raffles and making announcements, with Charles and May to help.
We had wonderful performances from the ―Everley Brothers‖ and ―Elvis‖ himself (Victor Pappineau)
Coming Events Quiz Night - August 28th Spring Dance in September
New Year’s Eve Dance too!!!!
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SENIORS EVENTS - MARK YOUR DIARY … Not just for Seniors—but for All Members and Friends! Hi everyone The Senior‘s Committee met for the first time o May 3rd and compiled a calendar of events for the 2010/2011. Christmas in July at Ye Olde Quindanning Inn Date: Saturday 31st July 2010 Cost: $60.00 per person (member rebate amount to be advised) Time: To be confirmed Includes bus trip, morning tea and Christmas Lunch Coach pick-up: 1. Altone Sports & Recreation Centre, Benara Road 2. Belmont Senior Citizen’s Centre, Laurie St off Belmont Ave (adjacent to Belmont Shire Offices) ample parking
Register your name at the June Sunday lunch. Other exciting events planned are— Rail Bus Trip to Kalbarrie October or November—TBA Games Night and Sing-along Campfire—TBA Hotham Valley Night Train with 5 course dinner—TBA Parents, grandparents, great-grandparents family fun day— TBA in the warmer months House Boat Weekend—TBA Mandurah Christmas Lights Cruise—December 18th—more details to come Annual Chinese Dinner—TBA Any more ideas? Please let the Committee know. Remember the events are for all members and friends. Take advantage of the generous member rebates offered by AEAWA. See you at the June lunch. God Bless. Seniors Co-ordinator
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MORE SUNDAY PHOTOS
Siva Choy, Derrick Nunis and friends provided fantastic music for the lunch. Our own Horace Sta Maria got everyone dancing to Jinkley Nona!!
Derrick Nunis (left) with a very special guest, Derrick Fitzgerald lead guitarist of famous sixties band The Thunderbirds, who was visiting Perth from Singapore.
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WEEKEND AWAY On Friday 7th May, eighteen adventurous AEAWA Members made their way to Churchill Park Guest House, Busselton for our Mothers Day Weekend away, arranged by Joan Reincastle and her Seniors Committee. On behalf of those who went, thank you Joan and the Seniors Committee. Dennis and Joan Arklie had formed the advanced party and had arrived in Busselton a few days before with their caravan and dog to reconnoiter the area for us. It was the second time AEAWA have stayed at Churchill Park and it is a great place to stay. Well appointed, comfortable on suite rooms, with air conditioning, heating and although we didn‘t need it, electric blankets on the beds. AEAWA took over all the accommodation and the proprietors Murray and Ipah provided us with great cooked breakfasts and dinners, plus sandwiches for our take away lunches. We stayed from Friday to Monday – the time just flew by. Our first visit on Saturday morning was to the Lions Club shed sale. I protested that I didn‘t want to buy a shed, but went all the same. We browsed amongst the items on offer – Ernie Lopez said to me “You’ll have already thrown a lot of stuff like this out”. However some of us did find treasures, three gentlemen bought walking sticks, I for one due to a rather nasty dose of sciatica. From the Shed Sale we went in convoy to Wonnerup House, where we discovered the beautifully restored Wonnerup House and Old School and stepped back into the past looking at the life of a pioneer farming family. We saw the furnished homestead, stables, blacksmiths, school and teacher‘s house which are all set amongst exquisite gardens. Wonnerup House was built by George Layman who had arrived in Fremantle in 1829, with just six pence in his pocket. The Layman family established the succe sful farm in the 1830‘s amongst the tuart forest, which they laboriously cleared by hand. George‘s life was tragically cut short in 1841 when he was involved in a dispute with local Aboriginals, and was speared to death on his own property. He was only 31 years old at the time. Later on Saturday some of our ladies came across George‘s son‘s grave in the church yard of St Mary‘s Anglican Church. St Mary‘s was built in the 1840‘s and is the oldest stone church in Western Australia. A few of us enjoyed pre-dinner drinks on the patio at the front of the Guest House, each evening, with nibbles donated by members. After great three course dinThe whole group at Wonnerup House ners our evenings were spent just talking, with some folk indulging their passion for mah jong. On Sunday most of us went to Mass at Our lady of the Bay Church, on the outskirts of Busselton. The Catholic Community in Busselton having outgrown the smaller St Joseph‘s in the town. A delightful service celebrated by Father Wally Kevis, the Parish Priest, who spoke movingly about it being Mothers Day. Sadly Father Wally‘s own Mother was dying in Perth and it was a great strain for Father to speak.
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AT BUSSELTON (Continued)
After church we all made our individual way to Margaret River, taking in some wineries on the way. At present the world‘s most famous public art event, CowParade, is taking place in the Margaret River Area. As part of this event 85 talented artists/art groups have had the opportunity to transform life-sized fibreglass cows into ‗moo‘ving‘ pieces of art. The cows graze on public display at attractions and local businesses throughout the Margaret River region until June 2010. At the end of the event the cows will be auctioned off to raise money for charities and regional projects. CowParade has been held in over 50 cities around the world including ‗udderly‘ fabulous destinations such as Paris, Tokyo, London and New York. A lot of our members took part in the competition running in conjunction with CowParade, competitors are asked to answer a question about the cows they visit at each grazing location. One cow was even grazing on a roof of the Tavern in Margaret River. Those well known cattle rustlers, Joan and Dennis Arklie visited 58 grazing sites while they were in Busselton. Here is an example of one of the wonderfully decorated cows we saw.
―We didn’t do it!” Artist Wendy Binks—Sponsor— Busselton Shopping Centre
During the weekend we were treated to some delicious food provided by members. Here is a list of what I can remember we had (with help from Joan with the spelling) and if I have missed any contributor, please forgive me. Joan Reincastle
Kueh Ko Sui
Apom Bo Kwah
All too soon Monday morning came and we had to return to Perth. The new Bunbury Highway made it an easy run. John Sutton
- Vice President
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My Calendar 2010 JUNE 2010
13th Sunday Lunch
11th Sunday Lunch 31st—Christmas in July Lunch at Quindanning Inn
8th Sunday Lunch International Youth Day Celebrations and Soccer Challenge 28th - Quiz Night
12th Sunday Lunch Spring Dance - TBA
10th Sunday Lunch
14th Sunday Lunch Remembrance Day Cricket Game
Please contact any YOUR MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE one of the Committee if you President Genevieve De Souza 93985375 have any questions or Vice President John Sutton 0437 286 301 Secretary Frank Hedges 93897105 ideas. We are always happy to hear from you!
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