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THE EURASIAN OCTOBER 2013

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VOL 43 ISSUE 18

Greetings again dearest members! Time is rolling along very quickly indeed and the year’s end will soon be upon us. I have some important information in this report so members please take heed. I’ll start off with Father’s Day September Sunday lunch. About 170 people were there to help us entertain our dad’s and make it a most enjoyable day. In a short three hours, we squeezed in a $2 gold coin toss to be the closest to win the donated bottle of Johnny Walker Black, a very amusing chapteh contest with three winners, an excellent six piece band that got the dance floor full towards the end of the lunch, yummy homemade food and we topped the afternoon off with a cold beer for each father as our small token to say how much we care! Thank you so much kitchen & drink staff, cooks & cleaners and the band! We also had an indoor games session with bingo, chikee and carrom being the most popular games. It was however poorly attended so the Sports & Games committee has suggested that we discontinue the activity. Unfortunately due to the forecast of dreadful weather, our family picnic on the 22nd September had to be called off. Members, please take note of the next 3 items: 

Nomination for our Awards will be open soon. We had NO applicants last year so if you have or know of a talented child in music or sport or a person active in the community....we would love to hear from you. We also have a couple of scholarships to give away as well. Please be alert for details to come.

EGM: We will be holding an EGM at the November lunch to pass an important resolution on the funding of our upcoming Silver Jubilee Ball. The Ball is proposed to be a members only function. We will furnish you with all the necessary information and invite you to be present as we share in the celebration. Please see inside for all the necessary details.

Membership renewal. Our membership runs on a calendar year that is January to December. ALL memberships are due by 31ST DECEMBER 2013. To ensure that you have a current financial status by that time, we recommend early renewals. Charles will make himself available for these at the next few Sunday lunches.

Finally, what’s coming up in October? 13th is our Seniors Sunday lunch, followed by our talk on Home Security The menu looks mouth-watering and we have two great muso’s lined up for your listening pleasure. Please join us in celebrating and thanking our very loyal senior members! We also have our TAFE dinner on the 25th and our Spring Tea Dance on the 20th. In November we have our Remembrance Day Sunday lunch, our EGM, a game of Rounders and Melbourne Cup....then many more events in December! See inside for all details. Best wishes & God Bless Chad Beins 1


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PRIZE DRAWS

INSIDE THIS ISSUE: Prize Draws

Congratulations to our Winners

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Lucky Numbers Draw:

EGM

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Brick Wall

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Seniors Committee

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Children’s Xmas Party

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Community Services

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September Lunch Photos

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Games Afternoon Photos

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Congratulations also to all the raffle Winners.

Member;’s Affairs

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Remember you have to be there to win it.

Business Classifieds & Notices

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Our Calendar

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Winners: $25 Jap Yon $15 Clifford Sequeria $10 Jim Sta Maria Member’s Draw $70 Melvyn Nerva

SUGGESTION BOX

Regular Sunday Lunches

The Management Committee encourages and welcomes constructive feedback from members. All signed suggestions will be responded in writing.

Venue : 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, we are unable to give out tickets for those who are yet to arrive.

Letters to the Editor

Lunch served from 12 noon.

If you have some interesting news or things to celebrate, please write to: P O Box 875 CLOVERDALE WA 6985 OR send and email to carolr29@bigpond.com

Members bringing guests, please sign in the Visitors Book at the door.

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EGM Members are advised that an EGM will be convened during the 10th November 2013 luncheon to consider the following resolution: “The management committee be authorised to utilise Association funds up to an amount of $20,000 to celebrate our 25th Jubilee anniversary.� Background In February 2014, AEAWA will have reached its 25th year of inauguration. To celebrate this auspicious occasion, the management committee is organising a special celebration for Saturday 1st March 2014 in the form of a gala dinner to include food, wine and song. To make the event affordable for every member to attend, the cost needs to be subsidised from our current funds which stand close to $57,000. The management committee estimates that the celebration will cost less than $20,000 after ticket sales, but needs your authority to pay for costs as they arise prior to the event. The management committee has fund raised and made substantial sales at our monthly lunches, and anticipates that, if this trend continues, then it is likely that any amount drawn from our funds should be recouped over a period of 24-36 months. It is expected that the EGM will be of short duration, and should be of minor disruption to an enjoyable afternoon. Brian Leicester (Secretary)

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Congratulations to Aeawa On their upcoming 25th anniversary 2014

For $20 you could join our “Brick Owners” and buy a Congratulatory Brick to help with our fundraising for the 25th Anniversary.

“BRICK” OWNERS Chad , Carol Beins & Family; Brian Leicester; Kevin de Souza, Lucy Tan & Family; Kay Klass & Family

As a young nurse Dawn Scully (Koch) arrived in 1968 from Malacca

Robert & May Harding and 2 daughters left Malaysia in 1988, Robert Past President and both are on the Seniors Committee.

Jacqueline and Ivan Fletcher came to Perth in 1971 with 1 daughter Sharon, Lindsay was born here, members since 1989

Ernie & Loeky Lopez left Malaysia in 1989 Ernie Past President and current Secretary of the Seniors Committee

Joan & Charles Reincastle left Malaysia in 1972, Joan Current Seniors Committee and Kitchen Helper, Charles Current Members Affairs and Past Treasurer

Valerie & Mario Conier congratulate the AEAWA on their upcoming 25th Anniversary

Frank & Lorna Hedges joined AEAWA in 1989 Frank Past Secretary for 9 years Lorna current member of the Seniors Committee.

Jessie & Phillip De Mello Congratulated the AEAWA on their upcoming 25th. Anniversary

Francis & Hellen Tay arrived in 1970 with 2 children from Malaysia, both now retired but Hellen busy with Thermomix 4


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Senior’s Committee

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Due to bad weather, the Spring Family Picnic was cancelled. Dinner at Bentley TAFE Date: Friday 25th October Time: 6.30pm sharp Fully booked, those who have not yet paid, please do so at the Octo ber lunch, No Cancellations. Melbourne Cup Date: Tuesday 5th November Cost: $10.00 pp (incls Bus, Meal & Bonuses) to be paid at October lunch Time: 10am sharp please be at Holy Infant Parish Carpark Cnr Wellington Rd & Smith St, Morley at 9.45am

CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PARTY DATE; 8TH December TIME: 10am-11.30am VENUE: Redcliffe Community Hall Cnr Morgan Rd & Field Ave COST:

Members $20.00 per child

Grandparents are entitled to Register 2 grandchildren at $20 per child. Forms will available at the October lunch (please see Carol) and need to be returned together with the money by the November Lunch.

Week-end Away Venue: House boat or Myalup Beach Resort , Myalup

Expression of interest lists will be at the Lunches. Remember it’s for all members & friends not just Seniors. Joan Reincastle

Please note that the usual Monthly Lunch will follow the Children’s Christmas Party starting at 12.30pm

0419906719 / 9276 9439

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Great Food & Entertainment

CHANGES TO THE LUNCH VOUCHERS

Menu

To serve the lunches faster, a lunch voucher needs to be purchased –this is how it works:

Yong Tau Foo Laksa

 purchase

a coloured numbered lunch voucher at the entrance, currently $6 for a main meal (discounted rates for members over 80 or 90.)

Mee Siam

if a side dish is available this may also be purchased at the same time

 when the number on the coloured

voucher is called, please present your voucher at the kitchen to receive your meal.

Chicken Curry & Rice

(N.B: One ticket = one main meal + side dish).

Ketupat & Beef Serandang

A gentle plea - please have the correct amount handy to save us running out of change. In the unfortunate event that we run out of all meals, we will refund your money.

Cakes on Sale

(Cakes are sold after the

lunch service has finished)

Menu subject to change and pictures are illustrations only

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Community Services 1.

TALK ON PERSONAL AND HOME SECURITY Speaker: Date: Time: Place:

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Keith Neubronner—WA Police Officer 13 October 2013 2.00pm immediately after the Sunday Lunch Redcliffe Community Hall, Cnr Morgan Rd & Field Ave, Redcliffe

IT IS THE AEAWA AWARDS TIME!

Nominations open to current financial members for the following AEAWA Awards:Ida Da Silva for the Arts; Andrew Clark for Sports; and Ivan Richards Community Service Award Your children or grandchildren may have been taking dance classes for the past 8 years and have had many public performances or they may have started learning an instrument for a couple of years, it does not matter. Give it a go and apply for the Ida da Silva Award. Similarly, they may have won many sporting accolades or might have none but have made strong contributions in sport. Again, give a go and make that application for the Andrew Clarke Award. The Ivan Richards Community Service Award is open to youth 15 years old and above and to adults who have made contributions in community service. All applications will be given due consideration by the AEAWA Awards Committee and the decision of the Awards Committee is final. 3.

AEAWA SCHOLARSHIPS

The scholarship for Year 11 and 12 is offered to all Year 10 students in 2013 of current AEAWA members. Objective: The purpose of this scholarship is to reward students who have displayed a strong commitment to achieving academic excellence and to encourage such students to excel in their studies to the best of their abilities in Years 11 and 12.. Criteria: To be considered the student must demonstrate a high level of achievement across a number of subjects in Years 9 & 10 including English, Maths, Science or Humanities also a balanced student life with participation in community services, sport or music or any other extra curricular activity.

Applications for both the Awards and Scholarship close 31 January 2014 Forms are available from the AEAWA website, at the lunches or send an email to community.services@aeawa.asn.au or phone Kevin de Souza at 9325 1700 office hours. 7


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Sunday Lunch Father’s Day 8th September 2013

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Members Affairs Charles Reincastle

To become a new member obtain an application form from the Management Committee or from the website - aeawa.asn.au.

To renew your membership, please post the form below with your cheque.

Payment (either cheque or cash) can also be handed at our Sunday Lunch .

Please welcome new member: Brian Goodwin

Pay directly to AEAWA

Annual Fees

Account Name: Australian Eurasian Association of W.A. Inc.

for 2014

Bank : Bank West

are payable

BSB: 306 042 Account Number: 082 139 5

before

Reference: Name & Membership number

Fees for 2014 Pensioner: Single: Family:

1 yr $15 1 yr $19 1 yr $28

1st January 2014 or 3 yrs $40.50 or 3 yrs $51.30 or 3 yrs $75.60

MEMBERS RENEWAL FORM Name(s) ……………………………………………………………………………… Address ………………………………………………………………………….…. Amount $ ........................................................ Membership No ……………………………. Send this form to AEAWA Members Affairs PO Box 875, Cloverdale WA 6985 10


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Business Classifieds THERMOMIX Thermomix TM31is the most advanced kitchen appliance on the market today! Contact Hellen Tay for your own in-home cooking demonstration. Ph: 94504381 Mob: 0414340947 or hellentay4@gmail.com

Our Warmest Thoughts are With……….. all our members and their families who are unwell or grieving.

INFINITE FINANCE AUSTRALIA Let us assess your current loan to ensure that it isn’t costing you more than it should. Call Troy Quintal 0415 764 672 for all your finance needs (CRN 399480) Office ph: 9382 1125 troyquintal@infinitefinanceaustralia.com.au

If you know of someone who would like to share their loss, or just need a prayer, please feel free to contact the committee or drop us a line.

D&L LINTELS For all your Structural Steel Solutions. Suppliers of Galvanised, Dimet & Duplex coated. Call David Mikaere 9356 1797 or 0438 661 739

NEWSLETTER BY EMAIL

KEITH & ANGIE’S DANCE CLASSES Why not add another dimension to your social life and learn to waltz, rhumba, cha-cha, rnr and slow rhythm. Call 9207 2819 or 0419 907 960.

If you would like to receive the newsletter electronically please send an email to the Editor Carol Richards at carolr29@bigpond.com

PLANETORQUE AUSTRALIA PTY LTD An aviation consulting company providing a range of technical, administrative and logistical services. Visit : www.ptaaus.com.au Contact Alan Jupp on 93774669 UDANCE Unlock the secrets of Ballroom and Latin dance. Learn how to dance not what to dance. Classes are fun and engaging. More information at www.udance.com.au. Or contact Basil on 0478 616 766 or at mail@udance.com.au SENDOUTCARDS® “Changing Lives ….. One Card at a Time” Visit www.vincefassom.info to learn more about this incredible service with a free test run. Vince Fassom, Thomo Pty Ltd, 0414 633747

Alternatively if more than one copy of the newsletter is received in your house and you only want 1 please let me know. Also if the details on the address label are incorrect in anyway please notify the Editor either by email or phone 0411812981. Thank you Carol

Should you object to your Photos being posted or published in the Newsletter or on the website or facebook pages, could you please advise the committee members accordingly so they can be removed.

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Oct‘13 Nov ‘13 Dec ‘13 ________________ ________________ ________________ Sunday 13th. Sunday 10th Sunday 8th Senior’s Lunch Lunch Children’s Xmas _________________ Remembrance Day Party Sunday 13th __________________ 10am-11.30am 2.00pm—3.00pm Sunday 10th __________________ Talk on 2.30pm Sunday 8th Personal and Home Rounders on the Lunch Security Padang 12.30pm –4pm _________________ __________________ __________________ Sunday 20th Tuesday 5th Spring Tea Dance Melbourne Cup 3pm-7pm _________________ OUR Friday 25th CALENDAR TAFE Dinner

YOUR MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Functions Catering Sunday Lunch Sunday Lunch Seniors Member’s Affairs Sports & Games

Chad Beins Kevin De Souza Brian Leicester Carol Richards Kay Klass Derrick Holmes Gary Aviet Valerie Conier Joan Reincastle Charles Reincastle Valerie Conier

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