Correspondence from PROBUS Global

This is a message received from PROBUS GLOBAL, the international forum for Probus Clubs which is based in Canada.  Our Coulsdon Probus club secretary Ian Payne has replied on our behalf.  Should any member of our club wish to add to what Ian has written or would like more information please contact Richard Furlong president@probusglobal.org and he will put you on his list for Probus Global Newsletter. Dear Jim Mulvey,A message from Richard Furlong, President of PROBUS Global:We plan to publish a PROBUS Global Newsletter for the first quarter on March 28th.We are requesting articles from our PG members, please note the theme for this newsletter and send your articles to: newsletter@probusglobal.orgTheme: How well has your Probus Club survived COVID and what next?What outstanding thing/s has/have your club done to keep your PROBUS club “alive” during COVID?What should the club do when it can meet “normally” again?What are the future challenges for […]

March 2019

Business Meeting 7th February 2019 26 members were present plus our speaker, Jill Pay. Almoner, Andrew Kellard reported the absence of Derek Bass (sight), Lionel Downton (slowly improving), Peter Wilson (mild heart attack), John Morgan (chest infection), Roger Davis (shaky but on his feet). We were please to welcome back Roger Gourd after a bypass and stent insertion. If you, your partner or another member is unwell please contact our almoner, Andrew Kellard on 01737 554055. Also temporarily for lunches – please notify Andrew by 10.30 am the prior Tuesday. The Charity Collection raised £48.26 and the raffle £26. Confirmed that luncheon costs (lunch, speaker, room) will be£22 from April. The Chairman’s Charity has raised £1,000 for the OldCoulsdon Centre for the Retired. At the Committee meeting in the morning, the audited accounts for 2018 were agreed. We are in surplus but struggling especially if we lose further members. Falling and ageing […]