Newsletter 15 April

April 15, 2020

Important Dates

  • Saturday 25th April
    Anzac DayDue to the social isolating restrictions there will be no formal Anzac Day services held this year. Please see more information to overleaf.
  • COVID-19 ReminderHester Canterbury preventative measures and protocols have been set up to keep YOU, your families and the wider community as safe as possible during the current COVID-19 pandemic.It is IMPERATIVE for the well being of all that the following directives are observed.
    Please remember to wash your hands often and observe social distancing of 1.5 meters.

Housekeeping Notices

  • Overhear Café Meal Orders
    The meal orders will be available for collection from the Hester Canterbury kitchen fridge after 3.30pm Thursday 16th of April.  All meals will be labelled to avoid confusion. The cost will be added to your monthly invoice. Orders for delivery next Thursday 23rd April, should be placed by 12noon Monday 20th.
  • Save Stamps For Legacy
    Robyn would appreciate any franked stamps to pass on to Legacy. The used stamps are sold in bulk. Legacy has been doing this for over 20 years and the money it raises is vital for the families they support.
  • Missing Your Jigsaw Fix?
    Since the Hester Canterbury jigsaw group is in “recess” Val has very thoughtful offered to lend puzzles to residents who may wish to borrow them.
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What to Expect this Anzac Day

5.30am A live broad of the National Memorial Service from the Australian War Memorial on ABCTV, iView, radio and online.

6.10am A live Dawn Service from the Shrine of Remembrance, which will be available on ABC Radio Melbourne and the television.

11.30am – Two minute reflection which includes The Ode, The Last Post followed by a minute silence across ABCTV, iView, radio and online.

6.55pm The Governor-General, David Hurley presenting the Anzac Day message on ABCTV and radio

If you are looking for some book suggestions to while away some time, Chris Harper found the following fascinating reading
(and would like to thank the donors):
“An Open House” by David Boyd, and “ Too Many Men” by Lily Brett.

Week two of the Autumn Menu starts on Monday 20th April.
Please place any orders by lunchtime the Thursday before.
Bon Appetit!

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