Newsletter 20 November

November 20, 2019

Important Dates

Wednesday 20th November
Guest speaker Lee Emery (from the NGV) will present on a range of outdoor art in Boroondara. (See over page or  BASScare newsletter for further details).

Monthly Craft Group
The next craft group will be held Monday 25th November in the private dining room from 2:00pm onwards.

Upcoming Monthly Dinner Dates
27th November.
(Please see more details overleaf).

Christmas Dates
Hester Christmas Luncheon  Friday 13th December
Hester Christmas Drinks  Thursday 19th of December.

Housekeeping Notices

Servicing of Apartment Air Conditioners
On Tuesday 26th  and Wednesday 27th of November from 9:00am onwards GMR Services have been scheduled to service any apartment air conditioners that you may wish to have serviced and maintained.(This includes cleaning of the filters).
The cost per apartment is $120 + GST, please note this is a considerable drop in price from the amounts being charged previously ($170 + GST).  The cost will be debited to your monthly account.  There is a sign up sheet at the reception desk if you would like this service actioned.

Common Area Window Cleaning
The Hester common area windows will be cleaned from Monday 25th to Thursday  28th. For any residents wishing to have their apartment windows cleaned there will be a signup sheet with all the details available at reception.

Lift Servicing
All the lifts at Hester will be undergoing their regular, scheduled maintenance from 9:00am Wednesday 27th November. Please note as each lift is being serviced it will be out of work for approximately 40 minutes.

Maintenance Work
We apologize for the unforeseen delays in the maintenance work scheduled last week. The re-caulking is now scheduled for Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd. The areas being worked on will be blocked off both while the work is being done and once it is completed; it is essential these areas are left undisturbed to dry thoroughly. Please excuse any inconvenience this may cause.
We appreciate your understanding and cooperation in this matter.

Please refer to your Monthly Movie Schedule for information on the regular Tuesday evening movie.
There is also a monthly movie schedule posted on the noticeboard in the mailbox area.

Hester Monthly Dinner and it’s Indian Night….
Please rest assured that the menu choice will NOT be too hot or spicy.The menu on offer is fragrant and tasty, especially chosen to respect that most people  either do not like or cannot eat hot food….
The  sign up sheet is now at the reception desk, please note this month there is a choice for BOTH entrée and the main course.

ART in the Outdoors

Wednesday 20th November, 10.45 – 12.00pm
Canterbury Centre, 2 Rochester Rd, Canterbury

National Gallery of Victoria volunteer Lee Emery will present on a range of mark-making techniques found outside the gallery, including those in Boroondara.
Step into the world of:
–  Street art and graffiti
–  Murals and art in public spaces
–  Australian wheat silo paintings
–  Aboriginal art on bark and rocks

Cost: Gold coin donation
Enquiries: 9880 4709 or

Did you know…

The term “Put the cart before the horse”?
Cicero, the great Roman statesman may have uttered these words in 61 BC. y then, they were in common use, although the “’horse” was really an ox and the “cart”, a plow. This Roman proverb has long has currency in French, German, Italian and English. It was apparently first translated into English around 1279 and first recorded in the 16th C.

Week two of the new Spring Menu starts on Monday 25th November. Please place any orders by Thursday lunchtime.
Bon Appetit!

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Hester Newsletter 20 November 2019