Newsletter 22 January

January 21, 2020

Important Dates

Australia Day BBQ
Our traditional Australia Day BBQ will be held at lunchtime on Sunday 26th January. The kitchen will be supplying a meat pack (lamb chops and sausages) with salads, followed by Pavlova for dessert @ $18 per person. The sign up sheet is at the Reception Desk.

History of our Victorian Parliament
Wednesday 12th February @ 10.45am – 12noon
Canterbury Centre, 2 Rochester Rd
Journey through the 163 year history of our State Parliament, its beautiful building, and the people who have made a difference and some of their present work.  Presented by the Parliament of Victoria’s Community Engagement Team. Cost: Gold coin donation

Housekeeping Notices

Carpet Cleaning of Public Areas
On the morning of Tuesday 4th of February the carpets in the public areas on all floors will be cleaned. If you are interested in having your apartment carpets cleaned ($115 for a 2 bedroomed apartment and $160 for a 3 bedroom apartment including GST) there will be a sign up sheet available at reception. Once the number of apartments wanting to avail of this service is known, further details determining what date this work will be done will be available.(It will be sometime near the above date).

Australia Day Public Holiday
As Australia Day falls on Sunday  26th January, the public holiday will be observed on Monday 27th January, therefore no staff will be working at Hester Canterbury.

Hester Monthly Craft Group
Due to the last Monday of the month (the 27th) being a Public Holiday there will be no craft group being held this month.   Looking forward to a great attendance in February though….

What’s on?
BASScare’s Social Activity Programs include a variety of special events ranging from information and skill development, through to music and gardening.
Visit for up to date information and events.

Did you know the meaning of…

The Australian Coat of Arms
The kangaroo and the emu are the bearers on the Australian Coat of Arms. It has been claimed these animals were chosen to signify a country moving forward because neither of these animals can move backward.

The State Symbols of Victoria
Floral Pink (common) Heath
Animal Leadbeater’s Possum
Bird Helmeted Honey Eater
Colours – Navy and white
Gem – Gold
Fish – Weedy Sea dragon

Social Activity:

History of our Victorian Parliament (full details)
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Music Always with the String Contingent (full details)
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Week one of the Summer Menu starts on Monday 27th January.
Please place any orders by lunchtime the Thursday before.
Bon Appetit!

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