Newsletter 28 October

October 28, 2020

Important Dates

Monday, 2 November
All Hester Canterbury FY21 budget voting forms to be returned to Alexia by the close of business on the above date.

Tuesday, 3 November
Tuesday 3 November is the Melbourne Cup Public Holiday.
Please note if you have ordered an evening meal on this day, they will be delivered to the Hester Canterbury kitchen fridge for you to collect after 4:30pm the evening of the above date.

Hester Canterbury Financial Report
Pitcher Partners have finalized the Hester Canterbury Financial Report for 2019/2020. The report has been audited and can be viewed upon request.

Housekeeping Notices

  • Cashless (yes cashless) Melbourne Cup Sweep
    This is a COVID-19 2020 special Sweep. If you would like to participate in the sweep please add your name to the white board in the lounge.  This will be a cashless sweep; the $5.00 charge will be added to your monthly invoice. The prize money will have the winning amounts also credited in the same manner. The draw will be made when the final acceptances are available.
    Our thanks to Val for organizing the sweep again this year – good luck and may the best horse win.
  • Easing of COVID-19 Restrictions for Metropolitan Melbourne
    After 119 days of some very difficult restrictions, the good news is Melbournians have made great progress in getting the number of cases down and therefore the state government has eased some restrictions.
    For further details on the easing of restrictions please refer to the attached print out and for  future reference.

Some Brain Teasers……

  1. How long did the Hundred Years War last?
  2. Which country makes Panama Hats?
  3. From which animals to we get catgut?
  4. In what month do Russians celebrate the October Revolution
  5. What is a camel’s hair brush made of?
  6. The Canary Islands in the Pacific are named after what animals
  7. What was King George VI’s first name?
  8. What colour is a purple finch?
  9. Where are Chinese gooseberries from?
  10. What is the colour of the black box in a commercial airplane?

1 – 116 years, 2 – Ecuador, 3 – Sheep and horses, 4 – November, 5 – Squirrel Fir,
6 – Dogs, 7 – Albert, 8 – Crimson, 9 – New Zealand, 10 – Orange.

Did you know….
The Hundred Years War was a series of conflicts in Western Europe
from 1337 to 1453, waged between the House of Plantagenet and its cadet House of Lancaster, rulers of the Kingdom of England the House of Valois over the right to rule the Kingdom of France. Famous battles included the battle of Crecy in 1346 and the battle of   Agincourt in 1415, which was a major English victory over the French.

The inventor of the black box or flight data recorder in planes was Australian David Ronald  Warren (1925- 2010).  He was buried in a casket bearing the label “Flight Recorder Inventor. Do Not Open “.

Week Three of the Spring Menu starts on Monday 2 November.
Please place any orders by lunchtime the Thursday before.
Bon Appetit!

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