Christmas General Assembly - Thursday 5th December 2019 - Centre Polivalent, Murla - More Information

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Committee

Bob Welham

President

Bob Welham

Originally from Colchester, I have lived in Spain for eight years.

After 35 years in General Management and Retailing Operations both in the UK and Saudi Arabia, I retrained as an audiologist working both for the NHS and private business.

I live in Murla with Sandra, my wife of 35 years, and have one married daughter and two grandchildren.

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Carole Wardle

Assistant Secretary

Carole Wardle

I could possibly be called the “boomerang” of the U3A. Having returned to the UK “permanently” twice in the past 7 years I returned along with my husband John and Sylvester (the cat!) in November 2018 and here we intend to stay!! I was delighted to be welcomed back on to the Committee with the role of Assistant Secretary.

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Barbara Bentley

Membership Secretary

Barbara Bentley

Born in the East End of London I attended the local High School until the age of 16. I Worked in various clerical positions in London until a move to Essex in 1974, following my marriage in 1972.

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Duncan Thompson

Vice-President

Duncan Thompson

I’m a retired solicitor and have lived in Spain for 6 years with my wife Patricia and our two dogs.

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Bob Hills

Treasurer

Bob Hills

I was born in Bedfordshire but grew up in south London.

I have worked for a number of major international insurance companies specialising in construction insurance.

I have been Treasurer of other organisations so taking on Val de Pop U3A is not an unfamiliar field to me.

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Assistant Membership Secretary

Ann Martin

After obtaining a Computer Science degree, I spent my working life in various companies mostly designing and writing business systems, with occasional forays into documentation and training. I know nothing about computers though, so don't ask me!

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Penny Bolger

Web Admin

Penny Bolger

Born in the UK of Irish nationality I have a background in publishing and many years prior to that, insurance.

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Jennifer Beattie

Secretary

Jennifer Beattie

I came to Spain in 2013 after working in the banking sector for over 30 years and the NHS for several years as a Senior Auditor and Security Specialist.

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Roger Bentley

Assistant Treasurer

Roger Bentley

Born in East London on 17th September 1949 and lived there until I married Barbara in 1972.

Most of my working life was spent in technical sales engineer (Management) in the Plastics and Rubber Industry.

Barbara and I were involved with the local Carnival Association and I was Treasurer for a number of years.

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Marie Fitzgerald

Groups Co-ordinator

Marie Fitzgerald

I live permanently in the small village of Tormos, in the Orba Valley where I am busy extending my house and landscaping my garden. When possible I travel to Australia to visit my daughter, son in law and grandsons.

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Events

15Nov
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Location: Biblioteca/Pensionistas

Main Tai Chi session at 9.30am with the beginners lesson at 11am.

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15Nov
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Location: Memory Lane Café
The Sharing and Caring Team is now holding regular “Once-a-Month” coffee/tea mornings on the second Friday of each month.  For the pri...
15Nov
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Location:

Meeting of the Just Men discussion group.

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15Nov
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Location: Multi Use Building
Designed to let people practice ballroom Latin and Paso Doble and is without any sequence dancing.  People do not have to be experts an...
18Nov
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Location:
Mountain Walkers (Monday & Thursday Groups).  Contact group leaders for locations and times. More Information (Monday)More Informa...
15Nov
intro.jpgFri 15 Nov
Location: Biblioteca/Pensionistas

Main Tai Chi session at 9.30am with the beginners lesson at 11am.

More Information

15Nov
coffee-morning.jpgFri 15 Nov
Location: Memory Lane Café
The Sharing and Caring Team is now holding regular “Once-a-Month” coffee/tea mornings on the second Friday of each month.  For the pri...
15Nov
just-men.jpgFri 15 Nov
Location:

Meeting of the Just Men discussion group.

More Information

15Nov
intro.jpgFri 15 Nov
Location: Multi Use Building
Designed to let people practice ballroom Latin and Paso Doble and is without any sequence dancing.  People do not have to be experts an...
18Nov
intro.jpgMon 18 Nov
Location:
Mountain Walkers (Monday & Thursday Groups).  Contact group leaders for locations and times. More Information (Monday)More Informa...
18Nov
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Location: Biblioteca/Pensionistas
Card marking group meeting of people who enjoy crafting and, in particular, creating beautiful greetings cards. Please contact one of the g...
18Nov
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Location: Claudia's bar
This is a lively discussion group, meeting every other Monday in Jalon and tackling many different subjects, both topical and general. More...
18Nov
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Location: Multi Use Building
EXCEPT FIESTA HOLIDAY DATES.  Keep Fit is held in Alcalalí.  We have now started Keep Fit classes with a focus on exercises benefi...
18Nov
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Group creating decorative mosaics using glass and ceramics. The group buys materials to share, and we have all the necessary equipment to co...
18Nov
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Location: Padel Centre
Weekly Padel games.  Cost is €4 for 1.5 hours.  Bats and balls provided initially for new players.  Contact Group Leader for ...
05Dec
Thu 5 Dec
Location: Polivalent
Doors open at 10am for membership and Travel, Cultural and Entertainment events.Formal General Assembly starts at 11amRefreshments are avail...
09Dec
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Location: Rastro Car Park
Come and join us on the 9th December 2019 to shop for all your Christmas presents or simply use the time for sightseeing around Valencia. Th...
12Dec
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Location: Venta Roja
Cost  - 17:50€ Come along to a fabulous evening starting with a Cava Reception and Nibbles followed by a Three Course Meal ½ bott...
23Dec
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Location:
Christmas 2019 23 - 27th December5 days / 4 nights All inclusive420€ per person sharing93€ single supplement Package details: return c...
24Jan
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Location: Benidorm Palace
BENIDORM HERE COMES THE U3A!! Yes its that time again when we plan to go to Benidorm Palace On Friday January 24th / Saturday 25th 2020. T...
08Feb
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Location:
Cost 349€ cost per person including flights from Valencia February sees Venice come alive as people line the streets for the world famous ...
03May
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Location: Rastro Car Park
CORDOBA – SEVILLA – JEREZ – CADIZ 6 days, (5 nights) Price – 485 euros Single supplement – 170 euros The U3A Vall del Pop are planning to ...
18Nov
first-man.jpgMon 18 Nov
Location: La Musical, Parcent Town Hall
2€ on the door.  Doors open at 06:45pm. Film starts at 07:15pm In the early 18th century, England is at war with France, but duck raci...
25Nov
first-man.jpgMon 25 Nov
Location: La Musical, Parcent Town Hall
2€ on the door.  Doors open at 06:45pm. Film starts at 07:15pm 'Mary Poppins Returns' stars Emily Blunt as the practically-perfect nan...
02Dec
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Location: La Musical, Parcent Town Hall
2€ on the door.  Doors open at 06:45pm. Film starts at 07:15pm 'Mary, Queen of Scots' explores the turbulent life of the charismatic M...
09Dec
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Location: La Musical, Parcent Town Hall
2€ on the door.  Doors open at 06:45pm. Film starts at 07:15pm Set in America in 1962, “Green Book” is the Oscar-winning film that tel...
16Dec
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Location: La Musical, Parcent Town Hall
2€ on the door.  Doors open at 06:45pm. Film starts at 07:15pm “The Aftermath” is a morally complex film that explores the human conse...

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