General Assembly - Thursday 6th February 2020 - 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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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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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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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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Sandra Welham

TCET Co-ordinator

Sandra Welham

Born and brought up in the West Midlands, I taught for 35 years, six of these in Saudi Arabia.
We came to Spain in 2008, after I retired from a large comprehensive school in Wiltshire.
I have been married to Bob for 35 years, and we both enjoy singing, ballroom dancing and travelling.

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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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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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Events

22Jan
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Location: Tourist Information
From time to time this group becomes full. Please contact Alan Cuthbert who will advise whether you need to join the waiting list. If so, yo...
22Jan
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Location:
Group creating decorative mosaics using glass and ceramics. The group buys materials to share, and we have all the necessary equipment to co...
22Jan
band-silhouette-calendar.jpgWed 22 Jan
Location: Multi Use Building

Weekly meeting to play a range of music, mostly pop, rock ‘n’ roll and country, mainly from the '50's, '60's and ’70's.

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22Jan
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Location: Biblioteca/Pensionistas
Bridge Group meeting.  The aim of this group is to provide an opportunity for people to play bridge in a relaxed and friendly atmospher...
22Jan
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Location:
We are a group of like-minded people who support each other in our writing efforts.  We are not elitist and welcome anyone who enjoys w...
22Jan
intro.jpgWed 22 Jan
Location: Tourist Information
From time to time this group becomes full. Please contact Alan Cuthbert who will advise whether you need to join the waiting list. If so, yo...
22Jan
intro.jpgWed 22 Jan
Location:
Group creating decorative mosaics using glass and ceramics. The group buys materials to share, and we have all the necessary equipment to co...
22Jan
band-silhouette-calendar.jpgWed 22 Jan
Location: Multi Use Building

Weekly meeting to play a range of music, mostly pop, rock ‘n’ roll and country, mainly from the '50's, '60's and ’70's.

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22Jan
intro.jpgWed 22 Jan
Location: Biblioteca/Pensionistas
Bridge Group meeting.  The aim of this group is to provide an opportunity for people to play bridge in a relaxed and friendly atmospher...
22Jan
intro.jpgWed 22 Jan
Location:
We are a group of like-minded people who support each other in our writing efforts.  We are not elitist and welcome anyone who enjoys w...
23Jan
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Location:
Mountain Walkers (Monday & Thursday Groups).  Contact group leaders for locations and times. More Information (Monday)More Informa...
23Jan
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Location: Cappucino

Word Addicts weekly meeting to play word games such as Scrabble, Boggle and others.

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23Jan
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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...
23Jan
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Location: Multi Use Building

Line dancing with Nigel Hobman in Alcalalí.  Cost per session €4.

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24Jan
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Location: Biblioteca/Pensionistas

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

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22Jan
Wed 22 Jan
Location: Claudia's bar
Renewals are now due and payment can be made at the General Assemblies or at one of our satellite renewal sessions. Renewal subscription - ...
06Feb
Thu 6 Feb
Location: Polivalent
Doors open at 10am for membership and Travel, Cultural and Entertainment events.Formal General Assembly starts at 11amRefreshments are avail...
18Feb
Tue 18 Feb
Location: Cappucino
Renewals are now due and payment can be made at the General Assemblies or at one of our satellite renewal sessions. Renewal subscription - ...
05Mar
Thu 5 Mar
Location: Polivalent
Doors open at 10am for membership and Travel, Cultural and Entertainment events.Formal AGM starts at 11amRefreshments are available before a...
17Mar
Tue 17 Mar
Location: Animo
Renewals are now due and payment can be made at the General Assemblies or at one of our satellite renewal sessions. Renewal subscription - ...
02Apr
Thu 2 Apr
Location: Polivalent
Doors open at 10am for membership and Travel, Cultural and Entertainment events.Formal General Assembly starts at 11amRefreshments are avail...
07May
Thu 7 May
Location: Polivalent
Doors open at 10am for membership and Travel, Cultural and Entertainment events.Formal General Assembly starts at 11amRefreshments are avail...
04Jun
Thu 4 Jun
Location: Polivalent
Doors open at 10am for membership and Travel, Cultural and Entertainment events.Formal General Assembly starts at 11amRefreshments are avail...
03Sep
Thu 3 Sep
Location: Polivalent
Doors open at 10am for membership and Travel, Cultural and Entertainment events.Formal General Assembly starts at 11amRefreshments are avail...
01Oct
Thu 1 Oct
Location: Polivalent
Doors open at 10am for membership and Travel, Cultural and Entertainment events.Formal General Assembly starts at 11amRefreshments are avail...
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...
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 ...
23Dec
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Location:
Christmas 2020. December 23rd – December 27th.5 days/ 4 Nights in Nerja. Staying at the Hotel Marinas de Nerja. 4* Hotel to include Speci...
27Jan
first-man.jpgMon 27 Jan
Location: La Musical, Parcent Town Hall
1€ on the door.  Doors open at 06:45pm. Film starts at 07:15pm Disney's new 'The Lion King' uses pioneering filmmaking techniques to b...
03Feb
first-man.jpgMon 3 Feb
Location: La Musical, Parcent Town Hall
1€ on the door.  Doors open at 06:45pm. Film starts at 07:15pm Jack Malik is a struggling singer-songwriter in a tiny English seaside ...
17Feb
first-man.jpgMon 17 Feb
Location: La Musical, Parcent Town Hall
1€ on the door.  Doors open at 06:45pm. Film starts at 07:15pm Joan Stanley (Judi Dench) is a seemingly unremarkable and inconspicuous...

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