Next General Assembly - Thursday 1st October 2020 - Restaurante El Cid, Benidoleig - 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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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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Sandra Welham

Secretary

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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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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Sally Ellis

Assistant Secretary

Sally Ellis

Originally from Coventry, I spent most of my childhood in East Anglia. I followed careers in retail service, hairdressing and later floristry.

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Roger Bentley

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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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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Mary Bacon

Assistant Treasurer

Mary Bacon

I was born in Dublin but moved to London in the 1970’s and worked as a licensee, running bars and restaurants, with my husband for 17 years.

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Sonia Higginson

TCET Co-ordinator

Sonia Higginson

I worked as a medical secretary at the beginning of my career, farmed for 18 years in West Wales, then became a PA to the Chief Officer of a large charity in the south of England. Living in the Jalon valley is our second move within Spain and we love it here.

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Events

29Sep
stretch-class-cal.jpgTue 29 Sep
Location: Riu Rau

Keep Fit class with Jacintha.

2 Classes per Day - 10.00 & 11.00

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01Oct
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Location:
Mountain Walkers (Monday & Thursday Groups).  Contact group leaders for locations and times. More Information (Monday)More Informa...
01Oct
Thu 1 Oct
Location: Restaurante El Cid
Doors open at 10am for membership and Travel, Cultural and Entertainment events.Formal General Assembly starts at 11amAll safety protocols w...
01Oct
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Location: Cappucino

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

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04Oct
goodwill-cal.jpgSun 4 Oct
Location:
The U3A Goodwill Team are hosting a sponsored walk on flat and relatively traffic-free routes. Two routes available 5km and 8km €5 entry f...
29Sep
stretch-class-cal.jpgTue 29 Sep
Location: Riu Rau

Keep Fit class with Jacintha.

2 Classes per Day - 10.00 & 11.00

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01Oct
intro.jpgThu 1 Oct
Location:
Mountain Walkers (Monday & Thursday Groups).  Contact group leaders for locations and times. More Information (Monday)More Informa...
01Oct
intro.jpgThu 1 Oct
Location: Cappucino

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

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02Oct
stretch-class-cal.jpgFri 2 Oct
Location: Riu Rau

Keep Fit class with Jacintha.

2 Classes per Day - 10.00 & 11.00

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05Oct
intro.jpgMon 5 Oct
Location:
Mountain Walkers (Monday & Thursday Groups).  Contact group leaders for locations and times. More Information (Monday)More Informa...
05Oct
stretch-class-cal.jpgMon 5 Oct
Location: Riu Rau

Keep Fit class with Jacintha.

2 Classes per Day - 10.00 & 11.00

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05Oct
intro.jpgMon 5 Oct
Location: Riu Rau
This is a lively discussion group, meeting every other Monday in Jalon and tackling many different subjects, both topical and general. More...
05Oct
Mon 5 Oct
Location: Casa Claudia
Whether you are a complete beginner or you already have experience of creating beautiful or interesting works of art, using any media, then ...
05Oct
intro.jpgMon 5 Oct
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 ...
06Oct
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Location: Casa Claudia

Spanish for Beginners.

€5 per person per class

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01Oct
Thu 1 Oct
Location: Restaurante El Cid
Doors open at 10am for membership and Travel, Cultural and Entertainment events.Formal General Assembly starts at 11amAll safety protocols w...
05Nov
Thu 5 Nov
Location: Restaurante El Cid
Doors open at 10am for membership and Travel, Cultural and Entertainment events.Formal General Assembly starts at 11amRefreshments are avail...
03Dec
Thu 3 Dec
Location: Restaurante El Cid
Doors open at 10am for membership and Travel, Cultural and Entertainment events.Formal General Assembly starts at 11amRefreshments are avail...
04Oct
goodwill-cal.jpgSun 4 Oct
Location:
The U3A Goodwill Team are hosting a sponsored walk on flat and relatively traffic-free routes. Two routes available 5km and 8km €5 entry f...
08Oct
coffee-morning.jpgThu 8 Oct
Location: Restaurante El Cid
This is a new venture for the U3A, as an organisation, and it started in the month of July 2020. We plan on holding 1-2 coffee mornings a mo...
29Oct
coffee-morning.jpgThu 29 Oct
Location: Restaurante El Cid
This is a new venture for the U3A, as an organisation, and it started in the month of July 2020. We plan on holding 1-2 coffee mornings a mo...
12Nov
tcet-around-the-world-in-40-days-2020.jpgThu 12 Nov
Location: Restaurante El Cid
Come and join us Lunch, followed by A themed flower display by Christine Brazier (our resident U3A Vall del Pop flower arranger) Lunch ...
27Nov
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Location: Restaurante El Cid
U3A Vall del Pop invites you all to a celebration Christmas Dinner Music from the Entertainers €28 per person Tickets will be on sale at ...
09Dec
Christmas-shopping-Neuvo-Centre-Valencia-2020.jpgWed 9 Dec
Location: Rastro Car Park
Christmas shopping to the Nueva Centre in Valencia. €12.50 per person We are planning to go on the 9th December 2020 subject to COVID 19 r...
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