Henty/Culcairn Probus news, August 20, 2017

PROBUS: Joan Pitson was one of the 46 at the Henty/Culcairn Probus meeting.

PROBUS: Joan Pitson was one of the 46 at the Henty/Culcairn Probus meeting.

THERE was an attendance of 46 at the August meeting of the Henty/Culcairn Probus Club that was held at the Culcairn Bowling and Recreation Club.

Four visitors were welcomed by President Eleanor who also welcomed and inducted new member, Ruth Humphries.

Joan Pitson read a short poem and President Eleanor presented an article on the amazing survival of both humans and animals following a massive mud slide after  prolonged heavy rain.

Three members from the Intereach team based in Albury addressed the group making members aware of what services are available to help keep seniors living in their own homes.

Some of the topics touched on were carer respite, flexible support areas, social justice, home modification, Meals on Wheels and dealing with depression and anxiety.

The next meeting of the Henty/Culcairn Probus Club will be at the Henty Community Club on Wednesday September, 13 at 10am.