March 2018 Newsletter

What’s on this month at The Centre

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Welcome to The Centre

Annual General Meeting

Annual General Meeting, 21 March

The Centre for Continuing Education Inc.
Wednesday 21 March 2018

Please RSVP,
Email reception@thecentre.vic.edu.au or
Phone 5721 0200

Refreshments available from 5.00 for 5.30pm start
The Centre, 17 Chisholm Street, Wangaratta

View our Facebook event

Kitchen Garden Update

Go Fund Me paged Kitchen Garden

We are so excited!!! We have raised over $3000 and Bunnings Wangaratta is donating $1500 worth of supplies like sleepers, pavers, seedlings and other vital materials to get this project off the ground.

We will be “break ground” on the kitchen garden this month. The following dates are when we are having working bees.

  • Tuesday March 20th
  • Wednesday March 21st
  • Tuesday March 27th
  • Wednesday March 28th

We would really love to have as many people as possible helping us out.

The Chronicle will be here March 20th at 9am to get some photos of that first shovel to the ground!

If you are interested in donating your time, money, materials or equipment please contact contact Nicola Hutton on (03) 5721 0237 or email nicola.hutton@thecentre.vic.edu.au

We would appreciate any help you can provide.


Getting There

Working bee’s will be run
this month, for all those
like to get
hands dirty and
help us!

Pic of the Crop Photo Competition & Exhibition

Photo Competition and Exhibition

Pic of the Crop
Healthy Local Food
Photographic Competition and Exhibition

There is still time, entries close
Thurs 23 March 2018

Click here to enter.

Calling all young shutterbugs and fans of Tumblr and Instagram. It’s time to explore your local gardens and food sources and take part in our Pic of the Crop Photographic Competition and Exhibition and in the process be in the running to win cool cash prizes.

Open NOW, entries close – Thurs 23 March 2018

Visit our website for key dates and prizes https://www.thecentre.vic.edu.au/photocomp

Upcoming Courses

W = Wangaratta
B = Benalla

Visit our website to find out more


Getting There

An engaging and supportive learning and education program that helps you gain the confidence and skills to apply for and gain employment, or go onto further education.

Getting There

The demand for enterprise skills is on the rise.

Learn enterprise skills to get a job:

  • Foundation Skills – Literacy and Numeracy
  • Career Management Skills – Find work, navigate a career
  • Confidence Skills – Build resilience and connections

Locations – Seymour, Wangaratta and Benalla

Find Out More

Community Visitors Scheme

Become a Community Visitor Scheme (CVS) Volunteer

The Centre is currently recruiting volunteers interested in visiting socially isolated older people in your community.

We need volunteers in these areas:

  • Moira
  • Greater Shepparton
  • Strathbogie
  • Mitchell
  • Murrindindi
  • Mansfield
  • Alpine
  • Towong
  • Benalla
  • Wangaratta
  • Indigo
  • Wodonga

If you’d like further information about participating in the Community Visitors Scheme please contact us.

Scott Landells (03) 5721 0255, 1800 682 710 (free call)

Find Out More

RSA’s For Level 3 Good Sports Clubs

RSA’s For Level 3 Good Sports Clubs

Two of our Level Three Good Sports Accredited clubs have hosted a Responsible Service of Alcohol course to keep their volunteers up-to-date.

As Level 3 Good Sports, Beechworth Football Netball Club and Wangaratta Magpies Football Netball Club have positioned themselves as leaders in their community by having policies and procedures in place ensuring a healthy family-friendly sporting environment.  Sport North East, through The Centre offer discounted Responsible Service of Alcohol course fee’s for Good Sports Accredited Clubs

Read More http://www.sportnortheast.com.au/rsas-level-3-good-sports-clubs/

Premier’s Active April

Premier’s Active April

Premier’s Active April encourages all Victorians to do 30 minutes of physical activity a day during April. It’s free, it’s fun and it’s part of the Victorian Government’s commitment to get more people active and healthy.

Sport North East and Gateway Health are bringing free activities in the King George Gardens for your Premier’s Active April!  On Monday, 16th and Monday, 23rd at 12:30pm you can try the traditional Nordic game of Finska!

Learn how to play Finska

Read More  http://www.sportnortheast.com.au/premiers-active-april/

Have your say, visit our web site and give us your ideas and suggestions.

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This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth
Government Funding.
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged
to access government subsided training.

Payment plans available.

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The Centre is a Child Safe Organisation.

Our mailing address is:
17 Chisholm Street, Wangaratta
Email: contact@thecentre.vic.edu.au
T: 03 5721 0200 F: 03 5721 9994
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