Month: October 2019

Toni McCormack Receives COTA Senior Achiever Award

Having been nominated by U3A Surf Coast for a 2019 Council Of The Aging [COTA] Victorian Senior of the Year Award, U3A Surf Coast member Toni McCormack received the award from the Victorian Governor, Linda Dessau and the Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers, The Hon. Luke Donnellan MP, in a ceremony at Government House on […]


Back to school for U3A Surf Coast Tutors

As a follow-up to a tutors’ meeting in February this year, a further workshop was conducted on October 10th with professional education facilitator Axel Leonhardt The two-hour session was attended by 17 of our tutors. Axel has delivered a number of workshops for various U3As around Victoria and has more than 30 years experience in […]


Family History Online Workshop Proves Popular

Thirty participants, including non-U3A members, attended this workshop on October 9th organised by Toni McCormack with funding from the Federal government’s “Be Connected” program. Cheryl Baulch opened the session outlining potential online resources for the amateur historian. Cheryl is a local historian and author of the recently-released Together They Served, which relates the stories of […]