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May 23rd 2007
Community Development Association AGM next Tuesday

The Magnetic Island Community Development Association will conduct its Annual General Meeting, with an important guest speaker, next Tuesday evening 29 May at 6.45pm at the MI Country Club in Picnic Bay. Following is the Island Update Vol 6 Issue 2 from the Association.

Magnetic Island Community Development Association
May 2007 VOL 6 Issue 2

MICDA AGM & Guest Speaker
The AGM for the Community Development Association will be held on Tuesday 29th May at the Golf Club commencing at 6.45pm.

This is an invitation to anyone resident on, or a regular visitor to, the Island to join us for the AGM, learn a bit more about the Association and perhaps decide to join and participate.

There will be some light snacks to start off, then the guest speaker at 7.00pm will be Peter Driscoll who will talk about the recent water infrastructure improvements and even more importantly the plans for the future for water and sewerage on the island. Peter Driscoll is senior project engineer for Citiwater.

This will be followed by the formal AGM (Members will have received formal notification including proxy and nomination forms in the post) at the MI Golf Club is in Hurst Street, Picnic Bay.

U3A Magnetic Island:
What's on for Winter 2007
New science courses May & June: 10am -12 every Monday (except school holidays), at the RSL Hall in Hayles Ave, Arcadia
Human Anatomy - Alastair Cole, started 7 May (for 5 weeks)
Earth & Sea - Don Kinsey, 11 June (the full course again)
Getting More from Your Computer - John McGrath commencing 5 June (Tuesday 10-12 at the RSL)
Conversational Japanese for Fun - Carol Pemberton 10-12 Thursday at 12 Granite St Picnic Bay
Enquiries relating to our ongoing classes: Music through the Recorder; Tai Chi; Spanish ring Don Kinsey (47 581 349)

If you don't know what U3A is and would like to know more, phone Don Kinsey - 47581349. Simply, U3A is a worldwide movement providing informal education and just plain fun. It principally targets retired people but anyone is most welcome.

Junior Drama
Such was the success of the first 2 terms of Junior Drama, funded by the Regional Arts Development Fund, that 2 sessions, instead of the planned single session were run, and there is every intention to keep the program going for Terms 3 and 4. Funding to help pay for a La Luna Youth Arts tutor to come over is being actively sought now.

What do you think? Send us your comments.

Readers comments
Tonia In reply to The ongoing price of Nelly Bay Harbour
It's 14 years since I last visited Maggy. I am shocked by Nelly Bay and saddened. It is insensitive, ugly and juxtaposed to the essence of Maggy. I embrace progress in general, but this is poorly conceived and executed. Shame.
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