Coast Centre activity

Banjo Paterson’s poetry

Yesterday afternoon here at The Coast Centre a crowd of 90 members and friends enjoyed a mesmerising afternoon of Banjo Paterson’s verse and tales presented by  Jim Haynes OAM.

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Singing Changes Your Brain

Time Magazine article by Stacey Horn states “Singing not only improves brain function, it improves mood and reduces stress. Studies have discovered singing is like a perfect tranquilizer that soothes the nerves and elevates mood….”

Here at the Coast Centre we have two singing groups.

Our Choir Group

Other Classes

Physical Activity Guidelines for Older Australians

Hi I thought this NHS Choices article about “How much physical activity do older adults need to do to stay healthy” is really interesting so I thought I would share it with you.

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Laugh Your Way to Health

Research is showing that a joke a day could keep the doctor away. By Tamra Mercieca

Laughter is a release of tension, like an orgasm or a sneeze or urinating after a long wait for the bathroom.


New Management Committee

The Annual General Meeting on 14 September elected a new committee for 2015-2016. The President is Leon Goodman.

Two Vice Presidents were elected, they are Christine Kilcran and Malcolm Sullivan. The Secretary is Helen Fatouros and the Treasurer is Joe Fleming. There will be 9 Committee Members. They are:

Arthur Eastwood, Lauretta Kaldor, Maureen Ledlin, Judith Pearson, Megan Singer, Paula Service, Harry Stanley, Carolyn Robinson and Margaret Vazey. The Public Officer is Joe Fleming.

This year the Management Committee and staff will be gearing up to refocus the Centre’s priorities, making recommendations on updating the Constitution and building working relationships with sponsors and partners.