First Working Bee in 2019

After a successful Committee Meeting on Saturday 9 February 2019 at Tyrrell’s Winery, a number of brave souls (Committee Members and volunteers) gathered at the Winery on Sunday under the leadership of Pauline Tyrrell [E.2.4a.10b.1c.2d=] who had assembled a variety of tasks that needed to be completed to ensure HAFS resources and records are kept up to date. The amount of work needed to catalogue and file the amount of information on HAFS family members cannot be underestimated and without these regular working bees (they have been held two or three times a year over the past few years) HAFS records would be like the internet without search engines – impossible to find anything!

Participents in the working bee held in February 2019. L to R - Cate Rogers, Gregan McMahon, Lesley Abrahams, Brett Harvey, Leigh & Juliette Hart, Margaret McMahon, Geoff & Joy Hungerford and Pauline Tyrrell

Participents in the working bee held in February 2019. L to R: – Cate Rogers, Gregan McMahon, Lesley Abrahams, Brett Harvey, Leigh & Juliet Hart, Margaret McMahon, Geoff & Joy Hungerford and Pauline Tyrrell

Members were treated to refreshments and a delicious lunch to keep our strength up.  Thanks to our volunteers, we covered a lot of ground and hence completed the planned tasks in record time and being rewarded with the satisfaction of a job well done and an early mark, giving us time to pay a visit to the Cellar Door!

The day (usually a Sunday) generally starts at 10am and finishes up at 3 to 3:30pm to enable participants to get home in good time.  This is a great opportunity to meet fellow members and contribute to HAFS.

So, if you are interested in meeting other family menbers and helping out, please contact Pauline Tyrrell and join us for a fun day.  As one of our regular helpers Juliet Hart [E.6.12a.1b.3c.6d] says:

Leigh and I always enjoy the working bees as its a great opportunity to catch up with family and friends, the location is always wonderful, Brett, Pauline and Lesley have always dug up a treasure from somewhere and we love to combine it with a little shopping for the cellar using our family discount card!!!!!!

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2 Responses to First Working Bee in 2019

  1. Lesley Abrahams 11 February 2019 at 4:42 pm #

    Hi team. What an amazing amount of work covered. We will look forward to meeting up again, and continuing with the good work. Many more collections of documents and photographs assembled, catalogued, and located in findable places. High fives all round. Lesley

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