Wed & Thur are club nights – come along

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While our Club Restaurant is open Mo-Fri for lunch and Tue-Fri for dinner for members and visitors alike, our Club Nights are Wednesday and Thursday from 6 pm. Members are encouraged to come along, meet fellow members and friends over a drink or a delicious Swiss meal. Some members play Jass.

The first Thursday of the month, members are entertained with live music from Kapelle Gruezi Mitenand and on some Wednesdays,  we show Swiss Movies (with English subtitles!)  from 8 pm on wards. See Social Calendar for further details.

The Committee is at the club on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday for their committee meetings. It is also a great opportunity for members and the committee to interact. Members are encouraged to join the committee at their table for a chat, and welcome to listen in during committee meetings.

News from the Swiss Yodel Choir Matterhorn

After a one year pause, the Swiss National Day Celebration at Gembrook was again held on Sunday, 5 August 2012 and proved to be very popular, despite the wintry weather conditions – luckily the rain held off until the official part had been completed.

Young and old people with Swiss connections took the opportunity to catch up with friends and to enjoy some Swiss specialities. Many thanks to everybody who contributed to making this function a success!

On that day we also heard the sad news that Fritz Hochuli had passed away. Fritz was a great supporter of the Matterhorn Society and Yodel Choir, and we always enjoyed having him in our midst at functions and ‘Jassabigs’. Fritz’s friendly face will be sadly missed but we will keep very fond memories of him!

On the Cup-weekend (3rd & 4th November 2012) the Choir will again participate in the Swiss & Italian Festa in Hepburn Springs and Daylesford, and on 18 of November we will join the other groups to provide Sunday entertainment for the elderly residents of the Tabulam & Templer and Martin Luther Homes.

The Choir is still rebuilding and we would welcome new singers

News from the Swiss Companion Singers

Our next performance will be on Saturday, 3 November 2012 at the opening parade day of the SWISS & ITALIAN FESTA and on Sunday, 4 November 2012 we will perform in the church in Hepburn Springs.

Why not spend a lovely weekend in this beautiful part of Victoria and join us at the Swiss & Italian Festa?

For more information phone the Convenor, Heidy Giger on 03 9889 9321.