Probus Clubs exist to fill a need of retired persons in the community who have been accustomed to high levels of vocational activity and decision making in their working lives. The principal objective of every Probus Club is to create and maintain a homogeneous group that provides the fellowship and intellectual stimulation that otherwise tends to be lost in retirement.
The first meeting of the Probus Club of Melbourne North was held on Wednesday 9th November 1994. It celebrated its 25th Anniversary in November 2019.
Normally the Club meets regularly on the fourth Tuesday of each month (excepting December) at 10:30 am. Meetings are now held at the Anglers Tavern, 2 Raleigh Road, Maribyrnong. Ample free parking is available in the car park, with access from Raleigh Street. Easy public transport is available [stop 42 on tram route 57]. Members of the club enjoy many other activities – explore the links above. Guests are welcomed at general meetings and activities of the Club. A Club business meeting is held first, followed by morning tea and then a guest speaker. The majority of members at each meeting like to remain for lunch in the bistro at the Anglers Tavern.
The next General meeting will be held on Tuesday August 23rd. The speaker will be Bob Chalmers, retired teacher, and President of the Essendon Historical Society for more than 22 years. The focus of his talk will be on “Fine Homes of Essendon“.
Further information about the Essendon Historical Society may be found clicking this link.