Seniors celebrating good times together

JOB WELL DONE: Wangaratta Senior Citizens Club recently held its annual general meeting, re-electing president Margaret Walters (left). But there was an aire of sadness too, as vice-president Bernice Kiker (right) and treasurer Frieda Jaroslawski, decided to call it a day. PHOTO: Luke Plummer

BEHIND every president, there is a vice president, and for the last few years Bernice Kiker has been the wind beneath president Maragart Walters wings at the Wangaratta Senior Citizens Club.

But at the club’s annual general meeting held earlier this month, Bernice stepped down from the vice president role, and Margaret is sorry to see her go.

“Bernice is really going to be missed in that position,” said Margaret.

“She has worked so hard and has always been willing to help whenever it has been needed.”

But so it is with club’s these days, and while Margaret herself is just about ready to hand over the reigns to someone else, she will continue as president a little longer to ensure the future of a club, which has provided friendship, enjoyment and bit of fun for its members for the last 50-odd years.

“When we started we were about the only club in Wangaratta and the people who were part of it in those days put a lot of work and effort into it, and I want to see it continue, and to grow,” said Margaret.

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