Ken Lynn

If you’ve ever pondered the relative merits of Russian composers Rachmaninov and Scriabin, or why Hitler’s atomic bomb never happened, or the mysteries of the ionosphere, Dr Ken Lynn is the man with the answers. Ken is truly a walking encyclopedia and for 20 years he has generously shared his huge sum of knowledge with […]

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Kathie Jordan

Like so many of those involved with U3A noosa, our Secretary, Kathie Jordan, comes with an impressive resume. She had a long and successful career in Sydney, working for some of the biggest names in financial markets, including CBA and private broker Bell (now Bell Potter). Says Kathie, who was born in the north Sydney […]

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Liz Gleghorn

Many of us can identify with Liz Gleghorn’s predicament after retiring from a long and rewarding career, which included nurse administrator, health educator, medical research assistant, supermarket proprietor and school administrator in country Victoria, Melbourne, NSW, Canberra and the Sunshine Coast. Says Liz: “I went home and sat in a chair for about two weeks, […]

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Rod Elsworth

Retirement from a demanding and rewarding profession brings challenges for many people, not least where to find the intellectual stimulation they enjoyed in their careers. It was a concern for Rod Elsworth, who five years ago stepped down from a full-time role as a forensic psychologist with the Queensland correctional system, and relocated with his […]

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Maggie Coad

Each month we introduce one of the wonderful volunteers or tutors who ensure the smooth running of U3A Noosa. This month, for a change, we would like you to meet one of our most loyal and enthusiastic members. Maggie Coad struggles to remember the exact year she joined U3A Noosa but she knows it was […]

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Ann McGregor

Without our wonderful volunteers U3A noosa wouldn’t be the hive of activity we all know and love. Almost everyone volunteers their time and talents including the President, management committee, receptionists, admin staff and tutors. Each month we introduce you to one of these hard-working people who contribute so selflessly to the smooth running of U3A […]

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Kathleen Slinn, Yogalates tutor

Without our wonderful volunteers U3A Noosa wouldn’t be the hive of activity we all know and love. Almost everyone volunteers their time and talents including the President, management committee, receptionists and tutors. Each month we introduce you to these hard-working people who contribute so selflessly to the smooth running of U3A Noosa.   This month […]

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Margaret Christie – Art Appreciation tutor

Continuing our series of those who volunteer their time and talents at U3A Noosa, meet Margaret Christie, whose association with Michell House goes back 17 years and who is best known as the much loved and admired tutor of the long-running Art Appreciation class. WHEN Margaret Christie first introduced an Art Appreciation course at U3A Noosa in 2005 […]

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