>Uncle Amedeo Re turns 100!

Elizabeth Re & Amadeo Re

Elizabeth Re celebrates the 100th birthday of her uncle, Amedeo Re

Elizabeth is concerned that we are not caring for our pensioners who have cared for us and if elected, this will be one of the items on her agenda.

Pictured here with her Uncle, Amedeo Re who was raised in Northbridge, turned 100 on the 2 February 2010 and celebrated with 148 close relatives in Perth, Elizabeth feels a strong connection with the older generation.

Her Uncle was one of the founders of the WA Italian Club 75 years ago.

Elizabeth’s grandparents came out 125 years ago from Italy (on one side) and 80 years ago from Scotland (on the other), pioneering the Australia we see today.

Elizabeth sees the importance of families, with elders living longer, we need to teach our children to grow up and respect the senior members of our community.

>Do you have NCWWA Memorabilia?

Elizabeth with Noelene Hartley

Elizabeth Re & Noelene Hartley

Elizabeth Re has been a member and a huge supporter of the National Council of Women for many years and is currently on the Executive Committee.  And she’s asking the question, “Do you have any memorabilia from the Association that we can use for our celebration?”

Elizabeth is pictured with Noeleen Hartley a local Innaloo lady who has been active in pushing women’s rights for many years and is in particular concerned with the consumption of GM foods.

National Council of Women WA will be celebrating their 100 anniversary next year, which is a significant milestone for an association, who through the efforts of many women and have and have made the world safer for us today.

The committee is looking for memorabilia and stories that can be used for the Centenary Celebration next year. It has been organized to hold a display in the Perth Town Hall over ten days in May 2011 to mark this auspicious event.

If you have some NCWWA memorabilia, no matter how small or large, even though you think it wouldn’t be of consequence, we would like you to avail us of its use for the exhibition, or you may wish to donate it to the archives for posterity.

If you know of someone who has been a member or who had relations/friends who were, please tell them of the upcoming event and our request so as to make this a special occasion. Perhaps an association that you belong to has items in their files or archives they would like to loan.

Certainly, any help that you can give would be appreciated.  Please contact the office on Phone (08) 9325 8897 or email:  ncwwa@iinet.net.au or Marion Ward our archivist, email marionward70@yahoo.com