General Meeting

9.15am for 9.30am, Thursday Fenruary 21st

Balwyn Baptist Church, 517 Whitehorse Road, Balwyn (Melway 46 F8)

Guest Speaker: Les Twentyman

Subject: Working with Youth at Risk

Les Twentyman has been on the frontline of heartbreak and hope for over 30 years. Raised in Braybrook in Melbourne’s west, Les has devoted his life to young people doing it tough. He is widely considered an expert on a range of community issues including youth homelessness, drug abuse, prison reform and social welfare. Les has featured in hundreds of TV, radio and print press interviews and has been a regular newspaper columnist and article contributor. He has consistently shone a light on emerging youth issues like gang violence, carrying weapons, cyber bullying and the growing truancy in our schools. He is often called on to visit volatile regional areas of Australia in a bid to bring about harmony and cooperation where gangs and youth violence is a problem. Les has also accompanied the Governor-General, state Government ministers, and leaders of industry to the ‘dark-streets’ of Australia they never thought existed. Les has devoted his life to those-in-need. The Les Twentyman Foundation maintains his vision and legacy. 


The Club’s monthly General Meeting is held at the –

Balwyn Baptist Church, 517 Whitehorse Road, Balwyn (Melway 46 F8)

on the –

3rd Thursday of every month (except December) at 9.30am.

The first half of the meeting is devoted to reports of Club activities  and information about future planned events.

After morning tea, the meeting is addressed by a guest speaker. (Click on “General Meeting” above for each year’s speakers since 2012).

After the meeting, a number of members choose to get together for lunch at a local restaurant.

There is ample free parking in nearby streets, or you can come by tram – we are on the ‘109’ route that runs to and from Box Hill (stop 50).

You will receive a warm welcome, and someone will be assigned to introduce you to other members. Come join us.

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