A few tips help ease mayor’s transition

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Enjoying the VIEW: President Margaret Hayes, Kingston Mayor Cr Tamsin Bearsley, and Kingston Junior Mayor Jasmine Warber with grandmother Elinore Williamson.

Enjoying the VIEW: President Margaret Hayes, Kingston Mayor Cr Tamsin Bearsley, and Kingston Junior Mayor Jasmine Warber with grandmother Elinore Williamson.

NEW Kingston mayor Cr Tamsin Bearsley enjoyed last week’s Christmas dinner at Patterson River Golf Club with members of Mordialloc Chelsea VIEW Club, of which she is a member.

She was in elevated company: Junior mayor Jasmine Warber was also there, with her grandmother, Elinore Williamson who is also a member.

Jasmine, of St John Vianney’s Primary School and about to go into Year 7 at Kilbreda, gave an interesting insight into being junior mayor – and also offered some tips to new mayor Cr Bearsley, who began her term last month. She advised her to always know exactly what she was expected to do at events she attended; to be well prepared with her speeches, and to allow herself plenty of travel time between events. Sage advice from one so young …

VIEW stands for the Voice, Interests and Education of Women. Its clubs raise funds for The Smith Family Learning for Life program supporting disadvantaged children in their education, as well as volunteering in the community.

The women’s volunteer organisation and support network aims to empower women to have their voices heard on issues of importance for the future wellbeing of society. 

Various fun and friendship activities during the year include theatre matinees, wineries, art galleries, and other outings.

Details: Margaret Hayes, 0403 052 320.

First published in the Chelsea Mordailloc Mentone News – 23 December 2015

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