Silververve Events

UPCOMING:

WELLINGTON SILVERVERVE NETWORK- JULY 2018 MEETING

Topic:  Silverververs Take Flight – Travel Tales and Tips

Overseas travel used to be the prerogative of the young  – taking off overseas for OE before settling down to a career and a family.  Now, an increasing number of overseas travellers are baby boomers+.

Speaker:  Murray Jaspers

Murray  is a seasoned traveller as well as a volunteer Wellington Airport and Cruise Ship Ambassador. He will help us reflect on such things as cruise ship pros and cons, airports and air travel and Customs issues.  He will cover what to take with you, best online booking engines and how to avoid traps including money issues, relating some encounters in S E Asia (Malaysia, Vietnam, Bali, Thailand, Philippines, Hong Kong, Singapore).

Who are invited? Mature, lively people interested in keeping active and in finding rewarding ways of sharing their knowledge, skills and experience with organisations and the wider community. Come prepared to share your travel experiences and advice.

Please forward this invitation to others who may be interested- RSVP by 15 July -see below*.

MEETING DETAILS:

Date:            Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Venue:         The Wellesley Room,  The Wellington Club, 88 The Terrace- car parking available nearby.

Time:           4:45pm for 5:00pm – we will adjourn by 6:30pm at the latest for a social drink and chat- and dinner for those wishing to eat at the Club.

Cost:            $6:00 to help cover the cost of welcome tea and coffee.

Dress:          Smart casual please, in keeping with the venue.

* RSVP by 17 July to: admin@smartnet.co.nz indicating acceptance or not and whether you’re staying on for dinner.

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RECENT EVENT:

WELLINGTON SILVERVERVE NETWORK- MAY MEETING
(Postponed from 11 April because of stormy weather. Let’s look for the silver lining…!)

Topic:  “Re-tyrement”  Opportunities
-Tapping the experience, knowledge and skills of mature people who still want to make  a difference by collaborating in remunerated projects.

Speakers:  Paul Gini, formerly EQC and Ministry of Education and Dr Des Darby, formerly GNS, will lead a discussion on how experience, knowledge and skills gained to date in a working life can lead to interesting remunerated opportunities in “re-tyrement.”  We will also start to compile an initial inventory of the collective experience, knowledge and skills of those at the meeting.

Who are invited? Mature, lively people interested in keeping active and in finding rewarding ways of sharing their knowledge, skills and experience with organisations and the wider community.

MEETING DETAILS:

Date:            Wednesday 23 May, 2018
Venue:         The Wellington Club, 88 The Terrace (  car parking available nearby).
Time:           4:45pm for 5:00pm – we will adjourn by 6:30pm at the latest for a social drink and chat- and dinner for those wishing to eat at the Club.
Cost:            $20 pp  to help cover the cost of the room etc and a cup of tea/coffee at the beginning.
Dress:          Smart casual please, in keeping with the venue.
Please RSVP to admin@smartnet.co.nz   indicating acceptance or not  and whether you’re staying on for dinner.

*More about Silververve 

# Malcolm Bell, Wellington Co-ordinator, Silververve, malcolmb495@gmail.com

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PAST EVENT:

Silververve Wellington Network  Meeting
28 February 2018
Time:    4:00pm for coffee/tea/juice/chat;
4:30pm – 6:00pm Accelerated Strategic Planning session on the evolving Silververve network and possible remunerated projects and assignments, facilitated by Lyall Lukey  Liveserver-Silververve.
Venue:  Wellington Club, Level 4, 88 The Terrace, Wellington – meet in bar from 4:00pm before adjourning to meeting room.
Cost:     $10-please pay on arrival.

Optional Extras
This will be followed by drinks and dinner, for those who can stay, in the restaurant from 6:00pm to approximately 7:30pm.

Please RSVP by 26/2 to Sue Mardon at admin@smartnet.co.nz stating YES/NO for the Silververve Planning Session and YES/NO for dinner.
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 SilverFocus
Live workshops + toolkit + online support = a new lease of life

“Time out to re-evaluate directions and goals”.  Chartered Accountant

SilverFocus provides Third Age navigation tools for those who may be approaching retirement or those who want to be “retyred” ie get new life traction and work satisfaction.

Members of the Silververve network  share their knowledge, skills, and experience  and provide takeaway resources and tools which greatly benefit individuals and organisations.  More

“….people with great projects afoot…look further and more clearly into the future than people who are mired in day to day concerns… “
Robert Grudin  Time and the Art of Living-