Javea U3A beats the pandemic

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Javea U3A beats the pandemic
JAVEA U3A: Still holding meetings on Zoom Photo credit: Javea U3A

COVID restrictions might have prevented Javea U3A meetings, but that hasn’t stopped them getting together in other ways.

Fifty members turned out for the January meeting via an online Zoom link to enjoy “A Trip Around the Coast of Spain and Portugal: Denia to Javea the Long Way,” an excellent presentation by fellow member Peter Atkinson.

Thanks went to U3A Javea Secretary Margaret March for setting up the Zoom meeting, and online presentations have proved so popular that more are planned.

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The U3A’s Executive Committee have also been holding meetings online during the pandemic.

While most of the U3A groups have had to suspend activities because of the coronavirus restrictions, some continue to operate online and via home participation, including Photography, run by Steven Staus and Rummikubs, led by Krystyna Stfanczyk.

For more information on Javea U3A and details of how to join, visit their www.u3ajavea.com website.



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Linda came to Spain to live when she was 24, just over 52 years ago, and her husband is Spanish. She began writing for English-language local newspapers in the mid-1970s and hasn’t stopped since! She leads a Spanish life, which she believes is vital when conveying the news to English-speaking residents, and along the way she produced two editions of Expand Your Spanish, helping English-speakers to enlarge their knowledge of the language. She was excited to be in at the birth of the Euro Weekly News in 1999 and is still passionately writing for the paper 22 years later.

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