The Chinese Senior Citizens Club of Manningham Inc., a non-profit organisation, was established in 1987 to represent and serve the needs of the senior members of the Chinese community of Manningham and its adjoining suburbs.
- 1987 : The Manningham City Council nominated Mrs. Monica Lee to help establish the “Chinese Elderly Citizen's Club of Doncaster and Templestowe” to be housed at "Athenaeum Hall, 806 Doncaster Road, Doncaster, VIC. 3109".
- 1995 : The Chinese name of the club was changed from "唐卡士特及譚寶士杜華人聯誼會" to "唐卡士特及譚寶士杜華人高齡會".
- 1998 : The name of the club was changed to“The Chinese Senior Citizen’s Club of Manningham Inc.”.
- 2001 July 28th: The club was relocated to : Manningham City Council 1/F Function Centre 699 Doncaster Road, Doncaster, VIC 3108.
- 2009 September 3rd: The club was again relocated to : The Ted Ajani Centre 284 Thompsons Road Lower Templestowe, VIC 3107.
- Promote and maintain the Chinese culture and traditions through communal activities and encourage good relationships among members
- Hold various cultural, social and travel activities for the benefits of the members
- Encourage and maintain good, harmonious and close relationship between members and other Australian communities at the local, state and federal levels
Every Wednesday from 8.30am to 2.30 pm at The Ted Ajani Centre, 284 Thompsons Road, Lower Templestowe.
What we offer
- Different types of activities and interest groups including Tai Chi (fist, fan, sword and pole), Qi-qong, Healthy Exercise, Walking group, Line dances, Group dances, Folk dances, Yang Sang dance, Table tennis, Choir, Chinese Calligraphy class, Bridge, Mah Jong, Karaoke, Cantonese Opera and Blood pressure test service.
- A simple hot lunch cooked by own volunteers at a nominal price.
- On festive occasions, celebration lunches with special programs are held for members to celebrate and enjoy the festivities.
- Talks and seminars on health and relevant topics are held to the benefits of members.
- Special visits to comfort, care and assist needy members who are ill or hospitalised.