Probus is an organisation set
up by Rotary International to advance intellectual and cultural
interest among adult persons who have retired or semi retired
from their former occupations.
The word PROBUS is an abbreviation
of the words PROfessional and BUSiness,
which embraces any person who has had some measure of responsibility
in the fields of commerce, industry, education etc.
Probus Club of Blackburn Central Inc.
sits under the umbrella of the Probus Centre - South Pacific Ltd.
and is an affiliate of the Probus Association of Victoria Inc.
and a member of Whitehorse Probus Clubs
(a grouping of the various Probus clubs in the City of Whitehorse
Probus Club of Blackburn Central Inc. was established
as a mens club in June 1989 and was opened to ladies in May, 1992.
Activities between meetings include lunch at a
local hotel or RSL on meeting day, trips and tours and other outings,
late breakfast at a local venue on the 1st Saturday of the month,
Dine Out at various local venues on the 3rd Sunday bi-monthly,
theatre and cinema visits and the annual Christmas luncheon. We
also have a Solo card group which meets on the 3rd Thursday of