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Arana VIEW Club

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Arana VIEW Club was formed in 1997.

We currently sponsor 14 Learning for life students. We hold regular sausage sizzles at our local Bunnings store and have a “Make, Bake and Grow” table at our March, June, August and November meetings to raise funds for our Smith Family Learning for Life students. We also have social activities each month, including movie and coffee mornings, or trips to different venues.

We are always open to new members, so please get in touch today and come and see what it's all about.

When

  • Meeting Day on 1st Wednesday each month at Arana Leagues Club, 247 Dawson Parade, Keperra 4054

Contact 

Lyndsay  07 3252 2776

Chris      07 3351 6090

aranaview@gmail.com

Where

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ARANA HILLS

Dawson Parade, ARANA HILLS, QLD 4054

Club News

Keep up to date with what is happening around the clubs.

Upcoming Events  

 

May 1st Meeting               Guest Speaker - Heather Turner Mission to Seafarers Volunteer supervisor     

June 5th Meeting              Guest Speaker - Barry Collis from Angel Flight.

July 3rd Meeting                Guest speaker is Deb Frecklington, Opposition Leader in Qld Parliament.   Cent Auction day.

 

 

 

 

 Great Start to 2019 

            

At our AGM the committee was re-elected - same as last year. 

 

                                                         

March   Our guest speakers were 2 police officers, which was very appropriate for International Women’s Day.

 

          

                                                  

Our birthday celebrations were fun. “April Showers” was appropriate as we had showers all day! The umbrellas were decorated amazingly. The entertainment (Romeo and Juliet) had members up dancing and cutting the cake finished off a great day. 

                                                                                          

                                                                

                                                               Ten year Badge Recipents

                                                                Back - Diane Bender and Lindsay

                                                                Front - Pat Yates and Bernie Mayers

                                          

 

We have had many social activities as well  A cruise on the Brisbane River, and some visits to interesting cafes/gift shops included Soul Pantry at Stafford and Vend at Virginia. Great days out.

 

                               

 

 

 

Several of our members attended the Zone IWD at Rydges, Southbank.

                                          

 

 

 

 

Twenty year Badge Recipients                                      

Mary, Genease, Margaret B, Margaret F with Lyndsay

  

Exciting Four Months for Arana 

 

Arana members enjoyed a bus tour to the Carnival of Flowers in September,

                   

attended Twin Waters' Birthday celebrations in November and

 

             

also did high tea on the Kookaburra Queen in November.

 

           

A bonsai talk and demonstration were a highlight of the September meeting.

 

 

                

                   

                                                                                                                                                 

Our guest speakers in November were Loretta Ryan and Craig Zonka who gave a lively humorous talk . Craig arriving in the strawberry costume  from the promotion of strawberry ice-creams after the needle scare provided just the right atmosphere.                        

The Christmas meeting had a winter wonderland theme and members were asked to wear white and silver. 

                                              

                                                                                       

Each table made a snowman with the items provided and the results were interesting and provided plenty of laughs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

National and Regional News

 

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QC01 Zone Conference Nerang

QC01 Zone Conference was held at the Nerang RSL - Gold Coast on Thursday 26th July with 80 members attending with Learning for Life student, Jake Adam.

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Qld 2018 International Women's Day Brisbane

VIEW International Women’s Day 2018 (Brisbane) Michelle Carmichael, Tertiary Team Leader (TSF Brisbane), and Jamie-Lee Duckworth, Learning for Life student, recently attended a VIEW International Women’s Day High Tea. Hosted by the three Western suburbs VIEW Clubs (Centenary Evening, Chapel Hill and Kenmore) to celebrate International Women’s Day 2018 it was attended by a number of other VIEW Clubs as well as Acting National Councillor, Lyn Masters.

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Events Calendar

We have some great events coming up, take a look at the calendar and get involved!

Sep 13

VIEW National Convention 2019

National Convention 2019 - bookings have opened