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Caloundra Evening VIEW Club

About

Caloundra Evening VIEW Club was formed in 1995.

Currently, the club sponsors eight Smith Family Learning for Life students and is actively involved in fundraising activities to raise donations for The Smith Family programs.

Our club has a positive interest in local activities, with many members not only supporting the disadvantaged children in our area but also volunteering in many and various ways. 

Members of our club are a diverse group of about 120 women from many walks of life and life stages. Our official meeting is held on the second Tuesday of each month at the Caloundra Power Boat Club, with an average attendance of some 90 enthusiastic members.

Our members meet regularly to share their passion and experience.  They build lasting friendships and make a tremendous difference in the lives of the young students whom our club supports.  We welcome women from all walks of life to join us and make a difference.  We are always open to new members, so please get in touch today and come and see what VIEW is all about.

When

  • Meeting Day is 2nd Tuesday each month at 6.45pm
  • Caloundra Powerboat Club

Contact

Sue on 0403 504 408 or email caloundraview@hotmail.com

 

Once each year we fundraise by engaging in the Bunnings Sausage Sizzle and the Sunshine Coast Marathon. Some members are also supporting The Smith Family Learning For Life program by actively working with disadvantaged children as mentors or tutors. Our Club also provides financial support, sponsoring ongoing education for eight of these students.

 

Where

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GOLDEN BEACH

Caloundra Power Boat Club, Woorim Park, The Esplanade, GOLDEN BEACH, QLD 4551

Club News

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

2020 Caloundra Committee

Deborah, Bev, Val, Sue, May, Beryl, Janette, Cheryl, Enid & Glenda

What We've Been Doing:

January 2021

This year we celebrated ther start of 2021 with a Masked Friendship Dinner.

Below: Beryl and Janette enjoyed the picturesque setting at Caloundra Golf Club.

 

 

 

Below: Janette, Sue and Ruth at our friendship dinner

2020.12 Christmas in Caloundra

Below: Pam and Chris dress for the club's Christmas dinner

 

Caloundra members receiving their 10 and 20 year VIEW service pins were:
Rear L to R: Zone Councillor Clodagh with recipients Pat, Dal, Ruth, Pam, Lesley and Diana
Front: Caloundra President May with Pat and Noela

 

 

 

Maria displays her Christmas crafts on the trading table

July/August 2020 Caloundra Fun in Parks

Life has become one long picnic for members of Caloundra Evening VIEW Club. They have been attending monthly picnics at a variety of parks all over Caloundra. The 120 strong Club has recommenced open air social functions by dividing members into smaller groups. While some of the days have proved a little chilly, a warm, friendly atmosphere greets all who attend and the activities have helped satisfy the need for company and a good chat. Members have been able to check up on one another's welfare and catch up on all their news. Although the club has not resumed its usual dinners, fundraising has continued successfully by way of generous donations from our members. VIEW Clubs are a valued part of The Smith Family, contributing significant funds and volunteering support tohelp Australian children in need to reach their potential through education.

Below:
1. Apex picnic in July
2. Dale, Jean, Sue, Wendy, May and Joy at Moffat Beach in July
3. Morning tea at Moffat Beach in July


 

  

Below:
1: Val and Enid's group enjoyed a catch-up at Ayliffe Park, Golden Beach
2. Jean, Sue, Jean, Pat and Desley take it easy at Golden Beach
3. Margaret, Jocelyn, Merle, Pam, Janette and Christine picnic at Currimundi
4: Marilyn, May and Desley catch up at August picnic

  


  

Money for Jam!

Caloundra Evening VIEW Club member, Sandra Harding, has been looking on the bright side during isolation by raising funds for the club at home. Sandra has taken donations of fruit and turned them into a range of delicious jams. Her rosella, raspberry, berry, fig and marmalade jams were eagerly snapped up by VIEW Club members, raising over $500. Sandra feels she can now retire from the kitchen, knowing local young people will benefit from her efforts through The Smith Family’s Learning for Life Program which supports disadvantaged students. Although the Caloundra Club remains in recess, many other club members have been planting, sewing, quilting and knitting to create products for their next trading table. The 115 members have also taken care to keep their social network alive, encouraging one another with regular phone calls and emails.

 

Jam Maker Sandra

  

 

 

 

11th March 2020 VIEW 60th Anniversary at Government House, Brisbane

Left:  Desley, May & Joan were among 100 VIEW members who enjoyed their morning tea at Government House.

 

 

 

National and Regional News

 

Caloundra Evening VIEW Club

QB02 VIEW Publicity

On 18th March 2021 QB02 delegates met at Tiara. National Councillor Margaret Elliott and delegates were interviewed for ABC Radio, giving great exposure to VIEW Clubs of Australia.

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SA Telethon Home Lottery

Lottery is now open. Purchase your tickets now!

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Registration now open - VIEW National Convention

The 55th VIEW National Convention will be held in Adelaide, SA from 10-12 September 2021.

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Events Calendar

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

May 7

Gold Coast Gala Dinner

It's time to shake off the lockdown blues...!

Sep 10

VIEW National Convention 2021

We are pleased to announce the 55th VIEW National Convention will be held in Adelaide, SA from 10-12 September 2021.