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. We are always open to new members, so please get in touch today and come and see what it's all about.
Members of our Club are a diverse group of 119 women from many walks of life and life stages. Our official meeting is held monthly with an average attendance of some 80 members who enthusiastically support the club.
- Meeting Day is 2nd Tuesday each month
Sue on 0403 504 408
Our members make new friends by attending monthly dinners at the Caloundra Power Boat Club as well as a variety of social occasions at venues all around Caloundra. Visitors and guests are most welcome at our meetings held on the second Tuesday of each month. For further information, please contact the Secretary Sue on 0403 504 408.
Once each year we fundraise by engaging in the Bunnings Sausage Sizzle and the Sunshine Coast Marathon. Some members are also supporting the VIEW 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.
Keep up to date with what is happening around the clubs.
A Lifetime of Service Rewarded
Photo above: May and Val congratulate June
A very elegant Mrs June Shaw was presented with her 50 year pin by Zone Councillor Margaret Elliott at the March meeting of Caloundra Evening VIEW Club. One hundred club members were present for the celebratory dinner. June was National Councillor from 1994 to 1996 and was awarded the Order of Australia in May, 2003 for her service to VIEW Clubs. June responded with a very humble and gracious speech about her lifetime of service to the VIEW Club and the Smith Family Charity which brought a standing ovation from members inspired by her incredible service to the community.
Above: Mrs June Shaw and her 50 Year Pin
What We've Been Doing:
A Marathon Effort
Proud volunteers at Sunshine Coast Marathon were Caloundra Evening VIEW Club members and husbands pictured here with marathon leader Lisa Crowther
Caloundra Evening VIEW Club members enjoyed a busy day at the beach when they assisted at the 2018 Sunshine Coast Marathon. Twenty-three enthusiastic volunteers, including four husbands, were on hand to pack event bags and greet the excited competitors at the Alexandra Headland Surf Lifesaving Club. The Caloundra VIEW members have been volunteers for the registration of athletes for the seven years since the event's inception in 2012. Proceeds from our participation will assist local disadvantaged students.
June 2018 Dinner Meeting
Pat, Fleur, Clodagh, Carole and Bev Walker enjoying our June Dinner at the Caloundra Power Boat Club:
Our June Meeting featured a Trading Table laden with items which had been made, baked or grown by VIEW Club members. Fabric shopping bags, donated patchwork quilts, plants, vegetables and preserves were snapped up by eager shoppers, with all proceeds supporting the eight Smith Family Learning for Life students sponsored by the Club.
Above: The Popular Trading Table
Hibiscus Theme Highlights Mother' Day
Below: Hibiscus Table Features
Breathtakingly large hibiscus flowers formed table centrepieces at our floral themed Mothers' Day dinner. Members dressed in a display of colorful botanic designs to enjoy a light-hearted social evening at Caloundra Power Boat Club. The club provides an opportunity for all members and visitors to dine out, meet new friends and make a difference to Australian society.
Val enters into the floral Mothers' Day theme.
Zone Conference April 2018
Caloundra Evening VIEW Club members attended the April Zone Conference in Maroochydore, where plans for the 2019 National Convention were discussed. Theme for Convention will be 'Breaking the Cycle of Disadvantage.'
Photo: Back row L-R Val, Julie, Ruth, Glenda, Sue
Front L-R Val, Shirley
Blue Illusion Shopping Day Announced
Save the Date Blue Illusion have announced that they will be holding a Styling Workshop/National shopping day on Thursday 1 November 2018 in support of The Smith Family and VIEW Clubs.Read more...
QC01 Zone Conference Raffle Winners Parliament House
The prize was a dinner for 4 people at the Strangers Dining Room followed by a guided tour of Parliament House with Robert Molhoek MP member for Southport. Robert kindly donated this prize to our Zone Conference.Read more...
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.Read more...