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Centenary Evening VIEW Club

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Centenary Evening VIEW club was formed in 1994. We are a lively and vibrant club with around 50 members.

Centenary Evening has a triple Focus - fun friendship and fundraising for disadvantaged students in The Smith Family's Learning for Life program. We will be supporting ten students this year.

We enjoy lots of varied trips and outings. Our monthly Coffee and Chat mornings are extremely popular.

Several fund raising events are held in members' homes, such as high teas and Melbourne Cup parties..

Every December finds the Centenary girls Christmas wrapping in shopping centres. This is a fun way to raise much needed funds.

We are always delighted to welcome new members, so please get in touch and come and see what we're all about.

When

  • Meeting Day on 2nd Monday each month at 6.30 for 7 pm
  • McLeod Country Golf Club

Contact

Helen: 0402 477 888

Di:  0408 725 542

Gaynor: 07 3194 2677

centenaryeveview@gmail.com

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Where

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MIDDLE PARK

McLeod Country Golf Club, 61 Gertrude McLeod Crescent,, MIDDLE PARK, QLD 4074

Club News

2021 Centenary Evening VIEW Club Committee

 

 

Group sitting in candle light

Girls out to lunch.  Large group in Greek restaurant.

 2021 April "Girls Night In" Fundraiser

April was definitely International month for Centenary Evening. Our annual “ Girls Night In” fundraiser had an Italian theme.

We all enjoyed a balmy evening on the deck enjoying good company and delicious Mediterranean food.

The International theme continued at our “Out to lunch” event. 20 members enjoyed the Greek fare at “Kafe Meze” in Graceville.The warm and friendly owner taught us some Greek words and generously donated a voucher to be used as a raffle prize.

 

ltalian meal on table

2021 Tour of Government House

Photo of Government House.

 

We enjoyed a tour of Government House, a very stately building set in beautiful gardens. Many thanks to our Vice President, Robyn, who is a guide there and is pictured here with Gavel, the vice regal dog.

 

2021 March

International Women's Day

Guest speaker being thanked by President and program officers

 

We celebrated International Women’s day in March. Our guest speaker was Sarah Hutton, our lovely, lively local councillor for Jamboree ward. Here she is greeted by Jayne and Wendy our program officers and President Helen.

President Helen presented badges to two new members, Robyn and Jenny. Welcome ladies.

 

 

Happy club members.

 

2021 January

The Centenary Evening ladies were delighted to be back at Dinner meetings, and very pleased to hear about the exciting year planned for the club.

 

2020 November

The 26th Masked Birthday celebration on 11 November featured members wearing COVID masks they had decorated themselves. There were some very creative examples.

 2020 Christmas Celebrations  
Members enjoyed our Christmas celebration, including Zone Councillor Lerlene.

 

2020 November

Everyone enjoyed the Melbourne Cup fund raiser, glamorous outfits and hats were the order of the day.

 

 

2020 Christmas Celebrations

 “Hundreds of Hampers” waiting to be won as raffle prizes, lovingly packed by member Linda.

 

Our own member Julianne was guest speaker. We all enjoyed her talk on Bhutan.

2020 September and October

 

 

 

Julie and Tiffany invented a new bowling technique!

2020 August

Our first meeting since March was a great reunion. Everyone was delighted to be back, as you can tell by the lovely smiles.

Happy smiling ladies at the dinner meeting.

Val celebrating her 90th birthday.

A highlight of the evening was the celebration of Val’s 90th birthday. Val has made a huge contribution to the club over the last 26 years. Here she is being cheered on by her friend Janet.

Our guest speaker Detective Inspector Mel Anderson explained the ins and outs of “Pandemic Policing.” We learnt what a huge and complex job it is keeping people safe.

 

2019 September
National VIEW Convention

Nineteen cheery members can't wait for the festivities to begin at the beach party at National Convention.

Large group of beach party goers in hats and leis.

 

 

  

Linda, Jan and Sue looked lovely at the Masquerade ball.

 

2019 September
National VIEW Convention

Everyone looked very glamorous and mysterious at the Masquerade ball.

Large group of masked ladies at the masquerade ball.

 

 


 


National and Regional News

 

Centenary Evening VIEW Club

2021 Qld Area QC Gala

Wonderful evening for Area Gala QC with 115 guests - 8 VIP, 61 Guests (Family & Friends), 46 VIEW members 3 from Maroochydore, 3 Burleigh/Palm Beach, 3 Nerang, 2 Oxenford/Coomera, 5 Robina, 23 Runaway Bay, 2 Southport, 8 Surfers Paradise. The Gala raised $5000.00 which will be sent to The Smith Family as Joy Spreaders for their education program.

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Her Excellency Mrs Linda Hurley becomes VIEW’s very first Patron

VIEW Clubs of Australia (VIEW) is delighted to announce Her Excellency Mrs Linda Hurley as the organisation’s first ever Patron.

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Centenary 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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Events Calendar

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

Aug 31

QB01 Zone Fiesta

QB01 Zone Fiesta will be held at Bribie Island RSL, Bongaree, on Tuesday 31st August 10.30 for 10.45.

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.