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Kawana Waters VIEW Club

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Kawana Waters VIEW Club was formed in 1993.

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

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 4th Wednesday
  • 11 am for 11.30 am start

Contact   

Enquiries:  Pam 0427 650 884   

Luncheon Bookings/Apologies:  Terrie  0408 789 449

kawanawatersview@gmail.com

Visitors are always welcome. For luncheon bookings, please phone Terrie on 0408 789 449 before 10 am Thursday of the week prior to the meeting. 

Members, you are always welcome to bring a friend but please let Terrie know. 

Members are all on a permanent list.  Apologies please to Terrie 0408 789 449 before 10 am Thursday prior to the meeting.  If you do not cancel you will be charged for your lunch in accordance with VIEW policy.

 

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Where

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BUDERIM

Headland Golf Club, Golf Links Road, BUDERIM, QLD 4556

Club News

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

2021 Kawana Waters Committee

President Pam, Vice-President Ruth, Treasurer Linda, Assistant Treasurer Joan, Delegate Sandy, Learning for Life Robyn,
Secretary Sandra, Assistant Secretary Barbara, Program Officer Terrie, Assistant Program Officer Betty,
Publicity Officer Michelle

2021 Luncheon Dates:

23rd June 
28th July
25th August

 

 

 

22nd September
27th October
24th November
December to be confirmed

Upcoming Events:      

09 June              Brunch at Good Life Community Centre, 100 Buderim Pines Drive, Buderim 9am. Own transport or car pool        

14 July               Christmas in July

11 August          Lunch at Kawana Surf Club 

09 September    Rescheduled Caloundra Cruise with morning tea and optional lunch

29 September    Fashion Parade. Click here for details.

 

 VIEW National Convention 2021

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

 

What we've been doing

May Luncheon Meeting

 Our May meeting was a celebration of friendship and welcome to our guests.  We shared a lovely update letter from one of our sponsorship family.  It was great to have our book and trading table back operating to help contribute much needed funds to continue to support our five students.

We enjoyed a very informative video and talk by volunteers Geoff and Brian on the amazing organisation and skills of the flight and emergency crews of RACQ Lifeflight and how this life saving service operates. 

April 2021 Luncheon—Anzac

 

 

 

 

 

Our April meeting was a celebration of Anzac, with members bringing along treasured photos, decorations, medals, diaries and memorabilia.  These included embroidered postcards from WWI, medals honouring lost sons, service and courage and a pair of tiny wooden boots carved from a plane propellor.  Members shared some of the stories of these treasures.  We also honoured our current service personnel and acknowledge the continuing battles many suffer today. 

Our guest speaker, Sandy Hart, shared extracts from her grandfather’s diary/letters during WW1 with his two brothers, with a very appreciative audience. 

It was wonderful to have two new members receive their badges and to welcome our guests.

March 2021 Meeting

 

 

 

 

What a fun meeting. Firstly, we all wore our “special bonnets” as a tribute to International Women’s Day, Easter and all our early VIEW members, who wore hats (and gloves) to meetings. 

There was lots of interest in our preloved jewellery and bling table.  This was a fun way to fundraise with plenty of smiles. 

Our guest speaker Barry Cheales, from The Buderim Men’s Shed, shared “secret men’s business” and offered an open invitation for men to join this great group.

Left: A variety of hats 

Below: Barry Cheales together with Sandy McGavin



 

 

 Author Russell Sturgess and Sandy

 

  

February 2021

We are back to normal routine with our meetings and social events, which has delighted so many of us who missed the friendship and social interaction that is at the heart of our club. We continue to support the Smith Family both financially and with our five Learning for Life Students It was wonderful to see our members enjoying our very interesting first guest speaker for the year, local author Russell Sturgess

 

 

November 2020

27th Birthday Celebration


Above: Margaret and Elfie cutting the birthday cake

Below: Joan and Jill selling our last raffle tickets

 

 

It was with great excitement that we celebrated our 27th birthday and 60 years of VIEW Clubs Australia at IRT Parklands Leisure Village, Meridan Plains on 25th November. National Councillor Margaret Elliott,  guests and club members were entertained by the junior Meridan State College choir and dancers from the senior college.  Our guest speaker was Marion Allan from The Smith Family.  A beautiful meal was prepared by Caloundra Meals on Wheels. 

Our major fund-raising raffle, donated by local artist John Sumpton, and a gourmet hamper were drawn, with lots of lucky door prizes. Our birthday cake was cut and served and this ended an enjoyable and happy day.


Above: President Lorraine and guest speaker Marion Allan from The Smith Family
Below: Joyce (seated) has been a valued member of VIEW and the Smith Family for 43 years. Sadly, after 23 of those years with Kawana Waters Club, she is retiring at the end of 2020.  Joyce has been a valued and knowledgeable club member who will be greatly missed.


    

 

National and Regional News

 

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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

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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.