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Kenmore VIEW Club

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The Kenmore VIEW Club supports disadvantaged students and their families because all young people are entitled to a good education.

Formed in 1990, the club currently sponsors ten Learning for Life students. Although fund raising is our main goal, activities are organised to also enhance the lives of our own members.

There are social networking groups that meet at least monthly. Our club has several interest groups including two book clubs, walking, gardening,dining out groups plus a walking group, a Mahjong group and a movie group.

Luncheon meetings held monthly include guest speakers as well as lucky door prizes, raffles, book exchange, and at times a trading table.

New members are most welcome.

Contact Jean 0409 268 646, for further information about our club.

When

  • Monthly meetings are held every 3rd Monday of the month, commencing at 10.45 am for 11.15 am, at The Bellbowrie Tavern.

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BELLBOWRIE

5 Birkin Road, BELLBOWRIE, QLD 4070

Club News

2019 Committee

Left to right – Robyn, Jean, Marian Judy C, Louise, Anne, NC Lyn Masters, Judy W and Coralie

 

Christmas lunch meeting

‘Christmas Cooks’ was the theme for our November lunch meeting; our final meeting for 2019.

Members dressed in Christmas colours and wore aprons. Features of the day were a vintage apron display, a Christmas trading table, trivia quiz and an apron competition for a Christmas apron and any other apron.

Decorated wooden spoons were gifts to members who also contributed Christmas recipes for a book to be published. Fun and friendship were the winners on the day with oodles of lucky door and raffle prizes.

The Guest speaker was the State President of QCWA. Mrs Christine King who also judged the apron competitions.

 

 

 

  

Kenmore enjoys Social Activity

A delightful end of year social lunch was held on Sunday 1st December for members and partners to herald in the Christmas season. This was held at La Bonne Saigon with 36 in attendance, our best ever attendance.

Beautifully decorated tables by our Program officers Judy and Paula set the scene and delightful food was enjoyed by all. Lucky door prizes were shared around the room, but the highlight of the day was a group of members singing ‘Little drummer Boy,’ on the spur of the moment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2019 July - 29th Birthday

Kenmore VIEW Club celebrated its 29th birthday in July with a black and white theme.

More than 50 members, guests, visitors and friends joined in to celebrate a day of friendship and fun with the Moggill Singers from the QCWA Moggill Branch to entertain us. State member for Moggill, Dr Christian Rowan, joined us along with National Councillor QA, Lyn Masters.  

Apart from lots of lucky door and raffle prizes we drew our Bunnings Barbecue raffle, the prizes all being won by our members. Thank you to the Committee who worked so hard to put this all together and especially Anne Bamford. Twenty year pins were presented to Merrill Holbeck and Jean Clarke. Ten year pins were presented to Jennifer Croud and Margaret Skuce.

 

 

Brisbane River on MV Neptune 

 

2019 May

A glorious, sunny and  warm late Autumn day for a cruise on the Brisbane River on MV Neptune. Sixteen ladies from Kenmore VIEW Club enjoyed the changing riverfront scenery over a Devonshire morning tea. Lunch was enjoyed at the historic Breakfast Creek Hotel. After a short walk around the River back to the jetty we re-joined the MV Neptune for the return trip to Southbank. A delightful day organised by our Program Officers Paula and Judy.

 

 

 

2019 April

Annual Fundraising 

Kenmore VIEW Club held its annual fundraising afternoon tea on the last Saturday in April. A glorious sunny and warm afternoon provided the backdrop at Anne Bamford’s home for the seventh year in a row. Fine bone china, beautifully set tables complete with the menu for a sumptuous  beautifully presented variety of afternoon treats completed the scene.

Guests and Members from Surfers Paradise, Redlands Evening, Chapel Hill, and Centenary VIEW Clubs attended, along with our National Councillor, Lyn Masters. VIEW friendship was in abundance and along with lovely raffle and lucky door prizes made for a very enjoyable afternoon. We raised enough funds to support another two students which was our aim.

Jean Clarke, President, Kenmore VIEW Club QA02

 

 

 

2019 February

A special morning tea was held for our newest members on Saturday 23 February. Our special interest groups (walking, Mahjong and Book Club)  provided details of each group and invited new members to join any of the groups. Several new members are learning to play mah-jong and others have joined the walking group to enjoy more fun and friendship. This was a very enjoyable event.

 

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National and Regional News

 

Kenmore VIEW Club

Qld Area QC Gala

Photos from the Gala Event held in Toowoomba on 13 June.

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Kenmore VIEW Club

VIEW Clubs Australia reaches significant milestone of 1200 sponsored Learning for Life students

Thank you VIEW At the June meeting, VIEW National Council celebrated a significant milestone in their support of The Smith Family. VIEW Clubs now support nationally 1202 Learning for Life students.

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Kenmore VIEW Club

Qld Area Gala QA

Pat Noad a successful local author who bases the background for her books in Queensland was guest speaker at the Literary Lunch held on Friday 23 September 2016 by Zone 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!

Jul 23

Sydney 60th Anniversary Celebration - Sydney

We are pleased to announce VIEW's 60th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee Celebrations will be held in Sydney on Thursday 23 July 2020. You are invited to come and join in the fun and celebrations….

Aug 4

60th Anniversary Gala - The Sunshine and Fraser Coast

Save the date - celebration of VIEW's 60th Anniversary.

Aug 7

60th Anniversary Gala - Gold Coast and Darling Downs

Save the date - celebration of VIEW's 60th Anniversary.