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Maroochydore VIEW Club

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Maroochydore VIEW Club was formed in 2001.  Currently, the Club sponsors ten Smith Family Learning for Life students and is actively involved in fundraising activities to raise donations for The Smith Family programs.  Maroochydore VIEW Club members share fun and friendship over a beautiful lunch. A variety of informative and interesting guest speakers entertain and inspire us at our meetings. At each lunch there are raffle and lucky door prizes, as well as a book stall.

Each month we also enjoy a social outing.  These social occasions are a great way to make friends, particularly if you are new to the Sunshine Coast.  We also have a monthly coffee morning and two bookclubs.

A highlight of each year is our Walk With a VIEW, through which we raise funds for the Learning for Life program through obtaining sponsors. 

Why don’t you come along and see what our VIEW Club is all about?  We always look forward to welcoming new members.  Visit our Facebook page.

When

  • Meeting Day is the 4th Friday each month.
  • 11 am for 11.30 am

Contact: Maggie 0418 793 906                

Email:   maroochydoreviewclub@gmail.com

For luncheon bookings (visitors) or cancellations, please phone by 8 am on the Saturday of the week prior to the meeting.  Members, you are always welcome to bring a friend but please let Maggie know.  Also advise if you have any special dietary requirements.

Members are on a permanent monthly lunch list, which means that you will be charged for your lunch in accordance with VIEW policy if you do not cancel.  Please contact Maggie on 0418 793 906 by 8 am on the Saturday of the week prior to the lunch.  Preferably, text Maggie—VIEW, inability date, and remember to include your name.  Alternatively, please register your intention of absence in the attendance book held at the registration table with the assistant treasurer.  If no advice is received and you do not attend, you will be required to pay.
Cost of lunch is $27 ($27.50 if paying electronically) for bread roll, main meal, tea/coffee.

Where

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Maroochydore

Maroochydore Surf Club, Alexandra Parade, Maroochydore, QLD 4558

2020 Remaining Luncheon

Friday 27th November 

 

 

 

 

 

Club News

New 2020 Committee (from May)

Zone Councillor Clodagh Barwise-Smith (left) together with
2020 President Julie Terrasson (4th from left) and Committee Members (January):

2020 Volunteers


 

Upcoming Events and Luncheons

Next Luncheon

Friday 27th November 2020
We will have a Christmas theme.  Come along in your Christmassy clothes.

 

 

Outings/Events 

Friday 11th December

Christmas Lunch will be at See Restaurant, The Wharf, Mooloolaba.

STATIONERY DRIVE NOVEMBER:  Please bring along donations of cash or stationery items to help local 'Learning for Life' students start the 2021 school year with their basic requirements. Items needed are exercise books, colouring pencils, textas, HB pencils, ball point pens, pencil cases, erasers, sharpeners, scissors, glue sticks, etc for primary school; Casio scientific calculators and backpacks for seniors.  These will be packaged and distributed to students in December.  Please bring along any library bags that you have made.

Bring and Buy Stall at each monthly luncheon

Book Stall at each monthly meeting.  Please bring along any clean, suitable books.

Other Activities

Coffee Friendship Mornings
1st Friday each month from 10 am at Maroochy RSL, Memorial Avenue, Maroochydore.  
Catch up with friends for a friendly chat.  Coffee and cake $6.50, coffee and sandwich $8.50  No need to book.

Book Clubs
1st and 2nd Tuesday of each month

 

What we've been doing

October 2020 Fashion Parade

On 9th October we enjoyed a fashion parade at Maroochy Surf Club conducted by Portofino Fashions.  Our lovely models Debbie, Rae, Fran, Jeannie and Di did an excellent job in showing off the beautiful clothes and many purchases were made.

 

Rae and Jeannie

 

 

October 2020: 

Program Office Fran (second from left) receives her 20 year badge from President Julie (on right), pictured with Treasurer Di Heard and 2019 Assistant Treasurer Debbie

 

 

September 2020 Luncheon                   

We had a fabulous get together for lunch on Friday 25th September, with a room full of happy, colourful members and a truly inspirational speaker—Capt Jan Becker, award winning CEO, charity co-founder, helicopter pilot, registered nurse and midwife.

Above:  President Julie with hostess Denise

 


Above:  Capt Jan Becker with Assistant Secretary Sharyn, who finds our amazing guest speakers
Below:  Treasurer Di collecting payments with our new card payment system from Delegate Mary and Publicity Officer Lorri  

 

 

September 2020 High Tea

On 18th September members enjoyed a morning 'high tea' at Brightwater Hotel, Mountain Creek, with lots of yummy treats on offer. 

 

 

 

August 2020
Maroochydore's 19th Birthday 

Although we weren't able to have the company of other VIEW Club members as we normally do for our birthdays, Maroochydore VIEW Club members celebrated their 19th Birthday on 28th August and welcomed Zone Councillor Clodagh.  We dressed in combinations of patriotic red, blue and white. Our guest speaker Kym Stevens, Educator and dance researcher, gave us an insight into the life, and dancing, on board the HMS Endeavour with Captain Cook and his crew on the first voyage of exploration and discovery.

Below:  Guest Speaker Kym Stevens

 

 

 

 

Below:  Delegate/Learning for Life Officer Mary, President Julie and Karen

 

Below:  New member Debra with her badge and bag of 'goodies'

  

 

 

Diamond Jubilee Celebration at Government House, Brisbane

On 11th March, President Julie and Jenny enjoyed the wonderful experience of joining 98 Queensland VIEW Club members at Government House for morning tea hosted by His Excellency the Governor of Queensland The Honorable Paul de Jersey AC and Mrs Kaye de Jersey in celebration of VIEW Clubs of Australia 60th Anniversary.

 

 


 

February 2020 Lunch Meeting

Thank you to our February hostesses Joanne and Jocelyn, who were assisted by Lyn

 

 

 

Guest speaker Debbie Kleidon from Maroochydore Library was thanked by Assistant Secretary Sharyn.  Debbie informed us of all the wonderful facilities provided by our library these days.



National Convention Friday the 13th Dinner hosted by Maroochydore VIEW Club at Maroochy RSL

Members had a wonderful evening of dancing and friendship.  There were a few weary bodies the next day.

Thank you to President Lynda Maxwell, Delegate Jan Fenton and other members for all the work they did to make the event such a success.

   

 

 

 


Past Club President Jocelyn McKay did a wonderful job of organising the Convention Expo, which was also a great success.

Several members also attended the day sessions of convention at Novotel Twin Waters and greatly enjoyed the experience and the wonderful speakers.

 

 

2019.7 Walk With a VIEW

We held our annual Walk With a VIEW on Friday 12th July when members, friends and VIEW members from other local clubs joined us for the delightful 5 km walk in glorious sunshine from Alexandra Headland Surf Club to Mooloolaba Surf Club and return.  After the walk we enjoyed a delicious morning tea of scones, jam and cream.  Thank you to Alex Surf Club for once again providing our morning tea. 

Well done to the walkers and their sponsors for raising $1245 towardsThe Smith Family Learning for Life program.

All Set For Our Walk

National and Regional News

 

Maroochydore VIEW Club

Qld Aspley 2020 International Women's Day

Aspley VIEW Club's LFL student Shukri was born in Ethiopia. Her family had to flee Ethiopia in 2005 to escape the violence and upheaval that was happening there.

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Maroochydore VIEW Club

Area QC Zone 01 Christmas Dinner

Photo's from Zone QC01 Christmas Lunch.

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Maroochydore VIEW Club

2019 QA02 Bunnings

Bunnings Cake and Craft Stall. Centenary Evening, Chapel Hill and Kenmore VIEW Clubs combined to create the most amazing cake and craft stall at Bunnings Rocklea, in Brisbane on Saturday 25th May, 2019.

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Events Calendar

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