A valued part of The Smith Family

Runaway Bay VIEW Club


Runaway Bay VIEW Club was formed in 1993.

Runaway Bay VIEW Club has 130 enthusiastic members who support 16 Learning for Life Students through The Smith Family Program. 

Approximately 75 members meet the 2nd Wednesday of each month at La Piazza Restaurant, Runaway Bay for lunch to hear interesting speakers or participate in an event and enjoy each other’s company. 

The last Friday of each month we go on bus trips, hold fashion parades, boat trips etc.  

We always welcome new members so if you would like to make new friends and support the Learning for Life Program – helping Aussie kids with their education whilst having fun.


To find out more phone our
President Dinah 0428 911 077


Meeting Day on 2nd Wednesday each month 
at 11.30 am for 12 noon
at La Piazza


RSVP Dinah   0428 911 077

E-Mail runawaybayview@gmail.com

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21 Bayview Street, RUNAWAY BAY, QLD 4216

Club News

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2018 Committee


2018  Newsletters

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August Newsletter     July Newsletter

A note from the President

JOIN US: If you are interested in finding out about our Runaway Bay VIEW Club you are most welcome to come with a member or by yourself, phone me to book in for lunch.  We are a very friendly group of ladies, we have 111 members to date. If you have spare time and would enjoy socially meeting new friends each month and helping also to support our Learning for Life Students (Smith Family) come along. Our lunches are held at the La Piazza Restaurant on the water in Bayview Street Runaway Bay. Cost is $30.00 for 2 courses with tea or coffee, this includes 3 raffle tickets. Wines are available at the restaurant bar.


Upcoming Events

 Flyer - Toowoomba Flower Festival Bus Trip  Friday 28th September

Toowoomba Flower Festival Bus Trip
Meeting Place: Harbour Town Tourist Lounge
Time: 7:15am for a 7:30am Departure  Return: 5:30pm

Highlights include: Morning Tea at Picnic Point
Lunch at City Golf Club (Main - Dessert - Tea and Coffee)
Queens Park - Private Gardens

RSVP & PAYMENT : 19th September - Minimum Numbers Required
Payment to: BSB 064-430
A/C 10155850 Commonwealth Bank
Initial and Surname and name of event BUS Trip

Note : NO REFUNDS ARE GIVEN FOR CANCELLATIONS MADE AFTER THE 19TH SEPTEMBER  Bookings:   Christine :0417772790   Sue : 0414697199




2018 August

Thank You from the President

A big Thank You to our Members who are inviting new members to join us, our club numbers are growing again thanks to your support.

Welcome to Shannon Longhorn a new VIEW member August 2018



High Tea at Royal Pines Resort

Members enjoying a fun friendship day “High Tea” at Royal Pines Resort.
Twenty girls enjoyed champagne and sumptuous cakes on Friday, 31 August.

2018 June Meeting 

Our friendly club welcomes new members every month.

Welcome new members to our June meeting. Robin Markwell and Katy Smith-Page are welcomed by President Dinah Nitschke

2018 July


Dawn Crichlow OAM Dinah welcomes our guest speaker

Dinah welcomes new members, Helinka Fedorezyk and Yvonne Moorhead


2018 July Meeting

Models for our July luncheon fashion parade, Elizabeth, Katherine, Ann, and Cheryl.  Gwen, our hostess, receiving a Thank you gift from Vice-President Christine.

Members enjoying lunch at fashion parade in Admiralty Room



2018 May - 25th Birthday Celebrations

Members enjoying our 25th Birthday celebrations.


Members enjoying our 25th Birthday celebrations.


Welcome new members, (from left to right ) Ilma, Rose, Charmaine, welcomed by Dinah and Evelyn Berg – Zone Councillor

(Left below) Val, who was also celebrating her 90th birthday, was invited to cut our club birthday cake

Lana our chef at La Piazza Restaurant who baked a delicious Tiramisu birthday cake for 63 members



National and Regional News


Runaway Bay VIEW Club

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.

Runaway Bay VIEW Club

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.

Runaway Bay VIEW Club

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.


Events Calendar

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

Sep 13

VIEW National Convention 2019

Save the Date for National Convention 2019