Bribie Island VIEW Club was formed in 1996.
Currently, the Club sponsors six Smith Family Learning for Life students and is actively involved in fundraising activities to raise donations for The Smith Family programs. Our quilt raffles are proving very profitable.
We are always open to new members, so please get in touch today and come and see what it's all about.
- Meeting Day on 4th Wednesday each month at at 11:30 for 12noon
- At Garden Room, Bribie Island RSL
Jennifer on 07 3408 2152 or 0402 663 867
Kay on 07 3408 1058 or 0410 653 628
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2021 Bribie Island VIEW Club Committee
2021 September - QB01 Zone Friendship Fiesta
WOW, what a day we enjoyed recently our QB01 Zone Friendship Fiesta held at the Bribie Island RSL. Our own Bribie Island VIEW Club organised it on behalf of the Zone and National Councillors where just over 100 women enjoyed catching up with other members from nine different VIEW Clubs from the Sunshine Coast. Many thanks to Courtney and her team at the RSL for making the function such a success.
Much needed funds were raised on the day with a raffle, the prizes beautiful potted plants provided by the clubs themselves. To round out the day we were kept in fits of laughter by talented local performer Sue Wighton with several of her own compositions.
During the function, as part of The Smith Family (TSF) & VIEW Clubs of Australia one of QLD Learning For Life students, Hannah responded to questions posed by Alan Le May, General Manager QLD, The Smith Family.
Hannah disclosed that she had many siblings so her home life was a little chaotic and faced many challenges as a child as her mother was unable to assist due to her own mental health issues. Hannah loved primary school and made reasonable progress with the assistance of her teachers.
However, life at secondary school was a totally different situation where she was confronted with constant bullying on a daily basis which made it necessary to leave school at the end of grade 10. She did have hopes and dreams of becoming a nurse, but without the necessary pre-requisite (Year 12 completion ) she knew that this would be a challenge.
So, Hannah became a volunteer at Headspace where she was able to relate well with many of the clients due to her own personal experiences. Still determined to follow her dream she was eventually, with the assistance of a scholarship provided by the Mater Hospital in conjunction with TSF able to enroll in a pre-nursing program, completion of this this year will allow her entry into a Bachelor of Nursing at QUT.
Her ultimate goal is to become a Doctor of Medicine. A very inspiring young woman who despite the many challenges she faced as a child is determine to succeed and give back to the community which has supported her.
Stories like these are what bring like minded women together to raise funds for TSF. You too can sponsor needy Australian students, you don't have to belong to clubs like VIEW but it does give you friendship. Go to view.org.au or to thesmithfamily.com.au and sponsor a student today.
July 2021 Luncheon
New Members' Badge Presentation
May 2021 Lunch at Bribie Island SLSC
May 2021 Bribie Island 25th Birthday Celebration
Below: Inaugural members at our 25th birthday luncheon
March 2021 Meet and Greet
Celebrating 2021 International Women's Day
Resolution votes were tallied resulting in all three resolutions being carried.Read more...
Announcement - VIEW National Executive 2022-23
We have pleasure in announcing the VIEW National Executive 2022-23 which would normally have been announced at National Convention.Read more...
Purple Poncho Photo Competition Results
There were 64 entries which saw a fifth category Ponchos in Iso added with COVID-19 lockdowns in 2020 and due to the number of entrants Fun and Frivolous was divided into separate categories. Congratulations to all entrants.Read more...