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Pine Rivers VIEW Club was formed in 1996.

If you want to have FUN, make NEW FRIENDS and support an AUSTRALIAN CHARITY at the same time, come and join Pine Rivers VIEW club! We would love to welcome you.

Our luncheon meeting is the third Wednesday of each month. We have either an interesting guest speaker or some other entertainment on the day, including raffles and prizes.

If you wish to go we have an outing on the first Wednesday of every month. Past outings have included boat trips on the Pumicestone Passage, a Brisbane River cruise, visited a butterfly farm, celebrated Australia Day, had pizza and trivia in a local park, soup and crusty bread lunches and even a high tea.

On the fourth Wednesday of every month you can also join up with other members for a "Coffee and Chat” morning at a local venue.

At each of our functions we raise funds for The Smith Family. Our club proudly supports three disadvantaged Australian children with their education and we are regularly updated with their news and achievements.

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 third Wednesday each month at 10.30 for 11.00 am
  • Held at Murrumba Downs Tavern

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Where

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MURRUMBA DOWNS

232 Dohles Rocks Road, MURRUMBA DOWNS, QLD 4503

Club News

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Coming Events 2022

19 January 2022, Murrumba Downs Tavern

Welcome to 2022! Come and join us for our quick AGM and lovely lunch to start the year in style. Our Guest Speaker is Lorenzo Colussa, who will tell us all about bees and honey. There really is a lot to know and understand. See you there! 

26 January 2022, North Lakes Hotel

Our first morning tea for 2022. Please come along and bring a friend.

16 February 2022, Monthly Luncheon at Murrumba Downs Tavern

Come and join us for our monthly luncheon. Our guest speaker will be from Uniform4Kids. This is a Queensland service that accepts uniforms for Queensland children in need.

23 February 2022, North Lakes Hotel

Come on out for a chat with your VIEW friends and enjoy a lovely morning tea.


Coming Events 2021

Eumundi Bus trip on 1 December

Meet at 8.15 am at the bus depot on the Dixon Street side of the Strathpine Centre, (formerly Westfield,) at 8.15am.  Travel to the second pickup at the Kallangur Community Centre, Anzac Ave., (the old Kallangur Library).  We will then travel to the Eumundi Markets for some exciting shopping, (Christmas is coming!) till about 12.00 noon. 

Then off to the Yandina Ginger Factory where you will be able to lunch and choose your own activities until departure at 3.00 pm.  Expected arrival back at Kallangur will be around 4.00 pm and Strathpine by 4.30 pm.

      • Cost is only $27 each.
      • NOTE:  You can BYO drinks and food or purchase as you desire.  There is plenty of room under the bus for walkers and purchases.  Linda will be donating a few lucky seat prizes and Audelle will be providing raffles at $1 per ticket. 
      • Please RSVP to Linda ASAP

 

Monthly Luncheon December 15th: 

It’s Christmas! Take a break and join us for Christmas Lunch on 15 December 2021 at the Murrumba Downs Tavern, Ogg Road, Murrumba Downs. Lots of fun, raffles, entertainment provided by Romeo and Juliette, could even have jokes and Christmas carols who knows? Just going to be a fun luncheon. Please come and join us. Lovely menu $35 from 10:30am. 

                      

  

2021 November

Such fun to see everyone up and about and chatting with each other. Our Speaker, Jo Eeles from Signature Care, did a lot of explaining about the aged care system. Everyone should set up their ACAT now! Don’t wait till you need it. You would be surprised at what you are entitled to. It can take awhile to organise everything, so go for it now!

Everyone over 65 should do it.

Trading Table

Members and guests had a fantastic day with our recent Christmas Trading Table.  Welcome to our visitors. Please join us. It is a really great group of ladies.

 

September 2021

Today we had Betty VanHeeswuck, our State Representative, and Robin Garard our Zone Councillor telling us all about VIEW in the bigger world.  Fun was had by all.

 

20 Year Badge Presentation 

President Trish presents 20 year member award to Lorraine at our luncheon meeting on Wednesday, 18 November 202

 

November 2020

We had an interesting and informative presentation from Caylie Jeffries the author of “Under the Lino” and the history she uncovered. 


 

August 2020 - Pine Rivers VIEW Club members back together after COVID-19 hiatus

Pine Rivers Day VIEW Club welcomed back members to its first meeting since Club activities were suspended due to COVID-19 restrictions in March.  Members met at the Murrumba Downs Tavern, and were excited to once again catch up, after spending more than four months apart.   The meeting was filled with plenty of fun and laughter, and lots of chatting. 

VIEW, which stands for Voice, Interests and Education of Women, and is a leading women’s national organisation; the largest community supporter of children’s education charity, The Smith Family.

Our club sponsors three children as part of The Smith Family’s Learning for Life program, which have been front of mind during the intervening months. Remote raffles and donations were organised by the club to ensure these students will not miss out on the funding needed for their education.

2020 has been one of the most disruptive years in these students’ lives, so it’s a testament to VIEW clubs everywhere that they remained committed to the education of their sponsored children.

VIEW is currently celebrating its 60th anniversary – with the theme of 60 years of strength & support. This message is reflected in the way that VIEW members have remained connected during these unprecedented and challenging times - caring about each other as well as the students they support through The Smith Family.

New members are always very welcome, our club meets on the third Wednesday of the month for lunch at the Murrumba Downs Tavern, Dohles Rocks Road, Murrumba Downs at 11:00 am.

               

Photos of lots of happy ladies enjoying the friendship of VIEW

 

Our Club - Members enjoying 

themselves

 

National and Regional News

 

Pine Rivers Day VIEW Club

2021 Resolutions

Resolution votes were tallied resulting in all three resolutions being carried.

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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.

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Pine Rivers Day VIEW Club

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.

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Events Calendar

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

Sep 9

VIEW National Convention 2022

We are pleased to announce the 55th VIEW National Convention will be held in Adelaide, SA from 9th to 11th September 2022.