Group guide: Toowoomba
MID-YEAR BOOK SALE
THE Combined Mission Committee of St Stephen's & Middle Ridge Uniting Church will hold their Giant Mid-Year Book Sale at 264 Stenner Street on July 27 from7am - 12 noon. Come and have a cuppa and browse the wide variety of books for all interests and ages. Proceeds will support the Leichhardt Patrol in western Queensland.
NATIONAL SENIORS AUSTRALIA
Garden City Branch
WE MEET on the third Monday of the month at Drayton Bowls Club, cnr Ball and Gipps Street at 9.30am. Our next meeting will be on Monday, July 15 and there will be lucky door prizes, raffles and a bring and buy stall. Cost of $7 includes morning tea. Local historian Don Talbot will be launching his new book of tales of the Pig industry in Queensland especially on the Darling Downs. Visitors welcome.
For more information, phone Hazel on 07 4635 4519.
WE MEET for morning tea on the first Thursday of each month commencing at 9.30am. We have guest speakers or an entertainer. Lucky door and raffle prizes can be won. Our venue is All Seasons Function Centre, cnr. North & Tor Streets, Wilsonton. Our bus trips are on the third Thursday of each month.
For further information, phone Desma on 07 4613 6750.
TOOWOOMBA PARKINSON'S SUPPORT GROUP
OUR next meeting is on Thursday, August 1 at the usual time and place - 11.30am. Meeting Room, Top Floor, Toowoomba Municipal Library, Victoria Street, Toowoomba. Our guest speakers will be from Brightside on Victoria. They will be outlining their specific respite programs as well as the Home Care Packages they now offer. There will be a shared lunch as usual. We look forward to seeing our regular members there and, as well, hopefully some new people who are always welcome.
For more information, phone Carol on 07 4659 7646.
TOOWOOMBA HOSPICE JULY EVENTS
MUNICIPAL Band and Hospice Yearly Concert at USQ Arts Theatre (two shows) on July 14; Birthday Fundraiser - 'Roll Out The Carpet' on July 16 and Camellia Show and Garden Expo on July 20 and 21. Check our facebook for more information or go to toowoombahospice.org.au or phone 07 4659 8500.
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We have cared for over 1,400 terminally ill clients in 16 years in a beautiful home-like environment, and to maintain this, we are continually upgrading our furniture, fittings and fixtures. In the 2019/2020 financial year, we would like to upgrade our carpet throughout the entire Hospice, and it will cost just over $30,000 to do this. If you would like to donate towards our 'Birthday Gift' please do so, go to givenow.com.au/hospice-16th-birthday. All donations over $2 are Tax Deductible.