Members from three VIEW clubs attended the August gathering (from left) Glenys Vallmuur (Gympie), Jean Jennings (Fraser Coast), Gillian Ryan (Fraser Coast), Jan Reedman (Gympie) and Cecilla Peach (Hervey Bay).
Members from three VIEW clubs attended the August gathering (from left) Glenys Vallmuur (Gympie), Jean Jennings (Fraser Coast), Gillian Ryan (Fraser Coast), Jan Reedman (Gympie) and Cecilla Peach (Hervey Bay).

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PROBUS CLUBS

Mixed Hervey Bay

WE WILL meet on Thursday, September 27, at 9.15am for a 9.30am start, upstairs at the Boat Club. There is a lift for those who prefer and friendly greeters to make you feel welcome. Come along and meet new friends and enjoy the view of our beautiful marina. Guest speaker Chris Adams will speak about "grave tales” of the Bruce Highway. You may like to join us for lunch after the meeting so be sure to put your name on the list at the desk in the front. Inquiries to Judith on 0458 008 087.

TYPE 2 DIABETES WORKSHOP

THE Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service will provide a free workshop for people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes. Information provided covers type 2 diabetes self-management practice, healthy eating and healthy lifestyle behaviours. The workshop will be held on Thursday, November 22, from 9am-1pm at the Gympie Community Health Centre, Alfred St. To be eligible to attend you must be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes. Carers and/or family members are welcome to attend. Bookings are essential. Phone Central Intake on (07) 5479 9670. For further information, email SC-T2D-Education @health.gov.qld.au.

BARGAIN BUYING: Ladies from Fraser Coast VIEW club had a busy morning at the John Paul Centre recently with lots of buying and selling. The church ladies added to the morning with a delicious morning tea.
BARGAIN BUYING: Ladies from Fraser Coast VIEW club had a busy morning at the John Paul Centre recently with lots of buying and selling. The church ladies added to the morning with a delicious morning tea.

VIEW CLUBS

(Voice, Interest, and Education of Woman)

Fraser Coast

OUR theme for the October lunch meeting is Casual and Comfy. The guest speaker is from the Wide Bay Women's Health Service in Truro St. This is a proactive organisation dedicated to the health of women and will the speaker will talk about their services, be it educational, or about health or wellness. Lunch follows. The VIEW meeting starts at 11.30am on Thursday, October 4, at the Clubhouse, cnr Tooth St and Old Maryborough Rd. We welcome visitors.

If you want to come along or for more information, phone Dianne by Tuesday, October 2, on 0409 270 712.

Our social for October is lunch at Salt restaurant at noon on Friday, October 19. Visitors are welcome. Phone Josephine for bookings or for more information on 0417 616 928.

Guest speakers Mark and Karlie Holloway, from the Fraser Coast 4WD Club, were presented with a certificate from Hervey Bay VIEW club member Robin Scott.
Guest speakers Mark and Karlie Holloway, from the Fraser Coast 4WD Club, were presented with a certificate from Hervey Bay VIEW club member Robin Scott.

Hervey Bay

OUR meetings and lunch are always the second Monday of each month at the clubhouse, Tooth St, Pialba, from 10.30am and usually include a guest speaker. Monthly socials are on the forth Monday at various venues from 9.30am.

Guest speakers for August were from the Fraser Coast 4WD Club who participated with other clubs to clean six tonnes of rubbish, mostly plastic, from the beaches of Fraser Island. During August the members of three VIEW clubs, Gympie, Fraser Coast and Hervey Bay met for a coffee and chat when the Gympie girls visited Hervey Bay for Whale Watching and shopping. New or interested ladies are always welcome to join our fun and friendly club. Phone Mary for more information on (07) 4128 3908.

TOPOLOGY'S QUEENSLAND AT HOME TOUR

QUEENSLAND at Home - A time capsule of vintage film (from the 1930s and 1940s) from the State Library of Queensland, accompanied by an original score performed live by Topology. Packing an illustrious 20 years as one of Queensland's finest arts organisations, ARIA-nominated Topology has become a staple sound of its hometown in Brisbane. In its most recent endeavours Topology has teamed up with the Queensland State Library to create Queensland at Home a time capsule of vintage film accompanied by a live original score performed by the band to paint an evocative portrait of life in Queensland dating back to the early 20th Century. On Wednesday, October 17, at the Gympie Civic Centre from 10am.

Tickets available at QTIX go to, qtix.com.au or phone 136 246.

Topology would like to invite you to help preserve Queensland's history and be a part of Queensland at Home - in a call-out for vintage home movies and photographs from the local residents of regional Queensland. If you have a piece of history to add to the time capsule of Queensland at Home, email christa@topologymusic.com.

MS MEETING: (Back, from left) Lt Adele Williams, Shirley Shorten, Barbara Royle with Bev Cornwell (front) at the Maryborough Ladies' Salvation Army Home League.
MS MEETING: (Back, from left) Lt Adele Williams, Shirley Shorten, Barbara Royle with Bev Cornwell (front) at the Maryborough Ladies' Salvation Army Home League.

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

THE Hervey Bay and Maryborough Multiple Sclerosis Support Group meets on the first Friday of each month on the deck at the Hervey Bay RSL at 10am for a coffee and chat.

Our monthly meetings continue to be well attended and at the August meeting Bev was asked to speak at the Maryborough ladies' Salvation Army Home League on her journey with MS, having experienced the effects of MS for 40 years.

We always welcome anyone with MS to join our meetings. Phone Bev on (07) 4128 2692 or email bev_cornwell@hotmail.com.


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