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Sunday Snippet Mar 24 2024


Welcome to this week's news and views from around the resort.



 

A great turnout for our AGM last Wednesday. A huge thank you to all HOC members for all their work in the past year.

Hearty congrats to all HOC members that are staying on for another year, and all the best to the new HOC members - long may you all reign

 

Another good turnout in the clubhouse on Friday for the BIG Raffle. Many thanks to Vikki and Cath for all their hard work ensuring that we have a great raffle each month. Our thanks also go to Tom and Macey who stepped up and drew all the winning tickets. Trouble is they didn't draw grandma or grandpa's tickets. Maybe next time.


Not forgetting the hard working ladies (and gent) who provided us all with those amazing pie and peas straight after the raffle. Hard to believe that all those pies had absolutely no calories in them. I don't know how they do it.




 

Save the date

If you attended this year's Australia Day event in the clubhouse you will of course remember the great game show card game that was played - Higher Or Lower.

Popular demand has dictated that we will play this game for the whole community on Sunday 21st April.

For those not familiar with the game, it is very easy, lots of fun, played by the whole table. Each person sitting at the winning table will receive a $10 Lakeside Cafe voucher or a $10 Pie N' Peas voucher. Better than winning the lottery !!


So round up your friends, your neighbours and grab yourself a table in the clubhouse on Sunday 21st April. Bar opens at 3pm and the first of two games will begin at 3:30pm. No entry fee - this fun event for everybody is sponsored by The Social Group and Cathy Cooper's Pie N' Peas team.

 

WEDNESDAY NIGHT TRIVIA


Great turnout on Wednesday for Trivia - 20 teams took part.

Congratulations to the General Knowledge winners Peeps On Point, who left the rest of the field in their wake, winning by a huge margin of 5 points. The Handicap section was won by Cavaliers, who seem to be making a habit of winning the handicap section.


Come along on a Wednesday night - only $1 to take part in the best trivia on Bribie Island. Form your own team, or a couple of our regular teams are looking for new members. Enjoy the trivia, lucky door, a wonderful raffle and of course the chance to win $1,000 on Find The Gem.

Next Trivia is MUSIC SPECIAL SONGS on Wednesday 27th March

 
 

DINING WITH CHEF DAN

Bookings for Dining with Chef Dan have been extended to Tuesday 26th March - so get your orders in quick. Complete your order form and post it to letterbox 221 or 78. Includes a free drink - how good is that !!

 

We are pleased to announce that Ms Carla Harris the Relationship manager from Right At Home In Home Care and Assistance will be visiting our clubhouse next Wednesday the 27th March at 10.00am to showcase the services and information that they have available for in home care and other services, the below information is taken directly from their website, and is but a glance at what is on offer, the services offered may well be of use to any of us as time marches on in our retirement journey.

A link to their website is provided as below should further information be required prior to this visit  http://www.rightathome.com.au/ssc

Right at Home Sunshine Coast is ready to assist you and your loved ones with dedicated, one-on-one, quality in-home care, and disability support. Located in Birtinya, Kawana Waters, Right at Home Sunshine Coast offers a range of services from complex nursing care to domestic support for adults who require aged care, hospital-in-the-home , personal , and companion care, and disability support. 

 

PODIATRY IS HERE !!

Starting from Wednesday April 3 there will be a visiting podiatrist here in the consulting room of the clubhouse. To make an appointment ring 3408 6608.

The podiatrist will be here every other Wednesday - hours are 9am to 3pm






 

Some of our activities will not be taking place over the Easter long weekend. These include

Good Friday 29th March NO LINE DANCING

 

Patti is still on her world tour, so

NO CLASS on Monday 25 March, Monday 1 April and Monday 8 April.


Stretch and Extend will resume on Monday 15 April at 9:30am.


 

The paper cutter/guillotine in the library is broken. A replacement is on order. Not really juicy gossip but worth knowing if you intend doing some guillotining this week.


 

Web Matters - Bigcomm.com.au


Meet the team, we now have 5 members of the web admin group they are :

Debbie Chamberlain - Web Manager

Bob Boyd

Mick Lukowski

Kay Dawson

Debra James - Website developer

If you would like some help with getting onto the website, navigation, buying tickets or booking facilities, we are here to help. Sessions are either one on one, or in a small group.


Please email Gembiweb@gmail.com for details.


 

Entertainment - this week

Movie Night 7pm Mondays - All welcome, no need to book


CABARET is a 1972 movie that won heaps of awards.

Great performance by Liza Minnelli portraying Sally Bowles





 

And last but not least - Rocky has been found. Always good to end on a good story.


Hope you all enjoy this week's snippet. Remember to send articles, news and juicy gossip to gembiweb@gmail.com





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