■ FRASER COAST VIEW CLUB: VIEW – Voice Interests Education for Women raises funds for disadvantaged children’s education, for those who show promise but the family cannot afford the cost. This can start at preschool and continue into university. It is a friendly and fun group of women. Most months we have a social outing as well as our lunch and a guest speaker. Also, a group meets once a month for a craft day and provides much-needed items to women’s local charities. If you would like to know more information, email frasercoast firstname.lastname@example.org. ■ ASSISTANCE FOR REFUGE ANIMALS: Volunteers required at Maryborough and District Animal Refuge, 1 Bright St, to clean dog enclosures, walk/hydrobath dogs, clean/feed cats. Required seven days from 7 to 10am. The Refuge is open to the public from 10am to 3pm. Phone Natalie on 0400 725 299 or 4123 1712. ■ MAKE A CHANGE – JOIN QUOTA. Change. We’re all looking for it in one way or another. In Quota, we look for ways to take action, community action that impacts on real people, in our neighbourhoods, our schools, our hospitals and our world. One focus in Quota is promoting hearing health, another is helping women and children in need. Quota International of Maryborough is looking for new members, to help make this change. To find out more ring Val on 4121 6184 or 0437 161 331. ■ OLDER MEN UNLIMITED isa wonderful organisation for older men as we have a variety of activities to suit all. Our monthly meeting is the first Tuesday of the month at 10am at our new Club House, 4 Airport Dr, Maryborough Airport. Morning tea, guest speaker and we arrange other activities. Other activities include visits to nursing homes and older men, fishing trips, a walking group, social outings and bus trips to name a few. For details, contact Glen Miller on 4121 4724. ■ PLAYMATES PLAYGROUP meets Wednesdays 9.30 to 11.30am at St James Church Hall (corner of Urraween Rd and Pantlins Lane). Lots of fun for children and their parents. Phone Peta on 4325 3243. ■ TOASTMASTERS! (Hervey Bay) What’s in it for you? Did you know that Toastmasters will give you the skills and confidence you need to effectively express yourself in any situation. Whether you are a professional student, stay at home parent or retiree. Toastmasters is the most efficient, enjoyable and affordable way of gaining great communication skills, leadership qualities, and meeting procedures. Nothing to lose come along and see for yourself. We meet at the Masonic Hall Watson St, Pialba on Monday mornings from 11.30am till 2.30pm, except public holidays with a free light lunch provided during the meeting. Confirm with Marjory on 4194 5506 or John on
4124 1070 or Joy 4125 5489. ■ A FRIENDLY person who enjoys customer service is needed to fill a crucial position in a volunteer organisation. The position involves driving residents to outings, helping them on and off the bus, assisting staff members and some office work. Phone Wide Bay Volunteers on 4151 6644 or visit www.widebay volunteer.com.au to look up hundreds more positions and apply online. ■ MARYBOROUGH FRIENDSHIP CLUB meets on Friday morning at 9.30am at the Door of Hope church hall, Church of Christ, 569 Kent St, M’boro. We meet among friends for a cuppa, chat, cards and games. New members welcome. Phone 4122 3632. ■ SATURDAY DANCING AT TINANA HALL: Phone
0438 867 090 for more information. ■ THE FRASER COAST WILDLIFE SANCTUARY on Mungar Rd, Maryborough is seeking new volunteers to assist with the caring of animals, visitor guiding, gardening, general maintenance, canteen and administrative duties. The sanctuary is a Centrelink-approved volunteer workplace. Become a friend of the sanctuary – job satisfaction guaranteed. Donations of wild bird seed, vegetables and fruit are always welcome. For further information ring 4122 2080. ■ THE SENIORS LEGAL AND SUPPORT SERVICE isa community service providing free legal advice and support for seniors 60 years and over, who are experiencing or at risk of elder abuse, mistreatment or financial exploitation. The service can provide information, advice and support including short term counselling / advocacy; information on your legal rights; advice on Enduring Power of Attorney documents; referrals to other support, legal and consumer services; community education. For further information telephone the service on 4124 6863 or call into the office at Shop 6, 16 Torquay Rd, Hervey Bay (opp RSL) Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm.
MONSTER EVENT: Stafford Park, Hervey Bay hosted a family evening of monster truck and rodeo entertainment. Ebonnie Hauritz joined in.