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■ 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 view­[email protected]­ ■ 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 vol­un­ 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.

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