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Despite the Dampness, Cake Decorators Unite!

We held our meeting in May a week earlier due to the Federal Election and we had a great roll-up, even though the rain was still making a nuisance of itself.  Cake Decorating and rain just do not mix but Maria produced a very realistic Moth Orchid out of wafer paper as our demonstration after the business meeting. Our State... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

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Adopt! Don’t Shop! Pooch of the Month

IWaG welcomed the Lismore trio to the family in April which consists of one male hound, Teddy, and two female hounds, Lexi and Melanie.  As many of our community knows and have experienced themselves, South East Queensland and the Northern Rivers of NSW were sadly heavily affected by flash flooding. During this time, all three hounds were displaced as a... Read More

by katie , 2 months ago

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Local Ladies Serving Snags for Kids in Need

All hands were on board at the Brendale Bunnings Sausage Sizzle last month. Once again our ladies came together and rose to the challenge in order to help and support this very successful fundraising day. It started with perfect weather as the VIEW ladies came along, armed with aprons in hand, and smiles on their faces, ready to serve the... Read More

by katie , 2 months ago

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New Choir Sings Out For Mental Health

Creative arts organisation Upbeat Arts will expand its operations to north Brisbane (Wavell Heights) this month, launching a new choir aimed at providing connection to those with mental health challenges.  With funding from Queensland Health, Upbeat Arts’ successful creative arts programs provide a unique form of ‘social prescribing’ for any adults who are disadvantaged as a result of their mental... Read More

by katie , 2 months ago

Community

A Trail Blazing Service to Our Community

Whether you are a mountain biker, an avid trail runner, or just enjoy a leisurely walk out in nature, I am sure many of you have experienced the beautiful trails our local forests have to offer. BUT, have you ever stopped for a minute and wondered who actually maintains the fabulous trail networks we have in our region.  Well, may... Read More

by katie , 2 months ago

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Kakowan Koffee On The Way!

Many readers will be aware that your Golden Valley Keperra Lions Club now manages the ‘Kakowan Community Facility’ at 2 Pine Hills Drive, Bunya.  Well, we are well and truly open for business and would welcome your booking inquiry through our website: www.kakowan.org.au  This is a beautiful new facility, built by Moreton Bay Regional Council for a wide range of... Read More

by katie , 2 months ago

Community

Come Meet Our Local Cake Decorators

What fun we had at our April Meeting and welcomed several interested new members.  We had a workshop afternoon and learnt how to make small flowers using basic tools found in the kitchen. We then added them to a small plaque suitable for an Easter or Mother’s Day cake.  The May meeting has been brought forward a week and will... Read More

by katie , 2 months ago

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Planning Ahead – Part 4

We hope everyone has made their way safely through the recent bad weather.  Our local, state and federal representatives did a commendable job keeping the community informed of road closures, damage to public infrastructure and how to access financial support if you were impacted.   In the March edition of this column, we outlined where our community research identified the... Read More

by katie , 3 months ago

Community

So You Think Scouts Is Just For The Kids?

So you think Scouting is just for kids? Well you are wrong! In fact, adults are encouraged to get involved too. Scouts can be a great way to reconnect with your children.  Not only will you learn and develop new skills, but it is a fantastic way to spend more time with your kids. As Pam (Boonah), the Group Leader... Read More

by katie , 3 months ago

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Destash And Donate With Discretion

Extra time at home throughout the pandemic has led to an increase in decluttering.  Whether you’ve held up a vase and asked if it sparks joy, embarked on your Swedish death cleaning journey, or binged ‘The Home Edit’ on Netflix, chances are you’ve found yourself with some items you no longer need.   Deciding what to do with your excess... Read More

by katie , 3 months ago

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