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Cent Auction to help Conquer Cancer

Unleash your purse strings for the annual Cent Auction  taking place on the 26th March at Aspley Leagues Club –  and all for a terrific cause!  This annual auction raises funds for cancer research at QIMR Bergofer Medical Research Institute. Unfortunatley, the auction has not taken place for the past two years due to COVID restrictions. However, organisers hope this... Read More

by katie , 5 months ago

Events, Newsfeed

How to Network with the Kids in Tow

Life as a mum in business can be tough. Believe me I have four kids and I’ll admit it, operating Echo News with them in tow can be tough sometimes!  As any mother will resonate, challenges can range anywhere from working in the office with little ones at your feet, daycare calling to say the kids have a rash and... Read More

by katie , 5 months ago

Events, Health

Laughter Yoga Comes to Pine Rivers Gallery

Holocaust survivor, philosopher and author Hannah Arendt wrote of her friendship with author Mary McCarthy: “It’s not that we think so much alike; it’s that we do so much thinking business for and with each other”. That quote inspired Australian artist collective Barbara Cleveland to create the latest exhibition to be hosted by Pine Rivers Art Gallery ‘Barbara Cleveland: Thinking... Read More

by katie , 6 months ago

Events, Health

Prostate Cancer – Is It Secret Mens Business?

Rotary Club of Samford Valley will have as guest speaker at their meeting Distinguished Professor Judith Clements on the 8th February. While in the past prostate cancer has often been deemed to be, ‘secret men’s business’, the Rotary Club of Samford Valley want to see that change. We know that the occurrence of Prostate Cancer in men ranks equal to breast... Read More

by katie , 7 months ago

Events, Newsfeed

Dickson & Ryan Candidates – Where Are You?

The Hills & Districts Chamber of Commerce Inc. will be holding a ‘Meet the Candidates’ Forum at their breakfast meeting in the new year. They are working with an approximate timetable that the election will be no later than May 2022, meaning the Forum would most likely be held on March 22, 2022, or a date (to be confirmed) in... Read More

by katie , 8 months ago

Events, Newsfeed

Community Choirs Entertain Regis

During November, the Serenata Singers were invited to sing at two Regis Aged Care facilities, namely The Gap and Ferny Grove.  On both occasions, an appreciative audience enjoyed the varied repertoire of the Singers and were observed singing along during a number of items, especially the Sing-a-Long with old favourites that are very familiar to an older set. The Singers... Read More

by katie , 8 months ago

Events, Newsfeed

Lights Alive at Bridgeman Downs

One of north Brisbane’s most popular community Christmas events returns next week after a COVID hiatus. Despite being cancelled in 2020 the Bridgeman Christmas Lights event has been a local fixture in the northern suburbs for the past seven years. In 2020 it went on hiatus due to the pandemic but will return this year on December 14 to 16.... Read More

by katie , 8 months ago

Events, Newsfeed, Sports News

Teeing Off for a Cancer Free Future

On the 13th December, a real test of endurance will be taking place at the Keperra Golf Club, and its all for a terrific cause – to raise funds for the Cancer Council. Dubbed the Cancer Council’s Longest Day, this ultimate golf challenge will see team members complete four rounds of golf in one day. That’s 72 holes in total!... Read More

by katie , 8 months ago

Community, Events, Newsfeed

Picabeen Reflects on the Year Gone By

This is my second placement for my Master of Social Work at QUT. I’m blessed. This placement brings me to contribute to our community and society. Picabeen is one of the best community centres that I’ve ever heard of in Brisbane. The inclusiveness and richness of support given by the staff and volunteers in the organisation makes me feel supported.... Read More

by katie , 9 months ago

Events

Countdown to carols is on!

Hark! The angels will be singing at The Hills Community Carols on Saturday 4th December at George Willmore Park, Ferny Hills. This free family event kicks off at 4pm with a huge variety of performers, food, rides, face painting, glow products and of course, a visit from Santa himself! The event will conclude at approximately 8pm with an impressive fireworks... Read More

by katie , 9 months ago

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