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More women in the Mudgeeraba Stateelectorate could be on building sites or operating heavy machinery, withscholarships giving them the right qualifications to move into traditionallymale dominated industries. Local MP for Mudgeeraba Ros Bates said theQueensland Government’s Supporting Women Scholarships applications for the 2015academic year would help further learning and career opportunities for localwomen. Ms Bates said the Supporting Women’s Scholarships offer women of allages and backgrounds up to $20,000 to pursue study or training. As a formerTelstra Businesswoman of the Year for Queensland, Ms Bates is encouraging all localwomen to apply. For more information, locals can visit www.supportingwomen.qld.gov.au.
If you are an unpaid family carer then come and find out about thesupport services that are available for you. Mon 15 Sept, 10.30am to 12pm (morning tea provided). VarsityLakes Community Resource Centre, JimHarris Park, Mattocks Road,Varsity Lakes, 4227. To book phone 55937006
VLCRC is offering a free infosession for parents of teenagers. Learn to break down the barriers that prevent us from forming closer relationships with the people we value the most – our children. Wednesday 10 Sept, 6pm to 8.30pm (afternoon teaprovided). VarsityLakes Community Resource Centre, JimHarris Park, Mattocks Road,Varsity Lakes, 4227. To book phone 55937006.
This annual community event has something for everyone offering a great mixture of live music, market stalls, deck bar, rock climbing, kids’ entertainment, bush tucker trail, plants and more! A showcase of original live music will get your feet tapping and Farmyard Friends animal feeding enclosure will keep the kids busy for hours.
Make a day of it! The festival is set amongst beautiful picnic gardens and is ideally located across the road from the Currumbin Rock Pools, surrounded by the picturesque views of Currumbin Valley. If live music is your thing, all you will need is a picnic blanket for a day of relaxing fun. What a great way to spend the Day!
World Suicide Prevention Day
‘Suicide Prevention: One WorldConnected’ Let us connect you with services.
Care for Life: Suicide Prevention Assoc. is coordinating a FREE Community Information Seminar onSuicide Prevention on Friday September 12th 2014, 9.am – 2.30pm, atthe Robina Community Centre, 196 Robina Town Centre Dr, Robina. Launchof a joint new strategy with the GC Suicide Prevention Network, Police &Ambulance Services - Presentations by guest speakers - Information on localservices and how to access
To register email Raylee Taylor: email@example.com call Raylee on (07) 5573 3873
Ashmore GCIT, Charity Event for Surf Life Saving Foundation on 27 August. 12.30pm. $20 entry which includes 3 course meal, raffle tickets and live music.
All money will be dontated to the Surf Life Saving Foundation to support community training, life guard training and money for equipment.
LocalMP for Mudgeeraba Ros Bates is calling on locals to ensure that they follow theroad rules at the Old Coach Road roundabout in Reedy Creek. After a $400,000upgrade to the roundabout completed in December 2013 to improve traffic flow,Ms Bates says that a number of people are running the newly installed trafficlights when approaching from Tallebudgera or even travelling around theroundabout from the right lane in order to turn left onto Old Coach Road fromKingsmore Boulevard. Ms Bates said this served only to compound traffic issues,and reminded motorists to obey all road rules in light of an increased and now ongoingPolice presence in the area.
Pink Dragons, Dragon's, Abreast Gold Coast welcome you to come join us on the beautiful Currumbin Creek to learn how to paddle a dragon boat, get fit, have fun, make new friends. We cater for social and competitive male and female paddlers of all ages. Join us on Sundays @ 7.30am. Training & equipment provided. Venue between Currumbin RSL & Tennis Courts, Duringan St Currumbin.
Wear suitable clothing & footwear for boating.
Ph Fayzy 0412091089
3rd Saturday of the month 7-12noon- September, October and November. Stalls $15 including morning tea. 69 Palm Beach Ave- bookings call Jill 0424345971
Dates: Aug 14th & 28th: Sept 11th: Oct 9th & 23rd
No cost & Morning tea
Margo Knox Facilitator 0409476803
Coomera Hope Island Cricket Club is holding their Junior and Senior sign on days, Saturday 16 August and Sunday 24 August. 9am til 12pm. Located at the clubhouse - Tamborine Oxenford Road, Oxenford. Milo Cricket - 5-9 year olds, Juniors Under 10's through to Under 17's, Seniors 1st-6th Grade and Over 40's. Should you have any queries please contact our Club President Matt Haydon on 0402 987 698 or our Junior Vice President Lyndall Spies on 0422 378 163.
ASHMORE STATE SCHOOL CAR BOOT SALE
Come and get a Bargain! Last Saturday of the Month. 6.00am - 12.00pm on 30 August.
We’re only charging $10 for you to come along and sell your wares from your Car Boot. Come along on the day and see Ron Odle, our P&C President, he is contactable on 0422798458. The P&C will be running a Sausage Sizzle.
The Gold coast Family History Society Inc. are holding a seminar on Saturday 11th October with renowned guest speakers, trading tables, raffles, leisurely dinner, and historical sight-seeing on the morning of Sunday 12th October. This Seminar is suitable for both novice and experienced researchers, and will be held at the Auditorium, Bicentennial Community Centre, Nerang Southport Road, Nerang - Are you curious to learn more about researching your Australian or overseas ancestors? - Book now - Contact 07 55250535 - www.goldcoastfhs.org.au
Southport Day VIEW Club stands for the Voice, Interests & Education of Women, and supports THE SMITH FAMILY "Learning For Life" Program. The Southport Day VIEW Club will meet for its monthly luncheon on Wednesday 20th August 2014 at the Southport Yacht Club, and invites new and present members to join us. Ladies, come along, meet new friends, and enjoy a delightful lunch overlooking the water - all in a good cause. Our guest speaker for this month will be Jodie Burden from Animal Welfare League. Southport Yacht Club is on Macarthur Parade, Main Beach. Time: 11.30 for 12 Noon. For inquiries & bookings please phone Robin on 5537 4593.
Seniors' Week 18-23 August 2014 Find friends, fun and fitness at 2 Whitby Street, Southport. Activities include: Line dancing; New Vogue; Social; Scottish; Square and Tap dancing plus Tai Chi/light exercise. All activities free for this week - all welcome to come along and join in or just observe. Contact Annette 55371377 for further information or visit our website: www.southportseniorcitizens.com