Summer has arrived with the unpredictable weather we expect, however this will not dampen our spirits as we look forward to the festive season , catching up with family and friends. Recently we celebrated 47 years of Quota Papakura contribution to our community. We had this years Antique fair recipients (Pet Refuge and Burns support) present to accept their donation. They spoke about the truly amazing work they do in supporting woman and children (and pets) through life’s turbulence. We also heard from this years Audiology scholarship winner, and the positive impact they and her grant recipient colleagues are making. I felt honoured and proud to be part of such a wonderful organisation. 537K…yes, $537,000 that is over half a million dollars! of fundraising in monitory contributions as well as hours, days, weeks and years of commitment to serving our community. Past and present members had a wonderful night reflecting on this truly amazing contribution.
“Oh what a night!”….A picture says a 1000 words, so in honour of the event this newsletter has more pages than usual
Thank you all
Business Dinner Meeting Tuesday 22nd November—Manurewa Cosmopolitan Club
A request for members to bring to our November meeting one or two items that could be added to our donation to Grandparents raising Grandchildren Christmas hampers. Last year there were simple food items such as bis-cuits, coffee, milo, children’s treats and Christmas napkins. Also Counselling Services care packs are needing toothbrushes, combs and face cloths – Deidre C & Marlene will be putting these together. Thank you to those members who have responded to the Totara Hospice Remembrance Tree fundraising call. The festive season is nigh!
Birthday blessings...Quota Papakura club’s birthday
On Thursday 17th of November, we as a club electronically chimed and took time to remember 47 years in the making, no one had to do any baking (hooray!) …and we could all celebrate—here have a slice of calorie and fat free virtual cake. ….Happy Birthday to us!