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Posted: 25 November,2010

Central Queensland meet and greet trip

Lyn Macklin (TCF Secretary) and husband Graham (retiring committee member) recently undertook a ‘meet and greet’ trip to visit some of our country chapters in Central Queensland. All members who they met were very welcoming and pleased to see them. Each contact was encouraged to visit our new website and to submit news items about their area. Facilitators were very keen to engage in training to help them in their role as…

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Posted: 21 November,2010

A Huge thank you to Mackay Chapter

The Compassionate Friends committee and members would like to express their sincere and heartfelt thanks to the members of our Mackay Chapter for holding another cent auction recently in Mackay and raising $1525.00 which they have so generously donated once again to TCF. This year Joy our Co-ordinator and her husband John, a committee member, travelled to Mackay to help with the auction. John and Joy extend their sincere thanks to Ann for…

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Posted: 27 October,2010

Sausage Sizzle Fundraiser

Volunteers turned up to help at another sausage sizzle at Bunnings in Cannon Hill on 9 October. It proved to be another great success and while the last one raised the most funds ever from a sausage sizzle, this one raised even more – it must have been the rainy day which brought all the hungry people out, after doing their shopping and smelling those onions! Thank you again to Vera who organised it, and all the volunteers who turned up to…

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Posted: 13 September,2010

TCF Office Happenings 2010

Morning Tea The committee had a ‘meet & greet’ morning tea in September with our web developer for our new website. All agreed the new website is excellent and we have received very positive feedback to date. Treasurer retires Tania Ludlow, who has been the Treasurer on the TCF committee for many years, retired at the recent AGM. The committee thanked her for all her hard work and dedication to TCF. Retiring President Lorraine Edgley…

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Posted: 13 September,2010

Self Help Awareness Expo

Members of TCF manned a stall at this event which was held in the city of Brisbane on Thursday 9 September 2010. Just another way that TCF is out in the community promoting awareness of the help available to bereaved parents. TCF Committee members – Lorraine, Vera, and…

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