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Dear Ambassador and Foundation Supporters

The Buderim Foundation bi-annual Moonlit Garden Gathering will be held on the Village Green between the Buderim Hall and Craft Cottage on Friday 4th November 2016. An Invitation to this function is attached and I would like to invite you now to book a table for ten (10) for MGG or let us know your ticket requirements so that we can organise appropriate seating for you.
Please email your request for tickets for this special fund raising event to John Kleinschmidt –

[email protected] (m) 0407 417 083 or
Sally Caddy at
[email protected] .

Moonlit Garden Gathering:

  • Offers exceptional food from The Canapé Project
  • A brilliant selection of fine wine mostly from the cellar of David       Edwards
  • Great music to enjoy or dance to with great company

The All inclusive cost remains at $150.00 per person. Please book early as numbers are limited and places will fill fast.

Payment options and tickets will be forwarded after bookings are received.

John Kleinschmidt
Chair, Events Committee – Buderim Foundation



Atrium Sculptured Gdn


Calling all lovers of art and gardens! The Buderim Craft Cottage is holding its annual Sculptured Garden Exhibition from October 8 to 16, 9.00am -4.00pm.


This year, the Sculptured Garden Exhibition will explore the theme of Rhythms, capturing the dynamism of rhythm via the mediums of ceramics, glass, metal and wood. As exhibition’s Coordinator Pam Thomas explains, “Although most people only associate rhythm with music, our ceramic artists will be exploring rhythms through 3 dimensional mediums.” On showcase this year will be art and functional pottery designed for gardens and interiors that will offer thought provoking interpretations of this theme.

The Buderim Craft Cottage’s Sculptured Garden Exhibition is an annual event that gives its members a platform to showcase their work. Visitors are not only welcomed to view the exhibition but can also purchase art and pottery from the gallery.

Morning tea and afternoon tea will be available in the covered courtyard on both weekends, overlooking the newly installed Anzac Mural and garden, proudly created by the ceramic artists of the Buderim Craft Cottage. Visitors are also welcome to explore the Craft Cottage grounds where other sculptures and murals are permanently on display.

On the second weekend of the exhibition, visitors can also incorporate into their visit the Buderim Garden Festival: a weekend-long programme, including spring flower show, plant markets and a number of open gardens.

Event: The Sculptured Garden exhibition

Where: The Atrium Gallery

Buderim Craft Cottage

5 Main St,


( Between War Memorial Hall and St Marks Anglican Church)



Your invitation to our Central Europe Tour ‘Bon Voyage Soiree’ which will be held at 3:30pm on Sunday 11th September at our rehearsal hall, the Immanuel Lutheran College Junior School Hall.

 The touring choir will present some of the repertoire for their Central Europe Tour, followed by drinks and nibbles.

 If you can make it along, we would love to see you there to wish them well on this exciting trip.

 Warm regards

Ruth Rix, Secretary

 Sunshine Coast Oriana Choir I Oriana Arts Inc.
PO Box 1692 Buderim QLD 4556 Australia
Mobile: 0431 542 343 I Email: [email protected]


 Proudly supported by Sunshine Coast Council’s Grants Program

SCSO concertAn afternoon of light classical music

Title: Symphonic Classics

Date: 2pm, 10th September

Venue: St Peter’s Anglican Church, Maroochydore

Tickets: $20 available 4-6 weeks before concert –  from SCSO website or T 5442 3445

The program includes some excerpts from Handel’s  Fireworks Suite, V Williams English Folk Song Suite, Elgar’s Empire March and Hebrides Overture. The tuba, piccolo and euphonium feature, as well as a violin solo from Schindler’s List.


Jenny Black

SCSO VP/Publicity


Buderim Garden Club is celebrating its 70th birthday this year, and to commemorate the year, the Club decided to make a gift of $10,000 to the Friends of Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Gardens who are celebrating their 20th birthday. The Garden Club has been a donor to the Botanic Gardens since their inception and members feel a close bond with these gardens right on Buderim’s doorstep. The cheque was presented to Friends of MRBBG  Secretary  Bob Ducrou at the May meeting of the Garden Club by Club President Teddy Gove in the presence of over 100 Garden Club members. In thanking the Garden Club for their generous donation, Mr Ducrou said that the money would be used for the further development of the Whip Bird Walk which is a major attraction for children visiting the gardens. Mr Ducrou told the meeting that, when the many man-hours of the Friends’ volunteers were taken into account, the value of the donation would be multiplied many times over.

Garden Club 15-10-16Pictured are Garden Club President Teddy Gove presenting the cheque to Friends of MRBBG Secretary Bob Ducrou.

We have the answer to get the whole family together

Be part of our inaugural car rally
This is an adventure NOT a car race
Start at Sunshine Toyota, Chancellor Park with registration from 9:00 am
Finish at a mystery destination approx. 2 hours later
Stay on for fun times, prizes and a picnic lunch together

Tickets are $40 Members, $45 Non Members
and includes a drink and nibbles at the finishing line
(Just one ticket per car required)

Buy Your Ticket Now

Thank you to our sponsors for making this event possible

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Burrell Logo

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  • all vehicles must be registered and have their own insurance.
  • at least 2 people per car (one driver and one navigator)
  • all driving is one sealed roads, no 4×4 vehicle required

About Us

The 4556 Chamber supports local businesses in Kunda Park, Forest Glen, Sippy Downs and Buderim.


Contact Us

PO Box 1168
Buderim QLD 4556
Email Us


SCARS walk

Sunday 28th August 2016

SCARS is joining forces with 4 Paws again this year and holding their annual dog walk on Sunday the 28th August at Lake Kawana. The two animal rescue organisations work closely together to save unwanted cats and dogs on the Sunshine Coast. This year uniting to promote awareness of the plight of rescue animals and deliver key messages against backyard breeding and desexing companion animals to help alleviate the pressure on local rescues battling to continue saving the endless stream of cats and dogs coming through their doors.

The day starts at 8am with the public
invited to register and walk their dogs to help raise funds for the two animal welfare organisations. There will be food, coffee, face painting, loads of pet related stalls and some talks by local vets.

Registration for the walk will be a donation of $10 and can be paid on the day or online at .

“It’s going to be a great day for families and dog owners but we are going to have some treats for cat owners and lovers too.” Ms Brischke said

“People don’t realise how much it costs to desex, microchip and vaccinate a pet! All of these extra costs are covered as part of the adoption fee when you adopt from SCARS.” Ms Brischke said.

Ms Brischke said SCARS, an independent, not-for-profit charity cared for up to 50 dogs and 70 cats at any one time and saved 1000 cats and dogs every year.

“SCARS relies heavily on government grants and the community to keep operating,” she said.

“The charity spends over $250,000 on vet care each year. Spending around $500 to rehome each animal – and that’s just the healthy ones.’

“We rely on community donations to care for these cats and dogs who may have been abandoned, surrendered or found wandering the streets.’

“All animals receive an initial vet check and care including heartworm, worming and flea prevention, vaccinations, food, shelter and care, de-sexing and micro-chipping. Adoption prices include all of this and registration with the local council.’


SCARS (Sunshine Coast Animal Refuge Society) was established in 1979 and has a non-euthanasia policy, focusing on finding forever homes for our four-legged friends and promoting responsible pet ownership.

About 120 volunteers help run the refuge which receives no recurrent government funding.

You can help by donating to the Sippy Creek Animal Refuge Society online or at any Westpac Bank (BSB 034 229 Account Number 100574).

For more information visit

Fast Facts:

What:              SCARS & 4Paws Walk for Awareness

When:             Sunday 28thth August 2016

Where:            East Bank Foreshaw, Kawana

Contact:         Telephone (07) 5494 5275


Media contact: Penny Brischke.

Telephone (07) 5494 5275 / 0438003521.

Email: [email protected]

SCAnimal Refuge