Sue Manton

Lady Mayoress Gold Rush Concert

Lady Mayoress Gold Rush Concert

The Heritage Theatre Gympie Thursday 17 October 2013 The Lady Mayoress Gold Rush Concert again promises to be a great night of entertainment. Hosted by Mayoress Dulcie Dyne the evening begins with refreshments at 6pm and the concert at 7pm in the Civic Centre. Tickets from Foxy Lady in Mary St or at the door

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Little Haven Shed Sale

  Saturday 21 September 2013 7am – 2 pm with Sausage Sizzle 12 Chapple Street Sheds                                          Opposite Railway Workshops Furniture   Potted plants Clothes Books & Videos Linen odds and sods and everything in between

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BOQ Broncos Charity Golf Day

BOQ Broncos Charity Golf Day

Location: Gympie Pines Golf Club Friday 25 October 2013 Tee Off at 11:00am Link out: Click here   Generously Sponsored By Jellina White and BOQ Gympie     The Golf Day is a 2 Person Ambrose Team Format Registration includes Green Fees, Drinks and Snacks throughout the day, 2 Course seated dinner Mingle with Broncos

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Understanding Palliative Care

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rH3tn-rIV8E#t=207

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Thank You to Our Seniors

Thank You to Our Seniors

This week August 17–25 is Seniors Week and I would like to take the chance to thank whole heartedly the wonderful seniors who are the backbone of our organisation. Little Haven’s volunteers hit well above the 65 + average age but prove age is no barrier with their ability for hard work and enormous sense

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Reflection on acceptance of death

Reflection on acceptance of death

“How would we live our lives if we were fully aware that we are mortal. What if we realised that we were going to die sooner than we think. What if we accepted it ….” In this wonderful 5 min video from ehospice  Dr. Alejandro Jadad speaks about Acceptance http://vimeo.com/58946248

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Melbourne Cup Day Lunch and Camel Races

Melbourne Cup Day Lunch and Camel Races

Trackside at The Pavilion-  Gympie Race Track Link out: Click here Glam up and get swept up in Melbourne Cup Fever! Little Haven’s Melbourne Cup Luncheon and Camel Races The Pavilion, Gympie Trackside Tuesday 4th November 2014 from 11am Your best seat in the house to view Gympie’s famous Melbourne Cup Day CAMEL RACES………………….. Who’d be

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ROYAL BABY WELCOME

ROYAL BABY WELCOME

Gympie will officially celebrate the birth of little Prince George on Saturday September 14th from 1pm – 4pm at the picturesque grounds of the Brennan Homestead on Power Road, overlooking the grassy fields leading down to the Mary River. In aid of Little Haven Palliative Care the baby shower will be just as much fun

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A team approach to Caring

Little Haven AGM

Little Haven AGM Little Haven Centre. 14 Henry Street, Gympie Wednesday 18 September 2013  Drinks and Nibbles from 6.30pm Meeting Commencing at 7.00 pm Followed by Hot Supper ALL WELCOME! By Phone 5482 9091

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Little Haven POP UP SHOP

Event Name: Little Haven POP UP SHOPLocation: 123 Mary Street, GympieStarts Monday 5 August 2013 at 8:00am and ends Saturday 24 August 2013Description: Plants, craft, books, clothing, crockery, electrical goods, mobility aids, homemade cakes & preserves and everything in between. If we don’t have it – it’s not worth having.. Don’t miss your opportunity to

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Business Long Lunch

Event Name: Business Long LunchLocation: The Gympie Civic Centre, Mellor Street GympieStarts Friday 26 July 2013 at 12:00:00 and ends Friday 26 July 2013Description: NAB Business Long Lunch ~ Friday 26th July Sporting personalities, delicious food and some pretty decent wine makes for a great corporate day out.  As this is the first year the

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Living Well ~ Dying Well Community Forum

Living Well ~ Dying Well Community Forum

Living Well ~ Dying Well Free Community Forum for the 55 year olds and over The Gympie Civic Centre Wednesday 24 July 2013 from 2pm to 6pm Dying is everyone’s business, and although every person dies, the majority of Queenslanders have a very poor understanding of advanced planning for a quality end of life. The

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Morning Tea

Community Volunteers Morning Tea

Community Volunteers Morning Tea The Civic Centre, Mellor Street Gympie Tuesday 23 July 2013 10:30am Annual Community Volunteers Morning Tea ~Tuesday, 23rd July Our way of saying thank you to our 120 volunteer members who give their time and expertise across a range of services – from fundraising to providing respite care for families Little

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Little Haven Week 2015

Little Haven Week 2015

>Little Haven Week 2015 Friday 10th July to Sunday 19th July followed by The Pop Up Shop opening on July 20th Please join us for Little Haven Week 2015 as we celebrate another year of providing quality end of life care and cancer support to residents of the Gympie and surrounding region and kick start

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Support Little Haven by a regular contribution

Support Little Haven by a regular contribution

Little Haven has provided professional and compassionate in home hospice care and support to over 2000 families burdened by illness, death, grief or loss. With no fee for service, funding the ever growing demand for our support requires a constant annual community fund raising effort. We know there are many people who would love to support Little Haven’s

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“Christmas in July” Lunch

“Christmas in July” Lunch

Saturday 20th July 2013 from 12.30pm Christmas need not come but once a year, celebrate with all the trimmings at The Little Haven Palliative Care Lunch. Scrumptious three course traditional Christmas Lunch with Great Entertainment by the ever popular Tom McCahon for just $35 adults or $20 children (5-12) Entree Pumpkin Soup with Crispy Roll

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Heart of Gold Film Festival

Heart of Gold Film Festival

Heart of Gold Film Festival The Gympie Civic Centre Thursday 11 July 2013 and ends Sunday 14 July 2013 Link out: Click here From July 11 – 14, the Heart of Gold International Film Festival will combine the genuine warmth and hospitality of a country town with Local and International films that are entertaining, funny,

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Little Haven Shed Sale

Little Haven Shed Sale

Saturday 22nd June 7am – 2 pm with Sausage Sizzle 12 Chapple Street, Gympie Opposite Railway Workshops Furniture Potted plants Clothes Books & Videos Linen odds and sods and everything in between Enquiries 5482 9091

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Gympie Golden Orchid Spectacular

Gympie Golden Orchid Spectacular

THE PAVILION, GYMPIE SHOWGROUNDS Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th  June 2013 from 8am – 4pm Link out: Click here The Gympie and District Orchid Society is hosting an Orchid Spectacular and Conference to  to celebrate its 50th anniversary. ORCHIDS of all shapes and colours take centre stage at the 2013 Gympie Golden Orchid Spectacular next

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Cooloola Debutante Ball

Event Name: Cooloola Debutante BallLocation: The Gympie Civic CentreStarts Friday 24 May 2013 and ends Friday 24 May 2013Description: Doors Open 6pm Entertainment by Sunshine Swing Band # Course Dinner Tickets $55 from Florist of Distinction and Petticoat Junction Bridal

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Dimboola Theatre Restaurant

Dimboola Theatre Restaurant

Thursday April 18th / Friday 19th & Saturday 20th and also Thursday April 25th / Friday 26th & Saturday 27th Senior Citizens Hall  Mellor Street Gympie Another hilarious and quality production by Director Peter Blyth and The Zodiac Players. HOLD on to your bridal trousseaus Gympie. After an absence of almost four years, the Zodiac

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Value of Early Intervention of Palliative Care Services Being Recognised

Value of Early Intervention of Palliative Care Services Being Recognised

From the New England Journal of Medicine…… The demand for palliative care specialists is growing rapidly, since timely palliative care consultations have been shown to improve the quality of care, reduce overall costs, and sometimes even increase longevity. The field grew out of a hospice tradition in which palliative treatment was delivered only at the

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Little Haven Shed Sale

Event Name: Little Haven Shed SaleLocation: 2 Chapple Street Gympie (opp Railway track)Starts Saturday 16 March 2013 at 07:00:00 and ends Sunday 17 March 2013 at 14:00Description: Saturday March 16th 7am – 2pm with Sausage Sizzle Sunday March 17th 7am— noon Chapple Street Opposite Railway Workshops Potted plants Clothes Books & Videos Linen odds and

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Dimboola Theatre Restaurant

Dimboola Theatre Restaurant

Thursday April 18th / Friday 19th & Saturday 20th and also Thursday April 25th / Friday 26th & Saturday 27th Senior Citizens Hall  Mellor Street Gympie Another hilarious and quality production by Director Peter Blyth and The Zodiac Players. HOLD on to your bridal trousseaus Gympie. After an absence of almost four years, the Zodiac

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Little Haven MONSTER Book Sale June 18th & 19th

Little Haven MONSTER Book Sale June 18th & 19th

Saturday 18th June  8 am – 3pm and Sunday 19th June 9am – 2pm The Senior Citizens Centre, Mellor Street Gympie BOOKS BOOKS and More Books at our Monster Book Sale Little Haven volunteers have been busily sorting through thousands of books generously donated by the local community for Gympie’s BIGGEST ANNUAL SECOND HAND BOOKSALE. The world of books

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Volunteer Induction Training

Volunteer Induction Training

The next Volunteer Induction Day will be held on Friday 8th May 2014, from 10am to 3pm. The Induction process aims at  welcoming and familiarising new volunteers to Little Havens mission and values and introduce them to roles within the organisation they may have an interest in helping out with. After completing induction, volunteers should

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Telling One’s Story Brings a Sense of Completion for The Dying

Telling One’s Story Brings a Sense of Completion for The Dying

Palliative Care Australia has just published a great article about Palliative Care Biography Services here . This is a wonderful article beautifully written by one of their Biography Volunteers. Little Haven  has also been offering this service to our patients for the past couple of years with some really heart warming responses to it.  Our volunteer Graeme Chisolm

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Empty Chairs At The Christmas Table

Empty Chairs At The Christmas Table

Christmas is a wonderful time to pause and count our blessings and delight in our family and friends. Unfortunately for some, the Christmas season is also one of sadness and loss. Even though I lost my father a number of years ago, Christmas is a time when I feel his absence most acutely. Dad left

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Calendar Girls Theatre Production

Calendar Girls Theatre Production

Jally Productions present Calendar Girls The Heritage Theatre  Gympie Civic Centre Friday 1 February 2013 from 6.30pm Link out: Click here At first glance it should look like your classic WI calendar. Jams, cakes and sewing and all that. Except for one thing…the ladies are not naked, they’re nude.’ A group of extraordinary women, members

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Little Haven pop Up Shop

Event Name: Little Haven pop Up ShopLocation: 123 Mary Street GympieStarts Monday 19 November 2012 at 8:30am and ends Saturday 8 December 2012 at 4:30pmDescription: 123 Mary Street, Gympie Monday 19th November 2012 to Saturday 8th December opening Hours 8.30am – 4.30pm Plants, craft, books, clothing, crockery, electrical goods, mobility aids, homemade cakes & preserves

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Little Haven pop Up Shop

Event Name: Little Haven pop Up ShopLocation: 123 Mary Street GympieStarts Monday 19 November 2012 at 8:30am and ends Saturday 8 December 2012 at 4:30pmDescription: 123 Mary Street, Gympie Monday 19th November 2012 to Saturday 8th December opening Hours 8.30am – 4.30pm Plants, craft, books, clothing, crockery, electrical goods, mobility aids, homemade cakes & preserves

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Little Haven Melbourne Cup Luncheon and Camel Races

Little Haven Melbourne Cup Luncheon and Camel Races

Glam up and get swept up in Melbourne Cup Fever! Little Haven’s  Melbourne Cup Luncheon and Camel Races The Pavilion, Gympie Trackside Tuesday 6th November 2012 from 11am Your best seat in the house to view Gympie’s famous Melbourne Cup Day  CAMEL RACES…………………..     Who’d be anywhere else! Melbourne Cup Tickets $40 Includes $10 race track entry Champagne & hors-d’oeuvres

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SEVEN A SIDE CRICKET CARNIVAL-Sunday 16 September 2012

Location: Gympie Cricket Fields, One Mile Oval Starts   8:00am Description: Gympie Cricket Association will host Seven A Side Cricket Carnival with BBQ, Bar and raffles. Raising funds for Little Haven Palliative Care GYMPIE Cricket Association is calling for cricket teams, no matter the skill level, to take to the crease for a good cause

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Little Haven AGM

Wednesday 19 September Little Haven Centre, 14 Henry Street, Gympie Drinks and Nibbles from 6.30pm Meeting Commencing at 7.00 pm Followed by Hot Supper ALL WELCOME! RSVP 17th September 2012 By Phone 5482 9091

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BoQ Broncos Charity Golf Day

BoQ Broncos Charity Golf Day

 BoQ Broncos Charity Golf Day The Gympie Pines Golf Course Friday 26 October 2012 at 7:30am to  4:00pm Brisbane Broncos’ Ben Hannant and Michael Hancock will be in Gympie for the day – chipping in for charity along with Off the Bench Crew Ben Ikin, Mark Corvo & Paul Dyer hosting the post game lunch. Players will have

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Little Haven Pop Up Shop

123 Mary Street, Gympie Monday 6 August 2012 to  Saturday 25 August opening Hours 8.30am – 4.30pm The Little Haven ”Pop Up Shop” from Monday 6th August for a 3 week stint….Plants, craft, books, clothing, crockery, electrical goods, mobility aids, homemade cakes & preserves and everything in between. If we don’t have it – it’s not

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Barefoot Bowls At Albert Park

Barefoot Bowls At Albert Park

Sunday 19 August 2012  10:00am to 1:30pm Albert Park Bowls Club will once again play host to their annual, eagerly awaited Barefoot Bowls afternoon this Sunday August 19th. All players are welcome and for your $10 registartion you’ll enjoy a a wonderful chance to try this great sport of bowling, along with full bar and sausage

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Fuss and Flair August 2012 Bridal Expo

  The August 2012 Bridal Expo promises to have something for everyone. Local businesses will be there to help Brides and Grooms to make their special day an occasion they will remember with a smile forever. If you are graduating this year and looking to see what is available for you locally then the Expo is the

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Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour Charity Dinner

Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour Charity Dinner

 The Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, the Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour provides rural, regional and metropolitan communities across Australia and New Zealand a chance to experience the magic of the iconic trophy. The Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour celebrates the heroes and stories intrinsically linked to the Victoria Racing Club’s 151-year

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