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Issue 13

Maroochy RSL & The Swan Bowls Club

Autumn edition 2011 Complimentary

Enjoy Autumn dining and entertainment at Maroochy RSL


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Autumn Edition

MAROOCHY RSL OPENING HOURS

Maroochy RSL Club

Mon – Thur 9am – midnight Fri – Sat 9am – 1am Sun – 8am – midnight.

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Opening Hours

PARKING Parking is available for patrons in the RSL Multi–storey and ground level carpark on Memorial Avenue.

Mon - Thur Fri - Sat Sun

9.00am - Midnight 9.00am - 1.00am 8.00am - Midnight

COURTESY BUS Parking Courtesy buses run north and south routes hourly Parking is available for patrons in the multi‑storey 3 Welcome every day. Please call 5443 2211 to arrange a pick up. car park on Memorial Avenue located directly KIDZ KONNECTION across from the RSL. 4 Community Fully supervised children’s recreation room is available. Free Courtesy Bus

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CONTACT DETAILS Maroochy RSL Club 7 Events Maroochydore, Centre @ Maroochy Memorial Avenue, Qld Phone: 07 5443 2211 • Fax: 07 5443 8105 Email: maroochy@maroochyrsl.com.au 8 Mystery Island Kids Club Web: www.maroochyrsl.com.au

10 SWAN March Calender THE OPENING HOURS Mon 7pm Calender • Tues 9am – 9pm 12 9am –April

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Maroochy RSL clubs, of reciprocal members guests and Memorial Avenue bona fide visitors Maroochydore, QLD 4558 (residing more than Phone: 07 radius 5443 2211 15km from the club). info@maroochyrsl.com.au Dress Code applies. www.maroochyrsl.com.au 2

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Infusion Bistro Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Wed 8am – 9pm • Thur 8am - 10pm Coffee on Fri 9am – 10pm • Sat 8am - 10pm • Sun 10am - 7pm Mon - Sun Hours vary due to bowls times. 14 mayMay Calender PARKING 16 is available Dining for patrons in the Swan carpark Parking off Baden Powell Street or beside the greens on Wright Street.

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Courtesy buses run north and south routes hourly every day. Please call 5443 2211 to arrange a pick up.

What’s On

Sun 8.00am - 10.00am Mon - Sun 12.00pm - 2.00pm Mon 5.00pm - 8.00pm Tue - Thu & Sun 5.30pm - 8.00pm Fri - Sat 5.30pm - 8.30pm

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Heroes Sports Bar Mon - Fri Sat Sun

10.00am - Late 9.00am - Late 10.00am - Late

COURTESY BUS Courtesy buses available 7 days via RSL on 5443 2211. Mystery Island Kids Club 20 Membership A fully supervised children’s recreation room. CONTACT DETAILS Mon - Fri 5.00pm - 10.00pm Maroochy Swan Bowls Club 21 Swan BowlsPowell ClubStreet Cnr Anzac The Avenue & Baden Sat 10.00am - 10.00pm Maroochydore, Qld Sun 10.00am - 3.00pm & 5.00pm - 10.00pm Phone: 07 5443 1370 • Fax: 07 5443 7396 23 Out and About Opening hours, school & public holidays. Email: swanbowls@bigpond.com Web: www.swanbowlsclub.com.au Mon - Fri 10.00am - 2.00pm & 5.00pm - 10.00pm Details are correct at time of printing. Subject to change. Sat 10.00am - 10.00pm Memorial Cotton Tree Sun 10.00am 3.00pm & 5.00pm - 10.00pm Ave Esplanade

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Entry Requirements For Both Clubs Entry is restricted to members, member’s guests, members of reciprocal clubs and bona fide visitors residing more than a 15km radius from both clubs. Dress code applies. Information for members, guests & bonafide visitors *correct at time of printing


Welcome

Maroochy RSL Club Report Best Club on the Sunshine Coast 2010

Len Thompson Chairman

Hello Members, On behalf of the Maroochy RSL Board of Directors, welcome to the Autumn edition of Backstage.

QUEENSLAND FLOOD DISASTER

It is an exciting time for the club and we are pleased to welcome on board Mr Harvey Fewings, to take the helm as General Manager of Maroochy RSL. Harvey has a wealth of experience in the RSL industry and brings with him an extensive array of commercial skills, all of which stand to benefit Maroochy RSL greatly. Harvey is also a Returned Serviceman, having served in a number of overseas locations. We are thrilled to have Harvey as part of the Maroochy RSL team and together look forward to achieving great things. After the recent tragic events, the Maroochy RSL Club extends its heartfelt concern for all Queenslanders, especially those within our own local community, who have suffered loss during this tragic time. Many of our fellow clubs across Queensland have also experienced damage in the floods. We wish for a fast recovery for our great State. We have a lot planned for the coming months throughout the club. We hope you enjoy the great dining and club activities and we wish you and your family a very happy and safe Easter.

In response to the severe floods that have devastated many communities the Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment (AGDRP) has been activated to assist people who have been adversely affected by flooding. Assistance is available for Australian residents that meet the program’s eligibility criteria, offering a one-off AGDRP payment of $1000 per adult and $400 for each child under 16 years of age. If you or someone you know has been affected by flooding please speak to Centrelink as soon as possible to arrange AGDRP assistance. You have until 4 July 2011 to complete and lodge a claim for this payment. For eligibility and more information call Centrelink on 180 22 66, visit your local Centrelink Customer Service Centre or Centrelink Agent, or visit the website at www.centrelink.gov.au

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Hello Members,

As a recent addition to the Maroochy RSL team, I would like to welcome you to the Autumn edition of Backstage. I am very excited and proud to join the Maroochy RSL, and look forward to meeting and working with you, our members, in the days and months to come to make sure Maroochy RSL continues to strive to new heights. Communities all over Queensland are still recovering from the recent floods and devastation. To offer support to those affected, Maroochy RSL raised funds for the Disaster Relief Appeal and donated furniture to other RSL clubs inundated by floodwaters. The cleanup will continue for some time and our thoughts remain with all those impacted. In April, we commemorate the most important day on the RSL calendar, ANZAC Day, where we honour those who have served Australia. There will again be two ceremonies, one at 4.15am at the Cenotaph on the Esplanade at Cotton Tree, and the main march commencing at 8.30am through Memorial Avenue and onto the Cenotaph at Cotton Tree. Entry into Maroochy RSL prior to 1pm is by ticket only. Sub Branch, Ex-Service and current service personnel can pre-purchase tickets at the Maroochy RSL Sub Branch and Maroochy RSL from March 28. Maroochy RSL will open for normal trading at 1pm. For a full program of the events for ANZAC Day, please refer to page 24. Maroochy RSL is a club passionate and committed to giving back to the community. Throughout the year the club supports many local organisations,

not-for-profit groups and events by way of sponsorship or donations. Local schools, charities and sporting groups are just a few of the many who have benefited and you, our valued members, can feel proud to be a part of this achievement. You can read more about the support Maroochy RSL members have recently donated to the local community on page 4. For all of those chocolate lovers out there, Easter is just around the corner! Mystery Island will be holding an egg hunt and bonnet parade on Easter Sunday and there may even be a visit from the Easter Bunny! For a full list of the Easter school holiday activities being held in Mystery Island see page 8. The second Sunday in May is Mothers Day, so don’t forget to spoil your mum and let her know how much you appreciate her! Infusion Bistro will be holding a full buffet breakfast where each mother will receive a flower. For more details, please turn to page 16. If you decide to let your mum enjoy a sleep in on Mothers Day, why not spoil her with the buffet carvery lunch on Level 1 from 12noon. For more details, please see page 7 and bookings can be made on our website or at reception. Be sure to read through the calendars for March-May, starting on page 10, for full details on all the entertainment, promotions and meal specials throughout Autumn. On behalf of the team at Maroochy RSL I would like to wish you all a safe Easter Break.

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Community

Community has a reason to smile

During 2010, the Maroochy RSL provided direct financial support to a host of local sporting and community groups, on top of in-kind support through free venue hire and volunteer assistance by staff. 2011 looks set to achieve the same.

While the club helps these organisations directly, the flow-on effect of these community contributions has an even greater reach.

This year the generosity will continue with more than 80 different clubs and organisations benefiting from Maroochy RSL sponsorships and donations.

“Seeing volunteers working together, mateship, young people getting involved, and older people enjoying something that we have sponsored, makes us all very proud to be able to offer our help to the community.”

Len Thompson, Chairman of Maroochy RSL’s Board, said the magnitude of the club’s community support often went unseen. So many staff and members gave time to coordinate activities and assist others, on top of the considerable financial support to a wide range of community organisations. “In 2011, we look forward to continue helping Sunshine Coast clubs maintain their facilities, raise funds for charities and provide sponsorship for various sporting clubs,” Mr Thompson said. “Apart from seeing happy members and visitors at the club, it is one of the most rewarding facets of being central to the Sunshine Coast community.” One of the local clubs to receive support from Maroochy RSL is the Maroochy Roos Junior AFL Club. The local club has been supported by the club for the past six years. Club president Tony Kennedy said the money donated by Maroochy RSL has allowed the club to buy new jerseys for all age groups. “We would struggle to exist year-to-year if it wasn’t for their sponsorship,” Mr Kennedy said. “Thanks to the financial assistance from the club, we are able to keep our registration costs at a price that is affordable for all children.” Maroochydore Rugby Union’s Ian Portingale agreed and said the sponsorship has allowed the club, with 300 Coast members, to keep their annual fees low from junior to senior teams. “Another side is their willingness to assist us in relation to functions by letting us utilise the function area at the Maroochy RSL when required,” Mr Portingale said.

“It’s easy to see how donations can make a real difference when they are used for facilities or equipment,” Mr Thompson said.

Just some of the organisations that Maroochy RSL assisted in 2010 include: • Give Me 5 For Kids • Maroochydore Football Club • Maroochydore Rugby Union • Maroochydore Coolum Senior Rugby League • Maroochy RSL Clippers • Mountain Creek Netball • Mountain Creek High School Basketball • Maroochydore Hockey Club • Hear and Say Center Sunshine Coast • Maroochydore Ex-Service Women • Bloomhill Cancer • Adopt-a-Family • Volunteering Sunshine Coast • Maroochydore High School

Congratulations to Maroochy RSL’s Star Achievers... for the month of November Neal Kelly, Angela Balke and Trevor Low

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for the month of December Peter Box and Matt Garson

for the month of January Karen Kelly, Wayne Newton and Carol Wills


Try your skills at snooker

Community

Dawn Richmond is on a mission. The no-nonsense, straight-talking president of the Maroochy RSL Snooker Club is trying to attract new members and she’s after some young blood. In 2010, the club had a membership base of 92 with “more elderly people in it than young” and she would like to see a little more balance across the membership board. The club’s youngest member is 17 and she is hoping more young people come in and pit their skills against some talented competitors. “You’ve got to use your brain a bit (playing snooker)” she said. So the challenge is out there. Have you got what it takes? It might have a reputation as a sport for the more mature but Dawn said an 18 year-old won a handicap tournament last year and a Brisbane-based player who is only about 20 has been playing world class snooker in overseas tournaments. Of course more mature members are also welcome. With many RSL Clubs removing their snooker tables, Maroochy is one of the few snooker clubs left on the Coast. She said for older people with bad backs, who can’t bend down to play bowls, snooker gives them an opportunity to continue playing a competitive sport and one that requires skill and tactics. “We run five top tournaments a year,” Dawn said. Each tournament runs over three days, starting Friday and finishing Sunday, and can accommodate 32 players.

The Snooker Club has six registered referees, who are qualified to referee at big tournaments anywhere in Australia. The Club has five accredited coaches and free coaching is available to anyone who would like to learn the finer details of the sport. Every Thursday is social night. Players need to register by 5.45pm for a 6pm start. All visitors are welcome but they must become Snooker Club members after three nights. Membership for the Maroochy RSL Snooker Club is $5 per year. For more information contact Dawn Richmond on (07) 5448 4802. The Snooker and Billiard room is also open to Maroochy RSL general members.

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Competition is rife in the Rixon household and there are no holds barred when someone is on a winning streak. The Buderim family of four is a bowling family – lawn bowls that is – and in a sport where age is no barrier, there is plenty of friendly rivalry between the four. However it is probably fair to say that nine year-old Rebecca and 13 year-old Connie-Leigh are the rising stars of the family. The two girls, who play in junior tournaments throughout south-east Queensland and train at Maroochydore’s Swan Lawn Bowls Club, both made it into the District Ladies team before their mum, Rose. “They rubbed that in,” Rose said with a laugh. Both have been playing the sport for about two years and have embraced it. But it was quite by accident that they got involved. “We used to go down to our grandparent’s place in New South Wales and all the parents used to play (bowls) and all the kids used to sit inside and play Snap and things like that,” Connie-Leigh said. Driving past the Swan Bowls Club in Maroochydore one day, Rose noticed a sign advertising lawn bowls lessons. Before they knew what was happening she had walked in, signed up for lessons and signed the girls up as well. It was not long before the two girls were showing everyone that they had talent and would be a force to be reckoned with. “I love it. It’s a fun game,” Rebecca said. “It’s really cool because everyone cheers you on and they make it really fun for you,” she said. She trains twice a week and plays every Saturday and she thrives on the finer points of the game.

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“You have to concentrate. It makes you work harder.” The girls both prefer to play in a junior tournament however because they are so young and there are so few Coast youngsters playing the sport, they often play against people five or more years their senior. They also play social games at the Swan Bowls Club on Saturday afternoons in a friendly but competitive environment against adults. And while not too many of their school mates are involved both girls think it is a great game for young people. In the meantime, there is no end to the family rivalry. Swan Bowls Club offers free coaching with accredited coaches on Wednesday and Saturday mornings or by appointment. Call 5443 1370 for more information. backstage 5


Regular Entertainment

There is something to entertain everyone, every week at Maroochy RSL Trivia Mondays 6.30pm Test your knowledge and you could win some cash! Join us for trivia and you can win a share in some great prizes, or some cold, hard cash with the weekly jackpot. It’s free to play and we can accommodate teams between one and 50 people!

NPL Poker Tuesdays 7.00pm Why not practice your poker face at free NPL poker every Tuesday night? Everyone from beginners to experienced players are welcome. Play to accrue points and win great prizes. Registration from 6.00pm for a 7.00pm start. Players must be 18 years or over to play.

Bingo Mondays 7.30pm, Wednesdays 9.45am, Fridays 9.45am, Sundays 7.30pm Experience the best bingo in town at any of our four big sessions, every week with cash prizes to be won. If you haven’t played bingo before it is easy to pick up, and the bingo staff can show you how to play on the day. It is a great opportunity to bring friends or make new ones.

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Be in the club for our Terrific Tuesday Raffles, and you could win one of 50 prizes. Purchase your tickets from 10.00am and enjoy the free entertainment through until 1.00pm when the draw commences.

Morning Fun on The Avenue Join us every Thursday for our Morning Fun on The Avenue. Raffle tickets are on sale between 9.30am - 11.00am, followed by games, raffles and auctions with great prizes to be won until 12.30pm.

Pick of the Table Raffles Fridays 5.00pm

Raffle tickets are on sale between 5.00pm - 7.00pm. Sit back and unwind to the sounds of our entertainment, until the draw begins at 7.00pm. You could win with one of 60 prizes. The draw will be followed by live entertainment from 8.00pm.

Super Saturday Raffles Saturdays 11.00am Raffle tickets are on sale between 11.00am - 1.00pm, with the draw commencing at 1.00pm. You could win one of 60 prizes. The draw is followed by live entertainment from 2.00pm. 6

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Impressive Choice By Lisa Gore, food critic

It was a Friday evening. It had been a huge week and I had a house full of hungry guests, including two energetic eight-year-old kids and an empty fridge. At the mention of takeaway, the hungry critters suggested seafood, pasta, salad (of course that was from an older critter) and my vegetarian friend was solo in her request for leafy meals. With no common link between their requests, I started to fret. That was until I remembered reading about my local club, Maroochy RSL’s, new pasta night on a Friday.

My dining partners chose the spicy chorizo pasta dish, the vegetarian lasagne, pumpkin soup and plate upon plate of potato and Greek salads. They were all impressed with the endless choice of sauces and pasta varieties. The presentation was spot on and everything was clearly labelled and topped up the moment it looked low.

The all-you-can-eat-pasta night is held every Friday from 5.30pm on Level 1 of the club.

My southern friends were impressed with the level of choice on offer and value for money for just $15.

Located near the bar facilities and with options to sit inside or outside on the balcony, the pasta nights are proving very popular with patrons.

But I think the best comment from the night was from Mr eight-year-old ‘wow mum yummy dinner, can I have some more?’

For just $15 for members and $8 for kids, the pasta buffet offers all varieties of pasta and toppings. There is also a variety of side dishes on offer to accompany the pasta choices.

Anything that can get my eight-year-old eating good food has my vote.

On the night we were there, I opted for the seafood pasta, which had an abundance of fresh mussels and prawns. While I wanted to try the other

Don’t miss the Level 1 Sunday Seafood Buffet, held on the last Sunday of every month and featuring a wide selection of fresh local seafood.

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Friday

Enjoy a Pasta Night out!

Enjoy a large selection of delicious pastas, freshly cooked on the spot Open 5.30pm – 8.30pm Bar open til late

The Level 1 pasta night is held every Friday from 5.30pm. For reservations phone reception on (07) 5443 2211 or visit www.maroochyrsl.com.au.

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As quickly as I could say “all-you-can-eat”, they were all tucking napkins into their shirts and piling into the car.

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Last Sunday of each month Join us for the best, all-you-can-eat, seafood buffet on the coast. Great value, amazing quality and the freshest local seafood! Available from midday to 2.30pm the last Sunday of every month MEMBERS

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Level 1, Maroochy RSL

May 8 from 12noon Enjoy a buffet lunch including:

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$13.50 • Carvery of Beef and Pork Children under 12 • Served with Accompaniments • Hot Dishes and Seasonal Vegetables • Cold cuts of Meats and array of Antipasto • Selection of Salads • Tantalising Desserts with our famous Chocolate Fountain • Cheeseboard, dried fruits and crackers • Fresh brewed Coffee and a selection of Tea Book online or at reception backstage 7


Mystery Island Kids Club

Kids Club

Easter Craft Weekend

St Patrick’s Day Thursday March 17 6.00pm - 9.00pm

Saturday April 23 and Sunday April 24

Come and celebrate St Patrick’s Day with the team in Mystery Island!

All weekend!

Wear all the green you can and create Irish arts and crafts

Celebrate Easter in Mystery Island with our Easter craft weekend Make your very own Easter cards, bunny ears and Easter basket – which will come in very handy for the Easter egg hunts on Sunday at 11.00am and 1.00pm

School Holidays Masquerade Party Sunday March 19 6.00pm - 9.00pm Make a mask at home to wear, or design one in Mystery Island and join us for a mask relay and celebrity games. Each child who wears or makes a mask will receive a Mystery Island party bag. There will be a prize for the best boys and girls mask A masquerade parade will be held at 7.00pm

Special appearance by the Easter Bunny on Sunday from 10.30am - 1.30pm

Monday April 18 – Tuesday April 26 Come and visit Mystery Island during the school holidays, with something different happening every day! For full details of all our school holiday activities, download the calendar from the Mystery Island page of our website www.maroochyrsl.com.au/mystery-island Don’t forget we are also open 10.00am - 2.00pm every week day during the school holidays (Please note Mystery Island will be closed Good Friday)

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Mystery Island 2nd Birthday Party

State of Origin Game 1 Wednesday May 25 From 6.00pm

Sunday May 1

Watch the first State of Origin game for 2011 live on the big screen

11.00am - 2.00pm & 6.00pm - 9.00pm Mystery Island is turning two! Come and join our birthday party including facepainting, pirate treasure hunts, fun games and great prizes.

We will also be playing mini ball games and you can design your own footy jersey

Mother’s Day Craft Weekend Saturday May 7 and Sunday May 8 All weekend long! Come and make something special for your Mum at Mystery Island’s Mother’s Day Craft Weekend Bring your favourite pictures of your Mum and decorate a photo frame or mini flip-flop photo album for her You can also design Mum her very own unique piece of jewellery with beads

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Open 7 nights a week, and all day Saturday, 10am till 10pm Catering for kids from 4 - 17 years old

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March SUNDAY

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1 Entertainment Woody Dean 10.00am - 1.00pm RAFFLES Terrific Tuesday 10.00am - 2.00pm NPL POKER 7.00pm

Pancake Day

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Buffet Breakfast 8.00am - 10.00am $10.50 Family Roast Night 5.30pm - 8.00pm $10.95 Entertainment Rebel Rouser 6.00pm - 10pm BINGO 7.00pm

3 Course Dinner 5.00pm - 8.00pm $13.95 TRIVIA 6.30pm BINGO 7.30pm

Entertainment Craig Shaw 10.00am - 1.00pm RAFFLES Terrific Tuesday 10.00am - 2.00pm NPL POKER 7.00pm

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Buffet Breakfast 8.00am - 10.00am $10.50 Family Roast Night 5.30pm - 8.00pm $10.95 Entertainment Too Many Hands 6.00pm - 10.00pm BINGO 7.00pm

3 Course Dinner 5.00pm - 8.00pm $13.95 TRIVIA 6.30pm BINGO 7.30pm

Entertainment Roy Daniels 10.00am - 1.00pm RAFFLES Terrific Tuesday 10.00am - 2.00pm NPL POKER 7.00pm

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Buffet Breakfast 8.00am - 10.00am $10.50 Family Roast Night 5.30pm - 8.00pm $10.95 Entertainment Jukebox Conxâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ion 6.00pm - 10.00pm BINGO 7.00pm

3 Course Dinner 5.00pm - 8.00pm $13.95 TRIVIA 6.30pm BINGO 7.30pm

Entertainment Bob Mildren 10.00am - 1.00pm RAFFLES Terrific Tuesday 10.00am - 2.00pm NPL POKER 7.00pm

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Buffet Breakfast 8.00am - 10.00am $10.50 Level 1 Sunday Seafood Buffet 12noon - 2.30pm $39.50 Family Roast Night 5.30pm - 8.00pm $10.95 Entertainment Buddy Love and the Tremors 6.00pm - 10.00pm BINGO 7.00pm

3 Course Dinner 5.00pm - 8.00pm $13.95 TRIVIA 6.30pm BINGO 7.30pm

Entertainment Dave Clayton 10.00am - 1.00pm RAFFLES Terrific Tuesday 10.00am - 2.00pm NPL POKER 7.00pm

Tuesday March 8 Enjoy a stack of pancakes with a selection of toppings for only $5.50. See page 18 for more details

CASH TO BE WON!

$10,000 Major Cash Draw Wednesday March 9 at 7.30pm You could win a share in $10,000 cash! Winners must be present to claim their prize

Enjoy a traditional Irish meal alongside a pot of Guinness for only $14.95. See page 18 for more details

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Details are correct at time of printing & may be subject to change.

Please check in Club or website for updates www.maroochyrsl.com.au

WEDNESDAY

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BINGO 9.45am Pokie Promo 12noon Kids Eat Free at Infusion Bistro 5.30pm - 8.00pm Entertainment Modern Jive Live with the Zoo Keepers 7.00pm - 10.00pm

RAFFLES Morning Fun on The Avenue 9.30am - 12.30pm $16.95 Meal Deal at Infusion Bistro 5.30pm - 8.00pm Entertainment Lynelle Leighton Trio 7.00pm - 10.00pm

BINGO 9.45am RAFFLES Pick of the Table 5.00pm Level 1 Pasta Night 5.30pm - 8.30pm $15 Entertainment Gavin Hamburger 5.00pm - 7.00pm Chic Chic Boom 8.00pm - 12.00pm

RAFFLES Super Saturday 11.00am Entertainment Perry O 2.00pm - 4.00pm Wayne Wiltshire 5.00pm - 7.00pm Blonde Chocolate 8.00pm - 12.00pm

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RAFFLES Morning Fun on The Avenue 9.30am - 12.30pm $16.95 Meal Deal at Infusion Bistro 5.30pm - 8.00pm Entertainment The Funsters 7.00pm - 10.00pm

BINGO 9.45am RAFFLES Pick of the Table 5.00pm Level 1 Pasta Night 5.30pm - 8.30pm $15 Entertainment Julian Jones 5.00pm - 7.00pm Modern Jive Live with the Zoo Keepers 8.00pm - 12.00pm

RAFFLES Super Saturday 11.00am Entertainment Marty Hurst 2.00pm - 4.00pm Chris Doyle 5.00pm - 7.00pm After Hours 8.00pm - 12.00pm

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BINGO 9.45am Pokie Promo 12noon Kids Eat Free at Infusion Bistro 5.30pm - 8.00pm Entertainment Duelling Pianos 7.00pm - 10.00pm

RAFFLES Morning Fun on The Avenue 9.30am - 12.30pm $16.95 Meal Deal at Infusion Bistro 5.30pm - 8.00pm Entertainment Simply Three 7.00pm - 10.00pm

BINGO 9.45am RAFFLES Pick of the Table 5.00pm Level 1 Pasta Night 5.30pm - 8.30pm $15 Entertainment Rene Diaz 5.00pm - 7.00pm Ear Candy Trio 8.00pm - 12.00pm

RAFFLES Super Saturday 11.00am Entertainment Michael Gant 2.00pm - 4.00pm Annie Jeffs 5.00pm - 7.00pm Country Boys 8.00pm - 12.00pm

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BINGO 9.45am Pokie Promo 12noon Kids Eat Free at Infusion Bistro 5.30pm - 8.00pm Entertainment Seductive Soul 7.00pm - 10.00pm

RAFFLES Morning Fun on The Avenue 9.30am - 12.30pm $16.95 Meal Deal at Infusion Bistro 5.30pm - 8.00pm Entertainment The Street 7.00pm - 10.00pm

BINGO 9.45am RAFFLES Pick of the Table 5.00pm Level 1 Pasta Night 5.30pm - 8.30pm $15 Entertainment Wayne Wiltshire 5.00pm - 7.00pm Adrenaline 8.00pm - 12.00pm

RAFFLES Super Saturday 11.00am Entertainment Dave Walker 2.00pm - 4.00pm Gavin Hamburger 5.00pm - 7.00pm Black Magic 8.00pm - 12.00pm

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RAFFLES Morning Fun on The Avenue 9.30am - 12.30pm $16.95 Meal Deal at Infusion Bistro 5.30pm - 8.00pm Entertainment Cats Tango Trio 7.00pm - 10.00pm

Cash Draw

BINGO 9.45am Pokie Promo 12noon Kids Eat Free at Infusion Bistro 5.30pm - 8.00pm Entertainment Smooth and Groove Duo 6.00pm - 10.00pm

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April

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Wishing you a Safe and Happy Easter from Maroochy RSL

Easter Sunday Sunday April 24 The kids can visit Mystery Island and enjoy an Easter egg hunt, a bonnet parade and maybe even catch a glimpse of the Easter Bunny! See page 8 for more details

Lest we forget

ANZAC Day

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Buffet Breakfast 8.00am - 10.00am $10.50 Family Roast Night 5.30pm - 8.00pm $10.95 Entertainment Quando 6.00pm - 10.00pm BINGO 7.00pm

3 Course Dinner 5.00pm - 8.00pm $13.95 TRIVIA 6.30pm BINGO 7.30pm

Entertainment Noel Parlane 10.00am - 1.00pm RAFFLES Terrific Tuesday 10.00am - 2.00pm NPL POKER 7.00pm

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11

12

Buffet Breakfast 8.00am - 10.00am $10.50 Family Roast Night 5.30pm - 8.00pm $10.95 Entertainment Chi Chi 6.00pm - 10.00pm BINGO 7.00pm

3 Course Dinner 5.00pm - 8.00pm $13.95 TRIVIA 6.30pm BINGO 7.30pm

Entertainment Marco 10.00am - 1.00pm RAFFLES Terrific Tuesday 10.00am - 2.00pm NPL POKER 7.00pm

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19

Buffet Breakfast 8.00am - 10.00am $10.50 Family Roast Night 5.30pm - 8.00pm $10.95 Entertainment Facin the Crowd 6.00pm - 10.00pm BINGO 7.00pm

3 Course Dinner 5.00pm - 8.00pm $13.95 TRIVIA 6.30pm BINGO 7.30pm

Entertainment Bob Mildren 10.00am - 1.00pm RAFFLES Terrific Tuesday 10.00am - 2.00pm NPL POKER 7.00pm

24 Easter Sunday

25 Anzac Day

26

Buffet Breakfast 8.00am - 10.00am $10.50 Level 1 Sunday Seafood Buffet 12noon - 2.30pm $39.50 Family Roast Night 5.30pm - 8.00pm $10.95 Entertainment Swizzle 6.00pm - 10pm BINGO 7.00pm

CLUB OPENS at 1.00pm Kids welcome from 5.00pm 3 Course Dinner 5.00pm - 8.00pm $13.95 Entertainment Dave Clayton 1.00pm - 4.00pm Simply Two 4.30pm - 7.30pm The Street 8.00pm -11.30pm

Entertainment Roy Daniels 10.00am - 1.00pm RAFFLES Terrific Tuesday 10.00am - 2.00pm NPL POKER 7.00pm

Monday April 25 Club opens at 1pm. For full details on services and events, please refer to page 24

Kids Eat Free Perfect for the school holidays every Wednesday night, the kids eat free* in Infusion Bistro! *Conditions apply. Please see reception for details

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Details are correct at time of printing & may be subject to change.

Please check in Club or website for updates www.maroochyrsl.com.au

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

1

2

BINGO 9.45am RAFFLES Pick of the Table 5.00pm Level 1 Pasta Night 5.30pm - 8.30pm $15 Entertainment Renae Suttie 5.00pm - 7.00pm Crossfire 8.00pm - 12.00pm

RAFFLES Super Saturday 11.00am Entertainment Bazza 2.00pm - 4.00pm Chris Doyle 5.00pm - 7.00pm Melaanie and Brown Suga 8.00pm - 12.00pm

6

7

8

9

BINGO 9.45am Pokie Promo 12noon Kids Eat Free at Infusion Bistro 5.30pm - 8.00pm Entertainment Modern Jive Live with the Zookeepers 7.00pm - 10.00pm

RAFFLES Morning Fun on The Avenue 9.30am - 12.30pm $16.95 Meal Deal at Infusion Bistro 5.30pm - 8.00pm Entertainment Rhythm in Red 7.00pm - 10.00pm

BINGO 9.45am RAFFLES Pick of the Table 5.00pm Level 1 Pasta Night 5.30pm - 8.30pm $15 Entertainment Gavin Hamburger 5.00pm - 7.00pm Captain Wow 8.00pm - 12.00pm

RAFFLES Super Saturday 11.00am Entertainment Perry O 2.00pm - 4.00pm Wayne Wiltshire 5.00pm - 7.00pm The Elements 8.00pm - 12.00pm

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14

15

16

BINGO 9.45am Pokie Promo 12noon Kids Eat Free at Infusion Bistro 5.30pm - 8.00pm Entertainment Smooth and Groove Duo 7.00pm - 10.00pm

RAFFLES Morning Fun on The Avenue 9.30am - 12.30pm $16.95 Meal Deal at Infusion Bistro 5.30pm - 8.00pm Entertainment Blonde Chocolate 7.00pm - 10.00pm

BINGO 9.45am RAFFLES Pick of the Table 5.00pm Level 1 Pasta Night 5.30pm - 8.30pm $15 Entertainment Roy Morris 5.00pm - 7.00pm Chic Chic Boom 8.00pm - 12.00pm

RAFFLES Super Saturday 11.00am Entertainment Dave Walker 2.00pm - 4.00pm Roger Lewis 5.00pm - 7.00pm Smooth and Groove Trio 8.00pm - 12.00pm

20

21

22

23

BINGO 9.45am Pokie Promo 12noon Kids Eat Free at Infusion Bistro 5.30pm - 8.00pm Entertainment Matrix Trio 7.00pm - 10.00pm

RAFFLES Morning Fun on The Avenue 9.30am - 12.30pm $16.95 Meal Deal at Infusion Bistro 5.30pm - 8.00pm Easter Eggtravaganza Raffle 5pm Entertainment Perry O 5.00pm - 7.00pm BT Band 8.00pm - 11.00pm

CLUB CLOSED

Good Friday

RAFFLES Super Saturday 11.00am Entertainment Billy Guy 2.00pm - 4.00pm Craig Shaw 5.00pm - 7.00pm Kaffene 8.00pm - 12.00pm

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BINGO 9.45am Pokie Promo 12noon Kids Eat Free at Infusion Bistro 5.30pm - 8.00pm Entertainment James Johnston 7.00pm - 10.00pm

RAFFLES Morning Fun on The Avenue 9.30am - 12.30pm $16.95 Meal Deal at Infusion Bistro 5.30pm - 8.00pm Entertainment Too Many Hands 7.00pm - 10.00pm

BINGO 9.45am RAFFLES Pick of the Table 5.00pm Level 1 Pasta Night 5.30pm - 8.30pm $15 Entertainment Wayne Wiltshire 5.00pm - 7.00pm Retromatic 8.00pm - 12.00pm

RAFFLES Super Saturday 11.00am Entertainment Michael Gant 2.00pm - 4.00pm Michael Whitmore 5.00pm - 7.00pm Simply Three 8.00pm - 12.00pm

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May Mother s Day Sunday May 8 Spoil your mum this Mother’s Day with a delicious breakfast in Infusion Bistro from 8am, or a buffet lunch on Level 1 from 12noon. See page 7 and 16 for more details

State of Origin Game 1 Wednesday May 25 Watch the first game of the 2011 State of Origin on the big screen in The Avenue or Heroes Sports Bar

Thursday Night Meal Deal Beer Battered Barramundi and sauce Remoulade or a 250grm Rump Steak with your choice of sauce Served with Salad, Chunky Chips and a beverage* all for only $16.95 *Conditions apply. Please see page 17 for details

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SUNDAY

MONDAY

TUESDAY

1

2

3

Buffet Breakfast 8.00am - 10.00am $10.50 Family Roast Night 5.30pm - 8.00pm $10.95 Entertainment Just the Ticket 6.00pm - 10.00pm BINGO 7.00pm

3 Course Dinner 5.00pm - 8.00pm $13.95 TRIVIA 6.30pm BINGO 7.30pm

Entertainment Roy Daniels 10.00am - 1.00pm RAFFLES Terrific Tuesday 10.00am - 2.00pm NPL POKER 7.00pm

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10

Mother’s Day Buffet Breakfast 8.00am - 10.00am $13.50 Level 1 Mother’s Day Lunch $30 Family Roast Night 5.30pm - 8.00pm $10.95 Entertainment Atmosphere 6.00pm - 10.00pm BINGO 7.00pm

3 Course Dinner 5.00pm - 8.00pm $13.95 TRIVIA 6.30pm BINGO 7.30pm

Entertainment Dave Clayton 10.00am - 1.00pm RAFFLES Terrific Tuesday 10.00am - 2.00pm NPL POKER 7.00pm

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16

17

Buffet Breakfast 8.00am - 10.00am $10.50 Family Roast Night 5.30pm - 8.00pm $10.95 Entertainment Meerkats 6.00pm - 10.00pm BINGO 7.00pm

3 Course Dinner 5.00pm - 8.00pm $13.95 TRIVIA 6.30pm BINGO 7.30pm

Entertainment Woddy Dean 10.00am - 1.00pm RAFFLES Terrific Tuesday 10.00am - 2.00pm NPL POKER 7.00pm

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23

24

Buffet Breakfast 8.00am - 10.00am $10.50 Family Roast Night 5.30pm - 8.00pm $10.95 Entertainment Shindig 6.00pm - 10.00pm BINGO 7.00pm

3 Course Dinner 5.00pm - 8.00pm $13.95 TRIVIA 6.30pm BINGO 7.30pm

Entertainment Bob Mildren 10.00am - 1.00pm RAFFLES Terrific Tuesday 10.00am - 2.00pm NPL POKER 7.00pm

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30

31

Buffet Breakfast 8.00am - 10.00am $10.50 Level 1 Seafood Buffet 12noon - 2.30pm $39.50 Family Roast Night 5.30pm - 8.00pm $10.95 Entertainment Route 66 6.00pm - 10.00pm BINGO 7.00pm

3 Course Dinner 5.00pm - 8.00pm $13.95 TRIVIA 6.30pm BINGO 7.30pm

Entertainment Bazza 10.00am - 1.00pm RAFFLES Terrific Tuesday 10.00am - 2.00pm NPL POKER 7.00pm

Mother s Day


Details are correct at time of printing & may be subject to change.

Please check in Club or website for updates www.maroochyrsl.com.au

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

4

5

6

7

BINGO 9.45am Pokie Promo 12noon Kids Eat Free at Infusion Bistro 5.30pm - 8.00pm Entertainment Modern Jive Live with the Zookeepers 7.00pm - 10.00pm

RAFFLES Morning Fun on The Avenue 9.30am - 12.30pm $16.95 Meal Deal at Infusion Bistro 5.30pm - 8.00pm Entertainment Me & Mrs Jones Trio 7.00pm - 10.00pm

BINGO 9.45am RAFFLES Pick of the Table 5.00pm Level 1 Pasta Night 5.30pm - 8.30pm $15 Entertainment Renae Suttie 5.00pm - 7.00pm Millennium 8.00pm - 12.00pm

RAFFLES Super Saturday 11.00am Entertainment Doug Stuart 2.00pm - 4.00pm Chris Doyle 5.00pm - 7.00pm Melaanie and Brown Suga 8.00pm - 12.00pm

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14

BINGO 9.45am Pokie Promo 12noon Kids Eat Free at Infusion Bistro 5.30pm - 8.00pm Entertainment Smooth and Groove Duo 7.00pm - 10.00pm

RAFFLES Morning Fun on The Avenue 9.30am - 12.30pm $16.95 Meal Deal at Infusion Bistro 5.30pm - 8.00pm Entertainment Sets and the City 7.00pm - 10.00pm

BINGO 9.45am RAFFLES Pick of the Table 5.00pm Level 1 Pasta Night 5.30pm - 8.30pm $15 Entertainment Gavin Hamburger 5.00pm - 7.00pm The Sweet Souls 8.00pm - 12.00pm

RAFFLES Super Saturday 11.00am Entertainment Marty Hurst 2.00pm - 4.00pm Wayne Wiltshire 5.00pm - 7.00pm Duelling Pianos 8.00pm - 12.00pm

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21

BINGO 9.45am Pokie Promo 12noon Kids Eat Free at Infusion Bistro 5.30pm - 8.00pm Entertainment Duelling Pianos 7.00pm - 10.00pm

RAFFLES Morning Fun on The Avenue 9.30am - 12.30pm $16.95 Meal Deal at Infusion Bistro 5.30pm - 8.00pm Entertainment Simply Three 7.00pm - 10.00pm

BINGO 9.45am RAFFLES Pick of the Table 5.00pm Level 1 Pasta Night 5.30pm - 8.30pm $15 Entertainment Roy Morris 5.00pm - 7.00pm Allan Cameron Trio 8.00pm - 12.00pm

RAFFLES Super Saturday 11.00am Entertainment Billy Guy 2.00pm - 4.00pm Annie Jeffs 5.00pm - 7.00pm Black Magic 8.00pm - 12.00pm

25 State of Origin 1

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See below for details

RAFFLES Morning Fun on The Avenue 9.30am - 12.30pm $16.95 Meal Deal at Infusion Bistro 5.30pm - 8.00pm Entertainment Blonde Chocolate 7.00pm - 10.00pm

BINGO 9.45am RAFFLES Pick of the Table 5.00pm Level 1 Pasta Night 5.30pm - 8.30pm $15 Entertainment Wayne Wiltshire 5.00pm - 7.00pm Adrenaline 8.00pm - 12.00pm

RAFFLES Super Saturday 11.00am Entertainment Dave Walker 2.00pm - 4.00pm Perry O 5.00pm - 7.00pm Spinner 8.00pm - 12.00pm

BINGO 9.45am Pokie Promo 12noon Kids Eat Free at Infusion Bistro 5.30pm - 8.00pm

State of Origin Game 1 Wednesday May 25 Watch the first game of the 2011 State of Origin season live on the big screen in The Avenue or Heroes Sports Bar backstage 15


Dining

Buttermilk Panna Cotta with Red Wine Poached Pears Brett McRae, Executive Chef, Maroochy RSL

Ingredients

This rich, creamy dessert is perfect for Autumn

300mL cream 600mL buttermilk

6 peeled pears (your favourite variety)

2 cups sugar

1 cinnamon stick

2 vanilla beans (sliced length ways in half)

3 cups red wine

4 sheets of gelatine

The zest and juice of 1 orange

3-4 cloves

Method Combine the cream, half a cup of sugar and 1 vanilla bean in a pot over medium heat, bring to a simmer and then remove from heat. Soak the gelatine sheets in cold water until soft then add to cream mixture. Stir to combine. Add the buttermilk and remove the vanilla pod. Pour the mixture into mould and place in fridge to set. Place the red wine and remaining sugar in a pot and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Add the cinnamon stick, cloves, remaining vanilla bean pod, orange juice and zest and stir to combine. Place in peeled pears and add water if needed to ensure pears are covered. Simmer for about 30 minutes or until pears are soft. Remove the pears and reduce the liquid until a glaze consistency forms. Allow to cool. When the panna cotta is set, plate with the pears and drizzle with the red wine sauce. Garnish with fresh seasonal fruits as desired.

mother’sday breakfast

Enjoy your favourite coffee, delicious cakes, light lunches and daily specials.

mother lunch

Relax with friends and family at Coffee on First.

May 8 from 8am-10am in Infusion Bistro Enjoy a buffet breakfast including: • Plated Hot Breakfast • Toast and Preserves pp • Cereals and Yoghurt Children under 12 • Pancakes $8.50 • Seasonal Fruit • Danish Pastries and Croissants

$13.50

• Tea and Coffee All mothers receive a flower 16 backstage

Open 7 days 9am till late

May 8 from 12noo

Enjoy a buffet lunch including

• Carvery of Beef and Pork • Served with Accompaniment • Hot Dishes and Seasonal Veg • Cold cuts of Meats and array • Selection of Salads • Tantalising Desserts with our Chocolate Fountain • Cheeseboard, dried fruits and crackers • Fresh brewed Coffee and a selection of Tea

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Dining

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What’s on March

Pancake Day Tuesday March 8 Enjoy a stack of three Pancakes with your choice of: Strawberries and maple syrup, Mixed berry compote or Banana and caramel sauce All served with cream

for only $5.50 Available in Coffee on First on Pancake Day

Major Cash Draw Pasta Night Wednesday March 9 Join us for the member Major Cash Draw and enjoy a large selection of delicious pastas, freshly cooked on the spot Members $15, Non Members $16.50 and Under 12 $8 Available on Level 1 between 6.30 – 8.30pm For reservations phone reception on 5443 2211 or visit our website

$10,000 Major Cash Draw Wednesday March 9 – Draw at 7.30pm Be here to win a share in $10,000 cash!

1st Prize

$5000

2nd Prize

$2000

3rd & 4th Prize

$1000

5th & 6th Prize

$500

Pick of the table raffle with 30 prizes to choose from. Tickets on sale at 5pm, raffle draw starts at 7pm

CASH TO BE WON!

St Patrick’s Day Thursday March 17 Enjoy Corned Beef served with Braised Cabbage, Boiled Potato, Mustard Cream Sauce and a pot of Guinness

all for $14.95 Available in Infusion Bistro for lunch and dinner 18 backstage

BISTRO


What’s on April / May

Easter Egg-travaganza Raffle Thursday April 21 Pick of the table raffle with 60 prizes to choose from. Tickets on sale at 5pm, raffle draw starts at 7pm

Easter Weekend Saturday April 23 and Sunday April 24 Mystery Island will be celebrating Easter with a craft weekend The kids can make their very own Easter cards, bunny ears and Easter basket – which will come in very handy for the Easter egg hunts on Sunday at 11.00am and 1.00pm Special appearance by the Easter Bunny on Sunday from 10.30am - 1.30pm

ANZAC Day Monday April 25 Entry into Maroochy RSL prior to 1pm is by ticket only. Sub Branch, Ex-Service and current service personnel can pre-purchase tickets at the Maroochy RSL Sub Branch from March 29. The club will open for normal trading at 1pm. For more details on ANZAC Day services, please refer to page 24

Lest we forget

Mother’s Day Buffet Breakfast Sunday May 8 8am-10am in Infusion Bistro Enjoy a buffet breakfast including: • Plated Hot Breakfast • Toast and Preserves • Cereals and Yoghurt • Pancakes • Seasonal Fruit • Danish Pastries and Croissants • Tea and Coffee $13.50pp and Children under 12 - $8.50 All mothers receive a flower

BISTRO

Mother’s Day Buffet Lunch Sunday May 8 From 12noon on Level 1 Enjoy a buffet lunch including: • Carvery of Beef and Pork, served with accompaniments • Hot Dishes and Seasonal Vegetables • Cold cuts of Meats and array of Antipasto • Selection of Salads • Tantalizing Desserts with our famous Chocolate Fountain • Cheeseboard, Dried fruits and Crackers • Fresh brewed Coffee and a selection of Tea Members - $30.00, Non Members - $35.00 and Children under 12 - $13.50

State of Origin – Game 1 Wednesday May 25 Watch the first game of the 2011 State of Origin season live on the big screen in The Avenue or Heroes Sports Bar backstage 19


The Swan Bowls Club

Corner Anzac Avenue & Baden Powell Street, Maroochydore

Phone 5443 1370 www.swanbowlsclub.com.au

BOWLS CLUB

The Swan Bowls Club Report

Peter Jervis, The Swan Manager

Hello again from The Swan Bowls Club,

In November 2010 Leisa Kerris performed a fantastic tribute show to Connie Francis. Due to popular demand Leisa will be repeating the performance on Saturday May 14.

The Swan Prelude and Winter Bowls Carnivals are fast approaching again. The Maroochy Swan Holiday Prelude starts on Wednesday June 1 with over 20 events and prize money ranging from $500 to $5000. This is followed by the Sunshine Coast Regional Council’s 49th Winter Bowls Carnival which runs from Tuesday July 5 until Sunday July 17, with many of the events being held at The Swan Bowls Club. We will be welcoming many interstate and trans-Tasman visitors to the Coast for the carnival so please ensure they feel at home in our club. For any enquiries regarding the carnival or bowls in general, please contact our Bowls Manager, Barry Sullivan on (07) 5443 1370.

bistro

Bookings for dinner are once again essential. To ensure you don’t miss out, please contact our reception on (07) 5443 1370. Don’t forget the regular entertainment at The Swan Bowls Club each week, plus two bingo sessions, free NPL poker, Wacky Wednesday, raffles and more. Please see page 21 for details. For those members and guests who haven’t visited The Swan Bowls Club, please feel free to use the Maroochy RSL courtesy bus as it services both venues. We hope we see you soon at The Swan Bowls Club.

What’s on offer at Bistro 36 Tuesday Roast Night $11.50 2 course $12.95 3 course $14.95 Specials also available Wednesday Night 2 course $12.95 3 course $14.95

Tuesday & Wednesday

3 Course Dinner $14.95

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Lunch Tuesday - Saturday 12.00pm - 2.00pm Daily Lunch Specials Available

Thrifty Thursday $11.95

Dinner Tuesday - Thursday 5.30pm - 8.00pm

Friday & Saturday Night Fantastic Fresh Specials available

Friday & Saturday 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Coffee Cake

with your choice of

$9.50 value

for $7.50


The Swan Bowls Club

March @ The Swan Fri 4th Sat 5th Fri 11th Sat 12th Fri 18th Sat 19th Fri 25th Sat 26th

Toby Tyler Me and Mrs Jones Trio Russleigh Duo Roy Morris Closer Duo Heartbeat Rebel Rouser Bazza

6.00pm - 9.30pm 5.30pm - 9.30pm 6.00pm - 9.30pm 5.30pm - 9.30pm 6.00pm - 9.30pm 5.30pm - 9.30pm 6.00pm - 9.30pm 5.30pm - 9.30pm

April @ The Swan Fri 1st Toby Tyler Sat 2nd Rum and Roses Fri 8th Marty Hurst Sat 9th High Noon Fri 15th Noel Parlane Duo Sat 16th Ebb and Flow Fri 22nd Sat 23rd Simply Two Fri 29th Cat’s Tango Sat 30th Double Shot

6.00pm - 9.30pm 5.30pm - 9.30pm 6.00pm - 9.30pm 5.30pm - 9.30pm 6.00pm - 9.30pm 5.30pm - 9.30pm Closed 5.30pm - 9.30pm 6.00pm - 9.30pm 5.30pm - 9.30pm

May @ The Swan Fri 6th Sat 7th Fri 13th Sat 14th Fri 20th Sat 21st Fri 27th Sat 28th

Toby Tyler Roy Morris Russleigh Duo A Tribute to the Music of Connie Francis Ear Candy Rebel Rouser Heartbeat Bazza

RAFFLES Wacky Wednesday 11.30am - 2.00pm Wednesday Night 5.45pm Friday Night 5.45pm BINGO Thursday 6.30pm Saturday 9.30am LUCKY SWAN PROMO Saturdays after Bingo FREE NPL POKER Saturdays 1pm

Opening Times Mon 10.00am - 7.00pm

Fri 10.00am - 10.00pm

Tues 10.00am - 9.00pm

Sat

Wed 8.30am - 9.00pm

Sun 10.00am - 7.00pm

8.30am - 10.00pm

Thur 8.00am - 10.00pm * Hours may vary due to bowls times

6.00pm - 9.30pm 5.30pm - 9.30pm 6.00pm - 9.30pm 6.30pm - 9.30pm

Parking

6.00pm - 9.30pm 5.30pm - 9.30pm 6.00pm - 9.30pm 5.30pm - 9.30pm

Free Courtesy Bus

Parking is available for patrons in The Swan car park off Baden Powell Street or beside the greens on Wright Street.

Courtesy bus available every day via Maroochy RSL. Please call 5443 2211 to arrange a pick up.

Barefoot Bowls for Corporate and Business Groups Barefoot Bowls is a great team event to build relationships and socialise outside the office. Enjoy the beautiful Queensland weather with a relaxing day on the lawn… We have a fantastic package designed to suit businesses. The Swan can accommodate any of your needs.

Saturday May 14 – 6.30pm FREE SHOW - Bookings Essential for Dinner please phone our reception on 5443 1370

Please phone our Bowls Manager, Barry Sullivan on (07) 5443 1370 or email barrys@maroochyrsl.com.au backstage 21


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INTERCLUBS Billiards +Snooker DAWN RICHMOND SEAN PENDER

5448 4802 5446 2460

Card Club DOROTHY HIBBERT LORNA GILL

5476 8734 5479 6678

Computer Users GRAEME DENNIS PAUL CRABB

5442 1997 5443 5944

Golf

Cricket

Fishing

MARK SOUTHWELL 5479 2691 ROSEMARY HOWARD 5451 0182

GREG SOMERFIELD 5451 0554 KEVIN O’CALLAGHAN 5443 4689

BRIAN JACOB 5476 7490 CHERYL WINSTANLEY 5450 1951

RSL Lawn Bowls

Swan Mens Bowls

Swan Ladies Bowls

CASH TO BE WON! FREE ENTRY with every $10 spend on Food and Beverage or $10 win on the Gaming Machines.

STARTS

1st prize

$5000

2nd prize

$2000

The Swan entries close at 6.00pm and Maroochy RSL entries close at 7.00pm, Wednesday 8th June 2011

3rd & 4th prize $1000

Enjoy local discounts

5th & 6th prize $500

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Wednesday 9th March 2011 at 7.30pm

ESMEE ALLIN KEVIN OLSEN

5479 1729 5479 6524

CLOSES

DRAWN

7.30pm, Wednesday 8th June 2011

See either Club for full terms and conditions.

Touch Football Club MARLEE NEWSOME LIZ CHAPPEL

5443 2211 5443 2211

DAVID SHAW 5443 1370 JIM WALKER 5443 1370

IRIS JAMES 5443 1370 DOT CASTLES 5443 1370

PRESIDENT

SECRETARY

As a member of the Maroochy RSL, you can enjoy any of these fantastic interclubs. Simply contact the interclub on the above numbers for more details and check our interclubs page on www.maroochyrsl.com.au Contact details correct at time of print

Simply present your Maroochy RSL and The Swan Bowls Club membership card at these local businesses to enjoy the following discounts. Acoustic Hearing Clinics

Cotton Tree Meats

Auzion

House of Flowers

Free hearing tests. Up to $550 off hearing aids and 25% off batteries Acoustic Hearing Clinics specialise in hearing tests and modern hearing aid technology. For more information, email us on enquiries@acoustichearingclinics.com.au Phone (07) 5443 6633

10% discount See Cotton Tree Meats for all your quality meats. Cotton Tree Plaza, King Street, Cotton Tree. Phone (07) 5451 1547

Up to 33% discount on solar power systems Auzion supplies and installs high efficiency solar power systems and electricity production and consumption monitoring systems. A true local company based at The University of the Sunshine Coast’s Innovation Centre, using locally manufactured inverters. Phone Harry on 0414 368 180 or Ross 0427 426 598

10% discount on purchases over $20 (excluding delivery fees and Interflora orders) We cater for all floral arrangements including weddings, birthdays, corporate, funerals and ‘just because’ flowers, when you want to make someone feel special. Phone (07) 5443 3899

Casalite Electrics

Pacific Horizons Resort Apartments

Clive Peeters

Repco Auto Repairs Maroochydore

Coastal Wellbeing Centre

Trimfell Tree Services Buderim

10% discount Casalite Electrics has been servicing the Sunshine Coast for 35 years and offers electrical installation and repairs, safety switch installation, phone and data cabling, home automation, audio visual, underground trenching and cable location. Phone (07) 5443 2246 10% discount off normal ticketed price* It’s so easy to see why Clive Peeters is the preferred electrical appliances supplier and computer retailer for RSL members. Come and visit our showroom today to experience the best service and pricing on all your home appliance needs. *Excludes Pro-forma products. Shop 5, Sunshine Homemakers Centre, Maroochydore Road, Maroochydore Phone (07) 5452 7144 50% discount* Receive 1 hour of pampering for only $19 with a half hour detox foot spa and a half hour reflexology machine treatment*. A family owned and run natural therapy business including massage, naturopathy, psychology, Bowen therapy, acupuncture, iridology and much more. Phone (07) 5479 0746

12.5% discount off tariff Located in Maroubra Street, Maroochydore, Pacific Horizons Resort Apartments are the friendliest holiday apartments on the Coast. Visit our website at www.pacifichorizons.com.au. Please show your membership card on arrival. Phone (07) 5443 7166 10% discount off labour on all car servicing and repairs, and a free 62 point safety inspection report with any minor, major or log book service Repco Auto Repairs Maroochydore provide only quality products, competitive pricing, expert technicians and a commitment to excellence in all car servicing and repairs. www.repcoservice.com.au Phone (07) 5443 2255 10% discount Get a free quote from your local bloke for all tree and palm removals, site clearing, difficult and dangerous tress, real estate clean-ups, stump grinding and onsite mulching. Fully insured and locally owned and operated. Ring today! Phone Ross on (07) 5445 2872 or 0402 700 701


Out & About

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Membership Renewal Draw winner Phillip Newland with Maroochy RSL Promotions team member Kevin

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Membership Renewal Draw winner Graham McLucas with Clare and Vanessa from Maroochy RSL’s Marketing team

Michael & Georgie Mawson win on the raffles

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ANZAC Day Monday April 25 DAWN SERVICE Commences 4.15am at Cenotaph - The Esplanade, Cotton Tree

CLUB OPENS FOR NORMAL TRADING AT 1PM

MORNING SERVICE Marching Parade commences at 8.30am through Memorial Avenue and onto the Cenotaph at Cotton Tree

• Open to Club Members from 1pm

ENTRY TO CLUB BY TICKET ONLY PRIOR TO 1PM This year the Maroochydore RSL Sub Branch has the pleasure of hosting our veterans-only ANZAC Day Memorial to ex-service men and women, and serving men and women, plus their immediate families

• Live Entertainment from 1pm

Tickets go on sale Monday 28 March 2011 from the Maroochydore RSL Sub Branch (During day) 8.30am - 4.30pm Monday to Thursday 8.30am - 1.00pm Friday (excluding Good Friday) Maroochy RSL (Evenings and Weekends) 5.00pm - 11.00pm Monday to Thursday 1.30pm - 11.00pm Friday (excluding Good Friday) 9.00am - 11.00pm Saturday 8.00am - 11.00pm Sunday Sub Branch, ex-service and current serving personnel can pre-buy tickets at Maroochydore RSL Sub Branch. Members of the RSL Sub Branch and all ex-servicemen and women must produce RSL League, service ID or proof of service.

• Evening Dress Rules apply all day • Courtesy Bus service available from 1pm • Memberships will not be issued prior to 1pm • In accordance with the Liquor Act children under 18 years are not permitted during the hours of 5am – 5pm • Children under 18 years of age are welcome after 5pm on ANZAC Day

Maroochy RSL  

Backstage Magazine for Autumn 2011