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OUTBACK COACH CAMPING SAFARI Do you want to see Queensland from the coast to the outback? THEN THIS IS THE TOUR FOR YOU! Experience mouth-watering meals, make lasting memories and many friends while travelling to a relaxing timetable. Enjoy a cost-value tour of Queenslands best, while making a difference. Proceeds go towards the Ipswich Hospital’s Sunshine Children’s Ward For more information or bookings call Bob on (07) 3281 1296 or email tannenjade@bigpond.com

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7th Annual Ipswich

Sunday 31st July 2011

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Half Marathon - 10KM - 5KM

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“Competing at the highest level is the greatest test of one's character.” – (Russell Mark, 1964) XXXX Queensland Maroons go to Emerald: Congratulations to Darren Lockyer and the XXXX Queensland Maroons for winning the first game of the 2011 State of Origin series! Leading up to Game 2 on Wednesday 8, June, the State of Origin team took to the flood ravaged town of Emerald to bring back a little bit of spirit to fans – young and old. More than 2000 adoring fans welcomed the XXXX Queensland Maroons to Emerald. The Maroons were surrounded by supporters a short time after arriving in Central Queensland – many of whom had travelled hours to see their rugby heroes. We look forward to seeing the guys play against the New South Wales VB Blues team at Game 2 of the Harvey Norman State of Origin Series, in Sydney on Wednesday, June 15. C'mon Queensland! Healthy diets suffer from higher veggie prices: In Europe it's the deadly bacteria E. Coli turning people away from fresh produce, here in Australia it's the high prices. Queensland's natural disasters have driven fruit and vegetable prices up by 15 per cent. Health experts are worried that the rising cost of fruit and vegetables is forcing consumers to make poor food choices, especially amongst men. Although it is, for some of us, easier to resort to the unhealthy food choice when we're strapped for time and cash, Health experts recommend we “Go for 2 fruits and 5 vegetables” every day. To beat the pinch and our rushed urban lifestyles some consumers are turning towards online shopping and planning their shopping list and menus each week.

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Park 2 Park Multiple Choice Special Edition 1. How many people in total have participated in Park 2 Park since it commenced in 2005? A. 2, 862 | B. 11, 983 |C. 5, 804 2. The total number of kilometres run in Park 2 Park since 2005 is: A. 106, 547.2 km | B. 46, 791.7 km | C. 92, 637.7 km 3. How many laps have been completed since 2005? A. 3, 681 | B. 9, 216 | C. 2, 945 4. Between males and females, who has had the greatest percentage of participation? A. Females | B. Males 5. What is the age of the oldest participant to win Park 2 Park? A. 33 yo |B. 59 yo |C. 47 yo Answers Overleaf

The Park 2 Park School Shield Competition encourages students and staff members to support their school through a little bit of “healthy” competition. Sign up your school today!

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Park 2 Park: The biggest sporting event held in Ipswich, the Ipswich News Park 2 Park, will be held Sunday 31 July, 2011. The 7th Annual 2011 Ipswich News Park 2 Park (organised by the Ipswich Hospital Foundation) supports and encourages physical activity in the community, as well as internationally, attracting world class athletes to Ipswich. The event holds a 5km, 10km, Half Marathon and Mascot Marathon challenge and invites everyone to get involved. Preevents include, The Family Challenge, School Shield and Park 2 Park Decorating Competition. Participants will receive a FREE watch on completion of the fun-run challenge. This year organisers have gone that extra stride to make the event stand out against other annual fun-runs by offering participants to build their own shirts. Shirts are available to order online now. For more information and to register go to: www.park2park.com.au Memorial for Damian Leeding: Thousands attended the funeral service of slain police officer Damian 'Damo' Leeding on Tuesday, June 7. The 35 year old husband and father of two was shot in the face while on duty, attending an armed robbery on the Gold Coast and died hours later after his life support was turned off. As he died serving the community, Detective Senior Constable Leeding will be awarded the Queensland Police Service's highest award, the valour medal. While in his honour, the Gold Coast has promised a permanent memorial, where they will name a park in his honour or build a fixed memorial in his memory. The park or memorial will be a constant reminder of his heroism and also, of the courage displayed by all our police officers on a daily basis.

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Training Squad Serious about your running and looking for a team? Join the GREENEST squad of all time. The Park2Park Training Squad! Special Members Only Park 2 Park Inclusions. All for JUST $100. Go online to see what’s in it for you! Call 1300 736 428 or www.park2park.com.au

Support Park 2 Park! Start fundraising or make a donation online today. Go to: http://p2p2011.gofundraise.com.au/

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1. Exercise: You'll have more energy throughout the day and your metabolism with stay elevated too. Exercise also helps your mind by releasing “feel good chemicals” that help improve your mood. 2. Eat a healthy diet: Try complex carbs (whole wheat bread, brown rice, veggies and fruit) and get your daily 8 cups of water. Eating a healthy diet will provide your body with nutrients, and stabalise your blood sugar and energy levels. 3. Get some sun: The vitamin D from the sunlight will help improve your mood. 4. Avoid Binge Drinking: Alcohol is a depressant. Rather than improving your mood, it only makes it worse. 5. Treat yourself: Plan something that is exciting to you – a weekend away, a day at the spa, girls' night out or a sporting event. 6. Relax: Try to spend a few minutes each day just doing nothing and soak up some me time. 7. Get social: The power of people is to be reckoned with. A simple phone call, a chat over coffee, or a nice email can help brighten your mood.

To enter or for more information go to: www.park2park.com.au

Resource Centre Lost all your equipment? IHF has items available for use to get your club back up and running! Enquire on 1300 736 428 as to how we can help you with your healthy events.

Current website still working while new website is under construction.

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Cooking: about 3 minutes Serves: 2 servings (1 serve of fruit and vegetables)

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teaspoon caster sugar

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1 banana, sliced

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4 slices multigrain bread

? olive or canola oil spray ? 1 tablespoon reduced-fat Directions. Combine egg, juice, ricotta and sugar. Add banana, sultanas and cinnamon and mix. Lightly spray sandwich maker with oil. Place two slices of bread on the sandwich maker, divide mixture over the two slices, top with remaining slices of bread and toast until heated through and egg is cooked.

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No words in the English language rhyme with the words, angel, angst, breadth, bulb, depth, eighth, month, ninth, orange, purple, scalp, silver or twelfth. Unless food is mixed with saliva you can't taste it. ‘I am.' is the shortest complete sentence. You burn more calories eating celery than it contains (the more you eat the thinner you become). The surface area of your lungs is roughly the same size as a tennis court.

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WEIRD NEWS

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Scales of Justice Missing: Onlookers in Brisbane have noticed that the Scales of Justice outside the Supreme Court on George Street have gone missing. One onlooker commented, “She now looks like she's cheering before she goes into battle.” A spokesman from the Supreme Court announced the scales had merely been taken away for cleaning and reshaping. Croatian boy – real life Magneto: A six year old boy, Ivan has the strange talent of attracting metal to his chest. Scientists in Croatia are yet to find an explanation for his ability. It is believed that Ivan can hold more than 20kg of metal on his chest, with his unique abilities being strongest in the morning or when he's calm. Drunken Sailor: A drunk Swedish sailor called for a major sea rescue alert after reporting that his wife had fallen overboard and drowned, only for police to discover that he actually forgot to take her on the trip and that she was safe on shore throughout the entire ordeal.

www.ihfoundation.org.au Answers 1. C. 5, 804 2. B. 46, 791.7 km 3. B. 9, 216 4. A. Female(57%) 5. C. 47 yo

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TASTY TIME

Get your windows in the spirit and attract attention to your business! Ipswich News Park 2 Park decorating competition, open to all to decorate their store, window or office with the Park 2 Park Green. Let your imagination run wild! ENTRY IS FREE with prizes up for grabs!

Complete a half-marathon with the whole family! How? Just run 700m a day for 6 weeks and complete the last leg on the day of Park 2 Park. Register your family for the challenge today!

FUNDRAISING EVENING

COMING SOON Drop off your jewellery now! For more information go to www.blingforbabies.com.au or call Ipswich Hospital Foundation on 1300736428

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MeTime Issue 3, June 2011