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Wine Tour For A Good Cause!

The Toowoomba Hospice has arranged a bus to take in the local wineries on Sunday 18 October 2009. Winery Tour organizer Mrs. Christine Siebuhr said this years tour is taking in wineries from Stanthorpe, Castle Glen, Ballandean, Golden Grove, Heritage Winery and Granite Ridge. “Ticket price is $50 per head and includes morning tea, lunch, […]

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HMAS Toowoomba Disarms Pirate Threat In The Gulf Of Aden

HMAS Toowoomba has successfully thwarted a piracy attack by answering a call for assistance and conducting a boarding of a suspect vessel, 50 miles off the coast of Yemen in the Gulf of Aden. Late on Sunday night Australian time (September 20), Toowoomba responded to an emergency radio call from the Merchant Vessel BBC Portugal, […]

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Toowoomba Nurses Awarded Cancer Scholarship Course

Michelle Sunderland of Toowoomba and Erin Esplin of Glenvale, have gained new skills to support cancer patients by completing a three day contemporary cancer therapies course offered by Cancer Council Queensland in Brisbane this week. Ms Sunderland and Ms Esplin, Registered Nurses at St Vincent’s Hospital Toowoomba, were awarded a scholarship worth approximately $1,000 enabling […]

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Humphrey B Bear Returns To Launch Toowoomba Hospital Kids Appeal

That loveable and ageless character Humphrey B Bear will return to Toowoomba Saturday (24th October) to officially launch the 2009 Toowoomba Hospital Children’s Appeal at Clifford Gardens Shopping Centre. The “Humphrey B Bear Show” will be free to the public with balloons and lots of fun on offer for families and their children. Countless thousands […]

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Toowoomba Backscratchers Donates $3,500 To Hospice

A local business referral group in town called “Toowoomba Backscratchers” has kindly ‘Adopted a Room’ for $3,500.00 to the Toowoomba Hospice making a grand total of over $36,000.00 since the Hospice became their charity July 2003. Mrs. Naomi Wilson the immediate past president said “As the name infers, our breakfast meetings are designed so that […]

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Les Miserables Shows Toowoomba’s Got Talent

By popular demand, the Toowoomba Choral Society is revisiting the hugely acclaimed “Les Misérables” as its 2009 annual musical production. The musical is based on the novel by French author Victor Hugo and follows the struggle of Jean Valjean to rebuild his life in a world filled with poverty and evil and to show compassion […]

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Avant Garden Brings ‘live’ Art To Carnival Toowoomba

Arts Council Toowoomba (ACT) is excited to be part of the 60th Anniversary of the Carnival of Flowers and is working hard to ensure that Avant Garden 2009 will once again showcase the region as a vital and creative centre for the arts and engage the community and artists during Toowoomba’s Carnival of Flowers. To […]

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Wilsonton Lions Club Continues Their Support

Wilsonton Lions Club has again shown their support to the Toowoomba Hospice by way of donation of equipment to help with the care of people who are suffering from a terminal illness. Toowoomba Hospice Director of Nursing, Mrs. Alicia Trimingham-Turl, said “The Wilsonton Lions Club has again given us equipment that can be used to […]

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