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Maleny Commerce

Representing the local business community since 1986.

Maleny Commerce Newsletter 
Networking Breakfast - February AGM
When: Starting 7am till 8:30am, Tuesday the 14th of February 2017.
Where: House of Laurels, 953 Maleny - Montville Rd
Maleny QLD 4552. Click HERE for a link to a map.
Topic: 2017 AGM.
 
Breakfast Menu: Confirmed with next month's newsletter.

Please use email address provided below to confirm any special requirements.
 
Please contact admin@malenycommerce.org.au if you wish to attend and have any dietary requirements. 
 
Cost: $20 for members, $25 for non-members. 

Please note: ALL breakfast meals booked must be paid for.  If you book and are unable to attend, but don’t notify the secretary/admin, the Chamber still has to pay for the meal so you will be charged. We aim to support our local restaurants. Please provide 24 hrs notice if possible.
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Christmas Street Carnival '16
What an incredible evening! The weather was perfect, the street was alive with so much music and happy faces. A huge thank you to the Christmas Carnival Committee (Mark Burgunder, Colin and Lindel Kielly, Veronika Marinos, Luke Spittle, Tunja Cottle,  Brea Shaw, Deborah Hammond and Karen Shaw) for creating a truly memorable evening. 

We are pleased to say that the raffle was a great success and raised $2,300, which will be topped up by the Chamber to $2,500. This money will be going to the Maleny Neighbourhood Centre to help families in need. 

The Beard Competition was also a wonderful fun activity, and as a result the Maleny Soldiers Memorial Hospital will be receiving $1000.

Thank you to all those who participated and/or contributed to both events. We are truly grateful to have such an involved community.
Spectacular weather!
Family friendly games were set up throughout town.
The Salvation Army band played in the Riverside Centre.
The Artisan Markets featured awesome music, delicious food and even had a temporary Brouhaha Brewery stall selling locally made beers. 
The winner of the Best Decorated category for our Beard Competition.
The Community Centre was setup beautifully, allowing for both relaxed seating and space to dance. 
Upcoming Events - January

Art Bug Holiday Workshops - January 4th till the 14th

Maroochy Bushland Botanic Garden

This Summer holidays explore the wonderful world of insects, arachnids and bugs with Art Bugs workshops for kids and young people at the Arts and Ecology Centre, Maroochy Bushland Botanic Gardens.

Kids can make take-home treasures inspired by the creepy, crawly creatures that inhabit our coastal ecosystems. Bring a picnic and make a day of it with the whole family.

Book now for workshops from 4-14 January - HERE.


Kids Dig It! Archaeology Family Fun Weeks - January 9th till the 20th
Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology

Join us once again for our January school holiday program, with this holidays theme being a close one to our hearts here at the Museum, Archaeology! The craft activities are inspired by the Museum’s collection of Asian antiquities and are definitely a fun way to learn about these ancient cultures.

Can you win our Rice Eating Challenge by being the fastest to eat a teaspoon of rice using chopsticks?

To find out more, click HERE.



Aussie Day Expo - January 26th
Maleny Show Grounds

Grab your Big Apex club of Maleny breakfast, then join in all the fun on Australia Day at the Maleny Showgrounds – FREE family fun, games and displays by Maleny’s community groups! Enter the Gumboot Throw and form your team for the Thong Relay! Prizes, games, activities and displays all morning for all ages!

Welcome to new members
On behalf of the Maleny Chamber of Commerce Committee, welcome to all businesses joining us  in creating a more connected and involved business community for 2017.
Have you organised your membership for 2017?
To become a member of the Maleny Chamber of Commerce,
either contact info@malenycommerce.org.au or go to our website http://www.malenycommerce.org.au/membership-application/.
Thank you to Sunshine Coast Council for their sponsorship of our Admin Officer Position. 

About Maleny Commerce

Maleny and District Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. is an incorporated body representing the business community since 1986. Check our website for upcoming events.

www.malenycommerce.org.au

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