24 Feb QCWA Ambrose need you
The Ambrose Queensland Country Women’s Association (QCWA) is in desperate need of members to keep their association and their hall alive.
President Karen Holness said with only six active members, the branch doesn’t have enough volunteers to keep up the work they do every month.
“We need more people who are willing to give up one Saturday a month to help out with our fundraising, which goes towards keeping the hall maintained, and available to the community,” she said.
“The hall, which is celebrating its 96th birthday this year, has seen many functions over the years such as weddings, including mine, birthday parties, dances, meetings and even wakes.
“It is a meeting place for the whole Ambrose community, a place for people to come together and catch up and relax over a cuppa and a bountiful smoko, provided by the QCWA ladies, as well as enjoying a lively game of hoy, and winning prizes in our cent sale.
“If we don’t get more members involved we will lose our branch, and in turn the hall would be sold and taken away.”
QCWA is a community of women who, together, have improved the lives of people living in regional, rural and remote Queensland since 1922; the Ambrose Branch will celebrate their 95th birthday this December.
“Our branch offers a fun and safe environment for like-minded community members to come together to provide services to our community, and to offer country women a place to create friendships, socialise, and interact through events,” Karen said.
“With enough support we will also run Craft & Cuppa Days and Country Kitchen Workshops.”
The QCWA Ambrose meets on the second Monday of every month at 3:30pm at their hall on Gentle Annie Road, Ambrose.
For more information on joining contact Karen on QCWAAmbroseBranch@gmail.com.