Coorparoo


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    Coorparoo RSL Club, 45 Holdsworth Street, Coorparoo

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    Second Thursday of the month at 10am.

About our branch


National Seniors members and guests in the Coorparoo area and neighbouring suburbs are invited to join the members of the Coorparoo Branch at one of our monthly meetings held at the Coorparoo RSL Club, which is close to public transport, or ample parking at nearby Coles supermarket.

Due to restricted opening days of the Coorparoo RSL Club, our 2021 meetings will be held on the second Thursday of each month. Arrival at 10:00am for a 10:15am start. Our meetings include updates on local and national activities, informative guest speaker, refreshments and raffles. Admission is $6 per person payable on arrival. Coorparoo Branch members also enjoy day bus trips within SEQ on a regular basis. All members and guests are welcome.

If you would like to receive our regular branch newsletter or email updates, register your interest with our President, Freya Tienan, on nsacoorparoopres@ozemail.com.au or 0409 397 330.


Events


Morning tea & catch up

November Branch Meeting

Last Morning Tea for 2021


Activities


Supporting Care Kits for Kids Qld Inc

Donations of items towards Care Kit backpacks are very welcome as per the items listed below:
February - Colouring, scrap or lined writing books
March - Roll-on deodorants (no glass or spray), small shampoo & conditioner
April - Underwear (sizes 12, 14, 16 or small mens/small womens sizes, socks
May - Biros, HB and coloured pencils, sharpeners, erasers, rulers
June - Long pants, jackets, tops, beanies
July - Face washer, soap, toothbrush, toothpaste
August - Brush, comb, hair bands, hair clips, caps
September - Summer pyjamas, girls crop tops sizes 12, 14, 16
October - Reading books all genres, small soft toy or doll (no buttons or beads)
November - Back packs, small lunch boxes

each monthly branch meeting, held on the 2nd Thursday of the month

Branch Digital Mentor

Be Connected is an Australian Government initiative empowering all Australians to thrive in a digital world. There are online learning resources as well as a network of community partners who offer support to help develop your digital skills and confidence.

If you are interested in increasing your confidence, skills and online safety using digital technology, or would like assistance and training on actually getting online, Freya Tienan has completed the National Seniors Digital Mentoring course and may be able to assist. Contact Freya on 07 3397 3304 or 0409 397 330 to see if she can help.

Photo Gallery


Jo Westh, 4 Voices - guest speaker at October 2021 Coorparoo Branch meeting, with Branch Secretary Graham Tienan
Items donated to Care Kits For Kids Qld Inc - October 2021
Members and guests enjoying morning tea at Clontarf during a day outing in Sept 2021
Members and guests visited the Plant Shack at Deception Bay to browse the spring display during a day outing in Sept 2021
Members and guests visited the Plant Shack at Deception Bay to browse the spring display during a day outing in Sept 2021
Members and guests enjoying lunch at the Redcliffe Leagues Club during day outing in Sept 2021
Members and guests enjoying lunch at the Redcliffe Leagues Club during a day outing in Sept 2021
Members and guests enjoying lunch at the Redcliffe Leagues Club during a day outing in Sept 2021
Members and guests enjoyed the foreshore views of Redcliffe jetty during a day outing in Sept 2021
Members and guests visited the Bee Gees tribute at Redcliffe during a day outing in Sept 2021
Members and guests visited the Bee Gees tribute at Redcliffe during a day outing in Sept 2021
Member donations for September 2021 towards Care Kits For Kids Qld Inc
Sally Romano, Genealogical Society of Qld - guest speaker at September 2021 meeting
Chris Grice, General Manager, National Seniors Australia - guest speaker at August 2021 Coorparoo Branch Meeting
Members and guests enjoying guest speaker presentation at August 2021 Coorparoo Branch Meeting
Member donations for July & August 2021 towards Care Kits For Kids Qld Inc
Members and guests enjoying morning tea in July at Easts Leagues Club
Members and guests enjoying morning tea in July at Easts Leagues Club
Members and guests visited Twinnies Pelican and Seabird Rescue Centre during the June 2021 day bus trip.
Twins Bridgette and Paula showing 12 day old pelican to members and guests visiting Twinnies Pelican and Seabird Rescue Centre during the June 2021 day bus trip.
Pelicans and seabirds awaiting release after being rehabilitated at Twinnies Pelican and Seabird Rescue Centre
Members and guests visited Twinnies Pelican and Seabird Rescue Centre during the June 2021 day bus trip.
Members and guests visited Twinnies Pelican and Seabird Rescue Centre during the June 2021 day bus trip.
Members and guests ready for lunch at the Landsborough Hotel during the June 2021 day bus trip.
Members and guests ready for lunch at the Landsborough Hotel during the June 2021 day bus trip.
Mary-Jane Lawless from National Seniors Travel - guest speaker at June 2021 meeting
Guest speaker Mary-Jane Lawless presents prize to the June 2021 travel quiz winner
Member donations for June 2021 towards Care Kits For Kids Qld Inc
Members and guests enjoying morning tea in May at Easts Leagues Club
Members and guests enjoy our guest speaker, Judith Hoyle from Bird Life Southern Queensland during the May 2021 Coorparoo Branch meeting
Judith Hoyle, Bird Life Southern Queensland - guest speaker at May 2021 Coorparoo Branch meeting
Recognising our three most senior Coorparoo Branch members at May 2021 meeting - L-R Evelyn Jamieson (Treasurer); Vilma Barwick; Elsie Debney (Committee member)
Member donations for May 2021 towards Care Kits For Kids Qld Inc
Deanne Lawrie from Elder Abuse Prevention - guest speaker at April 2021 Coorparoo Branch meeting
Marilyn McLintock receives 1st prize for the Easter Hat competition from Club Secretary Graham Tienan during the April 2021 meeting
Member donations for April 2021 towards Care Kits For Kids Qld Inc
Members and guests enjoying morning tea beside the Coomera River at Hope Island during the March 2021 Mystery bus trip
Coorparoo Branch members and longtime friends enjoy a stroll during a recent bus trip
Congratulations to Kay who won the Easter Hamper during the March 2021 Mystery bus trip
March 2021 guest speaker Rhiannon Koplick, Client Package & Relationship Specialist, Pres Care, with Coorparoo Branch Secretary Graham Tienan (sporting Green for St Patrick's Day)
Julie Jermy receives winning prize for Being Seen In Green at March 2021 meeting for St Patrick's Day
Joy Scott receives Runner-up prize for Being Seen in Green at March 2021 meeting for St Patrick's Day
Members at March 2021 meeting  sporting Green for St Patrick's Day
Members at March 2021 meeting sporting Green for St Patrick's Day
Members at March 2021 meeting sporting Green for St Patrick's Day
Members at March 2021 meeting sporting Green for St Patrick's Day
Member donations for March 2021 towards Care Kits For Kids Qld Inc
Items donated to Care Kits For Kids Qld Inc - February 2021
Matilda Fritjers and Stephanie Hinrichs, Care Kits For Kids Qld Inc - guest speakers at February 2021 Coorparoo Branch meeting
Members and guests enjoying lunch for 2020 Christmas Function, Meringandan Hotel
Members and guests enjoying lunch for 2020 Christmas Function, Meringandan Hotel
Members and guests enjoying lunch for 2020 Christmas Function, Meringandan Hotel
Members and guests enjoying lunch for 2020 Christmas Function, Meringandan Hotel
Members and guests enjoying morning tea at the Lord Mayor's Seniors Christmas Event 3 Dec 2020
Members and guests enjoying morning tea at the Lord Mayor's Seniors Christmas Event 3 Dec 2020
Beanies & Scarves knitted by members of Coorparoo Branch for donation to the Brisbane Mission to Seafarers
Alana Cresswell, Organ & Tissue Donation,  Donate Life - guest speaker at November 2020 Coorparoo Branch meeting
Tony Willis, Operation Christmas Child - guest speaker at March 2020 Coorparoo Branch
Members warm up exercises before the March 2020 meeting
Merv Culenburg, President, Coorparoo RSL Club - guest speaker at February 2020 Coorparoo Branch meeting
Members and guests enjoying lunch for 2019 Christmas Function, Bangalow Heritage House
Capt Ross Nicholls, President, Mission to Seafarers Brisbane Inc - guest speaker at November 2019 Coorparoo Branch meeting
Robbie O'Keefe, Smart Pups - guest speaker with trained dog Daisy at October 2019 Coorparoo Branch meeting

Newsletters


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October 2021

October 2021 Branch Newsletter

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September 2021

September 2021 Branch Newsletter

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August 2021

August 2021 Branch Newsletter

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July 2021

July 2021 Branch Newsletter

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June 2021

June 2021 Branch Newsletter

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May 2021

May 2021 Branch Newsletter