St Patrick’s Day Merriment

A jig, Irish stew and a pint of Guinness  – St Patrick’s Day was celebrated in style at Suncare.  The day commemorates Saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland, and celebrates the heritage and culture of the Irish. Previous Next

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Just Keep Tapping

When Laurie White moved from Sydney to the Sunshine Coast, it created a path for what is now the well-loved tap-dancing group, Tap Katz.  What started out as a dance group, led to a performing cast and eventually to costumes that were spoken about well after the curtain came down. With up to 20 dancers…

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A Stitch in Time

For almost 20 years, a team of dedicated sewists have made a difference to those living in largely remote communities.  The now dissolved Friends of the Pacific would fill shipping containers of equipment for rural schools and hospitals, with local ladies adding a variety of clothing they had made to the load. When Friends of…

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100 Years

Happy 100 Years

Two Suncare customers recently celebrated a milestone birthday. Geoff Garratt and Ray Fuller recently enjoyed their 100th birthdays with balloons, cake and great company. Congratulations!

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Peter and his Life of Bees

Peter and the Life of Bees

‘I was a bit of a kamakazi when I was young” laughs Peter. “I used to climb high into the trees and cut branches with my tomahawk to reach the beehives”.  And tending bees has been a hobby for Peter ever since. Still able to live in the home he has lived in for 31…

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Community Connection Wide Bay Donation

Community Connection

In a wonderful show of Community and Christmas spirit, Suncare’s Wide Bay RAS Team made a donation to Angles Community Group, Bundaberg instead of buying one another gifts. The donation was used by the charity to provide food hampers and Christmas presents for local families in need. Well done to the Wide Bay Team for…

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Dehydration Man Drinking Water

Beware Dehydration

It’s important to be aware of dehydration symptoms. And not just in Summer! Symptoms can range from having a dry mouth, feeling thirsty and lethargic, having cracked lips, a headache and dark colour urine to creating very serious health conditions including confusion, hallucination, a racing heart and even kidney failure. The key is to drink…

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Suncare's Boronia Cottage Puppy Love

Puppy Love at Boronia Cottage

A visit to Suncare’s Boronia Cottage on Bribie Island always delivers a ‘home away from home’ feeling and what better way to enjoy an afternoon than with some puppy love. Customers recently enjoyed plenty of licks and cuddles from some furry friends who came to visit. For more information on the purpose-built respite facility, enabling…

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Volunteering Peter Suncare

Volunteering at Suncare

Peter is a Meals on Wheels volunteer driver and he’s done it since 2020. His lovely wife Rosanna, decided to get in on the action (and fun) around a year ago and began volunteering in the Meals on Wheels kitchen. We asked them why they love volunteering and this is what they said. “I love…

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