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Bunnings BBQ 

PNCImage2.jpgThank you to all the awesome volunteers who took time out of their weekend to help at the Fundraising BBQ at Bunnings Cannon Hill on Sunday 19 February. It was a very successful event and we even had a special visitor – thanks for dropping in Mr Savill! A big thank you to Rod’s Meatery at Eastside Village for donating 10kg of sausages for this fundraiser! 

We are happy to report that the Bunnings BBQ raised $2,013 and the Movie Night earlier in February raised $1,979. Thank you to all our volunteers who make these events possible. 

Major Raffle- drawn 30 March  –Win a Holiday to Hamilton Island!

We are commencing our major raffle fundraiser for the term – a Hamilton Island Holiday. We hope many parents support the fundraiser. All monies raised will assist in PnCImage.jpg

purchasing school equipment and resources.

1st Prize - Hamilton Island Holiday 

Includes 7 nights at the Reef View Hotel (2 Adults & 2 Children), $1000 Virgin Australia Voucher, buffet breakfast daily, return airport/marina transfers, use of paddle skis, windsurfers, catamarans, snorkelling equipment and tennis & squash court hire. PLUS kids eat free at participating restaurants with special Kids Eat Free children’s menus. (Valued at $3590) 

2nd Prize - $500 JB Hi-Fi Gift Voucher  

Kindly donated by Todd Gerhardt Realty (Valued at $500) 

3rd Prize – Easter Hamper 

Kindly donated by IGA Gumdale (Valued at $150) 

How does the Easter Raffle Work? 

  • Tickets are $2 each, in books of 20.
  • Monday 6 March – your eldest child will bring home your family’s book of tickets to sell. If you do not wish to purchase or sell tickets, please return the tickets in a named envelope.
  • Monday 27 March - sold ticket books and money are due back at school (marked with your child’s name and class)
  • Thursday 30 March, 2pm - prizes will be drawn!
  • Top Seller Prize - iPod Shuffle - Each family who sells or purchases a complete book of raffle tickets will go into the draw to win an iPod Shuffle 2GB. Want to be in the running? You can collect additional books of tickets from the school office. 


Fashion Parade –Saturday 20 May- SAVE THE DATE!! 

The working party for the P&C Fashion Parade has had its first meeting at the Wynnum Manly Workers Club. Our theme for this year is ‘Boho Chic’. Think free, flowing, intricate details…with ethnic inspired prints, floral prints and lots of colour! It’s sure to be an amazing evening to remember, start getting your tables of 8 together now! 

If you can help with the set up on Friday 19 May or take down on Sunday 21 May, please email 

Loose Change Challenge - June 

Start saving your loose change now - the Loose Change Challenge is returning 12 June – 23 June Term 2)! Which class will win the grand prize? 


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Fundraising Calendar



Easter Raffle


Monday 6 March

(drawn 30th March)


Gumdale State School


Mother’s Day Stall



Thursday 11 May & Friday 12 May


Gumdale State School


Fashion Parade


Saturday 20 May


Gumdale State School, Hollis Hall



Loose Change Challenge



Monday 12 June – Friday 23 June


Term 2


School Fun Run


Friday 8 September



Term 3