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Entertainment announcement – Wishlist Jazz & Wine Festival

A Brisbane-based jazz musician will be part of the entertainment line-up for the 2018 Wishlist Jazz & Wine Festival which kicks off in Gympie on August 4. The Shannon Marshall Hammond Combo will venture to Gunabul Homestead to entertain festival-goers as part of the fundraising event to benefit Gympie Hospital patients. Wishlist Fundraising and Events…

TEEN ENTREPRENEUR HELPING SICK KIDS

Chloe Robinson is only 14, but that’s not stopping her from entering the competitive world of business. The local high school student has been invited to China at the end of July to work on her Mandarin and potentially source manufacturers for her product as she expands her business – MyBandz. “Recently, I graduated from…

Tiger captures the hearts of the Coast

Kezzia Taylor’s eyes light up at the mention of her cherished son Tiger. It’s no wonder because the cheeky five-year-old’s survival has been nothing short of a miracle. Tiger was born with oesophageal atresia (long gap) with tracheo-oesophageal fistula – a rare condition meaning his food pipe was not connected to his stomach but instead…

TICKETS RELEASED FOR JAZZ & WINE FESTIVAL

Tickets to one of the best festivals in Gympie are now on sale. The third annual Wishlist Jazz and Wine Festival will take place on the lawns of picturesque Gunabul Homestead on Saturday, August 4 featuring live entertainment, gourmet food and wine. Wishlist Events and Fundraising Manager Lisa Wilson said tickets were selling faster than…

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A REED HOUSE VOLUNTEER

We caught up with Wishlist volunteer Cheryl Jeynes who has been dedicating her time at Reed House since 2009.  How long have you been a volunteer at Reed House? I have been a volunteer at Reed House from October 2009, a few months after the opening of Reed House on April 6, 2009. I volunteer…

Wishlist turns 20

Wishlist celebrated its 20th anniversary yesterday with cake, volunteers, doctors and nurses at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital. Wishlist CEO Lisa Rowe said the milestone was only thanks to the incredible Sunshine Coast community who have supported the local charity for the past two decades. “Thanks to the incredible community of which we serve, and…

CAFE CELEBRATES 5 YEARS AND $238,000

This week, Wishlist Coffee house in Gympie Hospital will celebrate providing the local health service and community with their daily coffee fix for five years. Wishlist Coffee House opened in 2013 and in just five years they have brewed up a $238,000 profit, which has been directed to the needs of Gympie Hospital. The volunteer-based…

A message from our Partner Sunshine Toyota

Take advantage of the $199 Super Service special for SCUH staff. We would like to thank the SCUH employees who took up the $199 Sunshine Super Service in January! We have had great feedback and are excited to offer this service again in March. We understand SCUH employees work long hours so we have made the…

Wishlist Fun Run announcement

Join us in celebrating 20 years of Wishlist! Walk, run, skip or jump to raise funds and support Sunshine Coast patients and their families. WHEN: Sunday 22 April WHERE: Lake Kawana, 31 Sportsman Pde Bokarina (across from Sunshine Coast Stadium) LAKEFRONT TRACKS: Leap onto the 10km Lakefront Track, tackle the 5km course with your family…

FESTIVAL TO RAISE THE BAR FOR STROKE PATIENTS

Gympie stroke patients will soon be able to access new treatment without having to travel to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital (SCUH) in Birtinya. Local hospital foundation Wishlist has set its sights on raising funds for a neuro-perfusion package for the recently-installed CT Scanner at Gympie Hospital. The equipment, valued at $33,000, will be the…