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Invitation – JCF Community Event

SUNCORP SUPER NETBALL MATCH Sunshine Coast Lightning vs Sydney Swifts

Many of you will know how much June loved her netball. After playing for Wangaratta, she travelled to NZ to play in the regional competition there, before going on to represent Queensland and win a University Blue for netball.

Imagine how excited she would be to know that the Sunshine Coast is now home to one of the 8 professional teams in the brand new Super Netball Competition. Where the players get paid!

So join members of the Board at our next JCF Friends gathering, to celebrate our partnership with the Netball Foundation and the University of Sunshine Coast.

We have a limited number of premium courtside seats with pre-match hospitality and a chance to meet some of the Lightning players and their wonderful coach Noeline Taurua. Saturday 20th May 2017 6.30pm University of the Sunshine Coast, Sports Stadium 90 Sippy Downs Road, Sippy Downs

Campus map and parking details: 


Please RSVP by 10th May by going to the Trybooking event page (the link is in your April JCF newsletter) or contacting Anne Gripper on 0409 813 260.

Invitation: Brunch With Gemma Sisia, School of St Jude

Friends and supporters of the June Canavan Foundation are invited to a morning gathering to meet Gemma Sisia, the founder of the School of St Jude, and Dorice Livingstone Abel , one of the first cohort of students who graduated from the school in May last year. Gemma and Doris are here in Australia speaking with supporters and potential supporters about the life and work of the school.

June was raising money for the School of St Jude when she died, and we have continued to support the school through her Foundaiton.

10.30am Sunday 10 April
Bitter Suite Café, Brisbane

So that we know what size table to book at the café, if you would like to join us, please RSVP by Friday 8th April. Use the contact form here or phone Anne on 0409 813 260.

See the  March 2016 newsletterPhoto - Gemma - March 2016 newsletter for further information






Website Launch and Foundation Update

ParkThanks to everyone who joined us on 27 September at the Canavan Gracie Recreational Park.  It was a beautiful morning,  with members of June’s community gathering to hear foundation founder Anne Gripper give an overview of what the June Canavan Foundation has achieved in its first five years. We also launched our new website – please let us know if you have any feedback about the site.