Category: Community Support Stories

2019 Annual General Meeting

        Picabeen conducted its Annual general meeting on the 15th October and elected its Management Committee for the forthcoming year – they are – back row (left to right)  – Jenny Noble, Anna Gillbard, Martin Turrell – front row – Bronwyn Cervantes and Bert Girle . Tiffany Trindall is also on the Committee but could not attend the AGM.     A surprise guest was Life Member Gloria Kirkness who held the position of President for 6 years from 1999 to 2004. Gloria (on left) joined 2 other life members David Cameron and Barbara Barnes for...

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Official opening of lift at Picabeen Commmunity Centre

    Recently Picabeen’s new lift,pathways and staircase were officially opened by Andrew Wines – Councillor for Enoggera Ward. Special guest was long time Picabeen centre user Bereniece Corvi who assisted Andrew in cutting the cake and delivering an expression of thanks (including a vocal solo)….. Picabeen appreciates the support of Brisbane City Council and Cr. Andrew Wines for supporting this fantastic addition to our...

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Picabeen Change Room commences business

On the 4th February Picabeen took over the operations of the Change Room situated at 65 Gilston Street Keperra Picabeen Change Room is a second hand clothing store and Community Hub and this retail outlet was previously run by the BTF Foundation The Change Room is open from 9am to 4pm Monday to Friday We sell beautiful pre-loved clothing from brand names to bargains and everything in between. Pop-in to see what wonderful things are in stock (and there’s extra comfy couches and some good books in our free library too!). The Change Room is also looking for volunteers...

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Life Member Barbara Barnes receives a volunteer award

  Recently Foundation and Life Member of Picabeen  Barbara Barnes received an Everton Volunteer Recognition Award to acknowledge her service to the community –most recently  for her involvement as convenor of the Older Women’s Network Mitchelton Group. Awards were presented by State member for Everton – Hon Tim Mander and Councillor for Enoggera Andrew...

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