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Luncheon fit for a queen: foundation marks milestone

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Luncheon fit for a queen: foundation marks milestone


A regal occasion: group set to celebrate a milestone and raise money for good causes

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A leading community organisation has encouraged people to dress for royalty and come along to a special celebration.

The Buderim Foundation, which provides grants to local groups, will mark the 70th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II ascending the throne with a luncheon fit for a queen.

Foundation Chair Dr Russell Stitz said people all over the Commonwealth were hosting events to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth milestone and the Foundation thought it would be a great opportunity to join the fun.

“The event, to be held on Thursday, June 2, will see attendees welcomed by a piper as they sip Pimms cocktails or a glass of champagne on the BWMCA War Memorial Hall lawn,” he said.

“There will also be an array of delicious British-inspired savoury and sweet treats to enjoy.

“We are encouraging people to come dressed for a royal occasion – so men, get your jackets and ladies prepare your hats and jewels.”

Queen Elizabeth II’s reign has been longer than any other British monarch. Picture: Shutterstock.

Dr Stitz said the event will acknowledge the Queen’s tireless service as the longest-serving British monarch, while raising money for good causes.

“All profits from the event will go into the Buderim Foundation community investment fund, with the income earned to be used to fund community projects, through the Foundation’s Community Grant Program,” he said.

The luncheon will run from 11.30am to 2pm. Tickets are $62.50 including booking fee per person.To purchase tickets, visit Buderim Foundation or email Susi Du Toit at or phone 0419 674 622 by Monday, May 30.

The Buderim Foundation is a philanthropic organisation that aims to enrich and enhance the quality of life for people who live in the Buderim area.

The foundation also manages the Thompson Fund, which aims to support people in need throughout the Sunshine Coast.

For more information, please visit Buderim Foundation.

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