Living Gems

Resort Round-Up

Resort Round-up

Welcome to another edition of our Resort Round-up which provides an insight into some of the fun and fabulous activities, events, and special occasions enjoyed by homeowners within our Living Gems communities. Here are just a few:

Residents at Living Gems Caboolture Riverfront enjoyed a Polynesian-themed night held in their beautiful Country Club. The songs of the islands inspired all to sing and dance along. While the men enjoyed learning the haka, the women were quick to pick up the hula. Entertainment coordinator Gayle Harris led the way and displayed her sunny personality, with sunflowers for all to see. It was a truly wonderful evening enjoyed by all.

Sunday afternoons at Ruby by Living Gems is traditionally enjoyed with social drinks, nibblies and get-togethers at the Country Club. Recently, they stepped it up a notch by holding Groovin’ on a Sunday Afternoon with The Goggomobiles, their resident band, who kept everyone entertained for more than two hours with wonderful sixties and seventies music. Many people got up and danced while others listened, tapped, and sang along with the hits of their youth.

Everyone enjoyed a sausage sizzle and ice creams, while volunteers manned the barbecues, the serving tables, and bar. The Sunday session was attended by about 150 residents with the number swelling when the bowlers came in at 5pm after their game.

More than 190 residents turned out to attend Amber by Living Gems’ much-awaited Spud Night which saw everyone enjoying tasty, filled spuds prepared by London Spuds mobile food van.

As the doors to Amber’s temporary clubhouse were closing to make way for the new multi-million-dollar Country Club, residents got together to hold their last happy hour in the place where many friendships had been born. They also celebrated resident Trina Urquhart’s mother Beverly’s 80th birthday.

Amber by Living Gems hosts many group activities including the poker group which meets every two weeks to play Texas Hold ’em, Pontoon, and Jackpot Poker. The newly formed ukulele ensemble is also hitting some high notes having already successfully learned five new songs to add to their repertoire.

Meanwhile, residents Ruth and Barrie took a beautiful photograph of a rainbow over the resort which they say sums up a perfect autumn morning at Amber.

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