1992 - 2012

20 birthday cake

Friday 16th - Sunday 18th March 2012

Members of the Friendship Force of the Gold Coast recently celebrated their Club's 20th Birthday with 84 people enjoying a very special dinner at Bond University Club. Former Gold Coast Mayor Lex Bell, the Club's first Patron, was delighted to attend and passed on his good wishes for the future. A special greeting and 20 Year Certificate was sent by George Brown, President of Friendship Force International.

20 Year Congratulations Certificate from FFI

Making Birthday Cakes for All the Guests - and - Ready for the Party

The Official Part of the Evening





A number of past members attended this significant occasion together with 24 members from Blue Mountains, Cairns, Brisbane, North Moreton, Sunshine Coast and Sydney clubs. The Club's “Thru‘ the Years” Memorabilia display created much interest, while those present were entertained by ‘Harmony in Paradise’, followed by Roger Munsie, who demonstrated his wonderful musical skills throughout the evening.

Roger Munsie Entertains

20th Birthday Committee

Early Members Friendship Force Currumbin-Gold Coast
(now Friendship Force of the Gold Coast)

All but 2 of the Club's Presidents ‘thru the Years

Many of the visitors were home hosted by local members and a special 20th Birthday booklet illustrating the club's 20 year history was given to those in attendance during the weekend.

The next morning 59 people met at Liquid Amber Bistro & Grill at Mt Tamborine to indulge in a sumptuous breakfast before saying their farewells and heading home after what all agreed was a wonderful weekend of fun and fellowship.