What the hook?!…

Be sure to check out CIN’s new monthly Events Guide in this month’s issue!

This month, how would you respond if you experienced the anxiety and cost of over $2,000 in vet bills to remove fish hooks from your dog’s digestive system and gums? Thomas Bristow has had to endure this experience – read his story in our August issue of the Coochie Island News, out now, here: Online Editions.

The print version is at our mainland outlets already and will be at Curlew CafeCoochiemudlo Island Beach BarOasis Restaurant and Seminara Apartments this morning, and will be at our Gym and Men’s Shed later today. (Woolloongabba delivery is on Monday).

Big shout out to Darren & Louise Gearing of Bay Island Transport, for sponsoring CIN since our inception. Great community spirit! We are so grateful for your support.

Thank you to each of our advertisers for your community focus and special thanks to our growing band of community-focused advertisers booking and paying for ads 12 months advance – THANK YOU Andrew Stovell (Redland Tree Service), Andrew Courtney (Plenitude Wealth), Angela Hoskin(Site Content), Craig Carter (Coochie Contractors), Kerry Burton (Team Solomon Estate Agents), Matt Bufalino (Bufalino Builders)Ian and Christine Hart (Coochiemudlo Island Beach Bar), and Steven Shelley, (Shelley Contracting)! Awesome support!

Thanks to each and every advertiser in CIN, and the businesses allowing us to distribute CIN on their premises. We love you!  And thank you to our talented contributors and our wonderful readers – without you there would be no paper.

LOTS of news this month! Our Bachelor Housekeeping Tips and Competition Winner, and a property market update, the goss on three new shows at Redland Performing Arts Centre (RPAC), a review of island author Terry Byrne’s book Mystery Island, a story about Coochie’s cafe life by Giuseppe Grasso Di’Codavolpe, an article by Deirdre Moran of Coochie’s Artisan Collective on the creative life, the Heritage Society’s AGM and celebration and the dates of the new Coochie Choir and Coochie Songwriters & Poets Club inaugural meetups – all the info you need is inside! Whew! A lot happening on this tiny isle!

AND we have all your favourites: Michael des David’s fishing tipsChristo Patty’s relationship tips – this month on leadership in everyday life – we have Golf Club newsAdaire with a poignant houseboat-living storyHelen Symes health tips, a lovely On the Deck interview, all your community organisation news and events and lots more!

Thanks for supporting Coochie Island News. It means a lot to this community.

Have a lovely weekend!

Rachael xx