Bellarine Kids, December Newsletter
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Bellarine Kids: number ONO
Thankyou to all of our founding members, without your support Bellarine Kids may have been put back into the ‘too hard basket’ for another three years!
The ongoing support for Bellarine Kids continues to make me feel a little overwhelmed and nervous at times but mostly I feel very excited with all that we have achieved in this short time. This little idea has plagued me for ages, until one day I just thought, right, stop procrastinating, start a Facebook page, and see where it goes.
Well, I must say the response has been fantastic! A big ‘thankyou’ to all who have helped my new venture to take off! Cheers to the Bellarine Kids Facebook community! Your posts, comments, emails and likes are great. I love reading what you have to write, and I am sure that I speak for other members as well.
I hope that Bellarine Kids has helped (and continues to help) you find fun and free things to do, and fun things to make, eat, and play. We aim to continue to provide you with yummy local, kid friendly places to eat, great things to buy, fun things to see and support.
Now it’s time to introduce you all to our Bellarine Kids founding members, in alphabetical order:
5 star, baby!, All Things Owls, Allure Art Collections, Ask!, Ashby Art Show, Baboodle, Barwon Heads Fish and Chips, Bella Jade Photography, Bellarine Business Women, Bellarine Railway, BuggZ, Buxton Baby, C-Change Training Studio, Cottage by the Sea, Dame Designs Photography & Wedding Dresses, Ettie & Ottie, Feed Geelong, Fresh Water Creek Steiner School Fair, Getting Started: Food Additive Minimisation,  Green Earth Party Paraphernalia, Headspace Barwon, Holistic Mums, Kaisercraft: Geelong Outlet,  Let’em Loose, Lions Club, Little Babes and Bows, Lilli Lou Lou, Little Miss Marcelle, Little Yoga & Dance Champions, Long White Cloud Baby, Mary Thompson Photography, Meaghan Cook Photography, Minim Kids, Ocean Grove Costume Hire, Ocean Grove Neighbourhood Centre, Ocean Grove Playgroup, Polkadottie, Portarlington Neighbourhood House, Queenscliff Bowling Club, Queenscliff Fishing Charters & Scenic Tours, Queenscliff Neighbourhood House, Parent and Toddler Group Fitness, Recipes by Lana and Frillypants, Rhiannon Matthews Photography, Ripview Bistro, Road to Reading, Rocgelic,  Saima Jade Photography, St John of God Hospital Rapheal Centre, The Healthy Life-Styler, Whale Spout, Wonderful Websites, Yayme Geelong and YMCA Geelong.

Please click on your desired business link, and the world wide web will take you to their page on Bellarine Kids. From Bellarine Kids, you can be re directed to the relevant Facebook page or Website.

Christmas Newsletter Promotions: Mention Bellarine Kids and…
Take 20% off Little Miss Marcelle  I  10% off all items on Lilli Lou Lou on Facebook.
Take 10% off Baboodle  I  Take 10% off all services at Queenscliff Fishing and Scenic Tours.
One half price Little Dance & Yoga Champion Session.
December Newsletter and Facebook competition details:
  Newsletter: Refer a friend or two or three to Bellarine Kids!
For every friend who subscribes via our website, you'll get an entry, or two or three in the draw.
To ensure we give prizes to the correct winners, please make sure you click the join us link on
the home page, enter your details and your friend’s first name, and surname initial.
Facebook: Upload, post and share your image/s on our wall.
Any (child friendly) Christmas image will be accepted...
EG: Images of your Christmas tree, decorations, spreading Christmas cheer,
drawings, craft, notes, recipes, songs, ideas etc.
Prizes include: A Little Babes and bows RED TULLE DRESS, A Minim Kids BIB,
A Little Miss Marcelle HAIR CLIP, A FREE Little Yoga & Dance Champions SESSION.
Both competitions end at midday December 14th, 2011.
The winners will be notified by email, so please check your email inbox.
If you (the winner) does not contact Bellarine Kids prior to December 18th, a new winner will be selected.
Top Local Picks:
Pack a cricket bat & ball, scooters, insect repellant, your dinner and head for the picnic area at your local beach.
  Grab a soccerball and head down to your local reserve or sports oval. Kids of all ages LOVE space, right?!

Sunday 11th December: Ocean Grove Carols in the Park
Tuesday 13th December: Ocean Grove Library Crafty Christmas

January: Road to Reading School Holiday Program
COGG School Holiday Program is a fun filled vacational care program for your primary aged child/ren

Finally, much appreciation goes to:
Lana – The Healthy Life-Styler and Tim DeNatris (local architect!) for encouraging me
to stop being a ‘scaredy-fraidey cat’, and attempt the website!

Shelley from Wonderful Websites for giving me the confidence
and knowledge in setting up the Bellarine Kids website.
Kathryn De Fazio my personal, super dooper fantastic editor! And Meaghan Cook, a sweet local photographer!
Merry Christmas everyone!
Bellarine Kids wishes you all a fun and safe Christmas and New Year.

  Peace, love and fun, Stacey O’Keefe.
  Together let’s share our local goodness xx

The Bellarine Kids website and Facebook page is designed for anyone
who has the pleasurable company of kids.
Particularly, parents, guardians, carers, aunts, uncles, grandparents, and siblings
who live in or are visiting the Bellarine and who would like some help with finding
anything and everything local for their children to do, eat, play or shop.
The links provided are for the subscriber’s convenience.
Bellarine Kids accepts no responsibility for the content in any of the above websites.
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