Has to Happen By Christmas!

Growing up I never really got the deadline of Christmas. My Dad was a builder and clients would have to be in by Christmas, regardless of rain, them changing their minds on products to be used etc., come hell or high water, had to have those keys by Christmas. The house would not be furnished or anything, they couldn't live in there, BUT, for some reason, getting those keys by that magic deadline was seriously important. Over the years I have seen similar situations in work where Christmas is always that be all deadline, though unlike End of Financial Year where there is a real reason for having your purchase, service, whatever paid for, Christmas is generally a false marker. Except in places like the Sunshine Coast. Man is it important! When we would all like to just relax on the beach, it is instead a stress-fest!
For some retailer mates of mine, the influx of tourists & Day-trippers gives them the profit to actually tide them over in the quiet times. Casual employees that barely scrape by tend to get more hours to actually earn some decent money in the Holidays. This money then flows through the rest of the community which is good for everyone. The last few Summer Holidays have been ordinary to say the least and last time I looked, we did not have a mine sitting in our backyard to fall back on...Read the rest of this article...

Wish The J Happy Birthday Competition
Be your most creative self with how you wish The J a Happy Birthday. Send us your wish on Facebook anytime before Nov 6, and we'll choose the most creative winner after the weekend birthday celebrations. The winner will walk away with....Read More

More Coast Specials:

Apex Camp Mudjimba
Accommodation and Activities for School Camps and Much More... Leadership Camps, Sporting Groups, Church Groups, Social Groups. Apex Camp Mudjimba is a tranquil beach side camp ideally located on the Sunshine Coast. Centrally located...read more

More Sunshine Coast Businesses:
  • ECO organic hair and body - Escape production line mentality and let us personally create for you an organic hairdressing experience...
  • Caloundra Swim School - Babies, Kids and Childrens Swimming Lessons, Caloundra Swim School is small... but BIG on service...

Cute Beach-House 100m To Beach!
3 Bed, 1 Bath, What a great opportunity to secure an eastern side property at an entry level price. The house is located straight across the road from the beach and just a short stroll the Peregian Village. Auction Saturday 3rd Dec 2011... Check it out Now.

Business For Sale: Buy a business and receive a FREE Holiday!
Land For Sale: High & Dry With Privacy & Views - The Palms

School leavers - Medical receptionist Courses
Course is on line and trainers and assessors available throughout Australia. Offices located on Sunshine Coast and Brisbane. High success rate in passing and trainers are working in the health industry! Lots of tips on how to be job ready... Read More

More Sunshine Coast Employment:

In this issue:

  • From the Editors Desk
  • Sunshine Coast Business Specials
  • Sunshine Coast Business in Focus
  • Sunshine Coast Real Estate
  • Sunshine Coast Employment
  • MSC Coast News Giveaways
  • Sunshine Coast Events
  • Sunshine Coast News
  • MSC Site News

Merry Christmas 'Real' Trees Giveaway
Viktor is giving YOU the chance to score a 'REAL' christmas tree this year!
There are 3 medium trees (incl. Stands) on offer so don't miss out... Enter Here

More Coast News Giveaways:

Twilight Eclipse & Breaking Dawn Part 1
17th Nov 2011, Maroochydore
All you fans have a chance to get your Twilight fix, while fundraising for the
Nambour Special School!... Read More

More Sunshine Coast Events:

Christmas Appeal 2011
Consider giving a loved one in your life a gift that will make a difference with a Christmas Treat for the
Sunshine Coast Community Hospice to run Katie Rose Cottage... Read More

More Sunshine Coast News:

Survive Summer Business Plan!
This is a 'one-time deal' to help your business make the most of Summer and our Christmas holiday trade with our never offered before, massive price slashed advertising pack.
$98 +gst! for 4 months advertising for a full page display Premium Listing in the category of your choice, including our standard extras, get in quick though as Leone is only offering this until the end of November. "Summer Survival Pack"!

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