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Seniors Week, celebrated from 15 to 23 August, is an opportunity to come together to celebrate and recognise the important contribution our senior citizens make to our community.
Deputy Mayor, Cr Andrew Willcox said our senior citizens are an asset to our region and have contributed to the history of our community in so many ways.
“Seniors Week provides the opportunity to recognise the important role of seniors in theWhitsundays; whether as volunteers or in the workforce, seniors draw on their knowledge and experience and play pivotal roles in their individual families and in the community,” Cr Willcox said.
“I would like to extend my thanks to the volunteers and community groups who facilitate these events across the region each year,” he said.
“I encourage our seniors to attend one of the Seniors Week morning teas and celebrate the wonderful contribution they have made to the community.”
Seniors Week morning tea event details following:
Proserpine Entertainment Centre will be hosting a performance by ’Lucky Star’ for Morning Melodies Date: Thursday 13 August 2015Time: 10amCost: $7Includes: morning tea/cakeFor further enquiries and bookings please contact the Entertainment Centre on 4945 2312
Collinsville Community Centre will be hosting senior’s themed light entertainmentDate: Tuesday 18 August 2015Time: 10amIncludes: morning tea/cake
Bowen PCYC will be hosting entertainment, multi-draw raffles and 20 information stallsDate: Thursday 20 August 2015Time: from 10amIncludes: morning tea/cakeFor further enquiries and bookings please contact Shelly on 0428 996 913
Whitsunday Regional Council is a proud supporter of Seniors Week and has provided $500 each to both the Bowen and Collinsville Seniors Week events and $1000 to the Airlie Beach/Proserpine event.
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