Robin Kedzlie and Sylvia Sanson are sending out a Christmas lunch invitation to everyone in the community who is on their own for whatever reason tomorrow – Christmas Day - who would enjoy some company and festive cheer.
Robin and Sylvia, members of the Brunswick Heads Uniting Church, hit upon the idea of the community party when they noticed that there were a lot of people without family around.
“There are people living on their own in caravan parks, people who’ve just moved here and others whose families are elsewhere,” said Robin, “so there seems to be a real need here.”
There are plans to decorate the hall and ideas for games and activities for children.
“We’re excited about it,” said Sylvia.
Christmas Lunch will be at the Uniting Church hall in Fingal Street Brunswick Heads from noon onwards, and while plum pudding, ice cream and custard are provided, people are invited to bring a plate of food to share for the main meal.
“But we don’t want people to worry if they don’t have much to share,” said Robin. “The main thing is just to come along.”
Liquid refreshment must be juices and non-alcoholic beverages due to the Uniting Church policy of their venue being an alcohol-free zone.
“It’s not that we’re wowsers,” explained Robin.
All community members are warmly invited to the lunch, and any inquiries can go to either Robin on 6685 1097 or Sylvia on 6685 0080.
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