ANZAC day is Tuesday, April 25

Ray Parker lays a wreath at the Rainbow Beach Cenotaph last year

Ray Parker lays a wreath at the Rainbow Beach Cenotaph last year

The Rainbow Beach dawn service commences at 4.15am at the cenotaph. After the ceremony those attending are invited to a Gunfire Breakfast at the surf club.

President Joe Casey advises, “A gold coin donation to be passed on to a charitable organisation would be appreciated.”

The march through town from the centre block to the cenotaph commences at 10am followed by the memorial service. Marchers to assemble from 9.45am near the community hall.

The dawn service is held at the Tin Can Bay Stage Area 5.20am, and once completed they hold a Gunfire Breakfast.
Form up for the parade at 8.30am, at Raine and Horne, 6 Gympie Road, and at 8.40am the march commences, and includes 50 or so military police from Brisbane.

The ANZAC Day service is 9am at the Tin Can Bay Memorial, and the RSL Sub Branch also conduct the Tin Can Bay Community Service 9.40am at the RSL and Citizens Memorial Hall.

The CWA provide refreshments after conclusion of the community service,
which includes the school choir and speeches from military representatives. Call Maureen Costello, Secretary, on 0408 882 917 to find out more.

Both town’s services are open to the whole community. See you there!

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