Cooloola Seniors Expo a huge success

Tin Can Bay Lions Jess and Kerry in action assisting with feedback forms

Tin Can Bay Lions Jess and Kerry in action assisting with feedback forms

Theresa Fear, Secretary, Cooloola Cove Residents and Friends Inc

The Cooloola Seniors Expo was held on Saturday 23 October at the Cooloola Coast Bowls Club in Tin Can Bay.

Approximately 300 people turned out to visit the Expo.

There were 24 different exhibitors with information ranging from services available (not just to seniors), to social activities, health and rehab, sports and community groups. Outside, the wonderful Cars N Coffee members provided a display of 18 cars, with the Kombi Van proving popular.

Kidz Biz and Barbara Rooks Family Day Care provided the welcome sign at the entrance to the expo. The sign was a great way to enter and a great talking point (as well as making it onto a lot of Facebook pages).

Tin Can Bay Lions Club provided support during the event.

State member for Gympie, Tony Perrett opened the expo which was made possible through funding via Queensland Seniors Month – Social Connections administered by Council of the Aging Queensland on behalf of the Queensland Government, and also a contribution from Gympie Regional Council.  We thank them both.

The Cooloola Coast Bowls Club provided the venue and excellent service throughout the day – special thank you to Alan and Garry!!

This expo was hosted by Cooloola Cove Residents and Friends Inc with the aim of ensuring Cooloola Coast residents are aware of the services available to them and the opportunities available to make a connection with the community.

Councillor Jess Milne commented: “”It was evident that the event exceeded expectations from those attending and that Cooloola Cove Residents and Friends are becoming a key connection point for the community.”

We thank the Cooloola Coast community for their support.

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