A gallery of images from the Dereel Community Day on Saturday. Click on an image to view the gallery in a larger size. The Dereel Community Hub Inc. would like to thank Fiona and Lucy for organising the Community Day, which was a huge success. Thank you also to The Men’s Shed for a tasty BBQ lunch. CERT, the CFA, the Walking Group, the History Group, and participating organisations and individuals.
A well-worn path was developing between the BBQ lunch, cooked by The Men’s Shed, and the Hall, where stalls and activities were located.
A delicious lunch cooked by The Men’s Shed included veggie burgers.
Ruth was on hand to talk to people interested in joining CERT.
Doug shows off the newly launched Dereel Men’s Shed building.
Rob, Jan and others from the Men’s Shed did a wonderful job with the food. There was nothing left and I think we all ate well.
Kim Stanley spoke on behalf of the Dereel Community, introducing some of the many projects and activities coming up.
CentaCare’s information stall.
The Dereel CFA Brigade was also open for the community.
Lorraine from the Dereel Walking Group chats to Clio about some their activities, including the Community Breakfast and an upcoming Pie Lunch.
Charts and photographs inside the CERT Facility.
Kim has put together some initial ideas for the Dereel Community Garden. For more information, look at the Dereel Community Garden Facebook Group.
Dereel Community Day coordinators – Lucy and Fiona from BDNH.
Julie discusses the history of Dereel with Jim and Lorraine.
Carissah Cain-Sultana and her team were present with uniforms from WWI and information about the people listed on Dereel’s Roll of Honour Board.
The Golden Plains Shire iVan is equipped with entertainment for teenagers. Paul Owen from GPS manned the van on Saturday.
Julie shows Lorraine the historical research she has been working on, along with interested members of the community.
DCHI’s Richard with his coffee machine and posters of coffee processing. Julie, a non-cofee-drinker enjoys a hot chocolate.
Kim explains some of the ideas for the Dereel Community Garden project.
A large sheet of cardboard is still hanging in the Dereel Community Kitchen for your ideas. The Centre is open every Monday, Tuesday and alternate Wednesday between 9:30am and 4:30pm so if you want to add your idea, just pop in.
Supporting Dereel through the aftermath of the fire, and in other ways, CentaqCare set up in the Community Centre.
Janine Hourigan from BDNH, and Kim Stanley from Dereel with Golden Plains Shire Mayor, Des Phelan
The Hall was another gathering point with people milling around the various displays. Lots of good conversations happened, so watch this space!
The Welcome speech was given by BDNH’s Janine.