Community Christmas Day Lunch - 2018
The 2018 Christmas Day Lunch marked the 11th Community Christmas Day event which was coordinated and hosted by Mossman Support Services.
The event attracted up to 107 people who enjoyed a buffet of fresh seafood, meats, sausage rolls, traditional mince pies, Christmas cake, salads, fruit and soft drinks. There were gifts for all and the 20 volunteers who came to assist on the day did a wonderful job making everyone feel welcome and assisting with the preparation, serving and cleaning up. The day would not be possible without the commitment and generosity of volunteers.
I would like to particularly mention the 11 volunteers who assisted with the setting up of the Shire Hall during the tropical deluge on Christmas Eve. Thank you so much to these people; Ramesh and Sunil Raju, Mandy and David White, Neil Jabs, Jason Renton, Tim Glover and the Volunteer Committee Members. The weather conditions made the set up very challenging and your time and support is greatly acknowledged.
Also a big thanks to the Volunteer Committee; Christine Price, Anne Lloyd, Peter Lloyd and Kerrie Secker for all the time and effort you put towards making the Community Christmas Lunch a fabulous event and one that many people in our community talk about and look forward to going to each year. The feedback from community has been very positive.
We would like to thank the Douglas Shire Council for providing in-kind and financial support for this event and acknowledge the following businesses and individuals for their generous donation and contribution -
Anglican Church, Daintree Saltwater Barramundi Farm, Gold Coast Marine Aquaculture, IGA Port Douglas, Mocka Pies, Mossman Bakery, Mossman Bowls Club, Mossman Print, Port Douglas & District Combined Club, QITE, Rotary Club, Yum Yums and Lesley Shorten.
During the lead up to Christmas, the Mossman Community Centre traditionally receives many donations, which are made available to community members in need. Thank you to those individuals and families who delivered donations to the Centre, your thought and generosity is appreciated.
These events typically involve many people and my apologies if I have forgotten anyone.
Community Development Officer
The Community Development officer initiates, maintains and promotes Mossman Community Centre activities and facilities.
Our objective is to respond to the emerging needs of our local community with a priority on vulnerable and disadvantaged individuals and families.
We provide meeting spaces with access to kitchen facilities for visiting services, support groups and other community activity groups.
emergency relief programme
art and craft group
computer and internet access
community correction host
community lunch (hot meal)
20 Mill St, Mossman
Monday - Friday 8.30am - 3.30pm
Community Development Officer:
Tel 4098 2836 (ext. 1)