Anzac Community Event

Thank you to all those who assisted with the Anzac community event! It was a memorable and emotional day, where past and present service people and their families shared a little bit about their journey and what the day means to them. From the one event, more than $2,000 was raised for Legacy Brisbane, an important cause and one very close to the Torian community. We’re looking forward to making this an annual event.

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There were so many people who helped, from those who volunteered to help run the bake sale (which raised more than $500 alone!), cook the barbecue, compete in the HeroWOD, setup the comp floor, and assist with the smooth running of the day. Your efforts are greatly appreciated.

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In particular, thank you to Brianna Anderson for all her help in the lead up with Legacy Brisbane and for everything on the day; to Peter Campbell and Wilson Purdie for sharing what service to the country means to them and for their contributions on the day; to Alethea Boon for flying up from Sydney specifically for the event and to all the athletes who registered and volunteered their time to help raise awareness to the cause; to all those who showed up to help cheer on the athletes and support the event; to Michael Coppola Photographics and Susan Evans for capturing some incredible moments; to Q Academy for volunteering massage services for attendees; to ATF and Kennards Hire for donating barrier fencing and vehicles; to Mana Mobile Coffee for keeping everyone energised.

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Finally, to the dozens of people in the Torian/BBC community who have served, or whose family members have served, contributing to the freedom we continue to enjoy each day. Lest we forget.

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