Festive celebrations for support group

Forty four members and carers met at the Royal Hotel on December 1 to enjoy a two course Christmas luncheon before their annual break until February 2018.

GIFTS: Christmas elf Wayne Lentsment handed out Christmas gifts to those attending the Christmas lunch.

GIFTS: Christmas elf Wayne Lentsment handed out Christmas gifts to those attending the Christmas lunch.

Members and carers travelled from as far as Kaniva, Nhill, Brim, Dimboola and Warracknabeal, as well as the surrounding Horsham area, to catch up and celebrate the festive season.

A Christmas elf, Wayne Lentsment, resplendent in costume, and his junior assistant elf, William, handed out Christmas gifts to all in attendance.

The gathering was one of friendship and enjoyed by all.

The next meeting will be the annual meeting on Friday, February 9.

Note the meeting is scheduled for the second Friday of the month to allow for any members away on holidays, etc.

Support group president Robin Barrett closed the Christmas luncheon by wishing everyone good health and seasons greetings to all.