Senior’s Morning Tea
The Australian Inland Botanic Gardens in coordination with Wentworth Shire Libraries, hosted a Senior’s Morning Tea on Tuesday 28 February 2023. Organiser of the day Mackenzie Seddon, Acting Team Leader Libraries, was thrilled to see over 60 seniors in attendance.
The morning tea begun with speeches by Deputy Mayor of Wentworth Shire Council, Cr Daniel Linklater and 2023 Citizen of the Year Gwen Wilkinson.
Deputy Mayor of Wentworth Shire Council, Cr Daniel Linklater said during his speech “Our community consists of 28% of people aged 60 and over, making us a Shire with a wealth of knowledge, life experience and embedded cultures handed down for future generations.” He also spoke of fond experiences throughout his life with the older generations.
Following the speeches, an assortment of sandwiches and sweets were served to attendees for morning tea by the AIBG Catering Team.
After the morning tea, the attendees were priveliged to a Tractor/Train tour of the gardens from experienced driver Vic Eddy, who has run the tour for over 8 years.