The Glen Innes Severn Council Mayoral Luncheon held in November last year raised $2330 to assist local charities continue their community work.
The Vegetable Creek Hospital Auxiliary received $1000 towards the purchase of a new palliative care bed and the Crossroads Christian Church’s Soup Kitchen benefited with $1330 to support it providing meals to those in need.
The Glen Innes and District Services Club generously matched the donations made on the day and also managed the ticket selling for the event.
Mosman Council mayor Peter Abelson also donated a generous $200, reflecting on the friendship agreement with Mosman.
“I was very pleased with the attendance and support of the new format for the Mayoral Luncheon,” Glen Innes Severn Council mayor Steve Toms said.
“The luncheon aims to be a format for council to meet with key stakeholders and residents to discuss some of the issues and directions of council.”