Old style community party at Glenbrook

Jeremy Smithand Di Bradley in fullregalia at Glenbrook.

Jeremy Smithand Di Bradley in fullregalia at Glenbrook.

It might be American Independence Day, but July 4 also had special significance for local residents as the date saw an epic evening of fun, laughter and dancing at the Glenbrook War Memorial hall. Local band Loose Units, who have been playing at the Glenbrook Hall for at least 25 years, featured in the event, hosted for the local community by the Glenbrook Residents and Ratepayers Community Centre and Reserve Committee. The event was an evening to meet the new locals as the last gig was five years ago.
The committee also put on a supper supplied by Southern Spit Roast. About 100 people took up the offer of the free evening and a great time was had by all. Calendula Cottage came to the party with some spot prizes for best dressed Red White and Blue as well as best decorated Table.
The well-known Palmer family, stalwarts of the Glenbrook area, turned up with fantastic costumes and table decorations which earned them three of the eight spot prizes.
Committee chair, Jeremy Smith said “It was great to meet so many new people and a really great time was had by all.
“The committee is currently back working on clearing the gully at reserve ready for native planting and putting in walking tracks with the next planned working bee for July 19.
They are also looking at resurfacing two of the tennis courts this year in the warmer months as well as extending the car park which was resealed last year. A very big thanks to all the committee & the people who attended to make this a really epic night,” he said.

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