Cardwell Meals on Wheels News

Jennifer McCallan winning a Jonathan Dean Voucher

Cardwell Meals on Wheels Inc.’s 40th Annual General Meeting was held on October 7, with a dinner for Volunteers, Clients, and Guests at Seabreeze Café Lounge. 


Our new Committee comprises of Bev Altadonna (President), Lee Porter (Secretary), Debbie Clancy (Treasurer), Mandy McGree, John Newsome, Gail Hutchins, Sue Hart, Stan Skeates, Arlie Robinson, and Don Porter as General Committee Members. Special guests were staff members from Churches of Christ (Rockingham Home for the Aged). Appreciation was extended to all the volunteers and clients who attended our AGM and also to Seabreeze Café Lounge for providing an excellent meal and a great atmosphere. 


President Bev Altadonna thanked Mandy Carucci and all the kitchen staff at Churches of Christ, the Wet Tropic Times newspaper for printing our monthly roster, Committee Members, and all Volunteers of Cardwell MOW for their support during the year. Bev also gave specially thanked Jim Colyer, who has resigned from volunteering after 20 years of delivering and also 8 years as a Committee Member. 


Secretary Lee thanked the Hinchinbrook Regional Arts members for their support over many years by supplying our group with their amazing artworks for prizes in our raffles. Jonathan Dean, Photographic Art, provided us with  $75 and $25 Vouchers, which can be used for Digital Art, Custom Framing, Format Printing, and Photo Restoration. Thank you, Jonathan, for your generous donation.


If anyone requires Meals on Wheels services or wishes to become a volunteer deliverer, please contact Lisa Cartwright, Convenor on 0428 980 104  or email cardwellmow@hotmail.com. Meals are provided every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at a cost of $11 per meal and they are sourced from Churches of Christ.

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