Clients friends and volunteers of the Goulburn Multicultural Centre gathered on Friday evening December 1 for an end of year celebration that included music, singing and dancing as well as a fashion parade expressing the diversity of the many cultures represented and the friendships forged.
More than 70 people attended the gathering, which included an evening meal, soft drinks and plenty of social conversation.
Goulburn Multicultural Centre has and continues to be a meeting place and s source of information and learning for people newly arrived in the district as well as those from widely diverse cultural backgrounds seeking help and friendship as they try and fit into the Goulburn district community.
The service offers activities, classes in English, assistance with learning to drive, craft activities and a women’s group to name a few of the centre’s activities. Centre manager Henni Hardi welcomed the regional coordinator John Gunn and the many guests and volunteers.
Each of the participants in the fashion parade explained a little about their costume as they paraded before the judges Daniel Strickland, Brenda Shea and John Gunn. It was a fun night with everyone contributing something toward the festivities.