Sense of com­mu­nity

Comment News (Armadale) - - #Snapperth -

THE Shire of Ser­pen­tine Jar­rah­dale is host­ing a se­ries of free com­mu­nity bar­be­cues in the lead up to Christ­mas to cre­ate safer, more in­clu­sive neigh­bour­hoods.

The com­mu­nity bar­be­cue se­ries al­lows res­i­dents to speak with Shire em­ploy­ees, Neigh­bour­hood Watch vol­un­teers and lo­cal po­lice about strate­gies to pro­mote a sense of com­mu­nity, while pro­vid­ing a chance to in­ter­act and make new friends.

Shire pres­i­dent Michelle Rich said the se­ries was part of a wider ef­fort to en­hance the Shire’s al­ready strong sense of com­mu­nity.

“One thing our res­i­dents re­ally value is be­ing part of such a vi­brant, in­clu­sive com­mu­nity where they feel safe and wel­comed,” she said.

“We’re en­cour­ag­ing res­i­dents to come and meet those who also live lo­cally and de­velop the kind of con­nec­tions that help main­tain com­mu­nity spirit.”

A Christ­mas event will be held at Bill Hicks Re­serve in By­ford on Fri­day, De­cem­ber 15, 4.30pm7.30pm, fea­tur­ing lo­cal com­mu­nity groups and en­ter­tain­ment from the Ar­madale City Con­cert Band.

Rosie Moszczyn­ski with Julie San­som, Scott Ham­b­ley, Snr Con­sta­bles Max­ine Bem­bridge and Ian McCutheon, and Rob Inkpen.

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