Fes­tive fun, fine fare and all that jazz served up at lunch

Kalgoorlie Miner - - NEWS - Phoebe Pin

Kal­go­or­lie-Boul­der’s beloved grand­par­ents and el­ders en­joyed an af­ter­noon of good food and en­ter­tain­ment yes­ter­day at the an­nual Se­niors’ Christ­mas Lunch.

The City of Kal­go­or­lie-Boul­der hosted the event at the WMC Grad­u­ates’ Hall, where se­niors were treated to a three-course meal, raf- fles, prizes and even a visit from Santa Claus.

John Paul Col­lege mu­sic stu­dents also came to en­ter­tain the crowd with their smooth jazz sounds — a tra­di­tion teacher Gra­ham Greene said the school was glad to be in­volved with.

“It’s about the kids do­ing some­thing for some­one else, which is quite im­por­tant and fol­lows nicely with the ethos school,” he said.

The group per­formed sev­eral pieces, in­clud­ing All the Things You Are and The Girl From Ipanema.

Mu­sic stu­dent Ge­orgie-May, has been play­ing the clar­inet for three years and said she had been look­ing for­ward to play­ing at the event.

“We love per­form­ing,” she said. of the

Many of those in at­ten­dance had been res­i­dents of Kal­go­or­lieBoul­der for their whole lives.

Among these were long-time friends Judy Hunter and self­pro­fessed “Boul­derite” Olive Ben­nett.

Both were dressed in their most fes­tive out­fits, with Mrs Ben­nett wear­ing her Christ­mas brooch from the 1990s with pride.

Pic­ture: Phoebe Pin

Ge­orgie-May Scott, Judy Hunter, Travis Bot­trell, and Olive Ben­nett at the an­nual Se­niors’ Christ­mas Lunch yes­ter­day.

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