Friends and volunteers barbeque

Saturday, September 5th 2009

Today was Foxglove's Friends and Volunteers Barbeque. We were celebrating the end of summer and looking forward to the winter season.

Foxglove cake

70 people turned up to sample the delights of Namik and Damon's wonderful cooking. We were lucky with the weather which looked like rain but ended up cool, windy - but dry.

Namik and Damon preparing the feast!

Namik and Damon

Here are just some of the people enjoying their afternoon.

Foxglove friends and volunteers

Thank you to everyone who attended and to everyone behind the scenes who helped to make the event run so smoothly.


(1) Comments:

Raymond responded on 24th Nov 2010 with...

Thank you for the great barbeque at Foxglove today. From myself (Raymond), Andrew and everyone who attended.


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