GALLERY & VIDEOSAlkira launches boat bookcase

GALLERY & VIDEOS | Alkira launches boat bookcase Volunteers Aylene Gail and Myra Tailby in their nautical get-up.
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Bill Sorenson and Ken Clifton.

“Captain” Chris Hartman.

Tina McIntosh pours pink drinks.

Nancy Jaeger takes a piece of toast from Casey Hatch.

“Captain” Chris Hartman and Tina McIntosh “toast” to the new boat bookcase.

“Captain” Chris Hartman with the boat bookcase which was he named after his mother, Pauline.

Ann Brown serves fruit cake.

Ann Brown hands out the toast for “toasting”.

Dennis Herrington and Jim Foley.

Nancy Jaeger reads Pam Ayres’ poem, Ode to the good ship Aurora.

Jim Foley plays the accordian.

Jim Foley

Nancy Jaeger

Casey Hatch “toasts” the boat bookcase.

Sandra Strong “toasts” the boat bookcase.

Debbie Steele, Casey Hatch and Ruth Hatch.

“Captain” Chris Hartman enjoys some morning tea in his boat bowl.

TweetFacebookCasey Hatch hands out toast to the residents.Alkira activities coordinator Tina McIntosh pulled out all the stops for the celebration with props, dress-ups, a puntastic speech and real toast to “toast” the launch.

The residents enjoyed the novelty of the toast and one cheeky regular visitor constantly interrupted Tina to ask if he could eat his toast yet.

Nancy Jaeger reads Ode to the good ship Aurora.Resident Nancy Jaeger performed a humourous recital of Pam Ayres’ poem, Ode to the good ship Aurora.

Jim Foley plays a tune on his accordian.Following on from Nancy, fellow resident Jim Foley took up his accordian and played a tune for the audience.

Casey Hatch and Tina McIntosh christen the bookshelf in a unique way.The best part was left for last with a spectacular christening of the bookcase by Casey Hatch and Tina.Two residents were givenumbrellas by Casey “just in case”. The residents were amazed when the champagne bottles blasted a shower of sparkling confetti all over the room.

After the formalities were finished, everyone tucked into some morning tea.

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