ABOUT 200 past and present friends and families linked to the Balaklava Community Children’s Centre helped mark the 60th onsite anniversary on Saturday evening.
It was also the official opening of the centre’s expansion, which was completed throughout 2018, accommodating increases in child care capacity from 29 to 50, kindy from 30 to 40, with facilities to care for up to 12 babies.
BCCC director, Dale Gathercole, said the event was a fitting celebration.
• Pictured: Past and present BCCC staff (back, from left) Kristy Hass, Sally Hahesy, Cara Nielsen, Kate Deverell, Stan Noack, Casey Taylor, Emma Kenny, (front) Lisa Earl, Theresa Kamouzis, Dale Gathercole, Karen Schultz, Sharon Hill, Jackie Lemon, Janice Smith and Abbi Higgs.
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