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Recognise this picture? Over half a century of history will be celebrated by family, friends, staff, clients and volunteers when they come together for Endeavour’s 50th anniversary in Bundaberg on Friday November 12.
Endeavour’s first service in Bundaberg was established in 1960 when 200 locals’ took up tools and built the Queensland Sub-Normal Children's Welfare Association School – aptly named Bright Horizons.
Born and bred Bundaberg local Nancy Johnson is a member of the Parents Group, and has been compiling the local history of Endeavour.
“Bright Horizons grew and in 1965, over 300 volunteers came together again extended the building to fit the growing needs of local people with a disability,” Nancy said.
“It would be lovely to have the volunteers who built the service come and see how it looks now – to see its transformation.”
Service Coordinator Rowena Hanlon said the anniversary will celebrate the dedication and support of the many volunteers and staff in the service’s history.
“Our wonderful service was made possible by volunteers – who have continued to support Endeavour with their time, donations and compassion,” said Rowena.
“We would like to invite the public in – to show them our beautiful grounds and to educate people about the role Endeavour plays in supporting people with a disability.”
Endeavour now offers several programmes from the original location on Nixon Street including Learning and Lifestyle, Post School Services and Latch-On a tertiary education programme for adults with an intellectual disability offered exclusively by Endeavour.
Volunteers, family, staff, clients and friends past and present and future are invited to join in the commemoration on Friday November 12 at 9 Nixon Street, Bundaberg.
Vanessa Boman, Media and Communications Co-ordinator
Phone: (07) 3908 7254, 0423 842 327
Fax: (07) 3253 7271