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The Salvation Army – Red Shield Appeal Launch

The Salvation Army – Red Shield Appeal Launch. BDmag Social Images July 2023

The Salvation Army held their annual Business Breakfast for Townsville’s Red Shield Appeal Launch on Friday, 26th May at The Ville Resort-Casino with 400 guests in attendance. The event showcases how the organisation is responding to the many challenges faced by Australians, with particular focus this year on the increase cost of living pressures and homelessness in the community.

The event was chaired by Peter Wheeler, with Wayde Chiesa as MC, and featured keynote speaker Nasir Sobhani (aka The Street Barber), and testimonial speaker, Kristin Bourke.

Other highlights from the launch included local ambassador Steve “Pricey” Price being honoured with a Recognition Award, and entertainment by 1RAR Band and lead performers from Townsville Grammar School’s recent production of Little Shop of Horrors.

Image credits: Neil Helmore

Main image (L-R): Nasir Sobhani (The Street Barber – Keynote Speaker), Peter Wheeler (Colliers Townsville), Kristin Bourke (Testimonial Speaker).

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