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I wish to thank the Mullumbimby community for making the Biggest Little Banquet a wonderful success.

We blocked off the main street and fed 180 people a three-course meal at one long table. Despite a bit of drizzle, we all had a great time and the overwhelming response is bigger and better next time.

Thanks to the local businesses for supporting the event and leaving their lights on. Thanks to Mullumbimby High School and their brilliant hospitality students. And thanks to the Coolamon Tree Bistro and The Other Italian Joint for their delicious food. And the biggest thanks of all to Jenelle Stanford for dreaming big.

If anyone missed out or would like to be involved next time, please go to www.mullumbimby.org.au and subscribe to the Mullumbimby Chamber of Commerce mailing list.

Obi McDonald-Saint, secretary, Mullumbimby Chamber of Commerce

 


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