19 November 2018

Spring Racing Flair

On the first Tuesday of November Arcare Taigum’s Melbourne Cup celebrations were in full swing.

Clients and team members were dressed up to the nines in their best spring racing outfits with fascinator to top the look off.

The day began with drawing the sweeps.

Clients and team member were all eager to find out which horse they would be backing for the race.

At 10.30am clients gathered for a game of Melbourne Cup themed bingo.

The bingo cards depicted the names, years and jockey colours of previous winners.

If someone got bingo they had to yell ‘winner’.

Clients enjoyed a special lunch provided by the kitchen of prawn cocktails, lamb chops and seafood vol au vents with an accompanying champagne, wine, beer or lemonade.

Following lunch clients and their families were invited to the theatre to watch the race.

In the theatre everyone enjoyed more canapes and drinks.

Then it was time for the race that stops the nation and clients, guests and team members stopped to watch and barrack for their horses.

After the race the winners of the sweeps happily received their winnings.

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