Rosevale dance hall gets catering upgrade

Super supper: Rosevale Memorial Hall Committee stalwarts Kevin and Gwen Cuthbertson help prepare supper for an old-time dance in the new hall kitchen. The old kitchen was more than 65 years old.

Super supper: Rosevale Memorial Hall Committee stalwarts Kevin and Gwen Cuthbertson help prepare supper for an old-time dance in the new hall kitchen. The old kitchen was more than 65 years old.

The action isn’t just on the dance floor, it’s also in the kitchen at Rosevale Memorial Hall. It’s where the tea and coffee is made, the cream puffs and cakes collated and the pastries heated through.

Earlier this month the Rosevale Hall Committee members experienced the luxury of working in a new $25,000 kitchen, funded by the Meander Valley Council and a Regional Development Stronger Communities Programme grant.

the Rosevale Hall was near capacity for it's recent dance.

the Rosevale Hall was near capacity for it's recent dance.

The old kitchen had been in situ since the hall was built 67 years ago and Kevin Cuthbertson, whose father Graeme (dec) built the hall, was there with wife Gwen to help organise the first event with the new, larger facilities.

Band De Ja Vue plays the old time dance music at the three annual Rosevale dances.

Band De Ja Vue plays the old time dance music at the three annual Rosevale dances.

“It’s lighter, brighter, and there’s so much more bench space and room to move around,” they agreed.

the tiny galley kitchen in Rosevale Hall has been more than doubled in size and flows into the reception area for easy access and serving.

the tiny galley kitchen in Rosevale Hall has been more than doubled in size and flows into the reception area for easy access and serving.

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