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Welcome to the new Bunnings Mentone

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Even Spiderman wants to join the team at Chelsea SES

Last weekend the Chelsea crew were at Bunnings Keysborough for their community day, and this week, we were on hand for the grand opening weekend of the brand new Bunnings Warehouse on Nepean Highway, Mentone.

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Inside the Worlds biggest Bunnings

Last weekend the Chelsea crew were at Bunnings Keysborough for their community day, and this week, we were on hand for the grand opening weekend of the brand new Bunnings Warehouse on Nepean Highway, Mentone.

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Rescue 2 was a hive of activity on Friday night

On Friday evening (03/08/2012) Chelsea Rescue 2 sat centre stage with lights blazing as kids of all ages waited in line to try out the driver’s seat for size while Mum and Dad checked out some of the equipment stored in the vehicle and collected information.

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Bob The Builder and friends

Bob The Builder and his apprentice were there and happily took time out from their work to pose with some of the Chelsea members for a quick snap

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Checking out the pride of the Chelsea Rescue fleet

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A big Friday night at Bunnings Mentone

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A pocket size Bob The Builder, every home should have one

These 2 were only there to see one person but still stopped by for a quick picture with the boys.

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The15 minute fireworks display was awesome

The evening culminated in a fantastic fireworks display that any New Years Eve would have been proud of and the ooh’s and ahh’s of the huge crowd summed up their feelings about the glittering climax to the night.

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Saturday morning and Nova is on the air

Saturday morning saw Nova FM right next door to the sausage sizzle and the guys from Nova caught up with some of the Chelsea crew to say hi.

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Chelsea Rescue 2 and team back for another day

At the bottom end of the car park, Chelsea Rescue 2 set up next to the giant inflatable slide and the climbing wall and once again, the driver’s seat seemed to be the place to go.

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More potential recruits for Chelsea

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Come on down

Members handed out home emergency plan booklets and StormSafe literature and explained to people the sort of things that they could do around their homes to protect them as much as possible in the event of a major storm or flood.

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Activities Captain, Johny, with the a few of the Chelsea crew

The wonderful Bunnings community generosity was on hand once again, when Bunnings Activities Captain, Johny, very kindly invited Chelsea SES Controller, Ron Fitch, to a $500.00 spending spree in the new store. Ron made out his shopping list for some much needed new resources for the unit and watch this space for pictures when the equipment is presented to Ron. A huge thanks as always to Bunning,s for their ongoing support of the Chelsea SES Unit and its volunteer members. Thanks guys!

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Chelsea Controller, Ron Fitch and staff from Bunnings Mentone

Chelsea Controller, Ron Fitch was thrilled to be able to accept $500 worth of equipment arranged by Bunnings Mentone following the huge opening weekend, we can only thank you all and wish Bunnings every success with this new massive store.

Last Updated (Friday, 17 August 2012 13:23)

 
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