As the town of Eumundi commemorates Anzac Day with a community walk and
service at the town's Amphitheatre, General Manager of Eumundi Markets
Peter Homan has asked market stallholders to support the commemoration
by ceasing trading through the Anzac Day service from 7.55am until
"The Anzac Day service is a significant and all important event for the Eumundi community with its famous WWI memorial trees, and indeed for the Eumundi Market stallholders," Peter said.
"Eumundi Markets, and the management committee of the Eumundi & District Historical Association have again worked with the Eumundi RSL to ensure a respectful commemoration service for Anzac Day.
"Aside from restricting trading through the service, Eumundi Markets will be relocating stalls on the day to accommodate the ceremony, and will assist with closing the street and traffic management. In addition, volunteers at the Eumundi Market carpark will be handing out rosemary to market visitors," he said.
Special arrangements for Anzac Day in Eumundi
Service men and women will lead a community walk along Memorial Drive from 8am sharp starting in front of the Imperial Hotel in Memorial Drive.
The walk will culminate with a short service at the Amphitheatre -- adjacent to Eumundi Markets.
Memorial Drive will be closed to traffic between 7.45am and 9.15am, with free car parking available to attendees at the Eumundi School Oval from 7.30am -- 10am.
Commemoration will include a dedication of five benches to complete the WWII memorial in the Amphitheatre area. Program includes items and wreath laying by representatives from all schools in the district.
Free Anzac biscuits provided for all by Eumundi State School families. Veterans' breakfast tent is adjacent to Amphitheatre stage.
Eumundi Rural Fire Brigade will sound a siren will sound at 7.55am and 9.05am to indicate the start and finish of the Anzac Day ceremony.
If weather is inclement, service will be transferred from Amphitheatre to Eumundi School of Arts.
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