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March 2021 Newsletter
Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care 
What happened in February?
Technicolour Chinese New Year Night Market
MCC delivered another spectacular Technicolour Chinese New Year Night Market on the 13th February 2021. Our covid safe event was enjoyed by all with activities for everyone: free calligraphy workshop, food trucks with delicious Asian cuisine and ice cream to keep everyone cool. We had stalls selling amazing gifts and a photo gallery that displayed entries from our  Chinese New Year Photography competition (with ‘HOPE’ as its theme). VIPs and festival attendees were entertained with the dramatic Lion Dance in our auditorium, followed by 2 fabulous Chinese Cultural Shows sponsored by the PRC Consulate General. Key VIPs joined MCC's Director (Volunteer) Mrs. Jeannie Mok OAM in the Yee Sang 'Prosperity Toss' salad to welcome the New Year. Our guests included  Deputy Minister Trevor Evans MP, Mr. Jimmy Sullivan MP,  Mr. David Crisafulli (LNP Leader of the Opposition), Dr. Christian Rowan MP, Mr. Timothy Mander MP, Councilors Andrew Wines,  Kim Marx,  Steve Toomey and Home Affairs Regional Director Lisa Crawford.  We would like to Thank MCC's Project Coordinator Samantha Lac and her team of dedicated Trainees for organizing this amazing event!
Settlement Engagement and Transition Services 
Our SETS team hosted an information session on Thursday the 25th February for their clients from the Nepalese/Bhutan community, on 'How to start up a cleaning business'. The session consisted of two parts where they covered the topic of Cleaning Equipment and Products in the first session; and then Pricing and Quoting a cleaning job in the second session. There were 6 participants in attendance. There will be a second information session held on the 4th March for the 2nd part of this small business initiative.
Queensland Premier's Chinese New Year Celebrations
Director of MCC Mrs. Jeannie Mok OAM was invited to attended the Chinese New Year Celebrations hosted by Queensland Premier Anastacia Palaszczuk in Parliament, on 24th February. Mrs. Mok gifted the Premier the 1st Prize photograph from the MCC Photography Competition, entitled 'Leave your GIANTS behind' by Eugene Kang.
Attending the Premier’s celebration was a special VIP, the Consulate General of the Peoples Republic of China  Dr. Xu Jie  (photographed with Mrs. Mok).
Lord Mayor's Chinese New Year Celebrations
MCC's Director (Volunteer) Mrs. Jeannie Mok OAM attended the Chinese New Year celebrations at the City Hall hosted by Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner. Mrs. Mok presented the Lord Mayor with a gift of a photograph of the ‘Wheel of Brisbane’ by renowned Chinese photographer, Robin Sun, from MCC's photography competition.
QLD Chinese Forum CNY ‘Welcome’ to the Queensland Government at Parliament
The Queensland Government welcomed the QLD Chinese Forum to the parliament with Lion Dancing to celebrate Chinese New Year.  Our MCC Director (Volunteer) Mrs. Jeannie Mok OAM was one of the community leaders, participating in these celebrations. (photographed above with QLD Deputy Premier Dr. Steven Miles and Elder Uncle Bob Anderson).
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