SDRC to welcome Commonwealth Games team at Mayoral Leadership Breakfast
What does it take to prepare a nation for the Gold Coast
2018 Commonwealth Games?
Southern Downs residents are set to find out when Southern
Downs Regional Council welcomes Team Cameroon’s Chef de Mission, Victor Agbor
Nso, to its next Mayoral Leadership Breakfast on Thursday, 22 March.
Mr Agbor Nso will share his insights into what it takes to
lead a nation into a major international sporting event and discuss the
business and sporting opportunities available in the African nation.
Council will host Team Cameroon’s 67 athletes in the lead up
to next month’s Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay
batonbearer and Warwick local, Linda Bunch will also share what it means to
take part in what will be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity when she carries the
baton in Warwick on 29 March.
Southern Downs Regional Council Mayor Tracy Dobie said the
Mayoral Leadership Breakfast was a wonderful opportunity to officially welcome
the Cameroonians to the region.
“Warwick is the only regional town in Australia to be
hosting a pre-Games training camp for a full Commonwealth Games team,” Cr Dobie
“It’s a significant achievement and very exciting for our
“We’re thrilled to be hosting Team Cameroon and I’m honoured
Victor will be sharing his unique insights of the Games, his athletes and his
nation with us.
“The event provides a great opportunity for our business and
sporting community to be a part of the excitement in the lead up to the Games.”
The Mayoral Leadership Breakfast will be held at Kings Theatre
at Warwick RSL on Thursday, 22 March from 7am until 8.30am.
SDRC’S Mayoral Leadership Breakfast was to be held on
Friday, March 16, but was moved back due to a change in Team Cameroon’s flights
The rescheduling provides the opportunity for additional
members of Team Cameroon’s management team to be on hand for the event.
Tickets include breakfast and are available for $20 at https://warwicktickets.com.au.
For more information please contact Southern Downs Regional
Council on 1300 MY SDRC (1300 697 372) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.