On Sunday 8th February 2015, His Grace Bishop Seraphim officially opened the St Paraskevi Child Care Centre and unveiled the Friendship Garden plaque at the Parish of St Paraskevi in Taigum, Queensland.
The Child Care Centre is a not-for-profit activity of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia and has capacity to hold up to 94 children. The Centre opened its doors to the Taigum and wider community on Monday 12th January 2015 after starting construction in June the previous year. The Official Opening was performed by His Grace Bishop Seraphim and Lord Mayor of Brisbane City Council, Cr. Graham Quirk.
Currently over 120 families have enrolled their children for child care at our Centre. The Centre is very modern and includes technology that is based on early learning. The website for the centre is www.taigumchildcarecentre.com.au.
The occasion also commemorated the official unveiling of the St Paraskevi Friendship Garden. The Friendship Garden was unveiled by His Grace Bishop Seraphim and Councillor for Deagon Ward Cr. Victoria Newton.