Fraser Coast Mayor George Seymour, Steve Baxter from hit television show Shark Tank, Fraser Coast new small business entrepreneurs and media gathered together to celebrate the grand opening of the Hervey Bay Neighbourhood Centre’s (HBNC) new sponsored project Community cubed and the Wandering Teapot.

The event was opened by Auntie Shirley Blake an elder from the local Butchulla people, who performed the welcome to country.

Thanks to Stockland Shopping Centre who have supported the Community cubed project which was successfully launched on September 13 2018.

Community cubed has been the hard work of Tanya Stevenson and her staff and volunteers from HBNC and is part of their Social Enterprise strategic plan that ‘focuses on inspiring innovation, supporting independence and improving employment opportunities for small start-up businesses, local entrepreneurs and not-for-profits’.

The new Community cubed retail store is made up of 80 various sized retail sales spaces ‘cubes’. These are rented at $25 per week to small business and inspiring entrepreneurs giving them the opportunity to show their ideas and products in an affordable retail forum. The busy shopping centre has more than 3.4 million visitors each year.

Guest speaker at the opening was Steve Baxter from the Shark Tank who wholly supported the project and gave valuable advice to all those small business and entrepreneurs attending.

The Community cubed and Wandering Teapot shop is a delight to visit with the quality products available beautifully displayed and affordably priced. The variety of goods available ensure that the shop will attract everyone’s attention.

Be sure to visit the Community cubed shop on your next visit to Stockland Shopping Centre.

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