ABOUT 50 people, including Clarence Valley veterans and their families, celebrated an important milestone yesterday – 100 years of RSL Life Care.
This year marks a century since the organisation – which cares and offers service for war veterans – began.
A new book titled Celebration of a Century - RSL Life Care: The First 100 Years, chronicles the evolution of the organisation from its early roots as a home for veterans on Bare Island in Sydney in 1911 to today, where it operates retirement and lifestyle villages around the state along with home care services for veterans.
The celebration was held at the Grafton District Services Club yesterday where attendees were welcomed by manager of Grafton RSL Life Care Pattie Iredale and treated to a morning tea before the book was launched by representatives of the local RSL sub-branches.
Veterans in attendance all received a copy of the book after the launch.