The Men’s Shed Labrador was opened officially on Thursday 12 August 2010 by Gold Coast Mayor, Ron Clarke MBE.
Guests were welcomed by the President of the Shed Committee, Warren Humphries.
As well as the Mayor, other speakers at the opening function were GCCC Councillor Margaret Grummitt; Peta-Kaye Croft, State Member for Broadwater; Stuart Robert, Federal Member for Fadden; Reverend Sue Page, Pastor, Uniting Church Southport; and Damien Knight from The Benevolent Society.
About one hundred members and guests were present for the opening. Pastor Sue Page gave the Blessing and the official proceedings culminated with the unveiling of a commemorative plaque by Mayor Ron Clarke. Afterwards, there was an opportunity for members, their wives and friends to meet and get to know one another, over an excellent informal lunch provided by the wives of members of the Shed.