Calliope Kindergarten and Preschool have welcomed the generous donation which will go towards fixing a familiar problem caused by heavy downpour.
With Christmas around the corner and the presents piling up, residents are reminded of the many benefits of buying from local businesses.
The local heroes were feeling the love yesterday, as hundreds showed up despite the wet weather.
Mayor says the fast-tracked State funding will be spent on "shovel-ready” projects supporting jobs.
With one event Gary and his five employees managed to raise more than $1000 per head for charity Drought Angels.
Principal Jane Greenland said the money would go towards a new centre which would greatly improve student learning and future career prospects.
The Kota Naga has an 1800 TEU container capacity and can carry cargo considered 'hazardous'.
This couple definitely has a strong Christmas spirit, and this year they hope to raise money for neglected and abused children.
Noor Gillani is a recently graduated journalist from Brisbane, and the newest arrival to The Observer's newsroom. Prior to Gladstone, she was a reporter at Kalgoorlie in WA, but decided the grit of the Wild West was too much for her city-dweller sensibilities. She finds Gladstone a refreshing change, and is keen to meet people and tell as many interesting stories as she can.