Aveo Oak Tree Hill residents and the local community gathered at an action-packed open day to celebrate the completion of Aveo Oak Tree Hill’s community centre redevelopment on Saturday, 9 April. More than four hundred local residents attended the family-friendly event which included entertainment from the Victorian Police Pipe Band, a roving magician, and a live cooking demonstration from celebrity chef and author, Paul Mercurio who cooked up a storm with Aveo’s Executive Chef John Casey. Aveo Oak Tree Hill Village Manager, Chrissie Neill, said the village was buzzing and we were thrilled to open our doors to the public to help us celebrate in style,” Ms Neill said. The community centre was officially opened by The Honourable Alan Griffin, Federal Member for Bruce, Michael Gidley, State Member for Parliament for the Mount Waverley Electoral District, and Councillor Geoff Lake of Glen Waverley Ward. Aveo Oak Tree Hill resident of six years, Barbara Slocum, said she was impressed by the new facilities on offer. “The new facilities and refurbishments have given the village a whole new life and a more modern, upmarket feel. When people come to visit the new community centre, I’m sure they will be very impressed,” Ms Slocum said.