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submitted by Kytherian 4 Wheel Drive & Recreation Club on 28.04.2013

The Canberra Cafe Panel, which forms the centrepiece

The Canberra Cafe Panel, which forms the centrepiece
Copyright (2013) Peter Notaras

of the wood panelling and stained glass section at the rear of the Canberra cafe, Manilla, NSW.

It is a tribute to the late Jack Smiles, 1889-1975, who established the Canberra cafe.

Chronology

1927 – Jack Smiles build Canberra Cafe
1948 – Paul Calokerinos comes to Australia
1950 – Paul Calokerinos and John Travassaros buy the Canberra Cafe from Jack Smiles
1965 – Helen Calokerinos buys out John Travassaros share.
2013 - Why hold a big 'panayiri' now - 30th March, 2013?

To celebrate the recent Cafe refurbishment and to celebrate 86 years since its inception.

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