WHAT GOES AROUND: What goes around comes around, as Gympie police station administration officer Melissa Knox showed when she gave cookies and muffins to Cooloola Christian College's Janelle Chapman at a free coffee day for emergency workers.
WHAT GOES AROUND: What goes around comes around, as Gympie police station administration officer Melissa Knox showed when she gave cookies and muffins to Cooloola Christian College's Janelle Chapman at a free coffee day for emergency workers. Arthur Gorrie

Good will comes right back on Gympie emergency workers

"WE'RE just supporting the people who support us,” Cooloola Christian College business manager Justin Lippiatt said yesterday as school volunteers gave free coffee to emergency workers at a wpcial good will function in the Gympie Police Station car park.

Helped by college staff members Janelle Chapman and Kaitlyn Hughes, he and students provided a morning treat of coffee freshly ground from Kai Coffee beans and presented by the school's own coffee brand, Solid Grounds.

THANKS: Kaitlyn Hughes and Janelle Chapman from Cooloola Christian College show their appreciation for Gympie's emergency services workers, including Gympie police station's Sgt Odette Reid and communications officer Brett Lang.
THANKS: Kaitlyn Hughes and Janelle Chapman from Cooloola Christian College show their appreciation for Gympie's emergency services workers, including Gympie police station's Sgt Odette Reid and communications officer Brett Lang. Arthur Gorrie

Queensland Fire and Emergency Service and Queensland Ambulance Service officers were among honoured guests.

"Service is one of our highest values,”Mr Lippiatt said, "community service and community engagement.”

GOOD WILL: Cooloola Christian cOllege business manager Justin Lippiatt and student Dakota Martin help spread the you - and the coffee - at Gympie Police station yesterday.
GOOD WILL: Cooloola Christian cOllege business manager Justin Lippiatt and student Dakota Martin help spread the you - and the coffee - at Gympie Police station yesterday. Arthur Gorrie

The school regularly provided coffee services at events, including Pancakes in the Park and various Chamber of Commerce events, he said.

Cooloola Christian College staff members Justin Lippiatt, Janelle Chapman and Kaitlyn Hughes, with students (back row) Dane Lamprecht, Tommy Pienear, Isabella Polley, Irene Halliday and (front) Dakota Martin, Lara Mason and Harriett Carberry, with customer Sgt Odette Reid.
Cooloola Christian College staff members Justin Lippiatt, Janelle Chapman and Kaitlyn Hughes, with students (back row) Dane Lamprecht, Tommy Pienear, Isabella Polley, Irene Halliday and (front) Dakota Martin, Lara Mason and Harriett Carberry, with customer Sgt Odette Reid. Arthur Gorrie

Student helpers and customers help Solid Grounds workers keep in practice with coffee on campus on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

"It helps us keep in practice,” Mr Lippiatt said.

"We're supposed to do things for people. We're about people,” he said.