A Benalla couple is taking time out after many years of dedication to the Ride Ave Kinder.December 5, 2012 4:44am
Every year Ride Avenue Preschool farewells many families who have been a part of the preschool for many years and who have made lasting contributions and memories.
However, two people deserve a special mention for their contribution.
Mary and Gil Cooke started out as kinder parents. Mary also worked from 1988 to 1999 as a much-loved assistant at Ride Ave, sharing those special ‘Cookie’ cuddles.
For the past 16 years Mary and Gil have been active grandparents of 15 grandchildren who have been part of the preschool family.
The Cookes’ involvement with the kinder is greatly appreciated; they have helped to create the wonderful preschool that exists today.
Jan and Peter Wallace will attend the most emotional Anzac Day dawn service there is.
The Yarrawonga and District Cemetery Trust has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Department of Health to undertake development work at the Yarrawonga cemetery.
Members of Murchison Book Club are hosting a literary lunch with Vivien Achia, author of Marrying Italian — When Love is Not Enough.
Echuca shearer Franky Atkinson has earned himself a return trip to New Zealand next year after an impressive run of performances in shearing competitions.
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Redgum sculpture is carved at Thompsons Beach, Cobram.
Deniliquin Police ConFest Operation nets 76 drug detections.
Murray Goulburn has lifted its milk prices to about $6.66 kg milk solids.
Benalla's Joda Plex was named Goulburn Ovens Institute of TAFEs student of the year at her graduation this month.
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