Remembrance Day will be celebrated in the Benalla Botanical Gardens this Sunday.November 8, 2012 4:33am
Local veterans are getting ready this week for their annual Remembrance Day commemorations.
RSL branch member and past president Tom Heaney said the service would be relatively short.
“There will be students from the different schools involved as well,” Mr Heaney said.
Members of the Benalla branch of the RSL are already selling poppies down the street.
“We are selling them and the money raised goes to the welfare of our veterans,” he said.
Mr Heaney said he thanked the support of the community.
“We always get a really good response from the community and we are very grateful for this,” he said.
‘‘These days the money raised is being used more and more to support our soldiers currently serving in Afghanistan, Timor and Iraq.
“I do encourage the community to come along to the services and pay their respects to those who have served and those who are serving.”
Members of the RSL will be at the Euroa races at the Benalla Race Club this weekend selling poppies.
The community of Girgarre is ready to realise its musical dreams after receiving a $350 000 Victoria Government Small Town Transformation grant.
Three Yarrawonga footballers have excelled at interleague level, representing the Ovens and Murray against Hampden in Warrnambool on Saturday.
The Aboriginal and wider community is mourning the death of revered Bangerang Aboriginal elder, Uncle John ‘‘Sandy’’ Atkinson.
CERES will be moving to a new rhythm on June 10 when Melbourne’s Andrew Swift is joined by the Weeping Willows for a series of performances.
THE Corop Cemetery Trust volunteers are grateful for the volunteer-work from a regional vineyard.
Kyabram Football Club will host a family day next weekend.
Where there’s a Will, there’s a way
Berrigan Shire councillor Daryll Morris says he has been sickened by some of the vitriol and personal attacks to surface since the council’s proposal to redevelop Finley’s Memorial Hall and School of Arts site was revealed in October last year.
RENEWAL works have resumed on the Coliban Main Channel this month.
For most 10-year-olds, mischievous isn’t a word often found in their vocabulary, let alone having the ability to spell it correctly. But for Cobram Anglican Grammar Year 5 student Cadence Pang, it’s all in a day’s work.
Local owners stoked with horses success.
Campaspe Shire Council has estimated the direct economic impact to dairy farmers of reduced milk prices at $59 million.
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