Studio 2710 enjoyed a successful opening on Thursday.December 11, 2012 4:32am
About 80 people attended the opening of Studio 2710’s exhibition at the Multi Arts Centre on Thursday.
The exhibition was open for just two days, and showcased the work of local people with a disability.
International Day of People with a Disability was Monday last week, while the exhibition was held over Thursday and Friday.
The opening included an awards ceremony with the Deniliquin International Day of People with a Disability committee.
Debbie Wills received the community involvement award, while Julie Collier received the employment award.
The carer award went to Andrea Smith, the sporting award to Nicholas O’Connor, and Daryl Whateley was given the volunteer award for his work with the Deniliquin Community Transport Group.
The event also included a silent art auction and free barbecue lunch both days.
Studio 2710 started earlier this year, and involves local tutors working in the mediums of visual arts, photography, music and drama, sharing their knowledge with local disabled people.
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.
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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.
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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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