Christine McKenzie was elected as the new president of the Soroptimist Club of Deniliquin on Tuesday last week.April 4, 2014 4:23am
The Soroptimist Club of Deniliquin held its changeover dinner at the RSL Club on Tuesday last week.
Outgoing president Helen Thompson handed the chain of office to new president Christine McKenzie.
Mrs McKenzie said the evening was enjoyed by all members, guests and representatives from the Rotary Club and Soroptimist members from Finley.
‘‘Deniliquin Soroptimists have planned a busy 12 months starting with a high tea on May 3,’’ she said.
‘‘The club will celebrate its 40th birthday with a dinner on May 27.
‘‘There is also a breast cancer breakfast planned for September and a rose show in October.’’
A number of fundraising raffles will also be held during the year for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and Christmas.
Funds are returned to the community with donations to a number of organisations.
The Soroptimist scholarship will again be offered to a student who has completed Year 12 at Deniliquin High School and has enrolled in a university course.
Organisers of the Challenge Shepparton triathlon will donate half the entry fees from entrants in the ‘community team challenge’ to the Community Fund Goulburn Valley.
Jake Thompson has an eagle eye and a steady hand and he put both to good use recently when he won the U15 Australian Snooker Championships, held in Adelaide.
The Aboriginal and wider community is mourning the death of revered Bangerang Aboriginal elder, Uncle John ‘‘Sandy’’ Atkinson.
THIS year’s Winter Blues Festival is just around the corner — kicking off for the first time on a Thursday at the Star Hotel, American Hotel and Antonio’s on the Port.
ROCHESTER went sugar free for the day on Thursday for National Diabetes Week, with the inaugural Great Sugar Free Bake Off.
Elle Groves will achieve a remarkable milestone this week, in what is already a remarkable A grade netball career with Kyabram, when she steps onto the court on Saturday for her 100th game.
Local export Willie Wheeler dominating at VFL level
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.
ONCE in a while some people are lucky enough to stumble across their destiny.
Moira Shire welcomed 25 new citizens on Thursday as people from across the world chose to make Australia their home.
Mathoura endured a harsh hammering to its playing confidence on Saturday with a 24-goal thrashing at the hands of Deniliquin Rovers.
SPC will abolish its internal sales team and reduce executive numbers in the latest chapter of the company’s ongoing restructuring.
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