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.
The redevelopment of Shepparton Library, which will feature accessible shelving, a teen-specific area, a Skype booth and internet-enabled work stations, will be completed in the next two months.
The Ovens & Murray qualifying final between Yarrawonga and Lavington on Saturday left spectators talking more about the standard of umpiring than the two competing teams.
Greater Shepparton City Council was successful in securing the National Cutting Horse Association Victorian Futurity Cutting Horse Championships for 2014 and 2015, with this year’s event scheduled from September 10-14 at Tatura Park.
The Kiss Angels, 50 Shades of Hope team have come up with a creative way of fundraising for the Relay for Life, a purple potty.
District hotels and businesses may change rosters with penalty rates for casual employees on Sundays set to be cut.
Students visit local businesses for reading lessons
Bottle thrown at Jason Cole in bitter aftermath to Seymour-Benalla game on Saturday.
A truck driver is lucky to be alive after crashing into a Jerilderie home yesterday morning.
Chef and co-owner of Heathcote’s Willow Room Brent Loam is thrilled with the listing in the 2015 Age Good Food Guide
Cobram kids learn about health with hospital as state-wide obesity campaign is launched.
Murray Irrigation to search for new boss after Anthony Couroupis finishes with the company.
A few anxious customers were outside the closed gates of the failed Bee-Jay Machinery business on Goulburn Valley Hwy in Shepparton on Tuesday morning, wondering what would become of deposits they had paid for tractors and other machinery.
A sophisticated hydroponic cannabis system was discovered by police at the Victoria Hotel last week.
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