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 facilitator of a new program to help empower women with a disability to become leaders in the community says it is time to stand up.
The Mulwala Lions had satisfying and hard fought win, in difficult conditions, against last year’s grand finalists at Lonsdale Reserve on Saturday.
The second annual Bonnie and Clyde Rods, Rats and Rides Festival fired up at Tatura Park at the weekend (April 11-12), drawing thousands of petrol heads and rockabilly music lovers to Tatura.
The Victorian government today guaranteed the future of the National Centre for Farmer Health.
Hundreds rose early for Dawn Services across the district on Saturday to commemorate 100 years since the Gallipoli landings.
Kyabram and District Sportstar of the Year nominations finalised
Three local clubs get together at Kings Park.
Tributes flow for Finley's inspiring mother, friend and farming advocate Jennifer Hawkins
Heathcote police are appealing for information after a woman was injured in a hit-and-run incident on Anzac Day.
A new book, Men from the River Bends, honours Cobram-Barooga and district soldiers who paid the ultimate sacrifice after enlisting in World War 1.
The Deniliquin Domestic Violence Liaison Committee hosted a community lunch at the ‘Rocket Park’ on Thursday to celebrate the launch of its new banner.
Widespread rain late last week and on Saturday put a smile on the faces of farmers preparing to sow crops or waiting for weeds to emerge on early-sown rye-grass.
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