Frances McBurnie, her daughter Joy Sims and their friend, Inez Boldiston, have clocked up 90 years of service with the United Hospitals Auxiliary Finley Branch.December 6, 2012 4:14am
They have each volunteered 30 years apiece and were each presented with their badges at the recent Christmas thank you afternoon tea provided by the Finley Hospital.
Certificates for 25 years of service were presented to Stella Joseph, Maureen Whitty and Shirley Randall.
The Finley Hospital Auxiliary Opportunity Shop is the auxiliary’s source of income and this year, and continuing into 2013, members are working around the extension and renovations to the shop.
When this is finished they will be able to donate more towards items that enhance patient comfort at the Finley Hospital.
‘‘We are most grateful to Finley and district residents who support us and donate articles for sale,’’ Auxiliary president Marge Kable said.
New members are always welcome and may ring Marge on 5883
Meetings are held on the fourth Friday of the month at 2pm.
When teenage sensation Jack Hammond arrived in Tongala with his dairy farming family in January, his name sparked interest in several coaches across the district.
The Yarrawonga Pigeons have secured a vital win over Wangaratta Magpies at JC Lowe Oval in Yarrawonga.
On Wednesday, April 22, 11 walkers from Shepparton Adventure Club travelled to Strathmerton then on to Ulupna Island.
Uniformed police are being plucked from the district’s 16-hour stations to work with one-member stations so officers are not patrolling on their own.
A Rochester woman who stole more than $250 worth of money, cigarettes and food from her workplace of four years has been convicted and fined $500, plus court costs.
The final 25 players have been chosen to represent the Goulburn Valley Football League in their quest to regain the number one football ranking in country Victoria.
A 640 000 bird proposal finally gets the green light from Strathbogie Shire Council.
Record cattle prices were recorded at the Finley Saleyards on Friday
People in rural and remote areas are significantly over-represented in the number of deaths and serious injuries on our roads.
Barooga will host an information forum on the National Disability Insurance Scheme on Tuesday night.
The Deniliquin Rodeo Arena was in full swing for the recent Deniliquin Classic Barrel Race.
GrainCorp has announced an investment of $50 million to increase oilseed crushing capacity and efficiency at its Numurkah facility in Victoria.
Mark Soyer represented Australia at the 2015 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in Canada.
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