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.
After spending two games in the WAFL Michael Barlow has been recalled to play for Fremantle against St Kilda this weekend.
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.
The Moama-Echuca Border Raiders took a big stride into the Bendigo Amateur Soccer League for 2016 with a solid, four-grade performance at Eaglehawk’s Truscott Reserve on Sunday.
THE town’s schools celebrated Education Week last week.
Kyabram Football Club will host a family day next weekend.
Where there’s a Will, there’s a way
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.
HEATHCOTE Pre-school staff members were overwhelmed by the response to their annual Garden Express Spring Bulb fundraiser.
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.
Plans for the release of a carp herpes virus has captured the attention of international press.
Farmers from northern Victoria will join a protest rally over milk prices in Melbourne tomorrow, Wednesday.
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