As the winner of the Finley Lions Clubs Grocery Grab, Eva Sexton grabbed as many groceries as she could in three minutes.
Eva Sexton of Wangaratta had free reign of Finley IGA last Saturday.
She managed to load her trolley with $369 worth of goods.
Lions Club president Carol Kennedy extends her clubs thanks to all those who bought tickets.
‘‘A special thanks to Finley IGA for allowing the club the opportunity to hold this Grocery Grab fundraiser,’’ she said.
Half of the funds raised will remain with the Lions Club for community projects, the other half will be sent to the Lions Cord Blood Foundation.
Umbilical Cord Blood transplantation can save the life of children with leukemia and other life threatening illnesses.
The Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne has been in the forefront of Cord Blood transplantation in Australia.
The first cord blood transplant was performed in May 1992.
Until now the cord blood collections have been restricted to newborn siblings of children in immediate need of a transplant.
The establishment of the Bone Marrow Donor Institute Cord Blood Bank will make cord blood available to the larger community and will contribute to the saving of lives of many children in need of a transplant.
Tatura’s Jennifer Hippisley will head up a state education advisory group after being elected as the chair of the Victorian Local Learning and Education Network Broker Network.
After a tennis career spanning 62 years, of which the last 35 years have been as a coach, Yarrawonga's Jon Coleman is set to retire at the end of 2013.
The recent Kyabram Master Pairs, played over six days with crack sides from near and far, attracted some talented bowlers eager to win the prestige event.
A frequent visitor to northern Victoria, Care Connect's Graham Custance recently won a national award for his work supporting indigenous elders to achieve better health and wellbeing.
Three Goornong Fire Brigade firefighters recently completed a CFA course on safety surrounding urban firefighting and using breathing apparatuses.
Kyabram Lawn Tennis Club’s annual junior singles tournament again attracted good numbers from across the district.
But have opponents given up the fight?
Tocumwal Pre-School students are proudly flying their KITE at the Tocumwal Lions Community Hostel.
Tooborac Fire Brigade visited Tooborac Primary School last Tuesday to help the school complete its bushfire emergency management plan.
Residents urged to renew fruit fly baits to support local orchards.
A Korean company has a proposal with the NSW Government to built a $90 million ethanol plant in Deniliquin.
SPC Ardmona, is sending eight containers loaded with $250,000 of fruit and vegetables to cyclone ravaged Philippines.
The hunt is on for a buyer for Benalla and Mansfield Toyota after the business went into receivership last fortnight.
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