The Cancer Council Relay For Life fundraiser is a cause close to the hearts, and feet, of many district residents.BARBARA SUNGAILA April 25, 2014 3:20am
Odd Bods team members (from left) Kathy Warren, Michelle Barri, James Barri, Lorraine Speirs, Blake Barri and Pam Boyes raised $5200 for Relay For Life. Photo: submitted
More than 1500 walkers took part in this year’s Relay For Life in Bendigo on April 3, with 75 teams raising $170,000.
It was the Heathcote Odd Bods’ eighth year and they raised $5200 to make a grand total of about $43,000 since 2007.
Team captain Michelle Barri thanked all those who registered to walk, as well as the Heathcote community and many local businesses for their sponsorship.
She made a special mention of the Heathcote Lions Club and the Heathcote Bowling Club for their continued support.
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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 is being swamped by Pokémon and wannabe trainers, armed with smart phones and iPads, who are trying to catch ‘em all.
Children have been treated to a journey through their imaginations while being encouraged to unleash their inner writers at Barooga Library.
Sixteen local students competed at the NSW PSSA and CHS State Cross Country Championships in Sydney.
SPC will abolish its internal sales team and reduce executive numbers in the latest chapter of the company’s ongoing restructuring.
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