Today is your last chance to fill Christmas donation bins in Rochester with gifts.By Elaine Cooney
District residents are urged to fill Christmas donation bins in Rochester with presents before the weekend.
Rochester Salvation Army family support counsellor Lorraine Haines and welfare helpers Malcolm Schmidt and June Robinson said the presents would be collected on Saturday.
Collection points are set up at the Rochester Market, Mitre 10 and the Murray Goulburn Trading store.
Mrs Haines said the presents would be collected by the Salvation Army and would be followed by motorbikes from the Ulysses Social Club and brought to Echuca.
From there, the presents would be distributed to families in need across the region.
She said many presents would go to Rochester families.
About 3000 people made their way to Tatura for a day of fun and fashion at yesterday's Italian Plate Festival race meet.
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.
Led by captain Mark Peterson and opening bowler Keith Chalmers, Echuca South earned a comfortable win against Cooma.
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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