Rochester participants raised thousands of dollars for the Movember cause this year.ELAINE COONEY December 5, 2012 4:34am
Thomas, Tammy and Timon Muir grew mos for the month of Movember to raise money for prostate cancer and mental health.
The Mochester Gala on Friday was a huge success with the Mochester team raising a total of $10,000 throughout November and at the gala event.
Organiser Amanda Logie said the money raised would go to cancer and male mental health research.
‘‘Everyone knows someone who has been touched by cancer and mental health I’m sure $10,000 will be a huge benefit to the cause,’’ she said.
Ms Logie praised the support of local businesses with the event.
‘‘I really hope the community realise just how important they are and to please support them because they do support us,’’ she said.
The Rochy Mo Growers Association was another Rochester team that raised almost $5000 for the cause.
The committal hearing into the 1983 murder of Shepparton teenager Michelle Buckingham is expected to finish today.
The Yarrawonga Chronicle and Travel and Cruise Yarrawonga are offering shoppers a chance to win an incredible cruise package this summer.
Last week Victorian Collections passed a major milestone, with the 50000th historical object record from the state’s heritage collections uploaded to the site.
Echuca-Moama Search and Rescue members Steve Huntley, Kirsty Read, Ray Rowe and Peter Reid have been recognised for their role following an industrial accident earlier this year.
Rochester Secondary College student Georgia Mundie will perform at an Equitana exhibition in Melbourne.
Fourteen parties and 37 candidates will contest the Northern Victoria Region for the Victorian upper house at the November 29 election, with the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) claiming the top billing on the ballot paper.
Playgroup of the Month for November.
Andrew Richardson and Matt Jackson have been appointed co-coaches of Finley's senior football side.
Coliban Water has confirmed sewer connections in Heathcote would not happen until the completion of a feasibility study.
Runners from the Sri Chinmoy Peace Oneness-Home Peace Run visit local students to share message of goodwill.
Deniliquin’s Luke Harrington is hoping to start a horse riding club for people with a disability.
South African course builder Brian Lavery, now based in Melbourne, set a testing track for the Hunter Group World Cup Showjumping Qualifier on Saturday that brought some of the sport’s big names undone.
Scott Upston had a decorated career as a paralympic coach before moving to Benalla this year.
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