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.
One person has died following a fatal car accident at the intersection of Ford and Grahamvale Rds this morning.
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Victoria Police family violence adviser Sergeant Margaret Singe has plenty of tips to help victims of domestic violence keep themselves safe.
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Huge crowds turn out at Cobram for thrills and spills of novel motorsport.
Teenager Rowan Smith took his amateur record to 1-1 after a unanimous points decision on Saturday night.
The fruit industry is becoming weary of being told of huge opportunities in markets in Asia by Australian governments which cannot negotiate free trade agreements to get access.
The plight of Australian prisoners of war will be commemorated next week at a special screening of the powerful film The Railway Man.
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