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.
Police are appealing for witnesses to an overnight theft at Kialla’s Riverside Plaza.
The Yarrawonga and District Cemetery Trust has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Department of Health to undertake development work at the Yarrawonga cemetery.
Members of Murchison Book Club are hosting a literary lunch with Vivien Achia, author of Marrying Italian — When Love is Not Enough.
Echuca shearer Franky Atkinson has earned himself a return trip to New Zealand next year after an impressive run of performances in shearing competitions.
William Napier, whose remains lie in Rochester cemetery, received the Empire's highest honour for gallantry while fighting for the British army during the Indian Mutiny.
Tongala family hopes for transplant call for six-year-old.
Family of former Seymour man killed in a road crash in Los Angeles before Christmas set up a Melbourne University scholarship in his honour.
Tocumwal's Don Elgin is aiming to compete at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Scotland
The Cancer Council Relay For Life fundraiser is a cause close to the hearts, and feet, of many district residents.
Redgum sculpture is carved at Thompsons Beach, Cobram.
As well as being a massive success, the Deniliquin Lawn Tennis Club's annual Easter tournament featured several locals playing in grand finals.
Murray Goulburn has lifted its milk prices to about $6.66 kg milk solids.
Benalla's Joda Plex was named Goulburn Ovens Institute of TAFEs student of the year at her graduation this month.
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