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.
Fire pods offer firefighters the chance to tackle realistic situations.
The Yarrawonga Mulwala Cricket Club has hosted the first ever ACA Masters contest at the Stan Hargreaves Oval in Yarrawonga.
There was a good turnout for Wednesday’s Remembrance Day service in Tatura, which saw a number of wreaths laid at the War Memorial, and the presentation to Brad Corken, of the Tatura RSL Spirit Award 2015, by president Robert Mathieson.
ECHUCA has a new crossfit gym.
A GROUP of Rochester Secondary College students visited Bendigo last week to donate blood for the first time.
Bowls Club hosts 49th Victorian Country Masters Pairs
The Oriential Weatherloach has infested the Goulburn River.
The largest ever Strawberry Fields crowd turned out to enjoy the event on the Murray River at Tocumwal at the weekend.
AFTER the hottest October in Victoria since records began in the 1850s, it will come as little surprise that rainfall across the district was unusually low.
The lead up to the Christmas period has seen a group Moira Foodshare volunteers providing necessary food for those in need, one box at a time.
‘Peppinella’ development bigger than first planned
Seven bridges along the Goulburn Valley Highway will be strengthened to allow larger, high productivity vehicles to use them.
Benalla Violet Town United's first defeat since joining the Wangaratta and District Cricket Association looks imminent.
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