Locals pick up $30 000 award - and have plenty of new ideas ahead.CHALPAT SONTI November 8, 2012 8:17am
Jessica Perry is one of many Nagambie kids whose love of reading has been helped along by the Nagambie Community Literacy Group, as members Nadene Monger and Chris Bunton (Nagambie Pre-School and Childcare Centre), Rob French (Nagambie Primary School), Vivienne Moore (group co-ordinator), Leo Jones (St Joseph's School), Catherine Langdon (Nagambie Library) and Jo Perry (Pre-school and Childcare Centre) celebrate another award.
The Nagambie Community Literacy Group is used to awards and last week it was presented with $30
The partnership between Nagambie and St Joseph’s Primary Schools, the Nagambie Pre-school and Childcare Centre, Nagambie Playgroup and the library continues to go from strength to strength.
Having won the Bailieu Myer Rural Education Leadership Award earlier this year, it offers one major activity a year for all children, staff professional development activities at both schools and a homework club for Year 3-12 students on Wednesday afternoons at the Nagambie Library.
Future plans include regular library visits for school and kinder children and parent literacy education — or how to best teach your kids to read.
Budding Kyabram actor Taylor Smith Morvell is one of 20 Victorian students chosen to perform his Year 12 theatre studies monologue in Melbourne next week.
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.
A man has been taken to Echuca hospital after being trapped for several minutes in his vehicle.
Steve Glassborow has returned for a twentieth year, bringing a range of his bronze sculptures.
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
Leitchville-Gunbower at home was too strong for Heathcote’s senior footballers in their first Good Friday clash.
Huge crowds turned out for Cobram Barooga's River Beaches Festival, which featured a special splash for 2000 rubber ducks.
South West Arts ArtOut will be held again in 2015 after last weekend's inaugural success.
Murray Goulburn has lifted its milk prices to about $6.66 kg milk solids.
Benalla's Kevin Harper will be honoured in the motorcade lap of honour at Melbourne Cricket Ground tomorrow for his service during the Korean War.
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