A fundraiser is being held tonight in support of Waaia teenager Jeremy Tyndall, who suffered major spinal injuries while competing at the Australian Junior Motocross Championships.ASHLEIGH WILLIAMSON November 10, 2012 4:35am
Friends of Jeremy Tyndall have been humbled with the support of a fundraiser for the paralysed Waaia teenager to be held tonight.
Jeremy, 16, is rehabilitating at a Melbourne hospital after injuring his spine competing at the Australian Junior Motocross Championships in Queensland last month.
The reigning state 250cc champion broke a vertebra after falling off his motorcycle and another competitor rode into his back.
Kerrie Hickey is one of four organisers of tonight’s goods and services auction to raise money for Jeremy and his family.
Mrs Hickey said sporting collectables and travel vouchers were among 55 items to be auctioned.
She said meal and taxi vouchers were among 30 raffle prizes.
‘‘A lot of people have come to us to donate things, we haven’t had to go chasing them,’’ Mrs Hickey said.
‘‘It has shown true community spirit.’’
The auction is at Waaia Recreation Reserve, on Nathalia-Katamatite Rd, from 7
Tickets are $40, and include a two-course meal and entertainment by Sonita.
Mrs Hickey said 245 tickets had already been sold.
Coca-Cola Amatil has confirmed it will be pressing on with its $100 million redevelopment of SPC Ardmona.
Beautiful weather greeted Tungamah residents for the 18th running of the Tungamah Lions Ten Thousand on Sunday.
When Keith and Marion Grumley and their growing family moved to Tatura on January 18, 1968, little did they know that it would be the start of a long and lasting connection to the town.
A snake was spotted this afternoon.
Rochester Rotary Club has celebrated its 50th birthday in style.
Sorting future of Campaspe pools
A theatre production with a difference is coming to Seymour.
Local athletes will go head-to-head with some of the best competitors from around the world in swimming and athletics in December.
District residents and visitors will be able to enjoy some of the region’s most beautiful private gardens on Sunday.
The 116th annual Cobram Show went off with a bang at the weekend, drawing in crowds from far and wide for two days of fun.
Tomorrow is a Total Fire Ban day in Deniliquin, meaning no fires can be lit in the open and all fire permits are suspended.
Fifty new full-time jobs will be created at Tatura with a multimillion-dollar expansion of the abattoirs expected to be announced today.
Remembering Australian political giant Gough Whitlam who once called on Benalla police to stop then Treasurer Frank Crean on his journey up the Hume to phone the PM.
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