Master cooking classes, horse racing stud visits and home security packages form part of the wide-range of items to be auctioned at disability support service ConnectGV’s fundraiser next week.ALEXANDRA BOLKAS February 8, 2014 4:37am
ConnectGV chief executive Bruce Giovanetti said the selection for this year’s charity auction was the best yet.
‘‘Over 41 items up are up for grabs and 12 of those items will auctioned on the evening by Kevin Hicks,’’ Mr Giovanetti said. ‘‘There will be a silent auction for the other 28 items.
‘‘This has been the best year as far as donations for the auction.’’
He said among the items was a personal visit to the Swettenham and Lindsay Park Studs and weekend stays, including on Lindenwarrah Estate.
Microsoft tablets, chauffeur-driven winery tours of Tallis Winery are also up for sale.
Mr Giovanetti said the previous two years of charity auctions had raised $30
‘‘We’re hoping to raise the same amount this year,’’ he said.
Shepparton East people are being invited to play a role in shaping their community.
Yarrawonga’s Bre Elliott played the most “consistent golf of her life” over three days to win the Fuccillo Kia Championship at Capital Hills by carding a 2-under 69 on the final day.
Heather Donaldson was re-elected president of Tatura Hospital Ladies Auxiliary at the annual general meeting on Thursday, which was attended by 33 people.
THE family of the 18-year-old Bendigo woman who went missing during a jog last week has issued a statement.
THE 2015 National Blood Donor Week festivities will make the Rochester region Victoria’s new red light district.
Community workshop to consider issues to help form Campaspe digital strategy
Heather Stamp brings a long experience of the Salvation Army to Seymour.
Berrigan Shire Council have approved a development application for six more independent living units to add to Berrigan’s Amaroo Self Care Unit block.
THEY may be a familiar sight across the Heathcote district, but some of the much-loved birds in the region are in decline.
It was a field of emerald at the Soroptimist International of Cobram Barooga’s annual lunch on Friday, where diners enjoyed the craic at the Irish-themed event.
Deniliquin and district boasted two major winners at the Australian Sheep and Wool Expo at Bendigo from July 17 to 19.
Riverine Plains is set to hold the first in its series of farm walks for the 2015 season as part of its research into stubble retained cropping systems.
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