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.
Marungi district north of Shepparton had its Anzac Day service yesterday.
Pete O’Neill and Abby Hicks are national champions at the completion of the 2015 Australian Barefoot Championships held last week.
Popular Tatura hairdresser Gabrielle Dodd and her English beau Daniel Coombs were married at Sacred Heart Church on Friday.
Liam Guinan was the post-siren hero for Echuca United on Saturday in the Murray Football League.
Rochester boxing coach Chris Trewin and his team of dedicated trainers have been hitting the bag for more than six months and the results are beginning to show.
Local MP calls for community applications
A special event will take place at Pioneer Park on Sunday.
Jerilderie's born and bred Madeleine Harris has been recognised for her banking and finance career
Concerned Costerfield residents had the chance to voice their antimony health concerns last week after an independent facilitator was appointed.
More than 600 people enjoyed the Rumble in the Gums youth event on April 11 at the Cobram skate park.
Deniliquin swimming dynamo Stephen Dalzell has finished 13th overall in his preferred event at the Australian Age Championships.
Murray Goulburn Co-operative has set a date for a special meeting to vote on a new capital structure.
Emergency services are on scene of a two-car crash on the Midland Hwy, near Benalla. Two people have died. Traffic is being diverted.
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