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.
Two men charged over the armed robbery of a Shepparton service station have been remanded in custody until next week.
The 2014 Yarrawonga Mulwala Multisport Festival has been hailed a huge success by organisers and participants alike.
The fifth annual King Billy Retreat Open Garden Party will be held at Rushworth on Saturday and Sunday, October 25-26, from 10 am to 4 pm.
Echuca College students Calum Pearson, Luke Judd, Kiriana Epararma, Harriet Nilon, Kyle Melhuish and Stephanie Chong are heading to China.
A former Rochester resident is helping women with their confidence and their horses.
Accusations of bullying, disrespect and dangerous conduct.
And the school's best all-rounder for this year.
Finley's Mark Whiley has been traded from the GWS Giants to Carlton - the club he has supported all his life.
District residents are being invited to enjoy Oktooberfest celebrations at Tooborac Hotel and Brewery.
Momentum builds for the greatest show in Cobram, with young and old expected to lap up family attractions in sunny conditions.
Water users have welcomed the governments' announcement of a $350 million package for new irrigation efficiency programs in NSW, but say water availability is in need of improvement.
Farmers and anyone interested in big boys’ toys will be fascinated to check out an unmanned helicopter in action at an Ardmona orchard.
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