A 60 to 70-year-old antique chair, currently being restored by Tatura Men’s Shed members Vince Vincitorio and Leigh Williams, will be auctioned later in the year.January 22, 2014 4:20am
Mr Vincitorio said the chair was generously donated by Tatura resident Kit Blackhall, who said it belonged to her mother.
‘‘Rhonda and I will hold a garden walk with two other local gardens later in the year, where the chair will be raffled,’’ he said.
‘‘All funds raised from the garden walk, along with proceeds of the raffle, will be directed to the ‘Save Victory Hall’ fund.’’
Mr Vincitorio said they hoped to raise a significant amount for the fund, but in the meantime, he and Leigh would continue working on the chair to restore it to its original state.
Little butterflies, and marvellous munchkins will flutter to the stage at Shepparton’s Eastbank Centre tonight and tomorrow for the Goulburn Valley Academy of Ballet concert.
The Yarrawonga Mulwala Cricket Club has hosted the first ever ACA Masters contest at the Stan Hargreaves Oval in Yarrawonga.
There was a good turnout for Wednesday’s Remembrance Day service in Tatura, which saw a number of wreaths laid at the War Memorial, and the presentation to Brad Corken, of the Tatura RSL Spirit Award 2015, by president Robert Mathieson.
MEN’S Sheds are synonymous with regional Australia — a place for blokes to gather around a plank of wood, a saw, a hammer and some power tools.
A GROUP of Rochester Secondary College students visited Bendigo last week to donate blood for the first time.
Bowls Club hosts 49th Victorian Country Masters Pairs
The Oriential Weatherloach has infested the Goulburn River.
The largest ever Strawberry Fields crowd turned out to enjoy the event on the Murray River at Tocumwal at the weekend.
AFTER the hottest October in Victoria since records began in the 1850s, it will come as little surprise that rainfall across the district was unusually low.
No, it won’t be Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer creating the Christmas lighting in Cobram this year, it will be Cobram couple, Ron and Kath Renfrew,
‘Peppinella’ development bigger than first planned
Watch and Act issued for Corowa and Wahgunyah near Rutherglen, urging people to leave now as conditions may worsen.
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