The Tatura Seniors went on a trip last week and got into the Christmas spiritDecember 6, 2012 4:06am
Kevin and Sunny Richards, along with Shirley McDermott, Hilda Watson, Margaret Cahnce, Sheila McCann and Marlene Pengelly, got into the Chrismas spirit for the seniors mystery pokie trip.
The seniors mystery pokie trip last Monday was a really fun day. Not one passenger guessed the destination, so no payout for a winner.
It was wonderful to see everyone get into the Christmas spirit, wearing an extraordinary range of costumes and hats, with the overall winner being Sally Hammond for her imaginative outfit.
The best three hats were Jan Serra, Val Beddell and Wilma Barrett, while John Hammond took out best men’s outfit.
Beryl Rollinson wore her lucky boots again and had a nice little win on the pokies. I would ask to borrow them but they would not fit me.
Don’t forget our Christmas lunch is on December 12 — $10/head. Please bring along a gift to the value of $8 to go into Santa’s sack.
Verna Williams celebrated her birthday at seniors on Wednesday.
We all look forward to the birthdays (of course it’s not just for the special afternoon tea that comes with the birthday).
Bowls: Pat Crawford, Harry Dreyer, Margaret Chance and John Dalby.
Cards: Allan Richardson.
Games: Fay Alexander, Kaye Butler and Wilma Barrett.
Pool: Jaan Paarson.
Competition: Veronica Dowell.
Milk processor Murray Goulburn has recorded a net profit after tax of $40 million for the last financial year.
The first preliminary final on Saturday saw the Tungamah seniors start their campaign against Waaia at the Rennie Recreation Reserve.
The Aboriginal and wider community is mourning the death of revered Bangerang Aboriginal elder, Uncle John ‘‘Sandy’’ Atkinson.
THE Riverine Herald’s echucamoama magazine has been named Victorian Country Press Association open section magazine of the year.
THE best thing about memories is making them.
LEGACY Week starts next week across Australia and Kyabram Legatee volunteers will be out across the district selling merchandise to raise funds for the families of servicemen who have died.
Avenel win over Nagambie to take top spot
Berrigan Shire councillor Daryll Morris says he has been sickened by some of the vitriol and personal attacks to surface since the council’s proposal to redevelop Finley’s Memorial Hall and School of Arts site was revealed in October last year.
MAYBE you’re on a trip to Melbourne, your taste buds are feeling adventurous or you just want to “shoot the breeze”.
The preparations for the 10th Cobram Swap Meet have been given a boost with a brand new line marker. The Rotary Club of Cobram, which organise the swap meet, applied for a volunteer grant from the Federal Government, from which it received $4600.
Deni’s Debutante Ball gurus Vicki Ackers and Deb O’Connor love working with youth.
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