An­nual flower show ac­tiv­i­ties ready to blos­som

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Flower show and fete

TO­MOR­ROW morn­ing the Com­bined Churches Flower Show and Fete will be held at the Wowan RSL Hall.

The or­gan­is­ers of the event wel­come ev­ery­one to a lovely day out.

En­tries for the sec­tions close at 10.30am with judg­ing start­ing shortly af­ter.

There are plenty of ac­tiv­i­ties planned from cook­ing and flower sec­tions, en­ter­tain­ment, fash­ion pa­rade, cup cake dec­o­rat­ing and colour­ing-in for the chil­dren.

So come along and en­joy some time out and sup­port this lo­cal an­nual event.

Net­ball

ON TUES­DAY night the lo­cal Moun­tain Turkey’s net­ball team played in the net­ball semi-fi­nals at Biloela.

The team made up of Bar­al­aba and Wowan ladies played some com­pet­i­tive net­ball dur­ing the sea­son, but went down by four goals in Tues­day night’s game.

They look for­ward to next year’s sea­son.

Se­nior’s Week

LAST Fri­day the Wowan/Dululu MPC cel­e­brated Se­nior’s Week with a “Show ’n Tell” func­tion at the Wowan RSL Hall.

A lovely morn­ing out­ing was held and thank you to Arthur Os­borne, Neville Fer­rier, Henry Gent and Dot Nut­ley from the Wowan Mu­seum for bring­ing along their items for the dis­plays.

Thank you to Arthur for his pre­sen­ta­tion on his dis­play and to Greg Roth­ery for his in­sight and po­etry from the rail­way era and to John Litschner for the in­sight and his­tory into the pro­cesses of the old and the new of the dairy in­dus­try.

Thank you to ev­ery­one for their sup­port and to cel­e­brate our Se­nior’s Week.

Book Week

THE lo­cal school stu­dents held Book Week last week and on Fri­day dressed in their Book Week cos­tumes. They en­ter­tained guests and also in­ter­acted with them with their tech­nol­ogy. .

Show meet­ing

WITH the 2018 Wowan show over for an­other year, the post mortem meet­ing will be held on Fri­day, Septem­ber 7 at 6pm at the Wowan Show­grounds.

Bring along a hot dish to share din­ner on the night.

Any com­mu­nity feed­back from the show is wel­come. Please di­rect your en­quiries to show sec­re­tary email ad­dress: wowan­show@gmail.com.

Prize money from all the pav­il­ion sec­tions is cur­rently be­ing dis­trib­uted.

Ev­ery­one is wel­come to the meet­ing.

Melodies at the MPC

NEXT Tues­day, Septem­ber 4, the Wowan/Dululu Com­mu­nity Vol­un­teer Group wel­comes ev­ery­one to their monthly Melodies at the MPC.

They have the plea­sure of hav­ing the Boul­der­combe singers who will en­ter­tain. Keith Ire­land will also be do­ing a pre­sen­ta­tion on the 2019 Ro­tary Cal­en­dars, with cal­en­dars avail­able for sale.

The morn­ing gets un­der way with morn­ing tea served from 9.30am with en­ter­tain­ment start­ing at 10am.

A lovely morn­ing is al­ways en­joyed and there is a lucky door prize, raf­fle and mini-cent sale. Come and have a morn­ing out with won­der­ful com­pany and friends.

Golf news

THE rain damp­ened the golf on Sun­day at Cal­liope bring­ing some mem­bers’ golf to an early close for the day.

Some Wowan mem­bers trav­elled to Cal­liope for their men’s golf cham­pi­onships and a del­uge of rain fell while play­ing the open golf cham­pi­onships.

It was just a pity that the rain never fell on the Wowan course. This Sun­day there will be a club com­pe­ti­tion. Draw time 12.30pm.

Cel­e­bra­tions

HAPPY birth­day wishes are ex­tended to Matthew Moretti, Bob Saun­ders, Terry Vick­ers, Steven Raine and cel­e­brat­ing their wed­ding an­niver­sary is John and Ros Gun­zler.

Have a great day ev­ery­one.

Week­end rain­fall

SOME rain gauges var­ied over the week­end.

Some places re­ceived good rain, but falls were dis­ap­point­ing in most ar­eas.

Fa­ther’s Day

WITH Sun­day be­ing Fa­ther’s Day, I would like to wish all the dad, grand­dads and great grand­dads a very happy Fa­ther’s Day.

I trust you are able to spend the day with your fam­ily and loved ones on one of your spe­cial days of the year, although I al­ways say, its Fa­ther’s Day every day.

PHOTO: CON­TRIB­UTED

Arthur Os­borne with his old-style wash­ing ma­chine and spin­ner.

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