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AR­MADALE FRIEND­SHIP GIRL GUIDES have just cel­e­brated their 40th birthday. The group cel­e­brated with past and present mem­bers with a party at Ar­madale Guide Hall. The group re­main ded­i­cated to pro­vid­ing a place for 6 to 10-year-olds to grow and de­velop their lead­er­ship po­ten­tial.

NASHOS WA are cel­e­brat­ing their 10th an­niver­sary this year. The group was ini­tially cre­ated to main­tain friend­ships be­tween na­tional ser­vice­men who served in the 1950s and the Viet­nam War and have grown from five mem­bers to a cou­ple of hun­dred. They re­cently cel­e­brated their mile­stone with a spe­cial lunch at the Gos­nells Ho­tel.

AR­MADALE em­ployee June Thorne re­cently cel­e­brated 30 years work­ing at Coles.

Mrs Thorne started when she was 17 years old as a check-out op­er­a­tor in Al­bury, NSW, where she met her fu­ture hus­band. She said the high­light of her ca­reer had been work­ing all across the coun­try. “I have worked across four states, 24 stores and in sev­eral roles dur­ing my ca­reer and I have loved the va­ri­ety and the peo­ple I have met along the way,” she said. “I have been every­thing from of­fice man­ager to store com­pli­ance man­ager, and now I am the duty man­ager at Coles Ar­madale.” Hav­ing sur­viv­ing breast can­cer, Mrs Thorne said she also en­joyed join­ing in on fundrais­ing ef­forts with her team out­side of work­ing hours.

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