Plant­ing to mark Tree Day

Southern Riverina news - - NEWS - Judy Ryan

Stu­dents from both pri­mary schools will join Tidy Towns mem­bers this Fri­day to cel­e­brate Na­tional Tree Day (which is on July 30).

Six small trees will be planted be­hind the pub­lic school, near the Com­mu­nity Gar­den. The get-to­gether will be at noon. There will be lots of tree hug­ging no doubt.

Vin­nies vol­un­teers are re­minded of their meet­ing at the Vin­nies shop to­day, at 11.30am.

Jer­ilderie Hos­pi­tal Aux­il­iary will meet to­mor­row at 2pm in the Com­mu­nity Cen­tre meet­ing room at the hos­pi­tal.

The Angli­can church of Jer­ilderie is hav­ing a spe­cial Fel­low­ship Day this Sun­day.

The ser­vice will be­gin at 11am, with the Rev­erend David Sloan as guest speaker.

David is a retired Unit­ing Church minis- ter, and a won­der­ful com­mu­ni­ca­tor about the prac­ti­cal things God uses to help us through life.

No mat­ter what your back­ground is, you are in­vited to go along and hear him speak.

Af­ter the ser­vice a ‘bring-and-share’ lunch will be laid out in the church hall, to which you are also in­vited.

There will be no Angli­can ser­vice in Tocumwal or Fin­ley on Sun­day.

The Jer­ilderie Com­mu­nity Gym has started Boot Camp for Kids at the Sports Com­plex.

Ses­sions are from 3.45pm to 4.15pm for those eight years old and un­der, and from 4.15pm to 4.45pm for nine and up.

Cost $5 per child. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Kevin A’Vard on 0428 998 801.

Sharon’s pop­u­lar Ex­er­cise Classes for Se­niors con­tinue at the Sports Com­plex ev­ery Tues­day and Fri­day morn­ings.

Ses­sions go from 10am for a 10.15am start, and fin­ish at 11am. Cost is $5 per ses­sion. A great way to ban­ish the win­ter blues, have a laugh, and get fit!

Our two schools have hit the ground run­ning in Term 3.

Teach­ers from Jer­ilderie Pub­lic School and St Joseph’s Catholic School were in­volved in their re­spec­tive teacher training Mon­day last week, and were ready to face all com­ers on Tues­day.

Lions Pub­lic Speak­ing par­tic­i­pants from Years 3-6 pol­ished up their speeches, prior to fi­nal­ists go­ing on to speak at the Lions dinner on Mon­day night.

JPS stu­dents’ pre­lim­i­nary speeches were ad­ju­di­cated at the school by Mrs Lor­raine Comber, and those se­lected to rep­re­sent the Pub­lic School were Chelsea Winn, Dan Eldridge, Abbey A'Vard and Lucy Simp­son.

Tidy Towns will meet for their AGM on Thurs­day, Au­gust 3, from 6 to 7pm at the Luke Park of­fice. Old and new mem­bers will be made most wel­come.

The com­mu­nity at St Joseph’s school has wel­comed Ber­nadette Leahy to the teach­ing staff.

Ber­nadette will teach Years 3/4 on Thurs­days and Fri­days, and will be run­ning the Wed­nes­day ses­sions of Launch into Learn­ing, with Kristin Kocks.

Eleven ath­letes will rep­re­sent St Joseph’s Jer­ilderie at the Dioce­san Ath­let­ics Car­ni­val to be held in Al­bury on Au­gust 9.

Jer­ilderie’s Year 6 pri­mary stu­dents will be at­tend­ing Fin­ley High School to­mor­row for a day of foren­sic magic.

There will be some sci­en­tific fun amongst the learn­ing process.

The Fish­ing Club boys sell­ing raf­fle tick­ets in front of IGA on Satur­day morn­ing weren’t too daunted by the cold morn­ing.

They had a mo­bile heater tucked un­der the ta­ble to keep their feet warm. That is cer­tainly rais­ing the bar for other fundrais­ers.

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