Town’s health ser­vice fundraiser

Southern Riverina news - - NEWS - Judy Ryan

Jer­ilderie Hos­pi­tal Aux­il­iary mem­bers hope there will be a strong turnout this Sun­day to sup­port the spe­cial fundraiser for our lo­cal health ser­vice.

Brochures have been dis­trib­uted around town and hope­fully ev­ery house­hold and busi­ness has re­ceived the in­for­ma­tion about the fam­ily day of golf and bowls.

To be held at the Sports Club from 9am, bowls will start around noon.

There will also be ex­perts in both golf and bowls to help if you feel a lit­tle ap­pre­hen­sive about your ca­pa­bil­i­ties.

Teams and in­di­vid­u­als should reg­is­ter with the Sports Club on 5886 1445 by this Fri­day.

The cost for golf is $30 a team for a team of four, and bowls is $5 per per­son.

There are lots of in­ter­est­ing tro­phies to be won, and a con­tin­u­ous raf­fle will run through­out the day with many prizes.

Thank to those in­di­vid­u­als and busi­nesses who have do­nated goods thus far.

Mem­bers are re­minded any raf­fle tick­ets, sold or un­sold, should please be re­turned to Judy be­fore Sun­day.

Lions will be man­ning their food car­a­van and drinks will be pro­vided by golf club mem­bers. Tea and cof­fee will be avail­able for a $2 do­na­tion in the club­house from start of the day, while an ex­tra $2 will get you a scone or slice.

Your sup­port will be ap­pre­ci­ated for this event, which is be­ing run to help pro­vide ex­tra care and com­fort for the res­i­dents and pa­tients at the Jer­ilderie Health Ser­vice.

This Sun­day is go­ing to be a busy day in Jer­ilderie.

The Jer­ilderie Fish­ing Club will hold its an­nual Kids’ Fish­ing Com­pe­ti­tion at Lake Jer­ilderie, start­ing at 11am.

The event is bring your own gear and bait, and there will be a free bar­be­cue, lots of prizes, and a cast­ing com­pe­ti­tion.

The day will end at 1pm with the pre­sen­ta­tion of prizes.

Con­tact An­drew Bell at the Jer­ilderie Bak­ery for more in­for­ma­tion, or just turn up at 11am on Sun­day.

Sym­pa­thy is ex­tended to Kath Fer­gu­son and her fam­ily fol­low­ing the death of Kath’s hus­band Gordon last week.

Sym­pa­thy, too, to Polly and Adrian Fisher fol­low­ing the re­cent death of Polly’s mother, Heather Mohr, in Ber­ri­gan.

Our thoughts and pray­ers are with Mal­colm Bud­dle and his fam­ily, fol­low­ing the death on Satur­day of Mal­colm’s wife Denise, in the Jer­ilderie Health Ser­vice.

The Hos­pi­tal Aux­il­iary mem­bers are hold­ing their last Blumes fash­ion show­ing for the year to­mor­row.

Fea­tur­ing spring-sum­mer wear, the dis­play will be at the Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, kick­ing off with morn­ing tea at 10am. En­try is $5 per per­son, with a lucky door prize and raf­fle.

Jer­ilderie Ten­nis Club’s Pre-har­vest Fri­day night ten­nis com­pe­ti­tion will start this Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 13 and will run for about four to six weeks.

Play­ers 16 years of age and over are in­vited to con­tact Car­men Law­ton on 0427 242 148 to ex­press their in­ter­est.

The Sir John Monash Lec­ture and din­ner is com­ing up on Novem­ber 24 and will fea­ture guest speaker Ash­ley Ekins.

Set to start at 6.30pm at the Civic Hall, Mr Ekins is head of the Mil­i­tary His­tory sec­tion of the Aus­tralian War Memo­rial, where he has worked as a mil­i­tary his­to­rian for more than 27 years.

Mr Ekins spe­cialises in the his­tory of the First World War, and will speak on ‘Gen­eral Sir John Monash, Mas­ter of the Bat­tle­field — an Ap­pre­ci­a­tion’.

Tick­ets for the din­ner are $50, which in­cludes a two course meal, with drinks avail­able.

Book­ings should be made at the Jer­ilderie of­fice of Mur­rumbidgee Coun­cil by Novem­ber 15.

En­tries for the Sir John Monash Ed­u­ca­tion bur­sary, val­ued at $2,000, close on Fri­day, Novem­ber 10.

Ap­pli­cants should sub­mit an es­say on the sub­ject ‘De­pend upon it, the only hope for Aus­tralia is the bal­lot box and an ed­u­cated elec­torate’.

Full de­tails of the quote, and bur­sary ap­pli­ca­tion re­quire­ments, can be found on Coun­cil’s web­site – www.mur­rumbidgee.nsw.gov.au.

The win­ner will be an­nounced at the din­ner on Novem­ber 24.

A big wel­come to Con­sta­ble Ben Wil­liams and his wife Brooke, who ar­rived in Jer­ilderie on Septem­ber 21.

Ben and Brooke come from Syd­ney and are en­joy­ing the wide open spa­ces of Jer­ilderie and sur­rounds.

Ben has been fa­mil­iaris­ing him­self with po­lice work in the re­gion, un­der the guid­ance of the lo­cal/re­gional con­stab­u­lary.

Brooke is a singer-song­writer, has ex­pe­ri­ence in ra­dio, and is also a con­sul­tant for Ro­dan & Fields skin care prod­ucts.

The young cou­ple are look­ing for­ward to get­ting to know the peo­ple of our com­mu­nity.

They ex­pe­ri­enced half of the Jer­ilderie Gold Cup meet­ing, and met many peo­ple on that rather warm and windy day.

The

lat­est vol­un­teer ros­ters for the Vin­nies shop up un­til Christ­mas are now avail­able to be col­lected from the shop. If dates don’t suit, please try to change with some­one else on the ros­ter.

Jer­ilderie Catholic Women’s League mem­bers held their an­nual gen­eral meet­ing in the meet­ing room at the Colony Inn last Thurs­day, fol­lowed by lunch.

Ex­ec­u­tive po­si­tions re­main un­changed with Mary Tin­kler re-elected as pres­i­dent, Lucy Sweeney and Libby Cough­lan as vice pres­i­dents, Chris El­lis, sec­re­tary, and Judy Ryan, trea­surer and public­ity.

Mem­bers wel­comed Mar­ion Ske­han and Kath­leen Winch from Corowa as guests, and a lively meet­ing was en­joyed by all at­tend­ing.

Mem­bers of Catholic Women’s League will be hold­ing a pre-Christ­mas raf­fle on Fri­day, De­cem­ber 1.

The Colony Inn Ho­tel had a busy morn­ing last Thurs­day.

Apart from the Catholic Women’s League meet­ing at 11am, 10 ladies en­joyed the first of many high teas to be served at the ho­tel on the first Thurs­day of the month.

If the left-overs sam­pled (by in­vi­ta­tion) by de­part­ing CWL mem­bers were any in­di­ca­tion, par­tic­i­pants of fur­ther high teas will be in for a treat.

Tidy Towns mem­bers are get­ting busy as the weather im­proves.

Yes­ter­day they pro­vided the sausage siz­zle for the Wet­land Won­ders tour, at 5.30pm, and to­mor­row there will be a work­ing bee at 5pm to freshen up the ar­eas around Luke Park, the Bush Tucker trail and Hor­gan’s walk.

With the Jer­ilderie Flower Show com­ing up on Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 27, gar­den judg­ing will be tak­ing place around Jer­ilderie up un­til Oc­to­ber 21.

Cat­e­gories this year are best over­all gar­den, best new gar­den, most colour­ful gar­den, best busi­ness gar­den, best govern­ment gar­den and best back yard gar­den (by ap­point­ment).

If you would like your back gar­den in­cluded, please con­tact Ian Sned­don on 5886 1750 or Sadie Her­rick on 5886 1771.

Last week­end Ross and Irene Wells, for­mer Jer­ilderie res­i­dents Tim and Aerial Arnott and Michael and Carolyn Ket­tlewell and their fam­ily gath­ered at Mer­ricks Gen­eral Wine Store on Western­port Bay.

The oc­ca­sion was a triple 70th birth­day cel­e­bra­tion for Michael Ket­tlewell and his two sis­ters, An­nie and Pat.

A lun­cheon was en­joyed by around 120 guests in beau­ti­ful weather and among con­vivial com­pany.

Sun­day, Oc­to­ber 15, is a spe­cial Sun­day for the Angli­can Church folk as we are hav­ing an out­ing to The Conargo Win­ery and Mu­seum.

If any­one wants to join us please con­tact Irene Wells by phon­ing 5886 1223 as we need to book in for lunch which will cost $20.

We will be hav­ing a sim­ple church ser­vice at the win­ery and there will not be a ser­vice at the Church in Jer­ilderie on this day.

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