Hospital sausage sizzle tomorrow
Berrigan Hospital Auxiliary will be running the sausage sizzle outside IGA tomorrow.
Funds raised will go towards equipment for the MPS aged care residents. The major raffle prize, to be drawn on Market Night, is two nights at Carlyle House, Rutherglen.
Berrigan Museum Committee raised $275 at the recent street stall and would like to thank those who supported the raffle and stall.
Congratulations to Helen Pyle, who won the voucher.
Four more history plaques have been actioned and will soon be in place at the racecourse, old hospital site, Belmont building and railway.
An updated town walk brochure has been printed and is also ready for distribution. The museum is open Wednesday mornings and by appointment.
George and Leila Batten attended the 100 year celebrations of the Fordson Tractors held at Deniliquin on September 16.
The Fordson Tractor Club of Australia celebration was held in conjunction with Deniliquin Collectors Club’s annual Spring Rally.
George is a member of the club and purchased three tractors, then new, many years ago.
There were 200 tractors, Fordson and Ford, on display. It included Henry Ford’s first tractor.
On October 20, Dawmac will be hosting a barbecue for the McGrath Foundation for Breast Cancer Awareness from 12-2pm.
The barbecue will raise vital funds for the McGrath Foundation to help place McGrath Breast Care Nurses in communities right across Australia and to increase breast awareness in young Australian women.
Last weekend Chris Cameron travelled to Hay with Imogen, Hamish and Mia Cameron along with Matthew Whelan for a tennis tournament.
They all played singles and doubles over two days.
Matthew and Hamish finished runners-up in the doubles in their age group as did Imogen in her singles event. There was also a parent/child match which Chris and Hamish won easily.
Sympathy is extended to Elaine, Polly and Peter Mohr and the extended family on the passing of their mother Heather last week.
Heather was a well known resident. Heather’s funeral is today at 11am at the Anglican Church and she will be laid to rest at the Berrigan Lawn Cemetery.
The under 12s cricket training will start tomorrow at 3.30pm. There will be a quick meeting at the end to discuss the season and some changes to the under 12s game. All parents are encouraged to attend.
Barooga Indoor Bowls held a very successful charity day recently.
A $1000 cheque was presented to the Cobram branch of SES Victoria to assist with their work in this area.