Hos­pi­tal sausage siz­zle to­mor­row

Southern Riverina news - - NEWS - Mar­i­anne Whe­lan

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.

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