Mas­sive ef­fort to tidy our town

Southern Riverina news - - NEWS - Mar­i­anne Whe­lan

There were plenty of work­ing bees hap­pen­ing around town at the week­end.

The Com­mu­nity Club cored the greens and the bowl­ing green.

There was a fan­tas­tic turn up, es­pe­cially from the ju­nior boys which was cer­tainly ap­pre­ci­ated by the com­mit­tee.

The pool com­mit­tee also held a work­ing bee and had many helpers on deck.

The race com­mit­tee was busy on Satur­day morn­ing pre­par­ing the course for the Ber­ri­gan Cup which will be on Novem­ber 3, and the Ten­nis Club were pre­par­ing the courts for the ten­nis sea­son.

Also the Tidy Towns had its monthly clean up around town on Sun­day.

It was great to see ev­ery­one work­ing to­gether and mak­ing the town look great.


The Ber­ri­gan Com­mu­nity Golf & Bowl­ing Club will host a Char­ity Golf & Bowls day on Sun­day, Oc­to­ber 21 with all pro­ceeds go­ing to MND and drought relief.

The morn­ing will start at 10am with a nine hole, three per­son am­brose par 3 course.

Once the golf is fin­ished you will head to the bowl­ing green and play two games of eight ends, three bowl triples.

It will be draw for teams and the same team will play golf and bowls.

En­try is $20 per team, which in­cludes a bar­be­cue lunch.

En­tries to the club no­tice­boards or phone 5885 2229. En­tries close Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 19.

This prom­ises to be a great com­mu­nity day and is for all ages and ev­ery­one is en­cour­aged to get be­hind this great cause.


The pool com­mit­tee will be hav­ing an­other Dam Fish­ing morn­ing this Sun­day.

There will be trout and na­tive fish to catch.

Cost is $12 for adults and $6 for chil­dren un­der 16. A bar­be­cue will be avail­able dur­ing the morn­ing.

The com­mit­tee will also be putting the can­teen ros­ter to­gether, so ex­pect a call to put your name down or ring Cristina on 0429 571 988 to of­fer your as­sis­tance.


The Ber­ri­gan Com­mu­nity Gar­den is look- ing amaz­ing. The com­mit­tee has been har­vest­ing broc­coli, spinach, sil­ver beet, let­tuce, kale and pars­ley.

Take a walk and see what you can pick for your din­ner, or join the group on Wed­nes­days at 1.30pm or Satur­day morn­ings at 9.30am.

Mem­ber­ship is grow­ing, and is only $5 per per­son.

Forms can be picked up from Book­inChanters or at the gar­den.

All pro­ceeds from mem­ber­ship goes to­wards pur­chas­ing seeds, seedlings, sea­sol and many other items.


Kids Fest will be on again this year on Tues­day, Oc­to­ber 23 from 4pm to 6pm.

With hol­i­days now on, call into the li­brary to see what pro­grams are hap­pen­ing dur­ing the school hol­i­days for your chil­dren.


Sym­pa­thy is ex­tended to the fam­ily of Nell Far­rell who passed away last week at Ama­roo Hos­tel.

Nell was a re­mark­able lady who was 103 years old.

Nell’s fu­neral will be held to­day at Ba­rooga Catholic Church at 1pm.


Daw­mac is host­ing an­other Bar­be­cue Fundraiser in sup­port of the McGrath Foun­da­tion.

It will be held Oc­to­ber 19, 2018, in the Daw­mac drive­way on Chanter St.

The menu in­cludes both beef and chicken sausages, ba­con and egg rolls and drinks.

Pre-or­ders are en­cour­aged so you don’t miss out.

For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion or pre-or­ders, con­tact Shan­non or Ta­mara on 5885 2382 or mail@daw­

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