Massive effort to tidy our town
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 email@example.com.