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HUGE BOOST: Ma­reeba and Dim­bu­lah fi­nan­cial Ser­vices chair­woman Gaye Tay­lor pre­sented a $50,000 cheque to­wards a fundrais­ing ap­peal to pur­chase a re­nal dial­y­sis unit for Ma­reeba Hospi­tal. Ma­reeba Shire Mayor Mick Borzi had launched the bold $150,000 fundrais­ing ef­fort the pre­vi­ous month. Ms Tay­lor said a dial­y­sis unit had been on the board’s wish­list for a long time. “It has been in­spir­ing to see the com­mu­nity come to­gether to sup­port this cause,” she said. WILD PARTY: Changes were flagged for Fog on Bay camp­ing ground at Lake Ti­na­roo af­ter wild scenes greeted Queens­land Parks and Wildlife Ser­vice and Ather­ton Po­lice on new Year’s Eve. Five QPWS staff and four po­lice worked into the evening to con­trol il­le­gal and danger­ous be­hav­iour af­ter about 800 trav­ellers filled the site. Dam­age es­ti­mated in the thou­sands of dol­lars was caused. Pos­si­ble changes in­cluded mov­ing away

The Ma­reeba Cham­ber of Com­merce started 2007 with a record num­ber of mem­bers and bold plans for ex­pan­sion. Mem­ber­ship num­bers hit 165 in Novem­ber 2006. Pres­i­dent Tanya Pig­gott said the achieve­ment re­flected growth in the re­gion. “A vi­tal in­gre­di­ent to en­sure the growth of our busi­ness com­mu­nity is to en­cour­age lo­cal shop­ping,” she said. All let­ters should be sent as email. Photos should be JPG at­tach­ments not smaller than 1mb. The editor re­serves the right to refuse or edit any let­ter for pub­li­ca­tion.

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