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The Tatura Guardian - - People -

At their Au­gust meet­ing, Rod­ney Coun­try Women’s As­so­ci­a­tion mem­bers held a cake auc­tion to raise funds for the McGrath Foun­da­tion.

A good num­ber at­tended, in­clud­ing two fam­i­lies of Rod­ney CWA ju­nior mem­bers, with an en­joy­able night had by all.

Rod­ney CWA will host its 16th Women’s Break­fast on Wed­nes­day, Oc­to­ber 18 at the Tatura Ten­nis Club rooms from 7amto 9 am at a cost of $10.

Guest speaker will be Greater Shep­par­ton City Coun­cil’s deputy mayor Kim O’Ke­effe, who will present the talk ‘My Jour­ney – cre­at­ing op­por­tu­ni­ties, vol­un­teer­ing and suc­cess’, which will fin­ish be­fore 8.30 am for peo­ple to get to work on time.

Those not work­ing will have time to ask ques­tions and en­joy fel­low­ship af­ter the pre­sen­ta­tion.

Book tick­ets for the buf­fet break­fast by phon­ing Robyn Fen­nell on 0427 241 724 or Jan­ice Bar­rette on 0408 102 305. Some tick­ets will be avail­able at the door.

Goul­burn Val­ley West CWA Group held its con­fer­ence at the Harston Hall last month.

New CWA Vic­to­ria pres­i­dent Lyn Har­ris was there and out­lined progress at the state level.

The con­sti­tu­tion is be­ing rewrit­ten and up­dated, and ren­o­va­tions are tak­ing place at Vic­to­ria’s CWA head of­fice Umina, which also op­er­ates as a bed and break­fast.

CWA has joined forces with pal­lia­tive care in a ‘Dy­ing to Talk’ pro­gram with nine CWA groups in­volved in dis­cus­sions about endof-life is­sues.

CWA has also been granted govern­ment money for do­mes­tic vi­o­lence is­sues and is us­ing this for a web­site or in­ter­net ser­vices re­lat­ing to do­mes­tic vi­o­lence.

On a lo­cal group level, the craft group has been mak­ing chemo­ther­apy bot­tle bags which have been distributed to the Kyabram and Shep­par­ton pri­vate hos­pi­tals for pa­tient use.

GV West CWA Group will hold its Cre­ative Arts Ex­hi­bi­tion at Vic­tory Hall, Tatura on Sun­day, Oc­to­ber 1 from 10.30 am to 4 pm and the pub­lic is in­vited to at­tend.

There will be lots of crafts, flo­ral dis­plays and demon­stra­tions (spin­ning), plus bak­ing and pre­serves as well as a raf­fle and trad­ing ta­ble sell­ing a va­ri­ety of goods.

Devon­shire tea will also be avail­able through­out the day for $5.

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