Deniliquin Pastoral Times

Monster amount raised from raffle

- Well done to Mathoura monster fundraisin­g raffle.

Preschool on its recent

The venture saw $1500 raised to boost the group’s coffers.

Organisers are grateful for the tremendous support and generosity shown by those who contribute­d goods and services as prizes for the raffle.

The Preschool Committee is also to be congratula­ted on the success of the project.

Don’t forget about nominating people for Murray River Council’s Australia Day 2022 Awards.

Nomination­s will be accepted until November 5, but you know how quickly time flies when you’re busy.

While COVID has restricted many of our popular events during the year, our community committed residents are still finding ways to help out and do things for others.

You can nominate people for Australia Day Citizen, Young Citizen, Sportspers­on, Young Sportspers­on, Community Event, Community Group, Arts and Culture (person or group).

Nomination­s can be lodged on council’s ‘have your say’ platform at:


Do you have a child due to start school next year? Mathoura Public School is currently taking enrolments for 2022 and would like to hear from you.

Interested parents can contact the school with any enrolment inquiries by phoning 5884 3314, or email the school on

The school community looks forward to welcoming all prospectiv­e students into the school later in the term when it conducts its orientatio­n program.

Mathoura Preschool children will soon get a chance to experience ‘Big School’ for themselves.

Mathoura Public School will throw open its doors and welcome youngsters for orientatio­n sessions from later this month.

The program will commence on Friday, October 29 with a total of six sessions involved in the program.

I’m sure the youngsters will receive a warm welcome and have a great time in their new surroundin­gs.

COVID Freedom Day arrived on Monday, but not everyone was happy about it.

Mathoura Football Netball Club has been forced to postpone its planned presentati­on events.

It now proposes to hold the events in December, when a greater number of its members will be able to attend and celebrate with respective winners.

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