Dubbo Stroke Support Group
The next monthly get-together of the Dubbo Stroke Support Group will be on Wednesday, March 14, at the David Palmer Centre, Old Lourdes Hospital, 84 Cobbora Road, Dubbo from 10am to 12 noon. Ben Shields, Mayor of the Dubbo Regional Council, will be our guest speaker at this meeting. People affected by stroke, their family, carers and friends are welcome. Visitors and new members are always welcome. Contact Victor on 6885 4800.
Drone Remote Pilot’s Licence (REPL) Training Package
Upcoming 5 day Drone REPL course in Dubbo coordinated by NSW Farmers. Looking to start on Wednesday, April 25, (ANZAC Day) and run through to Sunday, April 29. Course cost is $2,990, but may reduce slightly with increasing numbers. The course covers such topics as map reading and direction; air legislation, meteorology, principles of flight and practical sessions on an aircraft itself. We also discuss topics including lipo batteries, pre and post flight checklists, job safety assessments (JSAS), the importance of ground crew and relevant procedures, business practices, insurance, etc. There’s no precourse study required for your REPL and you will learn everything needed on the course for both the theory and practical flying assessments. For further inquires please call Bruce Duncan on 0409 515 471.
NALAG Blue Healers Program
The NALAG Centre in Welchman St Dubbo are holding a free weekend Blue Healers program on Saturday, March 10, and Sunday, March 11, to assist people in managing Depression , Stress and Anxiety. Meet with like-minded people in a small group setting and equip yourself with tools to help you cope better with everyday events & start enjoying life again. Drop into the centre or call 6882 9222 to register or obtain further details.
Neami National Suicide Prevention Optimal Health Program
Seeking referrals. Our goal is to run this free Optimal Health Program in Dubbo aimed at people who have been impacted around the subject of suicide. Contact CJ on 0434 331 299 or cassandraw[email protected]inational.org.au.
Coffee and Craft
Enjoy a cup of coffee and make some craft. 74 Boundary Road (corner of Taylor and Boundary Road). 9.30am-12pm on Thursday, March 15. All ladies welcome. Contact Beth on 6885 3153.
Wongarbon Swap Meet and Market Day
Will be held on Sunday, March 11, at the Wongarbon Park Grounds, 17 kilometers from Dubbo on the Wellington road. The event will run from 8am-1pm. There will be various stalls, including cake stall, white elephant, food kiosk with bacon and egg rolls, sausage sizzle and a fruit and veggie raffle. Sites $10. Enjoy country music on the day. Proceeds to Wagon Wheel Club raising much needed funds for Royal Far West Caring for Country Kids. For any enquiries, contact Lorraine on 02 6887 8371 or Margaret on 02 6884 6907 or 0400 166 907.
Will be held at 10am on Thursday, March 8, at Sporties, 101 Erskine Street, Dubbo. Guest speaker will be Sue Curley from the Dubbo Laughter Group. All members are welcome to join us afterwards for an optional social lunch. Venue to be decided at the meeting. For further