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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.

Arthri­tis Meet­ing

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

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