Jack New­ton to be spe­cial guest at MJD for CJD day

Dubbo Photo News - - Charity Day - By KEN SMITH

LEG­ENDARY golfer Jack New­ton will be the spe­cial guest at the “MJD for CJD” char­ity event next week in Dubbo.

Mau­reen Dempsey and fam­ily have or­gan­ised a full day of golf and an af­ter­noon and evening of en­ter­tain­ment with fan­tas­tic auc­tion items. What a day this is go­ing to be!

“MJD for CJD” stands for “Michael John Dempsey for Creutzfeld­tjakob Dis­ease”, and the Char­ity Day is to raise money for re­search to find a cure for this rare brain dis­ease and to help other fam­i­lies go­ing through the CJD ex­pe­ri­ence.

Be­cause no ef­fec­tive treat­ment ex­ists, the fo­cus is on al­le­vi­at­ing pain and re­liev­ing symp­toms.

Jack New­ton will be at­tend­ing and you can bid for the chance to play golf with him at 10.30am.

One of the day’s many high­lights in­cludes a “Hole in One” com­pe­ti­tion with the prize be­ing a 2019 Toy­ota Corolla As­cent Sport, in­clud­ing on roads, val­ued at ap­prox­i­mately $28,000, thanks to David Hayes and Dubbo City Toy­ota.

There’s an in­cred­i­ble ar­ray of ex­clu­sive items up for grabs across the day and evening, in­clud­ing an orig­i­nal art­work by Kyah Wil­son, ex­quis­ite jew­ellery pieces, signed NRL team jer­seys in­clud­ing a signed 1995 Aus­tralian Tour Squad jersey, and your chance to bid on a “NRL VIP Ex­pe­ri­ence” for 18 peo­ple to at­tend the Bull­dogs v Bris­bane Bron­cos clash at Syd­ney Sta­dium in a pri­vate suite for you and your guests.

The “MJD for CJD” Char­ity Day is on Fri­day, Au­gust 9, at the Dubbo Golf Club.

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Mau­reen Dempsey, David Hayes, Rod Archer and Laken Car­rett with some of the signed NRL jer­seys to be auc­tioned at “MJD for CJD”, as well as the “Hole in One” prize which is a 2019 Toy­ota Corolla As­cent Sport.

In­set: Mau­reen Dempsey and John Dixon with an art­work by Kyah Wil­son to be auc­tioned. PHO­TOS: DUBBO PHOTO NEWS Where in our area is shown in this satel­lite im­age?

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Learn­ing; build­ing orig­i­nally opened in the early 1980s.

AN­SWER: SEE OUR TV+ GUIDE SCHOOLS in the Fed­eral Elec­torate of Parkes, which in­cludes the Dubbo re­gion, can ap­ply to the Aus­tralian Gov­ern­ment’s Lo­cal Schools Com­mu­nity Fund for as­sis­tance with school projects.

Each cam­pus in a multi-cam­pus school can ap­ply in­di­vid­u­ally for be­tween $1000 and $20,000 for projects which must be com­pleted by the end of 2020.

Projects will be as­sessed on the ben­e­fit they bring to the school com­mu­nity such as small-scale ex­ten­sions or classroom re­fur­bish­ments, new com­put­ers, men­tal health and coun­selling ser­vices, play­ground equip­ment, li­brary re­sources, or sports fa­cil­i­ties.

Ap­pli­ca­tions close Mon­day, Septem­ber 30, 2019. To deal with con­ges­tion in the heart of Cairo, en­gi­neers came up with a novel so­lu­tion: build a record-break­ing bridge. Eas­ing the traf­fic prob­lems in Egypt’s cap­i­tal, the Tahya Misr (Long Live Egypt) Bridge is now the world’s

widest ca­ble-stayed bridge.

The Guin­ness World Record was of­fi­cially achieved with the help of 4000 en­gi­neers, tech­ni­cians and work­ers who had to build some­thing wider than the 65-me­tre-wide Port Mann Bridge in Canada. This was achieved with the Tahya Misr mea­sur­ing 67.3 me­tres.

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