Ge­orge joins driver ranks

Southern Riverina news - - NEWS -

Joanne Peel’s part­ner, Ge­orge Hunter, has re­cently joined the ranks of qual­i­fied train driv­ers for Jer­ilderie Mini Rail.

At the Mini Rail day held on June 14, Ge­orge was pre­sented with his mini steam lo­co­mo­tive li­cence.

Mini Rail op­er­ates on the sec­ond Sun­day of ev­ery month, un­less ad­vised oth­er­wise.

Tidy Towns mem­bers will meet to­mor­row evening, at ‘the of­fice’.

Catholic Women’s League will not meet again un­til Au­gust.

School hol­i­days are on for the next two weeks.

The pub­lic school fin­ished up with a py­jama day on Thurs­day, and St Joseph’s held a school as­sem­bly at­tended by par­ents on Fri­day be­fore the ec­u­meni­cal ser­vice in the church at mid­day.

Some ex­cur­sions are over, and oth­ers are still be­ing an­tic­i­pated.

Year 5/6 stu­dents from the pub­lic school trav­elled to Mel­bourne in the last weeks of Term 2, and vis­ited many of the city’s tourist at­trac­tions.

Grace Peis­ley en­joyed work ex­pe­ri­ence at the pub­lic school, work­ing with Mrs Brown­ing in Year K/1/2 in the last weeks of the term.

The preschool­ers were not to be out­done and held their own py­jama party to end the term.

St Joseph’s school is or­gan­is­ing a drug in­for­ma­tion night at the Sports Club in Term 3.

Par­ents will re­ceive news­let­ters.




July birth­days at St Joseph’s are Lily Kocks 5th, and Mathew Slee­man 26th.

Best wishes to those young peo­ple.

The Jer­ilderie Hos­pi­tal Aux­il­iary will hold its An­nual Gen­eral Meet­ing on Thurs­day, July 23.

Nom­i­na­tions for ex­ec­u­tive po­si­tions should be made to the sec­re­tary, PO Box 100, be­fore that date.

John Peel pre­sented Ge­orge Hunter with his mini rail li­cence.

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