Hit­ting off for hospi­tal, MND

Southern Riverina news - - NEWS - Judy Ryan

The Jer­ilderie Hospi­tal Aux­il­iary, in con­junc­tion with the Jer­ilderie Sports Club, has agreed to run this year’s nov­elty golf/bowls day in Oc­to­ber as a com­bined Hospi­tal Aux­il­iary and Mo­tor Neu­rone Disease re­search fundrais­ing event.

The tak­ings to be distributed be­tween the or­gan­i­sa­tions.

The 2018 event will be an 18 hole am­brose with a shot­gun start. Meet at 9.30am for a 10am hit-off. Bare­foot bowls will start around mid­day. The raffle will of­fer a $500 voucher from De­niliquin Travel Cen­tre as first prize, and an Aussie Wool queen size quilt (two blan­ket thick­ness) as sec­ond prize.

A spin­ning wheel will also be op­er­at­ing through the day.

Please mark your cal­en­dars and keep the date free for a day of fun.

This year’s event is a week be­fore the Fish­ing Club’s An­nual Fun Day, and co­in­cides with the start of day­light sav­ing.

Dona­tion buck­ets for MND have been placed in the post of­fice, bak­ery, and at the Sports Club.

The Jer­ilderie Foot­ball Club’s goods and ser­vices auc­tion will be held at the Jer­ilderie Sports Club this Satur­day, start­ing at 7.30pm.

This is a fam­ily night, with some­thing for ev­ery­one. A smor­gas­bord tea will be avail­able.

For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Stu­art Wat­son on 0427 010 894 or Sam Catena on 0448 441 386.

The AGM and July monthly meet­ing of the Jer­ilderie Hospi­tal Aux­il­iary will be held to­mor­row at 2pm in the Com­mu­nity Cen­tre.

Mem­bers are en­cour­aged to at­tend. Af­ter­noon tea will be shared af­ter the meet­ings.

Jer­ilderie Foot­ball and Net­ball Club will present its A Starry, Starry Night Ball at the Civic Hall on Satur­day, Au­gust 4.

Tick­ets are $50, which in­cludes a three course meal. Drinks will be avail­able at bar prices.

Please book ta­bles and pick up tick­ets at Magic Scis­sors by this Fri­day for ca­ter­ing pur­poses.

The Jer­ilderie Edith Parsons Phys­i­cal Cul­ture Club has been meet­ing and work­ing hard for the last five months at the Sport­ing Com­plex on Wed­nes­day af­ter­noons and evenings.

Un­der the guid­ance of teacher Re­becca Boag of Coleam­bally, 25 stu­dents rang­ing from tiny tots to ladies have been mas­ter­ing the art of ba­sic bal­let and mod­ern dance, and ex­er­cises.

Stu­dents learn a new syl­labus ev­ery year, and com­pete in lo­cal com­pe­ti­tions. The next club com­pe­ti­tion will be on Septem­ber 19.

Re­becca runs classes for tiny tots (from 3 years) at 4.30pm, 5 to 8 years old at 5pm, 9 to 12 years at 5.45pm, and ladies at 6.30pm.

Two teams (11 and 12 years and ladies) will be en­ter­ing a Syd­ney com­pe­ti­tion in Novem­ber.

The Physie group is a not for profit or­gan­i­sa­tion, run for the en­joy­ment and well­be­ing of the mem­bers.

They are seek­ing do­na­tions for raffle prizes, or spon­sors who would help sup­port the girls with costs as­so­ci­ated with get­ting the two teams to Syd­ney in Novem­ber.

More in­for­ma­tion on the group can be ac­cessed at www.ep­physie.com.au, or call Re­becca on (02) 6954 8572.

Be­lated con­grat­u­la­tions and best wishes to the Rochford and Love­hill fam­i­lies on the safe ar­rival of Bree Na­dia in Wodonga Hospi­tal on June 27.

Bree is the sec­ond child for Tanya and Travis, a sis­ter for Monique, and Zac, Josh, and Elle. She is a grand­child for Di Love­hill, and So­nia and Ste­wart Rochford. Jer­ilderie Red Cross sent a cheque for $1000 to Dubbo Re­gional Of­fice to­wards Drought Re­lief.

Once again thank you to those who sup­ported the en­ter­tain­ment night on June 30.

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