Rain wel­comed by com­mu­nity gar­dens

Southern Riverina news - - NEWS - Mar­i­anne Whe­lan

The beau­ti­ful rain this week has been good for our com­mu­nity gar­dens.

We now have a donation slot on the front of the con­tainer, thanks to John Walker and Rob Way.

Please help your­self to herbs, snow peas, spinach and broad beans for a gold coin donation.

Thanks Stu­art and Ar­lena for the donation of weld mesh for the ar­bour, which will go up in the next week.

We are plant­ing seedlings for sum­mer veg­eta­bles and pot­ting plants for sale, call in and have a chat on Wed­nes­day 1.30pm or Satur­day for a cuppa 9.30am. Christ­mas Quilted Wall Hang­ing?

Tick­ets can be pur­chased at the Pep­pertree Va­ri­ety Store, Ber­ri­gan Phar­macy and Ama­roo Hos­tel.

Raf­fle will be drawn on the 2nd Novem­ber at The Ama­roo Aux­il­iary Street Stall.

Forty peo­ple turned up to play in the golf and bowls fun day to raise money for MND and drought re­lief.

Nine holes of golf was played and some handy scores came in, a bar­beque lunch was en­joyed by all thanks to cook David Bat­ten.

The sec­ond part of the day was bowls which cer­tainly cre­ated lot's of laugh­ter as there was a few in­ex­pe­ri­enced play­ers who took a while to get the hang of bowls, as well as lots of ban­ter­ing among play­ers.

The win­ning team was Fraser Haintz, Matt Hansen and Tom Whe­lan.

Re­sults of the day are in the bowls/golf sec­tion of the pa­per.

Thank you to ev­ery­one who sup­ported the day.

Please save the date for the Christ­mas Mar­ket Night/Carols on Fri­day, De­cem­ber 7.

This year the Carols will also be held on the same night as the mar­ket night.

There will be stalls, the Red Cross Ex­trav­a­ganza and plenty of entertainment for the chil­dren.

If you would like to book a stall please email Mar­i­anne Whe­lan at mez.whe­lan@gmail.com.

Thank you to all who sup­ported St Columba’s Par­ish street stall on Fri­day.

Win­ner of the side of lamb was Carol Cot­tam.

Sid Gold­smith, Jan Nor­man and Joe Ni­cholls came third at the Ber­ri­gan Golf and Bowls char­ity day.

Lach­lan, Jeremy, Ker­rie and Jes­sica O’Dwyer en­joyed the golf and bowls day.

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