More help needed at Vin­nies shop

Southern Riverina news - - NEWS - Judy Ryan

Last Thurs­day a group of Jer­ilderie Vin­nies shop vol­un­teers met with Vin­nies area re­tail man­ager Guy Rowe to dis­cuss up­dates in ser­vice pro­vi­sion in Jer­ilderie.

New open­ing hours are to be es­tab­lished at the shop — Mon­days to Fri­days from 9.30am to 4pm, and Satur­days 9.30am to 2pm. Two peo­ple are to be on duty at all times.

All lo­cally do­nated stock will now be sent out of town, and the shop stocked with clothes and items brought in from the Lav­ing­ton store­house.

Stock will be ‘turned over’ on a reg­u­lar ba­sis.

With an ex­tra open­ing day on Thurs­days, and the longer hours stip­u­lated, there will be a need for ex­tra vol­un­teers to fill the Vin­nies shop ros­ter.

It has been sug­gested that in the com­mu­nity there may be re­tirees, or peo­ple wait­ing for news of em­ploy­ment, who may have a spare cou­ple of hours per week, which they Tay­lor Swift: Bon Jovi: Opera in the Alps (Inc. Din­ner Ham­per): Aus­tralian Open Quar­ter Fi­nal: Avalon Air­show: EVITA: Dec 1 ................................................................. $265 Mar 3................ $130 Ad, $120 Con, $80 child Feb 5, 12 & 19 (Early evening) ............................... $160 Daniel O’Don­nell: Jan 23 ............................. $190 Feb 25 .................................................. $150 Mel­bourne Flower & Gar­den Show: West Side Story: Apr 24 .................................................... $130 Muriel’s Wed­ding: Jersey Boys: Oct 26 ........................................................... $215 Jan 19 .............. $185 Mar 30 ....................... $80 May 15, 22 & 29, Jun 12 ..................... $150 May 22 & 29, Jun 5 & 12 ............................. $140 might con­sider us­ing Vin­nies.

If a full day is out of the ques­tion, you may be able to work half a day, or even for a cou­ple of hours.

If you or some­one you know is in­ter­ested, please con­tact Chick Dal­las on 0400 070 053 for more in­for­ma­tion. to vol­un­teer at

Jer­ilderie Fish­ing Club mem­bers are de­lighted with the suc­cess of the Kids (Go Fish­ing) Day held Oc­to­ber 14 at Luke Park.

52 young an­glers par­tic­i­pated, with the 35 fish caught in­clud­ing carp, cat­fish, yel­low belly and cod.

Ev­ery­one who caught a fish re­ceived a fish­ing rod, and no­body went home empty handed.

The Fish­ing Club would like to thank all those who helped out on the day.

Thanks to the Jer­ilderie Bak­ery for sup­ply­ing all the bread for the bar­be­cue and to Billy Wil­liams for sup­ply­ing the golf bug­gies.

The Fish­ing Club raf­fle was drawn with the lucky win­ners be­ing Va­lerie Chap­man (fridge freezer), Paul Bur­chat (kayak), Zara Wil­liams ($400 voucher), Chris Ker­naghan ($200 voucher).

All pro­ceeds from the raf­fle go to re­stock­ing our lo­cal Bil­l­abong Creek.

The next Kids Go Fish­ing Day will be on the sec­ond Sun­day in Oc­to­ber, 2019.

The Jer­ilderie Hospi­tal Aux­il­iary will meet to­mor­row, Oc­to­ber 25, in the meet­ing room at the hospi­tal, at 2pm. New mem­bers al­ways wel­come.

The Jer­ilderie Tennis Club will hold its AGM next Mon­day, Oc­to­ber 29, at 6pm at the Sports Club. All in­ter­ested peo­ple are in­vited to at­tend.

Don’t for­get the bare­foot bowls at the Sports Club ev­ery Wed­nes­day, start­ing at 6pm sharp each week. You don’t have to be an ex­pert to play, just go along and have fun. Cost is $7.

The an­nual Jer­ilderie Flower Show will be held at the Civic Hall this Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 26.

En­tries will be ac­cepted from 8.30am, clos­ing at 11.30am.

Stall at­trac­tions will in­clude cakes, lol­lies, per­fumes, wood­craft, fresh straw­ber­ries, fruit and veg, plants and pro­duce, and African craft.

This may be an op­por­tu­nity to buy some early Christ­mas presents.

Ad­mis­sion is $2, with lunch for $15, and af­ter­noon tea for $5.

Next Tues­day, Oc­to­ber 30, mem­bers of the Rolls Royce Club of Aus­tralia will be vis­it­ing Jer­ilderie, en route from Sydney to Echuca.

The en­tourage of up to 10 cars will be stop­ping in Jer­ilderie, for lunch at the Royal Mail Ho­tel, and to check out the Ned Kelly con­nec­tion.

Peo­ple are en­cour­aged to go and have a look at the cars while they are in town.

Good to see ris­ing young lo­cal rider Brooke Sweeney rid­ing two win­ners at De­niliquin on Satur­day, no doubt sup­ported by a few lo­cal pun­ters.

Jer­ilderie Pub­lic School Year 5/6 stu­dents stu­dents re­cently joined their friends from Ber­ri­gan Pub­lic School for a four day ex­cur­sion to Can­berra. Plenty of ac­tiv­i­ties kept them busy on their tour of the Na­tion’s Cap­i­tal.

Mrs He­len Dickie has be­gun re­hearsals with JPS stu­dents for this year’s school pro­duc­tion of ‘Through the Look­ing Glass’. Busy times ahead learn­ing lines and dance steps.

The Pub­lic School Kin­der­garten Tran­si­tion pro­gramme will be held on Novem­ber 1 and 8 from 9am to 11.15am and Novem­ber 15 and 22, from 9am to 1.30pm.

St Joseph’s Catholic School Year 5/6 stu­dents will re­ceive the Sacra­ment of Con­fir­ma­tion this Sun­day at the 10.30am Mass.

The of­fi­cial open­ing of the new ‘cubby’ play area at St Joseph’s, will be held to­day at 10.45am.

Donors who helped with the cost of ob­tain­ing the Mini Mall have been in­vited to at­tend, and join stu­dents and staff for the open­ing, and the morn­ing tea to fol­low

An in­for­ma­tion evening for prospec­tive St Joseph’s 2019 school par­ents will be held to­mor­row evening at 6pm, in the K/1 class­room at the school.

Sym­pa­thy is ex­tended to Deb­bie and Brett Row and fam­ily, fol­low­ing the death of Deb’s mother, Noreen Wil­liams, last week at the age of 78. A grave­side ser­vice to cel­e­brate Noreen’s life, was held at the Jer­ilderie ceme­tery on Mon­day.

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