Two per­for­mances of school’s play to­day

Southern Riverina news - - NEWS - Judy Ryan

The Jer­ilderie Pub­lic School pro­duc­tion of Through the Look­ing Glass may be seen to­day at 10am (dress re­hearsal), and the full pro­duc­tion tonight at the Civic Hall at 7pm.

Ev­ery­one is wel­come to go along to ei­ther or both per­for­mances, and sup­port the young stu­dents who will no doubt shine once more on stage.

Best wishes to June and Fred Scam­mell who en­joyed a dou­ble 80th birth­day cel­e­bra­tion with fam­ily at Le Ma­sons in Al­bury on Satur­day night.

Fam­ily trav­elled from Ade­laide, Syd­ney, Mel­bourne, Cor­ry­ong, Mt Beauty and Jer­ilderie for the oc­ca­sion.

June’s birth­day was on Sun­day, and Fred will join the oc­to­ge­nar­ian club in Jan­uary.

The Healthy Hearts Ex­er­cise Class ‘girls’ will be cel­e­brat­ing their year of ‘hard (but fun) slog’ at an early Christ­mas din­ner at the Colony Inn Ho­tel to­mor­row evening.

Lo­cal cal­en­dars are fill­ing up with all the Christ­mas group fes­tiv­i­ties in town.

Jer­ilderie Pub­lic School staff and fam­i­lies have a fun night of Bare­foot Bowls planned for Fri­day, De­cem­ber 7, at the Sports Club.

Cost is $18 for adults and $12 for chil­dren, which in­cludes a smor­gas­bord din­ner.

Win­ner of the JPS fundraiser raf­fle of a John Deere XUV590i will be an­nounced on pre­sen­ta­tion night.

Tick­ets avail­able from the school.

St Joseph’s Catholic School end of year Mass will be on Wed­nes­day, De­cem­ber 12, at 10.30am in the church, and pre­sen­ta­tion night will be at 6pm on Thurs­day, De­cem­ber 13, at the school.

Fam­i­lies and friends are in­vited to at­tend both oc­ca­sions.

Best wishes to Ian and June Parkhill who cel­e­brated 54 years of wed­ded bliss on Novem­ber 21.

Jer­ilderie in­di­vid­u­als and or­gan­i­sa­tions are be­ing in­vited to sub­mit nom­i­na­tions for Cit­i­zen­ship Awards which will be an­nounced as part of the Aus­tralia Day cel­e­bra­tions.

Cat­e­gories are Ci­ti­zen of the Year, Young Ci­ti­zen of the Year (28 or younger), Sportsper­son of the Year, and Lit­tle Aussie of the Year, for both pri­mary schools.

Nom­i­nees must be res­i­dents of Mur­rumbidgee Coun­cil.

In­for­ma­tion, nom­i­na­tion forms and clos­ing date are avail­able from Jer­ilderie’s Coun­cil of­fice, or on the web­site www.mur­

Vin­nies vol­un­teers are re­minded to pick up their new rosters from the shop.

Vin­nies shop is now open Mon­days to Fri­days from 9.30am to 3pm, and Satur­days 9.30am to 11.30m.

The shop will be closed on Christ­mas Eve through to Mon­day, Jan­uary 7, un­less oth­er­wise ad­vised.

St Joseph’s year K/1 stu­dents en­joyed a teddy bears’ pic­nic last week, as part of learn­ing how to cel­e­brate with oth­ers.

St Joseph’s Year 6 grad­u­a­tion din­ner will be at Kude Ta in Co­bram on Thurs­day, De­cem­ber 6, at 6.30pm.

Stu­dents are be­ing en­cour­aged to bring along a small wrapped gift, not­ing age range and gen­der, to be in­cluded in the Vin­nies Christ­mas ap­peal, along with non­per­ish­able items for a Christ­mas ham­per.

Gifts will then be passed on to fam­i­lies in need this Christ­mas.

Tick­ets are sell­ing in the Angli­can Christ­mas ham­per raf­fle.

This year in­stead of one big prize, there are three sep­a­rate draws, which will make it far more ex­cit­ing when the tick­ets are drawn at the Christ­mas Carol Ser­vice on Sun­day, De­cem­ber 16.

Lo­cal horse trainer Phil Sweeney had a very suc­cess­ful day at Satur­day’s Hay Cup.

Phil had four win­ners, in­clud­ing the win­ner of the Hay Cup.

Two of his win­ners were rid­den by his daugh­ter Brooke Sweeney.

An in­vi­ta­tion has been re­ceived from the De­part­ment of In­dus­try Wa­ter (DOI Wa­ter), to at­tend meet­ings to learn about projects that are set to im­pact the wa­ter sup­ply for all com­mu­ni­ties between the Mur­rumbidgee and Mur­ray Rivers.

Town meet­ings will be held in Conargo and Jer­ilderie at which DOI Wa­ter “will pro­vide an over­view of the pro­pos­als and would like to hear your con­cerns and as­pi­ra­tions” with re­gard to the projects pro­posed for the Yanco Creek.

The Jer­ilderie meet­ing is on Wed­nes­day, De­cem­ber 5 at the Civic Hall from 1.30pm to 3.30pm.

The Conargo meet­ing is on Tues­day, De­cem­ber 4 at the Conargo Hall from 2pm to 4pm.

For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Jim Muir­head on 0429 576 599, Gwen McLaughlin on 0427 262 247, or He­lene Mort­lock on 0409 029 564.

Jer­ilderie St Joseph’s stu­dents sup­ported a suc­cess­ful Mis­sion Day last week.

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