Southern Riverina news
Scholarships open tomorrow
The Country Education Foundation of Coleambally-Darlington Point’s Car Boot Sale has had to be postponed indefinitely, due to insurance.
The group apologises f or any inconvenience.
The group’s education grant applications open on September 1, for those studying in 2023.
Study could be at university, TAFE, VET courses, apprenticeships or traineeships.
Students residing in postcodes 2706 and 2707 who have a financial need and have shown commitment to their goals are eligible to apply.
Go to www.cef.org.au. Applications close on November 25. •••
Coleambally Irrigation Cooperative Ltd, in conjunction with CEF ColeamballyDarlington Point, are pleased to offer the CICL Grant Latta Bonded Scholarship for students pursuing a career in engineering or information technology.
Flyers have gone out to Year 12 students at several high schools and central schools.
Applications are t hrough CEF Coleambally-Darlington Point and close on November 25.
Visit www.cef.org.au for more details, or contact Penny Sheppard on (02) 6954 9157 or Ken Martin on 0427 871 950.
With spring on our doorstep, it has never been a better time than now to get out into the garden and enjoy the fresh air.
Any interested people are always welcome to join the Coleambally Garden Club by contacting Marlyn Laurie on 0417548817.
Colcom’s stage production team will return to the stage, this time, on Saturday, December 3rd with its production ' On Broadway - The Musical’.
Rehearsals are scheduled to commence September 15 with all our children/youth invited to participate.
No experience is necessary to participate in any area of the production.
Parental permission is required, so please put your name down at your school’s office or contact Colcom’s principal director Jane McMillan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Western Riverina Community College out of Griffith is looking to conduct a First Aid course at the Coleambally TownHub on Thursday, September 8.
Please contact (02) 6964 5334 to register. There needs to be 10 people for the course to run.
A Free Disco Party will be held at the Darlington Point Club for Coleambally residents on Saturday, September 30 from 6pm.
It is thanks to Trudi Chant Support & Training. More details to come.
Thanks to the NSW Government Reconnecting Regional NSW funding, Murrumbidgee Council and St Peter's School for bringing us together for this Paint and Sip event with a difference.
This community event aims to enhance social cohesion and promote wellness of body and mind.
There are 30 places available for those who would like to paint, and all are welcome to come and listen to the guest speakers on the night.
It will be held September 9 at the Coly Community Hall from 6pm to 9.30pm
Bring your own drinks and apron.
Please RSVP to Kim Witham on 0427 532 257 if you would like to attend.
The Active Farmers Spring into Spring 100 per cent community challenge has started this week, and runs for four weeks.
Cost to participate is just $25.
It will be running every Tuesday morning at 6.30am at the main oval changerooms.
People of all ages and fitness levels are welcome; it’s very much at your own pace.
The challenge is all about participation and we are competing with other communities, with $1000 bucks to go towards new equipment if we win.
All we have to do is increase our average participation to a higher percentage than other communities and the cash is ours.
To sign up, go to https://activefarmers. com.au/coleambally and book into the Tuesday classes.
You will need to purchase the ‘100 per cent community challenge pack’, which will give you the full 4 weeks access.
Any questions, call Angus on 0428 404 900.
Did you know that to recycle right for plastic containers, you must:
• Clean rigid plastic containers from your home or office.
• Remove all contents, rinse and drain.
• Remove lid and recycle both lid and container. •••
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