Southern Riverina news

Calling local artists


The NSW Children’s Week 2022 Art Competitio­n is open to all children and young people up to age 18 living in NSW.

Art work must depict how the artist is keeping safely connected with family, friends and community during this time. Your entry can include drawings, paintings, photograph­s, digital illustrati­ons or videos. Entries are judged in three categories - under 5, ages 6 to 11, and ages 12 to 18. Three winners will be selected from each group, and will receive an award and prize. Entries close October 7, 2022.


Murrumbidg­ee Council is seeking interest from individual­s or groups to operate the Jerilderie swimming pool for the 2022-23 season. The contract will run from November 1, 2022, to April 21, 2023. Applicatio­ns to Murrumbidg­ee Council PO Box 96, Jerilderie before September 9, 2022.


Council is hosting Flipstars pop-up gymnastic classes during school holidays, on September 26.


The raffle of a box of fruit and veg, run by the Jerilderie Hospital Auxiliary on Friday, was won by Debbie Pearce. The box of perfume was won by Greg Purcell. Thanks to all who supported this fundraiser for our local hospital, including those who made generous donations. Auxiliary members are reminded that the monthly September meeting has been cancelled. The next monthly meeting of the Hospital Auxiliary will be on Thursday, October 27. New members are always welcome. •••

Some dates to mark on your calendars: Saturday, September 24 - Jerilderie Gold Cup.

Saturday, October 22 - The Jerilderie

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