New Garden: The CWA Hall garden in Blatchford St is getting a makeover! There will be new recycled plastic chairs and tables purchased, recycled plastic screens erected to cover the gas bottles, an engraved paver path and a native garden. All past and present members are encouraged to purchase an engraved paver for $25, to order call Fran French on 0427 788 296. Works will start ASAP with local gardener Kurt Thomas.
Information Session: ‘Frailty and Falls’ information session will be held at Orana House in Canowindra on Monday 15th April 2019 at 2pm. Presenters are Ash Wright Physiotherapist and Bec Peters Dietitian. All from the community are welcome.
Plant Sale: Eureka Plants will once again hold their Rose Sale on Easter Saturday 20th April from 8am till 2pm. There will be rose talks at 10.30am and 12.30pm with an Easter Egg Hunt for the kids at 11.30am. The sale will be held at 1166 Fish Fossil Drive, Nyrang Creek. For more info call 6344 3180.
Check Your Smoke Alarm: Now that Daylight Saving has ended you must check that your smoke alarm is fully operational. Canowindra Station Commander Bill Paul said “This weekend is a good opportunity to ensure smoke alarms are working and replace those that are 10 years or older.”
New P&C Committee: The Canowindra High School P&C held their AGM last week with a new committee for 2019. President – Bronwin Lay, Vice President – Alison Stephens, Secretary – Louise Wakeling and Treasurer – Jeff Gavin.
New Hours at IGA: Lawrences IGA in Gaskill St have new trading hours. Lawrence’s IGA are now opening Monday to Friday from 7am – 7pm and Saturday and Sunday from 8am – 6pm.
Competitions! Get the kids colouring and enter our Easter Colouring in competition, see page 6. You could also be off to the Trundle ABBA Festival in May simply enter the competition on Page 5 or head to www.canowindraphoenix.com.au
Save the Date: Canowindra Tigers will celebrate its Centenary on the 8th-10th May 2020. The first game of league was played in Canowindra on the 8th May 1920. At this stage a First Grade Woodbridge Cup fixture will be played on Friday Night in Canowindra with post-match presentations at the Royal Hotel, Social Bowls at the club mid-morning on Saturday followed by a function at the Canowindra Services Club that night. On Sunday the Youth and Ladies League Tag will play their games in Canowindra.
Calling All Farmers: The Supagas Balloon Challenge is nearly here. If any local farmers/landholders have any sensitive areas for stock or cropping please let the organisers know via an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Farmer Relations Manager Matt Rice on 0458 787 822 . Matt will be more than happy to come and see you to talk over any concerns. This year there will be approximately 46 balloons coming to Canowindra.