Trust the Signs, Trust your Gut and Ask R U OK?: RUOK? Day helps with increasing more meaningful conversations and connections which reduce individual isolation and promotes communal belonging.
You don’t have to be an expert to support someone going through a tough time, you just need to be there, be able to listen without judgement, and take the time to follow up. Use these 4 steps to start an R U OK? conversation:
1. Ask R U OK?
3. Encourage action
4. Check in
Head to Taronga Western Plains Zoo:
Enter our latest competition and your family could be off to Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo these School Holidays. Head to www.canowindraphoenix.com.au to enter!
Canowindra Show Competition Winners: Colouring in Competition winners include – High School – Kirbie Mongan, Stella Moore, Samuel Bullock and Jake Hamilton, Pre-School – Ivy McDonald, Stage 3 – Hayley Jessop, Hannah Gordon, Holly Pull and Chloe Townsend, Stage 2 – Annie Pull, Matilda Thomas, Sam Hamilton and Racheal Hailstone, Stage 1 – Claire Pengilly, Max Wilson, Emily Bullock and Jay Burn, Kinder – Jack Daly, Jack Nash, Sophie Payne, Kayden Smith and George McKenzie. The winner of the new cover design for 2020 is Anika Macela – Front Cover and Louise Hailstone for the Back Cover. Featuring in the Schedule winners were Emily Bullock and Lachlan Dunkley. All of these winners will receive a free ride ticket donated by the Showman’s Guild.
Raffle Tickets: Call into the Phoenix office at 84 Gaskill St and purchase a Central West Tractor Trek Group Raffle Ticket and you could win a brand new Hyundai i30. Tickets are only $5 and winners are drawn on 28th September 2019.
Applications Now Open: For the CWA Music and Voice Scholarship for 2020. This scholarship awards a Canowindra-based student money towards the costs of continuing their musical or vocal development. In return the student is asked to perform at the annual CWA Sunday Serenade. Application forms are available at Canowindra High School and the Canowindra Pharmacy and close on 1st November 2019.
Canowindra Showgirl Competition: All entrants enjoyed a lovely afternoon tea last Sunday at the Annual Garden Party. Congratulations must go to all of the wonderful entrants for this year’s Showgirl Competition.