Wedding Bells: Rebekah Jones and Tory Locke were married in Canowindra on Saturday 19th November at home, with a reception at Moorbel Hall. The horse and cart which took the newlyweds from where they were married to Moorbel Hall was supplied by the Royal Hotel. Rebekah and Tory were childhood sweethearts and have grown up together. They will be living in Bathurst where they both work. Proud parents are Ann and Mark Jones and Sue and Jamie Locke. Thanks are extended to the community of Canowindra for all of their help.
Thank You: One of our locals, Mary Newman had an unfortunate fall in Gaskill Street, last week and wanted to extend her thanks to all those who assisted her. “To the little girl who picked up my glasses, to the girl who gave me a packet of tissues, to the young man who hauled me to my feet (thank goodness for loss of weight), and last, but not least, to our local hero Con, thank you to one and all,” Mary said.
Did you Know? 80.4 years is the life expectancy of Aussie men, which is the highest it’s ever been and up from 78.5 years a decade ago.
Carols by the Creek at Eugowra will be held at Apex Park, Eugowra on Sunday December 11. The Lion’s Club barbecue will start at 6.30pm and then the singing at 7pm. The local school children will be the first to perform and the community choir will lead the carol singalong. Of course Santa will make a flying visit. Local singer/songwriter Kerry Hodge will make a guest appearance.
Canowindra Christmas Day Lunch reminder: Once again to be held at the Canowindra Bowling Club as a community event, lunch will consist of salads and cold meats, followed by dessert. As this is a free event, the Committee would like to extend an invitation to anybody who is on their own this Christmas to come and join in. Registration is essential and closes on Friday 16th December, with forms being available at Belubula Butchery, Canowindra St. Vincent de Paul Centre, Food Basket and Canowindra Health Centre.
Family Day Care Christmas Party: Last week Santa arrived on his motor bike to the delight of the young children who attended the Cabonne/Blayney Family Day Care Christmas party which was held at Memorial Park.
Cowra Christmas Street Festival is set to entertain. On Friday 16th December, Kendal and Macquarie Streets will be transformed into a Christmas market place with 100 stalls, an eat street, and local late night shopping! The Old Kentucky Animal Farm with a friendly sheep, a cheeky goat and an affable rooster will let the young ones come close to nature. Cowra Tourism said this this event was a wonderful way to bring the community together to enjoy the festive season whilst helping to bring joy to the local community of Cowra.
Canowindra Services Club memberships are now due for renewal and should be renewed by 31st December, so make sure you pop in and get up to date now.
Tip of the Week: Know your Skin Cancer Risk. Here are three things which put a person at higher risk of skin cancer:
1. Having a lot of moles, especially on the trunk of your body.
2. A previous skin cancer diagnosis and
3. A family history of melanoma.