Footy Tipping Winner: Congratulations to Ian “Bunda” Breen on winning this year’s NRL Footy Tipping Competition. Ian has won a brand new TV kindly donated by our Footy Tipping Sponsor Weily’s Betta Home Living in Orange.
R U OK Day? Today is R U OK Day – so ask your mate, work colleague or family members to prevent suicide. For more information head to www.ruok.org.au
Canowindra Public School: Are on the hunt for a new Crunch n Sip coordinator! It only takes about 1 to 2 hours a month….. collect fruit from Gaskill Greens, cut up fruit in the fantastic canteen kitchen and deliver to classrooms. Super easy and the kids really enjoy trying new/different fruits and veggies. For more info please contact either Belinda Neville, Mel Stanbury, Tamara Pearce or Beth Gordon. Don’t forget to like our Facebook page Canowindra Public School P & C Association.
The Canowindra Creative Centre Inc: Hosted a very successful Blacksmith Day demonstrated by Dave Walker from Cargo’s
‘All Things Sharpened’ at the Canowindra Showground on Saturday 9 September. Thirteen participants took part learning techniques, equipment required and safe working skills and taking home a finished product they each made on the day. Many thanks to Dave for sharing his vast knowledge and love of this traditional craft. Many thanks to the Canowindra Men’s Shed for providing a sausage sizzle, to the Canowindra Showground Trust for providing the excellent facilities for the day and to the participants who came from Canowindra, Cargo, Bathurst and Mullion Creek. It was a very productive day where everyone enjoyed their time together sharing and learning this amazing craft. Additional Workshop Days are planned for 2018.
Orange Region Tourism Launches Partnership Program: Orange Region Tourism has been formed through the collaborative
effort of Blayney, Cabonne and Orange Councils, Brand Orange and the regional industry, and is a non-profit organisation mandated with supporting the progressive development and growth of the region as an aspirational destination to visit, live, work and invest. Orange Region Tourism is now calling for members to join its Partnership Program. For more information please contact Rhonda Taylor at Brand Orange on 6360 1990.
Congratulations: To Marion Wilson OAM on recently receiving her Order of Australia Medal at Government House in Sydney at the Investiture Ceremony.