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Lions to celebrate 40th birthday on Monday

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July 08, 2017

Jerilderie Lions Club is hosting its 40th birthday celebrations and handover dinner on Monday, July 10.

Held in the Gilbert Room at the Jerilderie Civic Hall, RSVPs are required no later than tonight for catering purposes.

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A reminder the Lions Junior Public Speaking will be held on Monday, July 24.

Students from both primary schools are finalising their prepared speeches during the school holidays.

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The Jerilderie Vinnies Shop volunteer roster — from July 12 to early October — will be available to be picked up from the shop this Friday.

If times don’t suit, please try to switch with another volunteer.

If all else fails, contact Judy on 58861241.

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There were some colourful participants finishing the Jerilderie Public School Colour Fun Run, held on the last Friday of the term.

Sponsorship received for the run will help to minimise costs for the school trip to see Aladdin in Melbourne this September.

Have a safe and happy holiday.

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A big and belated cheerio to Frank Brunt from his many friends in Jerilderie.

Frank is currently recovering in the Rehab Centre at Wodonga Hospital, and is grateful for all the good wishes and the visits he has received.

Visitors and mail help him to pass the long days.

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Sympathy is extended to Gil and Marg Nelson and their family, following the death of Col Nelson on June 26.

Col was farewelled at a graveside service on Friday, June 30, at the Jerilderie Cemetery.

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Sympathy is also extended to the family of Lorna Strano who died last week, in the Jerilderie MPS.

Her funeral service was held at St Joseph’s Catholic Church in Jerilderie yesterday.

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St Joseph’s School ended on a high with several students achieving great results at the South West Deanery Athletics Carnival in Finley near the end of term two.

Ava Belling took home junior girl champion, while Georgia Belling was runner-up.

Tex Flack was the 11 year-old boys champion, and Lachlan Wells was the runner-up junior boy.

Amelia Wells claimed senior girl champion, and Mia Neessen was runner-up.

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The St Joseph’s School community has farewelled Mrs Keisha Marshall, who is taking maternity leave from the end of term two.

She will be replaced by Miss Bernadette Leahy from Wagga.

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Both primary schools participated in an end of term church service held at St Stephen’s Anglican Church.

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Mrs Judy Knight is the successful applicant for the position of school administration manager at Jerilderie Public School, and will begin in a permanent capacity at the start of next term.

Judy has been filling the position since the retirement of Victoria Bryce, and Mrs Bec Ware will continue her role in the office on Mondays.

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Rob Adamson was the lucky winner of the trailer load of wood raffled by the JPS P&C.

Thanks have been expressed to all those who helped with cutting and loading the wood, as well as selling tickets.

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Happy birthday to JPS student Chelsea Winn, who had a birthday on the last day of term two.

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Tidy Towns members new and old are invited to the July meeting, to be held at the Luke Park office tomorrow between 6-7pm.

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According to another Jerilderie golfer, Craig Heath achieved something every golfer aspires to.

Craig scored a hole-in-one on the 16th hole at the weekend, which was no doubt a cause for celebration back at the 19th.

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