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Family, friends gather for Bernard’s 80th

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August 30, 2017

Former Berrigan Shire mayor Bernard Curtin enjoyed celebrating his 80th birthday with family and friends last Sunday.

Guests travelled from Sydney, Orange, Wagga Wagga, Albury, Yarrawonga, Echuca and Melbourne to enjoy lots of laughs and stories.

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Congratulations to Mallory Williams who was admitted to practise as a lawyer in the Australian Capital Territory on Friday, August 18.

Mallory attended the ceremony with her proud family.

She studied at the University of Canberra for four years to achieve her goal of becoming a lawyer.

Her admission was moved by her boss and the Deputy CEO of Legal Aid ACT, Louise Taylor.

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After a break over winter the Berrigan and District Heritage Museum will be recommencing its monthly meetings with the AGM next Monday, September 4 at 7.30pm at the Museum.

Monthly meetings will then continue to be held the first Monday of each month at 7.30pm.

The committee is looking forward to another busy year preserving our local history with working bees every Wednesday morning from 9am.

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At St Columba’s School, preparations for the annual production are well underway and the students have been working very hard with Helen Dickie to learn their lines.

This year’s production — ‘The Adventures of Captain Starbaster’ — will be on Wednesday, September 6 at the War Memorial Hall.

The main show will be at 7pm followed by supper and there will also be a matinee at 10.30am.

Helen is very happy with the effort of the students learning their lines and the costumes and set design are coming along nicely.

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This Saturday the Berrigan Football and Netball Club will host the Picola League’s preliminary final.

If you are able to help in any way, such as working in the canteen, could you please let Arlena Pyle know on 0428370781.

All help is muchly appreciated to make the day run smoothly.

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