The Big Cake Bake is back in August 2015! Get together with friends, families, colleagues and neighbours to take part in a fun, easy and rewarding way to support Red Cross. Bake your favourite savoury or sweet for a good cause. Events can include a cake sale, baking competition, afternoon or morning tea and you can register as an individual or as a team. Call 1800 652 635 or ‘like’ The Big Cake Bake on Facebook for more details.
A quote to remember! The following is a wonderful quote from a beautiful elderly resident who sadly passed away last year: “Go forward! Look upward! And each day will find you with sunshine before you and shadows behind you.”
Leaving mushrooms in the sun for an hour in winter will boost their vitamin D content four-fold. This means that three sundrenched mushrooms – about 100g – will provide an adult’s daily vitamin D needs.
Church in the Schoolyard is held on the second Sunday of each month at 12:30pm and a weekly kids program happens on Wednesdays from 4:30pm. Everyone is welcome at Northside Chapel! Call Rex or Rachel on 0427 261 326 for more information.
Incredible youth opportunity! Under 25s are invited to nominate for the 2015 Youth Advisory Council. Those with experience in youth and community organisations, and young people with particular life experience are encouraged to apply. Visit www.acyp.nsw.gov.au or call 9286 7231 to apply.
Now and then: In 1984, 2.4 million passengers arrived in Australia by air. In 2014, that number had increased to 16.6 million passengers.
Stop food waste with Ozharvest. Did you know that Australians throw out at least 1 in every 5 bags of groceries they buy? Snap a photo of your crossed utensils and #thinkeatsave to show your support for the food revolution. Go to www.thinkeatsave.org for more details.
Lions Club Car Boot Sale will be held on 15 August at the Lions Park between 8am and 1pm. A wide variety of stallholders and manufacturers will be there as well as a Lions BBQ and performances from the Country Music Club.
People looking to relocate from the city to the Central West well what better place is there than Forbes? Mezzanine Style, a locally owned and licensed café loved by customers in Forbes is up for sale. Enquire in store today.
Beware dodgy emails! Be very careful opening emails you are not sure of and be certain your virus checker is up to date. Sometimes a person can lose all the server data and backups from a Crypto Virus taking over their computer.
Burger of the Week: McDonalds Create Your Taste. It is a unique experience to bypass the counter and walk up to a touchscreen kiosk to build your ideal burger. There are 30 ingredients to choose from including 9 mouth-watering sauce options. Pay at the kiosk and take a seat while your creation is made to perfection.
Did you know in Scotland, embarrassed barmen at a pub in Inverness have decided to wear pants instead of kilts after groups of tipsy female guests kept lifting their kilts!
Forbes Motor Registry is here to stay! It’s been confirmed by Member for Orange Andrew Gee. “I’ve been hearing rumours that the Motor Registry in Forbes was going to close,” Mr Gee said. “This is absolutely not the case and the Forbes Motor Registry will continue to operate as is.”
Get trackside for the Forbes Cup on Monday 3 August. Gates open at 11am for a big eight race program. Full bar, canteen facilities, a TAB and Tote will be available to punters. The La Pizza Ladies Fashions on the Field
features a big cash prize so dress to impress!