Grace and beauty… Congratulations to our Forbes Showgirl Grace Allen on being awarded second runner up in The Land Sydney Royal Showgirl Competition at the Sydney Royal Easter Show last Sunday! First runner up was Pollyanna Easey of Quirindi and the winner was Nikki Gibbs of Wauchope.
Aero Spectacular: Don’t miss out on the Parkes Aero Club’s 70th anniversary on 14th April with a spectacular air display, including the famous Air Force Roulettes. Apart from the air display, there will be on ground static displays of antique aircraft and cars, merchandise and food stalls, jumping castle and other attractions for children. Gates open 10am, air display from 12 to 3pm. Entry fees $60 (2 adults 2 children), adults $25, to 18 years $10. Enter our competition on page 9 for your chance to win a double pass.
Daylight Saving: Daylight saving will end at 3am on Sunday, 1st April. So remember to turn your clocks back one hour when you wake up on Sunday morning.
Sydney Royal Easter Show Competition Winner: Well done to Melissa Shaw on winning our Sydney Royal Easter Show competition!
Forbes Special Sports Day: The annual Forbes Special Sports Day will be held on Wednesday, 2nd May at the Red Bend Catholic College gym. This will be the 37th year for this sports day and contestants come from as far as Orange, Dubbo, Condobolin, Parkes and Forbes. The official opening begins at 9.30am with morning tea and a march led by Brian Tisdell (bagpiper) and the College drummers. There will be novelty races and some serious competition. Everyone is welcome! Some of our disabled contestants have attended every one of these events.
Eugowra Pony Club News: The Eugowra Pony Club held their annual Jumping, Sporting and Dressage Day on Sunday, 18th March. With 49 riders attending from the local area, there was some great competition across the various age groups. Eugowra Pony Club member, Makaylah McMaster was the 11 to 13 years Age Champion.
New Members Sought: Essential Energy is seeking people to represent customers and key consumer groups on electricity network issues as part of its Customer Advocacy Group. To apply, visit essentialenergy.com.au/cag. Applications are open until 5pm Thursday, 12th April.
‘Seventy for 70 Thousand WALK’: As reported in last week, Kerry Dunstan’s ‘Seventy for 70 Thousand Walk’ fundraising initiative for the Can Assist Forbes branch and the Forbes Breast Cancer Support Group, has raised $44,000 with more donations still coming in. If you would like to donate, there is still time to do so.