Ninety people attended the Melbourne Cup Luncheon at Forbes Services Memorial Club, with all proceeds going to the Forbes Breast Cancer Support Group, a community organisation providing support for community members who have been diagnosed, treated or are recovering from breast cancer. Coleen Clifton won best hat or fascinator, and Karen Betland won best dressed. Raylene and Lindy were instrumental in the event’s success.
Unite to Light the Night on Sunday 22 November in Victoria Park from 5:30pm to raise money for the Leukaemia Foundation. Register today at www.lightthenight.org.au
The fifth Rotary Ipomoea Christmas Tree Festival is coming up and Forbes Rotary Ipomoea is inviting everyone to enter with a Christmas tree or Nativity scene. Your tree can be made and decorated using bought or recycled materials. Register your entry by Friday 27 November by contacting the Festival Committee on 6851
5197, 6851 4930 or by emailing email@example.com
Free community Tai Chi lessons are on offer until Tuesday 17 November at Forbes Town Hall from 10am to 11am. For people aged 16 years and over, Tai Chi is an empowering but gentle form of low impact exercise. Wear comfy clothes, flat shoes and bring a water bottle. No registrations needed, just turn up and demonstrations will be provided. Morning tea will be provided after class.
The Forbes Fashion and Homewares Market, now in its third year, will be held at Forbes Town Hall this Saturday, with all money donated to Angel Fight. This is the first year the market has combined fashion and homewares, bringing a larger variety of stalls for shoppers. Like the Forbes Fashion Markets on Facebook to stay updated.
Movember is back for the 13th year this month, flying the flag for men’s health and recruiting Mo Bros and Mo Sistas to join the good fight. By committing their top lip for 30 hairy days, Mo Bros can effectively become walking, talking billboards and through their Mo growing efforts, raise vital awareness and funds for prostate cancer,
testicular cancer and mental health. If you or someone you know is taking part in Movember 2015, let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org today!