Forbes Neighbourhood Watch volunteers have been out and about, giving assistance where needed at various community functions. This group is very community minded and happy to assist any school or organisation. Since their highly successful Home Security Expo night, they have been working with Crime Prevention Office Constable Daniel Greef, coordinating free home security assessments. Call Neighbourhood Watch on 6851 2716 or Daniel on 6862 9936 for more info.
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. If you or someone you know is taking part in Movember 2015, let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org today!
The Friends of the Hospital were pleased to welcome a new member to their last meeting for the year. “We wish to thank the community for their contributions at the hospital opening day towards our fundraising for future medical equipment. We will be holding a generous monetary raffle at Woolworths during this month which will
be drawn in good time to purchase goodies for Christmas. Our Christmas luncheon is on 4 December after which we will be in recess until the first Friday in February. New members would be most welcome. A Happy Christmas to all.”
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
The Remembrance Day Service was well attended by the Forbes community on Wednesday at Victoria Park. Michael Walker conducted the ceremony which included the unveiling of two new war memorials. The World War II Memorial was donated to the community by the Walker Family, who were present to perform the unveiling. The 2016 School Captains from Forbes High School and Red Bend Catholic College read out the names of fallen soldiers before Aaron Parry performed the last post at 11 o’clock.