Menshed and Ninja Park openings attract MPs: Last week, NSW Liberals MP Bronnie Taylor along with Nationals Upper House MP Sam Faraway and NSW Shooters Party MP Phil Donato were on hand to officially open the Forbes Community Menshed and Forbes Ninja Park. Both these assets are the best in the region and we are extremely grateful and lucky to have them.
Nearly 100,000 reasons to smile: Rebecca Miller is just short from hitting her incredible fundraising goal of $100,000. As of earlier this week, her total sat at just over $96,000 on her Ripple of Kindness Project Go Fund Me page. Rebecca recently finished a gruelling 355km run from Parkes to Westmead Children’s to raise awareness and as much funds as she can for the Leukaemia Foundation, Bandaged Bear, Carrie’s Beanies for Brain Cancer and Can Assist. Congratulations on a magnificent effort Bec!
Small Costas for tickets to special dinner: Tickets are still available for the Landcare Dinner with Gardening Australia guru Costa Georgiadis. Tickets for the Dinner can be found via the Central West Lachlan Landcare website or social media. Links for registration for the Garden Open Day can also be found there. For further information visit www.centralwestlachlanlandcare.org Twitter, Facebook or Instagram @cwllandcare
Taste on Templar is back! Save the date October 30 because Taste on Templar is back! The event will start at 6:30pm and again there will be magnificent food and beverages for all. Watch this space for more!
FSC donates to Ronald McDonald House: Forbes Shire Council donated $6,117.60 raised from their International Women’s Day High Tea and Wear Red day event on March 25 to Ronald McDonald House Charities Orange. Meanwhile the Forbes branch of the U3A in partnership with Forbes Shire Council have donated $500 raised from their Senior’s Week Variety Concerts to Red Cross, Forbes Branch.
Ronald McDonald House Charities Orange Manager Rebecca Walsh was rapt with the donation and said they would like to thank the Forbes Shire Council and members of the Forbes community for their amazing support.
Ms Walsh said that raising over $6,000 for the charity is phenomenal and will remain local. “We look forward to continuing the in-valuable partnership in supporting families that come to Orange for treatment.”
Since the house opened Ronald McDonald House Orange has hosted 79 families for a total of 355 nights, all free of charge.