Shooting to the Number 1 spot in Amazon.com’s most popular author’s list is Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee. It’s already the most pre-ordered book in the publisher’s history. For those who have read Mockingbird, this is a must read. Let us know what you thought of the book!
Save the date! The Forbes Youth and Community Centre is holding a wine tasting event on August 28 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm where you will be treated to a taste of the best entries in the 2015 Small Winemakers Wine
Show. This is some of the best wine produced by some of the smaller winemakers in the state and to whet your whistle with this wine is worth more than the $25 entry fee.
60% of Aussies experience cravings for snacks according to a recent consumer survey. This statistic is higher than our craving for sex (49%) or cuddles (39%).
The Forbes Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting will be held on 30 July at Forbes Bowling Club from 5.30pm. The motto of the Chamber is “striving to encourage economic growth in our town”. In May
they won the Central West Business Awards in Bathurst and were given the opportunity to go to the State Finals in November; a great achievement. If you would like to be part of this exciting and innovative Chamber and be involved in the future direction of the Forbes district then come along on Thursday 30 July.
From across the globe: In Brazil, strict new rules requiring doctors to justify why a caesarean is necessary have been introduced to lower the high rate of C-section births.
890 Australians will die from bowel cancer this week. 72 of those may have survived if they had done one simple thing: make sure you have a home-screening test – it’s non-invasive and simple to do. Visit www.jodileefoundation.org.au for more details.
The Friends of the Forbes Hospital Auxiliary are holding their Annual General Meeting on Friday 7 August from 2pm at the Services Club. Come along if you are interested in being involved and to find out more about the new developments at the local Forbes Hospital.
Send us your soup! We are still looking for the best soup recipe in Forbes – what soup do you love to slurp through winter and cook for your family? The Forbes Phoenix will give the person with the best recipe a $50
voucher for lunch at Mezzanine. The winner will be announced at the end of the month. This could be a recipe book in the making! Send your soup recipe to firstname.lastname@example.org