The Kyogle Newspaper
01 November 2008
The show season is upon us again and Kyogle reinforced what a Country Show is all about. It was pleasing to see the large attendance, together with the many exhibitors and competitors. Congratulations to Les O’Reilly Wendy Piggott and the committee on the outstanding another successful exhibition.
Applications are now open for both the Country Athletes Scheme and the Country Coaches & Officials Travel Scheme. Both Schemes are funded by the NSW Department of Sport & Recreation and provide for assistance up to $1000 to help with the cost of travel and accommodation associated with gaining coaching or officiating accreditation or for athletes from country areas to access training, coaching and competitions similar to those enjoyed by athletes from the city. Application forms and guidance notes are available on the website www.dsr.nsw.gov.au or by contacting my office. The closing date is 31 December 2008.
2009 Lismore Electorate Woman of the Year
Nominations for the 2009 Lismore Electorate Woman of the Year awards will soon be open. The awards recognise the achievements and leadership of women in business and their local community. There are many in women in our local community whose contributions, successes and achievements encourage and inspire those around them. Honouring women for their contribution to our communities is an important means of building the confidence and pride of all women, and encourages other women and girls by publicly presenting role models. Nominations forms can be obtained by contacting my office.
2008 Thomas George 2LM Charity Walk
A special thank you to all the walkers and your sponsors who participated in, and supported the 2008 Thomas George 2LM Charity Walk. The day was very successful raising much needed money for local organisations, including North Coast Children’s Home (CASPA), Summerland Early Intervention, Wilson Park School and Jumbunna Early Intervention. Thank you again to those who helped make it such a success that will now assist in providing needs for these special people.