MILLTHORPE Public School’s new hall was opened in style with a Gypsy Ball recently.
Attended by a happy throng of Millthorpians, the evening featured the band Arabesk whose musicians are well-known to the school community.
The hall was the last Building the Education Revolution hall project to start and the last to finish in the state.
Principal Jo Jackett paid tribute and made a presentation to Peter Archer and Graeme Erskine for managing a quick and quality job with as little disruption to school life as possible.
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THE St Mark’s Anglican Church annual garage and garden sale on Sunday, August 26 is shaping up to be great fun with lots of bargains - even a kitchen sink.
Of course, the usual home-made cakes, jams and pickles will be there along with a barbecue and Devonshire teas, and heaps of plants and manure for your garden. If you have anything you would like to donate, ring Elaine on 6366 5020 or Gwen on 6368 4204. Pick-up can be arranged if needed.
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MILLTHORPE Bowling/Community Club has recently completed its latest round of sponsorships totalling around $4000 to local community causes and sporting groups.
Recipients included Millthorpe junior girls soccer, the Old Errowanbang Shearing Shed project and ongoing major sponsorship of the Millthorpe Tigers senior club.
The club takes great pride in being able to support and assist Millthorpe and encourages everyone to take advantage of the new refurbishments and kitchen facilities for parties, bowls days and other events so that some of the funds can be returned to the community.
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THE Wednesday Readers’ Group will meet at noon today at Joy Ritchie’s home, 32 Carcoar Road, Forest Reefs (phone 5310 7121). Up for discussion will be Talking about Jane Austen in Baghdad by Bee Rowlatt and May Witwit. All are welcome.
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THIS month Millthorpe Garden Club will meet at the ELF Centre in Orange at noon on Wednesday, August 15.
This is an environmentally friendly house coupled with a community garden that uses permaculture methods. More details are available from Sylvia Tolhurst on 6366 5219 and, as always, anyone interested is welcome to come along.
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A REMINDER that the annual general meeting of the Millthorpe Village Committee will be held at 6.30pm on Wednesday, August 15 at the School of Arts. It will be followed by the usual monthly meeting. Anyone living in Millthorpe or district is most welcome to attend.
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