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LSC students win with gift for public speaking

TWO Leongatha Secondary College students came first and second in the South Gippsland Legacy Junior Public Speaking Award held in the Bass Coast Council Chamber in Wonthaggi last Tuesday, July 24. Eden Free won with her prepared speech which paid tribute to her mother and siblings and all those families who move often and cope […]

July 31st, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Support a girl in need

A FUNDRAISING campaign has been established to support the family of a former Korumburra girl diagnosed with a brain tumour. Four year old Montanah Dubignon underwent surgery to remove the tumour last Wednesday but the surgery team was unable to remove the entire tumour. She now has an unknown fight ahead. Montanah is the daughter […]

July 31st, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Walkathon launch success

RECIPIENTS from Mary MacKillop Catholic Regional College’s annual walkathon $20,000 fundraising pool were announced at the school’s Walkathon launch last Wednesday. Five organisations and a family in the community will receive the funds at the end of this year as part of the school’s major social justice fundraiser. The recipients are selected by the school’s […]

July 24th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Camino trek called author

DALYSTON author Ricardo Alves-Ferreira inspired people to walk the Camino a Santiago de Compostela trail in Spain, when he spoke in Inverloch on Friday evening. Around 100 people turned out to the Inverloch library to hear him speak. Being born in Portugal, Mr Alves-Ferreira has always felt a connection to the Camino. He had always […]

July 24th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

New principal for Korumburra

VAYA Dauphin is looking forward to new beginnings as the newly appointed principal at the Korumburra Secondary College (KSC). Living with her partner in Mirboo North, when the opportunity arose, working at KSC seemed appealing. Ms Dauphin has a long history with working in state schools. Before starting her new role as principal at KSC, […]

July 24th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Miranda recognised with state award

LEONGATHA Gymnastics Club head coach Miranda Wilson has been recognised in the Regional Development Victoria Leadership and Innovation Award nominations in the 2018 Victorian Regional Achievement and Community Awards. The Victorian Regional Achievement and Community Awards started in 2002 and are designed to encourage, acknowledge and reward the valuable contributions that individuals, communities and businesses […]

July 24th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Grants totalling $250,000 enhance community

MORE than $109,000 was handed out to 21 organisations last Wednesday night, in round two of this year’s South Gippsland Shire Council Community Grants Program. The 21 supported applications were chosen from a pool of 40 with a total of around $250,000 handed out across both rounds 2017/18. The contribution of council funds will support […]

July 17th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Spending time in the great outdoors

ANOTHER successful program was run at Allambee Camp these school holidays. Although it may be winter and a lot of people shy away from being outdoors, last week a number of children were rugged up and ready for activities at Allambee Camp. “The children really thrived in the outdoor environment and there were no requests […]

July 17th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

JP honoured for 40 years of service

JUSTICE of the Peace (JP) John Fleming was honoured for his 40 years of service at the Wonthaggi Police Station last Wednesday. An award in recognition of his service was presented. Born in Essendon – and spending his early years in Northcote and Doncaster – Mr Fleming eventually found himself in Bass Coast. His long […]

July 17th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Teddies explore the Wonthaggi library

TEDDY bears went on an adventure to the Wonthaggi library on Wednesday. The library held its first ‘teddy bear sleepover’ as part of its school holiday program. Children were encouraged to bring their teddies to the library for an afternoon of fun before leaving their teddies to stay overnight at the library. During the afternoon, […]

July 17th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

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