Narrandera’s Cath O’Reilly (nee Bull), tragically widowed, left to raise four young daughters and run a farm with livestock, knows about tough times. However, she set a shining example for her girls.
Daughter Rozzie O’Reilly has just graduated from New England University in Armidale with a Bachelor of Animal Science, majoring in Livestock Production.
Rozzie has created opportunities for herself by taking on challenges in her field and hopes to become part of the Young Farming Champions program. In the meantime, studies in livestock nutrition and genetics is whetting her appetite to pursue her passion.
NAIDOC Week has lost none of its momentum with more than 100 events taking place around NSW in and around the first week in July. This year’s theme is – “We all Stand on Sacred Ground: Learn, Respect and Celebrate”.
With the highlighting of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander spiritual and cultural connections to land and sea, there has been an influx of visitors to Narrandera for people catching up with family and renewing acquaintances around this time.
The Sandhills Foundation for Aboriginal Affairs has been busy preparing for a cultural expo at the foundation’s offices on Wednesday, July 8.
More NADOC news is at www.naidoc.org.au.
The Inner Wheel Club had its changeover meeting last Saturday.
Pat Mulholland took the reins from previous club president Mavis Jackson.
Rosemary Clark, District Chairperson of the A54 Inner Wheel group was on hand.
Less mobile Lake Talbot pool patrons will be happy to hear that funds are being reallocated from the 2014-2015 budget expenditure surplus to complete construction of a disabled ramp into the rampage pool.
The Australian Red Cross Mobile Blood Service needs donors at the Narrandera Park site in Cadell Street on Monday July and Wednesday, July 8, from 9am to 2.30pm. Ring Red Cross on 13 14 95 if you are available.
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