Dame Marie Bashir continues to make good news in her “retirement”, especially for the rose lovers of Australia.
Thanks to the efforts of a former Rose Society President Ms Glynis Hayne and current Rose Society President Paul Haines, the Governor Marie Bashir, a light pink rose with a salmony centre, will be available in Swane’s Nurseries in spring.
It was also been reported in our local paper that royalties from sales of the rose will be donated to the Wayside Chapel.
Narrandera Bowling Club had a great turnout for the Rum Cup bowls day held on Saturday, July 4.
First place team winners were Terry Roach, Ed Spencer, Mark Anderson, Clive McDonald, Barry Rankin and Shane Dunnett.
As the bowlers stood to attention in this special year, local bugler Joanne Elmer sounded The Last Post and Revellie.
Legacy Sub Branch president Arne Vrieling was on hand to receive a cheque from Narrandera Bowling Club president Terry Roach while a very busy Shane Dunnett, vice-president and Event co-ordinator looked on with players and members.
Some results of the 2014 School to Work survey completed by 600 senior students in Narrandera, Griffith, Leeton and surrounds has revealed that many students would be happy to work in their local area, 50 per cent of students surveyed would like to go to university, and retail, hospitality and agriculture provide most of the jobs.
Country NSW Expo in Sydney from July 31 to August 2 will be supported by Narrandera to build on last year’s successes – two new families to town and business interests explored in Grong Grong.
Some businesses have already submitted their business opportunities to Narrandera Shire Council’s Economic Development and marketing manager but for those slow off the mark, there is still time to ring 6959 5510 for information, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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