Saturday, 14 December 2019
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Garry’s great beard off

Garry’s great beard off

Garry ‘Carree’ Carr’s beard is long. Very long. Not for much longer.Garry is nervous about this Sunday, when, sometime between 3 and 5pm at the Marlo Hotel, his long beard will come clean off. It’s all for a good cause, one close to his heart; quite literally.The Heart Foundation is the reason Garry is making this decade’s shave so public. Inspired by the work of Heart Foundation he wanted to...
A floral century

A floral century

A fantastic crowd of around 1000 celebrated the opening of the 100th St Andrew’s Uniting Church Flower Show last Friday with plenty of fanfare and a spectacular feast for the senses.Around 280 school students from surrounding primary schools and Orbost Secondary College welcomed the crowd, singing and performing a number of songs.A twist on the song, I am Australian, saw its first verse and...
Brides revisited

Brides revisited

Love was in the air at Orbost Regional Health’s (ORH) Waratah Lodge last Friday and was all for a good cause – raising funds to find a cure and to help those living with motor neuron disease (MND).Brides Revisited was a “beautiful, beautiful day”, Jenni Broadley, who along with fellow ORH staff member, Jules Henderson, coordinated the day, which Jenni said was an “overwhelming success”.“We have...
Big Bonang Arvo’s on again

Big Bonang Arvo’s on again

Big Bonang Arvo is on again, on Thursday, October 31, with a smorgasbord of health and other services on offer.The isolated border communities of Bonang, Tubbut, Deddick, Delegate River and Bendoc are far from the health services most people take for granted. The nearest Victorian doctors are two hours away down the challenging Bonang Road, further for people in Tubbut and beyond.Their proximity...
100th flower show is all ready to roll

100th flower show is all ready to roll

It’s flower show week and all is ready for the big opening of the 100th St Andrew’s Uniting Church Flower Show this Friday, October 25.At 11am, 281 school students from surrounding primary schools and the secondary college will provide the entertainment with the singing of Celebrate Good Times, Come On as well as other songs to entertain the crowds.The Orbost Secondary College Band will also...
Emerald Link for tourism

Emerald Link for tourism

Matt Stephenson is one of four regional advocates for the Emerald Link, a project in the making aimed at bringing more tourists to East Gippsland to experience a trail from the mountains to the sea.Matt’s area covers eastwest, across the Cann Valley towards Mallacoota, connecting the Coopracambra and Croajingalong national parks (Coopracambra to the Coast). He has been regional advocate for...

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