Mildura Weekly : Friday July 3 2015 Vol 9 No 34
18 NEWS MILDURA WEEKLY FRIDAY, JULY 3, 2015 ELVIS Presley, Marilyn Monroe and charac- ters from Grease will be some of the famous figures featuring at this weekend’s 22nd annual Sunraysia Doll and Bear Show. Held at Trinity Lu- theran College, this year’s theme is 1950s and 1960s rock’n’roll, with dolls and teddy bears set to replicate the fashions and idols from the iconic era. Other categories on display include cloth dolls, antique reproduc- tion, modern reproduc- tion and knitted toys. With more than 80 entries from Adelaide, Swan Hill, Nyah and Ouyen, plus 40 trade tables, show coordinator Bev McGregor is looking forward to a successful event. “The trading tables are great because you can’t pick this stuff up in Mildura,” Bev said. “You either have to go online or travel to Melbourne or Adelaide. “Trading tables are perfect for people be- cause they can get the bits and pieces they want.” A member of the Sun- raysia Doll, Teddy and Toy Club since 2007, the 65-year-old grandmother is expecting some quality entries, especially in the rock’n’roll category. “Some people will go Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley or Olivia New- ton-John from Grease,” Bev said. “There will be the rock’n’roll fashion from that era.” With only eight active members in the Sunray- sia Doll, Teddy and Toy Club, Bev is hoping this weekend will encourage more people to sign up. Entry costs $6 for adults and $2 for chil- dren under 12, with all proceeds going to Sun- raysia Cancer Resources. “They struggle for funds,” Bev said. “There’s certainly a lot of people around that need their support.” The Sunraysia Doll and Bear Show will run from 10am to 4pm to- morrow and Sunday, with more information available by contacting Bev on 0428 110 150. • PRIDE AND JOY: Sunraysia Doll and Bear Show coordinator Bev McGregor shows off her doll and toy collection. Teddy bears, dolls to take centre stage this weekend ‘Golly Pub’ in running for 2015 tourism award THE Gol Gol Hotel is up against 13 other finalists in the 2015 Inland Central, In- land, Murray and Riverina Australia Tour- ism Awards. Awards chairperson Jane Barnes said it had been a record-breaking year with 51 finalists competing in 19 categories across the four regions. “The judges commented on the high standard of professionalism and innova- tion,” she said. “This year we also have five previous winners being inducted into the INTA Hall of Fame.” Winners will be announced at a gala dinner at the Broken Hill Civic Centre on Saturday, July 25. Shire benefits from mobile fix program THE Wentworth Shire has been named one of eight areas in the Farrer Electorate to receive a new or updated mobile base station as part of the Federal Government’s $100million Mobile Black Spot Program. Member for Farrer Sussan Ley said fix- ing mobile black spots addressed a key election commitment made by the Coali- tion Government. “This is great news for thousands of mobile users across the Farrer Electorate, and will help them conduct everyday busi- ness, essential calls or simple and routine communication,” she said. A tower will be built along Poonca- rie Road to address blackspot areas in the Wentworth Shire, with a further $60million to be allocated as part of Round 2 of the program. 2015 Short Courses Enrolments NOW OPEN TOID 3957 MADEC 133-137 Madden Avenue, Mildura | 50237233 | firstname.lastname@example.org | www.madec.edu.au Offering a range of short courses with flexible training options to suit everyone... AusChem Computer Skills Workshop Excel First Aid Food Handlers Food Safety Supervisor Induction to Word MYOB Quickbooks Photoshop Prepare and Serve Espresso Coffee Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) Responsible Gambling Service (RSG) Work Safely in the Construction Industry (Whitecard) TOID 3957 MADEC 133-137 Madden Avenue, Mildura | 50237233 | email@example.com | www.madec.edu.au MADEC 133-137 Madden Avenue, Mildura | 50237233 | firstname.lastname@example.org | www.madec.edu.au TOID 3957 MID-YEAR ENROLMENTS NOW OPEN Aged Care Business Community Services Early Childhood Education & Care General Education Leisure & Health Small Business Management Hospitality Horticulture Business Administration Disability Education Support Frontline Management Outside School Hours Information Technology Retail Agriculture Offering a range of courses with fl exible training options to suit everyone...
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