2022: What does the community want?

Emma PritchardAs another year begins, the Clarence Valley Independent hit the streets and spoke with several…

On the road to a safer future

Emma PritchardRoad safety for some of the youngest members of the Grafton community will be enhanced…

Lawrence Museum wins IMAGinE Award

Emma PritchardAt the Lawrence Museum, the welcome addition of a 1930’s style building, constructed within the…

Sharing appreciation for community donations

Emma PritchardMore than 140 donations were generously received by charity group Share the Dignity during their…

Tucabia girl’s heartfelt ambition

Emma PritchardSummah Chellew has always had a big heart.After being elected as the Captain of Tucabia…

Sweet way to raise funds for local school

Emma PritchardAfter the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic forced Palmers Island Public School to postpone and then sadly…

Precious water from the air

Geoff HelismaImagine you’re living in a remote desert or community, the closest well is kilometres away;…

MTI’s All Together Now! A global event celebrating local theatre

For one weekend only, join us and The Criterion Theatre for a worldwide celebration of theatre.Come along…

Morning tea at Grafton Gallery with Kathy Butcher

You are invited to join the Gallery Friends for a free morning tea with guest speaker…

Safer Clarence and Richmond Valleys for women, with huge new investment in war against domestic violence

Over one third of the near half billion dollars the NSW Government has just committed to…

Grafton Seniors September general meeting including a trade table, with an attendance of 41, and apologies of 12.

Guest speaker, Glynn Bodimede, chemist, spoke on Webster packs. Glynn has been a chemist since the late 1950’s, when mainly mixtures and powders, few tablets were available. Webster packs help avoid confusion, and misplacing tablets. 

Birthday wishes to those celebrating; and there are no known sick members.

Sympathy to Betty Doggett, on the passing of her cousin.

Fathers day competition winners were F. Wratten; D. McLean; P. Moran; H. Campbell.

Correspondence in: Thanks from Eileen Taylor; C V Council remittance, grant money; Northland Coaches new trip rates.

Correspondence out: Sympathy card to Les Battye, after his brother’s death; new member letter to Elsie Norris.

General business: Christmas lunch booked for December 3, at the Racecourse function room. Grocery donations for hamper raffle welcome. Card available from Service NSW for QR sign in. New scams mentioned, including parcel delivery, Amazon orders and more.  

Trips: new brochures, letters, refund cheques, new receipts for eight day tour on 13 August 2022; day trip – Yamba boat cruise, October 15 still has still seats; day trip tickets – Evans Head annual picnic on November 19, have just gone on sale. Day trips for next year now being planned.  

Competition winners: J. Ireland; D. Monaghan; J. Campbell; D. Bailey; R. Watkins; Y. Chard; R. Worrell; K. Smidt. 

New members: over 50’s welcome.

Next meeting: Tuesday October 12 at 10.30am at Racecourse, with guest speaker Duncan McKimm.

Enquiries: to publicity officer, Sandra on 6642 7720 or 0417 464 946. 

Sandra Connelly

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