Home' The Bunyip : January 14th 2015 Contents Page 14 “THE BUNYIP” GAWLER, Wednesday, January 14, 2015
THE Gawler Health
Foundation raises funds for
the Gawler Health Service
through a variety of ways, one
of which is by holding movie
nights at the Gawler Cinema.
The first movie night
fundraiser for 2015 will be on
Thursday, February 12 and it
will see the novel “Fifty Shades
Of Grey” come to life on the big
Tickets are just $15 and
all sales go to the Gawler
Health Foundation to assist
with providing projects and
equipment for the local health
To book and pay for your
tickets by February 6, you can
contact myself, Sarah (0402 475
737), the Gawler Cinema (8523
1633) or Nicole Ryan (0412 804
THE Gawler Skating Club
is an artistic roller-skating
club with members compet-
ing in free skating, dance and
The club runs the national
learn-to-skate class program
called “Skate Stars” every
Saturday morning from 9-
10am at the Gawler Sport and
The club competes at many
rinks, with competitions held
regularly across the various
techniques. The next Gawler
Artistic Skating Competition
will be held at the sports and rec
centre, on Sunday, March 15.
If you would like more details
about the Gawler Skating Club
you can contact the club via
their Facebook page “Gawler
Skating Club” or head to its
THE Gawler Children’s
Centre, at Evanston, plays
host to many programs and
can cater for almost any age,
from babies to early teens.
The current school holiday
program includes “Stay and Play
at Carmina Cafe”, which lets
kids play and lets parents have
a chat and cuppa at the same
time. Stay and Play is held on
Tuesdays and Thursdays from
9.30 am until 11.30am, the
last one for these holidays is on
Thursday, January 22.
Bookings are suggested, just
so they know you’re attending.
You can book by calling Jayne or
Susan (8522 3626).
workshop”, the final program
for these holidays will offer hints
and tips on packing lunch-boxes
for those mums and dads who
might not have done so before.
Meet up with community
foodies and learn what snacks
are best for school lunch-boxes.
The workshop is being held
on Wednesday, January 21
from 9.30am - 11.30am, again
bookings are required (8522
3626) to Jayne or Susan.
THE 2015 outdoor movies
run by the Town of Gawler
start on Friday, January 23
at 5pm in Apex Park, Julian
“The Lego Movie” is the first
movie in the series of three, with
games, jumping castle and face-
painting all on offer, as well as
a variety of food made by local
The fun starts at 5pm with the
movie being shown from around
8pm when the sun goes down.
Make sure you pack the mozzie
spray, blanket and a bean bag
If you want more details check
out the Gawler Youth Portal on
EVERY month on the last
Friday of the month the
Gawler Community House
holds a community lunch.
The lunch is put on by
the community house and is
for anyone to attend, hoping
that those who might not
otherwise have lunch will
attend. The two-course lunch
is on Friday, January 30 at the
Gawler Community House, 2
Scheibener Terrace Gawler. If
you are after more information
call Ashleigh (8522 4601).
27 Twelfth St, Gawler South
Ph 8522 2633 email: email@example.com
THE MONEY TREE
with SYMES ACCOUNTANTS
Is your “Head in the Clouds” ?
It seems like every day there is new
technology being released to meet
consumer demand. The Accounting world
is not immune to this.
“Cloud Accounting” continues to be a hot
topic within the world of business. Cloud
Accounting serves the same function as
accounting software that you would install
on your computer only it runs on a
provider’s server and you access it using
your web browser, over the internet. Your
data is securely stored and processed on a
provider server “in the cloud”.
information from anywhere, using any
device (as long as you are connected to the
internet) is extremely convenient & efficient
for your business.
Benefits of Cloud Accounting include:
Flexibility with accessing data
No need to install software
Arguably higher levels of security
We will be holding an information session
on Monday 23rd February to explain how
accounting in the cloud can help business
owners. Contact us to register your interest
or call us if you would like to discuss
accounting in the cloud.
Business Advisors and Accountants
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THE Foundation for National Parks and
Wildlife has passed on some handy tips for
Gawler home owners dealing with trouble-
some sugar ants, as they become more active
in the warmer weather.
Foundation for National Parks and Wildlife
chief excutive Susanna Bradshaw said sugar ants
liked to eat all things sweet.
“During the summer months, sugar ants be-
come much more active as the heat and wet
weather drives them out of their nests to explore
their surroundings,” she said.
“Ants are the great vacuum cleaners of the natu-
ral world, without them we would have plenty of
old food and dead insects lying around.
“They help to aerate the soil and bring seeds
into their nests that help to grow our forests.”
Ensuring that ingredients are in sealed contain-
ers, and surfaces are free from crumbs, is the best
way to prevent enticing ants into your house.
Making your garden more sugar ant-friendly
means they have no reason to leave their homes
leaf litter and insect-attracting bushes will keep
LOCAL businesses, such as
Vadoulis Garden Centre,
are preparing for a rise in
competition when the new
Bunnings Warehouse opens
its doors in Gawler soon.
In August, it was announced
that a Bunnings would be built
at Evanston, adjacent to the
Gawler Green Shopping Centre.
To prepare for the competi-
tion, Vadoulis Garden Centre
owner Milton Vadoulis said vari-
ous strategies had been put into
place at the centre and he was
confident his business would
continue to receive the support
of the community.
Mr Vadoulis said the
centre was here to stay and would
not be intimidated by the new
Bunnings, with plans on the
horizon to expand and improve
in the coming years.
“We’re not scared of them...
what the big boys can do,” Mr
healthy and I think and hope the
local public will still support us.
“We understand it’s going to
be a challenge and, ultimately,
it’s going to be up to the public
to see if we survive it.”
Mr Vadoulis also said custom-
ers had been asking him and
his staff about the business’s
future in recent months, with
many concerned he would be
However, he stressed that
this was certainly not the
“We’ve had a long history here
in Gawler, we’ve been in business
for 54 years locally and that’s not
going to abate,” Mr Vadoulis
“We don’t have plans to shut
down or anything like that, you
know, business is very good, it’s
“We’ve got lots of plans for the
future to keep expanding and
Vadoulis Garden Centre owner Milton Vadoulis says his business is ready for the challenge ahead.
PHOTO: Alec Urquhart
Out & About
on the march
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