Home' The Bunyip : January 18th 2017 Contents Page 38 "THE BUNYIP" GAWLER, Wednesday, January 18, 2017
OF THE WEEK
THIS week's Animal
Welfare League Pet of
the Week is Romeo.
Everyone wants a
cool cat, but for some
reason, no-one seems
to want Romeo.
Romeo has called the
AWL home for far
too long, and now is
ready for the love and
atenton of a happy
Romeo is smoochy
and cute -- everything
you could ever want!
Romeo is desexed,
vaccinated and health
checked, and is ready
to go -- this week, he's
free to adopt.
To meet Romeo, visit
the AWL Wingfeld
Shelter, 1-19 Cormack
Road, Wingfeld (Ph:
tmes are seven days
a week, 10am–3pm.
informaton, visit the
A GUIDE TO WHAT'S ON IN OUR AREA
January 19 -- Netfit Netball, a school holiday
clinic, for five-to 10-year-olds, powered by
Natalie von Bertouch. Held at Gawler Sport
and Community Centre, Nixon Terrace,
between 9am and 3pm. Cost is $30. For more
information, contact Brie (0429 008 178).
January 20 -- Australia Day beach theme
skating held at the Gawler Sport and
Community Centre, from 7pm until 9.30pm.
Dress in beach attire and go into the best
dressed competition to receive a prize. Cost
is $8 for entry and $2.50 for skate hire.
January 21 -- Gawler Charity Dance.
Grenville Hub, Elizabeth. Revision 7pm, then
dancing 7.30pm-11pm. Old style and new
vogue. $8 entry plus a plate of supper to
share please. Enquiries -- Peter (8522 7203
or 0400 544 527).
January 21 -- Bring a friend and have some
fun with free karaoke at the Kingsford Hotel,
32 Murray Street, Gawler, from 9.30pm.
For more information, contact 8522 1687.
January 22 -- Practise your performing skills
with an open mic session at the P/A Hotel,
109 Murray Street, Gawler, from 3pm until
GAWLER RACECOURSE -- WORLD WAR I
The 29/23rd Light Horse brigade, drawn mainly from districts in the north of the state,
formed up at the Gawler racecourse under the command of Major Hanslett, in preparation
for involvement in World War I.
The encampment comprised some 700 men, 600 horses and ambulance divisions,
with Gawler Council providing sanitary facilities.
To provide further informaton about this photograph,
contact Stan (8523 0158) or email firstname.lastname@example.org
And, remember, don't throw out your old photographs, they may be appropriate
for the gawler.nowandthen.net.au website.
KIND-HEARTED: Gawler Rotarian Kim Potger is doing his part to protect the
world’s most vulnerable children against the deadly infectious disease, polio,
as part of Rotary’s Polio Eradication Program in Agra, India. Mr Potger, joined by
health workers and fellow Rotarians from across the country, is helping immunise
Community lunch success
THE heat could not deter almost
100 people turning out to enjoy the
Gawler Community House's iconic
Christmas lunch on Christmas Day.
The free event was aimed at people
who would usually be on their own at
Christmas time, along with low-income
families doing it tough, and provided a
three-course meal, entertainment, plus
Gawler Community House volunteer
co-ordinator Sharyn Guy said
everybody had a wonderful time,
with plenty of volunteers ensuring
everything ran smoothly.
"We would have had about 20 people
volunteering on the day," she said.
"We even had the mayor there
The lunch, held at the Elderly Centre,
also included a raffle with prizes, gifts
for children and a visit from Father
It was made possible by donations of
food by local businesses, including
Sunfresh Salads, Wintulichs
Smallgoods, Crestline Meats, She's
Apples and Foodland Gawler.
Donations were also received from
Goodstart Early Learning Centre
Gawler and the Rotary Club of Gawler
Volunteer Melanie Salathiel with Father Christmas at the Gawler Community House
Christmas Day luncheon.
The 10 birthday commandments
Parental Dreams -- A 'one in a million'
chance was explained to us, like a miracle
needed on earth,
Then our prayers were answered and our
dreams were met, my wife would be soon to
First Candle -- Out in public we are always
stopped by groups of passer-bys,
Who are stunned by his welcoming and
gorgeous 'big blue eyes'.
Doubled My Age -- He loves to watch the
Wiggles, his favourite being 'Wags,'
When given a soft toy to cuddle, he plays
with the tag.
It's Good To Be Three -- He floats on his
back at State Swim, like a starfish for a while,
He's even invented a new stroke, they are
calling it 'frogstyle'.
Just For You! -- A new quad bike he rides
through Lyndoch near grapevines,
He looks left, he looks right, waiting at the old
Hi Five! -- He talked to Cosi live on air, on
Chatting about music variety on the station
they call Triple M.
Half A Dozen -- Walking all the way up to the
Halls Gap Pinnacles,
Was our little hero, our little miracle.
The Magnificent Seven -- A year highlight
would have to be when he was chosen to be,
the Crows official Junior Mascot,
Running out with the whole Adelaide team,
through the banner with the number 5, Scott.
Jayden Eight, birthday cake! -- His passport
signed, he travelled overseas to a French
colony for the very first time,
To New Caledonia including places like
Noumea, Mare and the beautiful Isle of Pines.
On Cloud Nine -- Near a famous Adelaide
Oval pocket there is a banner there at the
He holds it up in excitement with pride "My
Betts On Eddie!"
Jayden is now TEN and he has now been to
every state and territory in Australia,
From January he was on the Promotions Video
for the Lyndoch stage of the TDU which was
In March he travelled to Bali and in December
he won a National poetry competition!
It certainly has been the year of the Dab!
FOR THE LAST 10 YEARS, SEAN AND KYLEE CARMODY HAVE WRITTEN A POEM TO CELEBRATE SON JAYDEN'S BIRTHDAY.
SINCE 2007, THE PARENTS HAVE LOOKED AT JAYDEN'S ACHIEVEMENTS AND MILESTONES FOR EACH YEAR.
FOR HIS 10TH BIRTHDAY, THE CARMODYS TAKE A LOOK BACK OVER THE LAST DECADE AS A WHOLE.
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