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Quality of Life
THE Gawler & District Quality of
Life Foundation was established by the
Gawler Rotary Club by Trust Deed.
Following its establishment, it was
agreed it should become a joint project
with the Gawler Light Rotary Club and is
now also supported by the Gawler Lions
The foundation was started in 2001
and since its inception has granted over
$62,000 to those in need in the local
community, whether it be assisting with
building an outdoor area for a disabled
child, providing special footwear and
protheses, or helping someone to pay their
bills when all other avenues have been
The trustees for the Quality of Life
Foundation can talk to you if you know
someone they may be able to help.
Contact Lance Hatcher (8523 5823) for
TWO very special occasions for the
Gawler Health Foundation are on this
Sunday -- the annual fundraiser walk is
from 9.30am from the health service
to Clonlea Park and back again, with
entries collected on the day; then, after
the walk, starting at 11am is the 20th
birthday celebrations for the Gawler
The birthday celebrations will include
music, food stalls, hospital tours, displays,
art activities and face-painting for the kids.
For further information, contact Nicole
Ryan (8521 2015).
THE Still and Newborn Death
Support group is having a Candle
Lighting Ceremony at its Gawler
meeting on Tuesday, October 28 at
Bring a candle to light in memory of
your baby, or one will be provided if you
don't have one.
SANDS is a volunteer support group,
relying on support and donations, for all
bereaved parents and relatives who have
suffered the death of a baby any time from
conception through to 28 days after birth.
The Gawler support group meets
upstairs at Café Nova, 19 Murray Street,
Gawler, on the fourth Tuesday of every
For further information, contact Kylee
(0437 917 340).
NORTHERN Adelaide Floorball
League has made Gawler Sport and
Community Centre its home, bringing
a game that is fast-paced with a
mixture of ice hockey and field hockey
The games can be played year-round and
involves a high degree of skill, whilst using
a modified hockey stick.
Adult social sessions are held Sunday
from 1pm to 2pm and costs just $5 per
player, with sticks available for use.
If you are interested, call 0432 345 207
for more information.
BOOFY is the Animal
Welfare League Pet of
A big and beautful
cross American bulldog,
who has lots of love
to give, Boofy is a
large dog and would
love to ﬁnd a family
with experience with
large breeds, as he
sometmes forgets how
big and strong he is.
As Boofy is not used
to living with small
children, he may be
beter suited to a home
If you think you could
love this gorgeous
face and have the
tme to take Boofy to
training to work on his
manners, please spend
some tme getng to
and health checked and
only $325, come and
meet Boofy at the AWL
(1-19 Cormack Road,
tmes are 10am to 3pm,
seven days a week.
OF THE WEEK
A GUIDE TO WHAT'S ON IN OUR AREA
October 22 -- Gawler Branch Cancer Council,
9am at the Lions Rooms, Gawler Railway
Station. Contact 8522 2608.
October 24 -- Friends of Cara Gawler Branch
Trivia Night, 7.30pm start at the Zion Lutheran
Church Hall. Admission $10, BYO drinks,
nibbles and supper. All proceeds benefit young
people with severe and multiple disabilities.
RSVP by October 21 to Rhonda Fischer (0400
October 25 -- Baby & Child Clothing Sale, 9am
to 12noon at the Gawler Baptist Church Hall.
Excellent quality second-hand baby clothes
available for sale. Morning tea and coffee
provided, all proceeds to LifeWELL Gawler.
October 31 -- Two Wells Blue Light Disco, 7pm
to 9.30pm at the Two Wells Community Centre.
Halloween, admission $5, eight to 17-year-olds.
November 2 -- Gawler Lions Market, every
Sunday 8am to noon, Gawler Railway Station.
Contact Eric (0418 836 150).
November 2 -- Williamstown Country Market,
9am to 3pm at the Williamstown Memorial Hall.
Enquiries to Maureen (8522 4234).
COME OUT PARADE IN MURRAY STREET – 1983
The Come Out parades are a celebraton of schools’ involvement in arts actvites.
This year, October 24 marks the 50th anniversary of Gawler East Primary School
being established on Lyndoch Road.
The AMOCO sign in the background is the site of today’s BP service staton
at the lower end of Murray Street and at the tme was operated by Brian and Glenys Sambell.
The partally hidden VOLVO sign was the locaton of the dealership held by Ian Hoyle Motors.
Can you provide any further information about this photograph?
If so, ring Stan (8523 0158) or email email@example.com
View more Gawler history on website gawler.nowandthen.net.au
If you're a poet and you know it
The Love of Gardening
I have a cottage garden
and very proud, you see.
Not wearing proper gloves,
secateurs took a bite at me.
When looking at my nger,
I nearly had a t.
Was in a really bad way
to do something about it.
O to the doctor, he called the nurse,
to see what she could do.
A good clean and bandages,
careful, it can happen to you!
Margaret Che rs,
If you have a poem to contribute to
The Bunyip, send it to
PO Box 160, Gawler 5118,
Gawler Out & About
Women in Ag
AT the most recent meeting
of the Rosedale/Sandy Creek
branch of Women in Agriculture
and Business, members visited
Vadoulis Nursery at Gawler.
After a short meeting, staff members
gave everyone a number of hints in or-
der to produce a successful garden and
healthy pot plants.
President Brenda Noll thanked the
staff for a most enlightening and amus-
Birthday greetings were extended to
Pam Abdilla, and Hilda Lange placed
first in the novelty competition for a
Brenda Noll placed second in the
competition and Mavis Roesler third.
The next meeting and the last for the
year will be held at 11am on Wednes-
day, November 12, at Curdnatta Hall,
After a general meeting will be the
Christmas break-up and members
wish everyone a happy holiday season
and a safe and healthy 2015.
THE Barossa and Districts Justices
Group will host the annual
meeting of the Royal Association
of Justices South Australia on
Saturday at the St Jakobi school
The afternoon will include a variety
of activities, as well as the AGM
formalities and will feature a speech
from South Australian Governor Hieu
Following the formalities, attendees
will enjoy fellowship, including
refreshments and wine tasting,
courtesy of two of the Barossa's
All Royal Association of Justices
members living in the district are
invited to attend to meet their state
councillors and other fellow Justices of
Attendees are asked to wear their
RAJSA identity badge.
To RSVP, contact 0409 675 349
or firstname.lastname@example.org by
MARTIN Walker will deliver
a presentation on his collection
of Gawler postcards at the next
Gawler History Team meeting on
Thursday, November 6.
Mr Walker will introduce 'episode
two' of his collection, after his
successful presentation last year.
The Gawler History Team
has booked Mr Walker for every
November until the entire collection
has been seen.
The upcoming meeting will be held
in the Zion Lutheran Hall at 7.15pm.
All are welcome to attend and can
register their attendance by contacting
Brian (0412 015 990 or bgthom@
THE Adelaide Plains Chapter and
Verse group will hold a workshop
for aspiring comedy writers at
the P/A Hotel this Sunday from
The workshop will be presented by
writer and comedian Kylie Harrison,
who has written scripts for short films
and has had work published interna-
It will also be followed by the month-
ly Sunday afternoon poetry readings,
which attracts poets from around the
Event co-ordinator Carolyn Cordon
said the workshop would be a worth-
while experience for all writers and
For more information, contact Caro-
lyn (0418 806 490) or visit facebook.
The information we require includes:
• Date of birth
• Where the baby was born
• Names of the people in
• Suburb of the family
Please send to
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