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Horsham movie night to help in cancer fight

Wimmera Health Care Group Friends of the Foundation is teaming with Professor George Kannourakis’ Fiona Elsey Cancer Research Institute to host a money-raising movie night. The organisations will present Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again at Horsham Centre Cinemas on July 19. The event represents the first time the friends and institute have teamed up […]

Chance to help people ‘doing it tough’

Wimmera residents can help wage a war against hunger this winter by helping to raise money to deliver meals to people in need. With as many as one in eight Australians living below the poverty line, shoppers can show their support to people doing it tough by buying a $2 donation card at Horsham Coles. […]

41st Wimmera Art Fair hailed a success

Organisers of the 41st Terry White Chemmart Wimmera Art Fair have hailed the weekend’s event a resounding success. Rotary Club of Horsham East hosts the long-running three-day event, which this year featured an art deco theme. Rotarian and art fair committee member Chris O’Connor said numbers were up on previous years. “There were a lot […]

Biggest Morning Tea at Laharum for Rachel’s Wish

Leonie Tyson, Jenny Green, Tracey Juchno and Lorraine Melville at Laharum's Biggest Morning Tea at Laharum Hall.

TEA TIME: From left, Leonie Tyson, Jenny Green, Tracey Juchno and Lorraine Melville enjoy a catch-up over a cuppa at Laharum’s Biggest Morning Tea in Laharum Hall. Money raised from the day will go to Rachael’s Wish, the fundraising appeal for the Wimmera Cancer Centre. Along with morning tea, participants were treated to a performance […]

Flowers raise thousands for Wimmera Cancer Centre

Dedicated Wimmera flower growers have presented $2143 to Rachael’s Wish fundraising campaign for the Wimmera Cancer Centre. Volunteer flower growers worked together to grow and bunch the chrysanthemums to sell for Mother’s Day at Horsham Plaza. Gardeners Yvonne Dunn and Enid King hosted an afternoon tea to present a cheque to Wimmera Health Care Group […]

Books lovers support Horsham’s chaplaincy program

FOR THE LOVE OF BOOKS: Horsham College Chaplaincy committee chairwoman Yolande Grosser, left, with chaplains Kate Polack and Greg McKinnon, prepare for the book fair. 

Horsham College Chaplaincy Committee’s biannual book fair will return to Ian Maroske Hall on this week. Hundreds of books and magazines will be up for grabs on Friday and Saturday, with proceeds going towards funding the college’s two chaplains. The chaplaincy committee raises $32,000 each year for chaplain salaries and programs at Horsham College. Chaplaincy […]

Black Tie Ball at Harrow

Harrow Bush Nursing Centre’s biennial Black Tie Ball is on again, on June 9. The Black Tie Ball, which started in 2012, is a gala money-raising event for Harrow’s primary health-care service. It has become a popular event at Harrow Hall on the long weekend in June. The night is renowned for its fun, dancing […]

Historic Stawell tour to raise money for hospital

Stawell Hospital Auxiliary will lead an Historic Homestead Tour in Stawell district later this month, offering patrons a chance to explore significant buildings in the area. The tour will be on May 27 from 9.30am to 4.30pm and include Kirkella at Campbells Bridge, Sycamores at Concongella, North Woodlands at Tulkara and Oban, now Stawell RSL. […]

PHOTOS | VIDEO| Horsham Mother’s Day Classic

HOPE: Jacci Pirouet is among the ‘one in eight’ women diagnosed with breast cancer by the age of 85. She is pictured at the Mother’s Day Classic with her support team, from left, Don Pirouet, Alisha Cameron, Chris King and dog Marley. Pictures: PAUL CARRACHER

Register today for classic

People have until the end of the day to register online for this year’s Horsham Mother’s Day Classic. Now in its ninth year in Horsham, the event raises money for National Breast Cancer Foundation research and support services. Participants can complete a four-kilometre walk or eightkilometre run around a designated course on Sunday, starting from […]


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