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AUSTRALIA DAY BREAKFAST - 2015
8.30am Monday, 26 January 2015
Tickets for the Australia Day Breakfast will be available for residents
of The Barossa Council area from the Council offices at Nuriootpa,
Angaston, Tanunda, Lyndoch, or Mt Pleasant from:
Monday 8 December 2014 until Friday 16 January 2015
The breakfast will commence at 8.30am
Citizenship Ceremony and presentation of Australia Day Awards
This is a free event - a ticket is required to obtain breakfast on the day.
Each year Light Regional Council’s annual
Australia Day Awards recognise the unsung
heroes and organisations who generously give
their time and expertise to help others.
The award recipients were determined by the
Elected Body using a secret ballot at its meeting
on December 9, 2014.
This year’s award winners are: The Citizen of
the Year, Joy Heintze; Young Citizen of the Year,
Allana Danby; Community Event of the Year, Tour
Down Under Event (Greenock Village Community
Light Regional Council
Australia Day Award Winners
Bronwyn Griffiths did not know and Trevor
Griffiths had forgotten that he had bought a ticket
but the Griffiths of Tanunda were delighted winners
of the Lions Club of Barossa Valley Giant Christmas
A charitable thought for the Lions Club projects
resulted in the surprise that most people think
never comes, but it did!
Lions Christmas Stocking
Trevor and Bronwyn Griffiths of Tanunda, winners of the 2014 Lions Club of Barossa
Valley Christmas Stocking being congratulated by Robert Brew.
The weather was lovely and
cool on the afternoon of January
10 when twenty Barossa Solace
members were welcomed to The
Joy Rice Centre, Nuriootpa.
President, Barbara McRostie
also welcomed new members to
the group after which it was down
to business for everyone.
For the second time, the group
made books by gluing used cards
on to A4 pages.
These were then slid into folders
containing twenty pages.
Six books quickly came off the
assembly line amidst some great
conversations with each other, and
not to forget, a lolly or two.
Everyone enjoyed the fact
of making something for other
people, who they know will
love to see all the beautiful
The books will be donated once
again, to The Barossa Village and
Tanunda Lutheran Home.
Birthday congratulations for
the month of January were given
to Dulcie Hage and Pauline Henke.
Winners of the monthly raffle
were: Joyce Stevens, Mavis
Schrapel, Grace Beckmann, Brian
Stevens, Joyce Saegenschnitter,
Neville Schultz, Roma Brook,
Kath Wanders, Frieda Atze, Val
Schultz and Leo Lindholm.
Afternoon tea was especially
enjoyed by all, as the group had
worked up an appetite.
A reminder was given of the next
meeting on February 14, which will
have a ‘Valentine’s Day’ theme,
with members asked to wear
something red and white on
People who have lost their
partner through death, are most
welcome to join the group, and
may phone 8562 3858 for more
information about the group.
afternoon for Solace
The tickets were drawn in the presence of Lions
Members and a JP at the Vine Inn Nuriootpa on
December 22 by the Manager, Chris Linden.
Co-ordinator of the Christmas Stocking, Robert
Brew on behalf of the Lions Club, thanked everyone
for their generosity which resulted in a sell out of
He also congratulated the winners and thanked
the sponsors, acknowledged at the point of sale and
on the raffle tickets for their valuable and generous
Proceeds of more than $2,500 will help fund a
variety of community activities.
Christmas Cake Chairman, John Kroehn thanked
the public for a record sell out of the renowned
Christmas cakes and puddings.
Raffle winners were: First prize, Griffiths of
Tanunda; Second, M Caust of Nuriootpa; third,
J Hummel of Nuriootpa, fourth, S Stevens of
Nuriootpa; fifth, H Hodge;
Sixth, I Tate of Nuriootpa; seventh, P W Hughes
of Tanunda; eighth, J Lee of Tanunda; ninth, T
Dann of Nuriootpa.
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