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Out and about in Narooma


Quota International of Narooma Great turnout for Bodalla Netball Trivia Supporters of Bodalla Netball braved a blustery night to help with a trivia fundraiser hosted by Quota International of Narooma on 11 May. Michelle Robinson, spokesperson for Bodalla Netball, thanked all who attended and said the money raised would go towards purchasing much needed equipment and uniforms. The Trivia Tragics team took top score and donated their $100 prize to the netball organisation.


Above: Winning team: Back row: Mark Beaver, Sally James, Bronwyn Glyde, Nicarla Glyde. Front row: Pauline Wilcock and Lynda Simpson.

Your Narooma Kinema Program for the coming week:


Rotary Narooma say farewell to Bob and Merinda AntillMay 14, 2018A farewell function was organised by Rotary Narooma last Saturday for Bob and Merinda Antill who are soon to leave to take up residence at Lake Conjola. Attending the gathering were fellow Rotarians and friends where the coupley were both recognised with a Paul Harris Fellowship for all their amazing work with Narooma Rotary over the years . Narooma Kinema Film Society winter program is out now:


The Narooma CWA is buzzing with the news that Narooma member, Sally James, is now the NSW State Vice-President. Sally has already served for three years as Far South Coast Group Representative on the CWA of NSW Executive.The recent State Conference and AGM, held in Armidale was attended by Narooma Country Women’s Association President Joanne King and Secretary Sally James. The Narooma CWA has a host of activities planned for the month ahead. Tues afternoons choir meets at 1.30pm -2.30pm, Drama group 2.30pm to 3.30pm follows. At present group small so not always there.A free Community morning tea open to all is held 3rd Tuesday of month 10am-noon, for those wanting abit of companionship.Friday mornings Craft group meets from 10am- noon, all types of handicraft, crochet, knitting, various types of needlework/embroidery and more. Ladies willing to help or teach people new crafts. Narooma branch holds its monthly meeting the 1st Friday each month, starting 1pm followed by afternoon tea, except January when there is a summer break. Most months there is an event either to support either the branch and have fun or to make people aware/raise funds for Medical Research for year ( 2018- Endometriosis) or Primary Product/Native fauna & flora/ Environmental Pest flora and fauna. ( 2018- Pomegranates, Owls & Orchids, Alligator Weed & Deer). In June the fundraiser to help research into Endometriosis will be held. Friday 29th June 1.30pm Afternoon tea with hopefully someone to speak as either sufferer or with medical knowledge. CWA membership is open to any woman 18 and over, junior membership can be organised for under 18’s. Through resolutions brought to Annual State Conference the CWA is a powerful lobby group for women, children, families in rural and regional areas, which can also assist all members of community, city or country. You can find the Narooma CWA in their rooms at 96 Campbell St, near the Narooma Kinema. Come along and join in a delicious morning tea at Narooma Library. Suzanne Hancock, from the Narooma CWA, will be demonstrating the delights of cooking ‘No Bake’ sweets – creating a luscious Lemon Slice and appetising Apricot and Coconut Balls. They’ll be serving tea and coffee, tasting the treats and sharing kitchen tricks of the trade. They’d love to see you there. Sat 19th May 10.30-11.30 Cost: $5 Bookings required.


Narooma View Club meets on the fourth Friday of each month at the Narooma Golf Club in the Seahorse Function Room at 11am for 11.30am start. Next meeting is Friday, May 25, with speaker Sharon Clarke. All welcome. Phone Helen 4476 8086. VIEW members’ movie morning and lunch, Friday, May 18, 10.30am at the Kinema, then View Café.

Narooma Camera Club News The set subject for the night was “A River Somewhere” in their monthly competition night and there were several high standard entries.There were a large number of entrants in Division A with - 2 Gold and 2 Silver with a highly commended awards were given. In division B they had some interesting entries and there was 1 Gold and 1 Silver. Their Open Subject in both grades came forward with some interesting and very colourful images. A special thanks to Judge: David Cotton not only for his judging but also for his fantastic discussion after the judging. For their next competition in June the Set Subject is Movement


The Narooma’s Uniting Church drop-in shop will be hosting their Biggest Morning Tea fundraiser this Thursday, May 17 between 10am and noon in support of the Cancer Council. All donations will go towards the Cancer Council to assist with research, prevention, advocacy and support.

The community are invited to call in for a cup of coffee or tea There will be a selection of cakes, sandwiches and other delicious goodies.

Narooma Historical Society The next Society meeting will be on May 20th at 2pm. To be held on location at the Corunna Cemetery and the site of the old Corunna Wesleyan Church. Harry Bate, Lee-Anne Eddie and Susan Pryke will talk about the recent interpretation signs installed and the restoration of graves on the site. Everyone is welcome. With modest funding from the Heritage Near Me people in the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage, gravestones were restored, brass plaques were erected on gravesites of known but unmarked graves, and a very informative interpretation board was erected. This includes a list of the names of those who are known to be buried in the cemetery, photographs of a number of these people, a short history of Corunna which includes a fabulous map identifying where various families lived, and a history of the Church and graveyard.


Corunna Cemetery is on the Old Highway.

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