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Essential Services Day 2014

Santa comes to the Wedderburn Community House

Santa comes to the Wedderburn Community House

Tuesday 16th December was a day of celebration and thanks at the Wedderburn Community House, with the Emergency Services Day.

The Police, SES, CFA, CERT and Loddon Healthy Minds Committee had organised activities for the community to participate in and learn what they actually do in our communities.

About 100 students from Wedderburn College visited, breaking into smaller groups so they could visit each stall and all have a go at equipment, ask questions, even climb into the back of the divvy van. Continue reading

Farmers Market 2014

In conjunction with the Naturally New Age Festival Wedderburn will be holding its first ever Farmer’s Market at the Wedderburn Community Centre, 24 Wilson Street, Wedderburn.

This is the first Farmer’s Market within the Loddon Shire. A feasibility study was done earlier this year to ascertain whether or not a Farmer’s Market would be viable for Wedderburn.  The study was very positive with stallholders expressing a real interest in coming to such a market in Wedderburn with community backup essential for such a market to succeed. Continue reading

Wedderburn Mental Health Group

The Wedderburn Mental Health Group is starting up once again and will be auspiced by the Wedderburn Community House.

Mental Health is an very important issue in any community and assisting people understand more about this can improve the level of people’s health and wellbeing overall. The House is particularly pleased to be involved in this initiative and able to assist with the group’s formation. Continue reading

Strategic Planning Meeting

A huge thank you to all the people who attended our Strategic Planning Meeting on 10th April here at the House.  There were over 60 people in attendance and it just  amazing to see so many  interested community members and Community House members showing an interest in what you want for YOUR Community House in 2013 and beyond.

What a great night, lots of Continue reading

Planning Meeting

Don’t forget our planning meeting on Wednesday 10th April at 6pm. RSVP for catering-Suzie’s Cakes For A Date finger food. We need your input at this very important meeting to decide what you want your House to provide in 2013 and beyond.

Mosaic Mayhem

Chris Chalmers had her final Basic Mosaic Class last weekend and by all reports it was a ‘smashing’ success. So successful that she is going to have another course next term for both basic and advanced so watch this space and our next program also on our website.

Wedderburn Community Garden

We have just had fantastic news that Acciona – Berrimal Windfarms are sponsoring our Garden to the value of $2000. They have contributed quite a lot of money in the Charlton and Wedderburn area to date and we thank them for their interest in our communities. Without these generous companies we could not continue with projects such as our Community Garden.

Homemade Preserves Available at the House

Thanks to  Chris Chalmers and Wendy Smith we now have Nanna’s Homemade Tomato Sauce available for sale at the House.  Nancy Canfield used to supply our residents with splendid homemade sauces and jams and we intend to continue on the tradition here at the House.

Chris & Bev making relish 442013

First off the rank is Homemade Tomato Sauce –
750ml $8 – what a bargain!