News from Eugowra

Activities marking Australia Day will commence early in Eugowra.
Activities marking Australia Day will commence early in Eugowra.

FOOTY SEASON APPROACHES

The Eugowra Rugby League Football Club will be holding a Meet and Greet this Saturday, January 23 at the Central Hotel starting at 1pm.

The new coaches, Brad McMillan who will coach first grade and Josh Bayley, who will coach League Tag, will be present to meet prospective players and see what interest there is in playing numbers.

Although COVID restrictions still apply it is hoped that all those interested in the future of the club will go along for a social afternoon.

It has been confirmed that the Woodbridge Club competition will go ahead but not confirmed just what number of clubs will play this year.

AUSTRALIA DAY

Activities marking Australia Day will commence early in Eugowra with the local Swimming Pool opening at 8:30am for a BBQ which will continue until 10:30am.

There is a charge for the BBQ but Cabonne Council has said there will be no cost for pool entry.

The pool will close at 10:30am and reopen at 4pm. This is to allow for those who wish to attend the official function at the Eugowra Community Bowls and Recreation Club.

Everyone will be most welcome to enjoy the air conditioned comfort of the club with activities set to commence at 11am

Former resident Cheryl Mongan will be the guest speaker this year.

Cheryl is the daughter of the late Ted and Flo Maloy and attended the Eugowra Public School before going on to work in the Bank of NSW.

She married local identity Edgar Mongan before they moved on to Forbes, Canberra and Yass where they still reside.

Cheryl is an author and a historian who has had a life-long interest in history and has worked on local, military and Irish-Australia history and publications and websites.

Her publications include 'a decent set of girls': the Irish Famine Orphans of the Thomas Arbuthnot 1849-1850 and 'We have not forgotten': Yass and District's War 1914-1918 with Dr Richard Reid,

Cheryl will make the presentation of Appreciation Awards to worthy recipients and to the Event of the Year.

Cr Jamie Jones will be Cabonne's representative this year and will make the presentations to Citizen of the Year, Junior Citizen of the Year and the Group of the Year.

Following the official presentations everyone is invited to stay for a light lunch with people asked to take a plate of food to share.

Meals on Wheels

Sun January 24: Mavis Cross, Mon 25th- Chris Hay, Tues 26th (Australia Day) Diane Smith, Wed 27th- Marie Noble, Thu 28th- Ted & Rhonda Round, Fri 29th- Diane Smith, Sat Elaine/Tim Cheney.