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Inner Western Courier Thursday Not Used Anymore : January 28th 2009
10 INNER-WEST WEEKLY, Thursday, January 29, 2009 MB NEWS BRIEFLY Firies pose for a cause FIREFIGHTERS who posed for the 2009 NSW Firefighters Calendar will be at Rhodes Shopping Centre today (Thursday) and tomorrow to raise funds for the Westmead Burns Unit at The Children's Hospital. The firefighters volunteered through the production and sale of the calendar. About 1000 children undergo treatment in the unit every year. Learn self-defence WOMEN'S self-defence courses begin on Saturday, February 7, at the Drummoyne Senior Citizens Club at Five Dock. Each course will run for one hour per week over eight weeks. Cost is $150. Bookings are essential. Details: Jenny on 0410 339 842. Calling good citizens APPLICATIONS for the Tom Harvey Award for Citizenship, which carries a prize of $1000 and is given each year to an Australian aged 15 to 30 who has made an outstanding contribution to the development of other young people and their families, close on January 30. The winner will receive the award at a Commonwealth Day lunch at NSW Parliament House on March 9. For an application form email janet.stewart @det.nsw.edu.au Easter Show volunteers THE Royal Agricultural Society is holding an information session tonight (Thursday) for anyone interested in volunteering at this year's Easter Show. Show general manager Michael Collins said they were hoping to enlist 400 volunteers. ''We simply couldn't put on this world-class event without our volunteers,'' he said. To register contact Rosemary Ferrari on 9704 1297 or firstname.lastname@example.org STRATHFIELD Council our Community news Business papers for Council and Committee meetings are available from Council's Customer Service Centre, libraries and website www.strathfield.nsw.gov.au from the Saturday prior to each meeting. Council Meetings First Tuesday of the month Second Tuesday of the month Third Tuesday of the month (As required) Meeting Ordinary Council at 7pm Planning Committee at 6pm Environmental Committee Social Committee Economic Committee Venue Council Chambers 65 Homebush Road Strathfield Iron Bark Meeting Room Strathfield Library and Information Centre 65-67 Rochester Street Homebush For further details of meeting times and locations contact Council's Governance department on 9748 9930 council chambers: 65 Homebush Rd, Strathfield NSW 2135 p) 9748 9999 f) 9764 1034 business hours: 8.30am - 4.30pm Monday to Friday postal address: PO Box 120, Strathfield NSW 2135 e) email@example.com w) www.strathfield.nsw.gov.au 2021348i iww wk31 STRATHFIELD COUNCIL Council's Chinese New Year celebrations at the Homebush West Shopping Precinct last Tuesday were a success, with over 500 people attending the event. Traditional lion dancers and firecrackers welcomed in The Year of the Ox, which symbolises prosperity and new opportunities for everyone. Crackers and Dragons Descend on Homebush West Ever wanted to know detailed information about your local government area or your suburb quickly and easily? Council's website now features a Community Profile detailing key statistics about the Strathfield area and its suburbs, such as population growth, average income and age structure, based on Census results. In an easy to understand format, the Strathfield Council Community Profile is a great resource for community groups, investors, businesses, students and the general public and can be accessed by visiting Council's website at ww w.strathfield.nsw.gov.au. WORLD WETLANDS DAY -- BIRDWATCHER'S BREAKFAST Saturday 31 January 8am-10am FREE Mason Park Wetlands What's On Mayor Kwon congratulates Geoffrey Boyce and Jamal Kayrouz who were named Strathfield's new Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year, at Council's Australia Day event held at Strathfield Park. Community Profile Now Online Geoffrey Boyce Strathfield Citizen of the Year 2009 Community Voice My appointment by Strathfield Council as Citizen of the Year 2009 came as a complete surprise and I must thank my nominees for putting my name forward. I will hold this award dear to my heart because of the love I have for Strathfield, the area and its people. Australia Day gives us all an opportunity to pause and reflect on how fortunate we are to live in such a great country. We have political stability, we have democracy where we all have an equal right to vote, we have freedom and we have a great climate and a diverse countryside. The people of Australia are recognised around the world as being open, friendly and welcoming to our new citizens. Let us all unite and continue to make Australia an even greater place. Geoffrey Boyce and Jamal Kayrouz are Strathfield's new Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year, in recognition of their tireless work in the community. Both were presented with their awards by Strathfield Mayor Keith Kwon and Strathfield's Australia Day Ambassador and Superbike World Champion War wick Nowland at Council's Australia Day celebrations in Strathfield Park last Monday. Mr Boyce was recognised for being an active member of the community over the last three decades, including being a member and chairman of Strathfield Council's Olympic Initiatives Committee and being an active member and elder of the Strathfield Uniting Church. Jamal was recognised for her academic achievements at Santa Sabina College, as well as taking part in various community initiatives, including International Day for People with a Disability and the Unicef Youth Forum 2008. Strathfield Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year Awarded Mayor Kwon celebrated Chinese New Year at the Homebush West Shopping Precinct with a traditional lion dance and firecrackers as part of the celebration. Over 50 Specialty Stores, FREE 3 hour shopper carparking 42 - 50 Railway Parade, Burwood. Phone: 9744 0251 2112014i iww wk31 Back to School You can find all you need at Burwood Plaza! Australia Post 131318 Best and Less 9715 1899 Lowes 9744 0200 Plaza Newsagency 9744 8197 Roni's Variety Discounts 9745 2229 Toco Bags 9715 7882
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