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Inner Western Courier Thursday Not Used Anymore : March 18th 2009
INNER-WEST WEEKLY, Thursday, March 19, 2009 17 NEWS BRIEFLY Carr shares knowledge FORMER premier Bob Carr will be making a special appearance at Concord Library on Friday, March 27 to talk about books, politics and everything in between. Founder of the Premier's Reading Challenge and author of books such as My Reading Life, Mr Carr will share his knowledge of politics and passion for reading and writing from 1.30pm. The cost is $5 and includes refreshments. To book phone 9911 6210. Aboriginal artwork exhibit FIVE Dock library is hosting a special exhibition of the work of Aboriginal artist, Bronwyn Bancroft. A descendant of the Bundjalung people of NSW, Ms Bancroft established the company Designer Aboriginals in 1985 which specialises in paintings, hand-printed fabrics, illustrations for children's books as well as reproduction rights for publishing and printing of work. She has undertaken many projects for government agencies, museums, arts organisations and private enterprise. Her artworks have been collected by galleries and museums throughout Australia and internationally. This exhibition is on until the end of March. College retreat celebrates SANTA Sabina College's Tallong Outdoor Education and Retreat Centre has celebrated its 10th birthday. Although it is located 160km from the main campuses at Strathfield, principal Kate Clancy said it was a very significant part of the school. ''Our students develop skills of problem solving, initiative and team-building in programs that compliment those in the classrooms,'' she said. ''They gain an appreciation of the natural world in a beautiful bush setting.'' Top HSC musicians MLC Burwood student Doretta Balkizas was among the 20 top music students who performed in a prestigious concert at Sydney Opera House on Monday. The ENCORE concert showcases the talent of young musicians and composers who have studied for the Higher School Certificate. Education and Training Minister Verity Firth, said the concert offered a variety of musical styles and genres. Doretta and three other MLC students performed her original composition, entitled Chiaroscura. More than 4000 seats in the matinee and evening performances were sold out. Fresh food grants DOES your community group or organisation help keep Australian children fit and healthy? Applications for Woolworths Fresh Food Kids Community Grants are now open and groups which promote healthy eating, exercise and the over-all well-being of children are being urged to apply. Grants of up to $5000 are available and applications forms are online at www.woolworths.com.au. Applications close on April 6 at 11.59pm EST. Silent auction at fete ST Mark's Primary School will host its annual fete in the school and parish grounds on Saturday, April 4. The fete is St Mark's most important fundraising event. Activities on the day will include a silent auction, with a $5000 auction marketing campaign donated by Laing & Simmons Drummoyne up for grabs. Fundraising mufti day HOMEBUSH Boys High School organised a mufti day where they raised more than $3300 for the Victorian Bushfires Appeal. The day gave the students a chance to display their ''sartorial elegance'' in a variety of T-shirts, jeans, tracksuits, running shoes and baseball caps. SRC president Dennis Griffin-Colls and treasurers Hassan Koussan and Bassam Alam said the general consensus of the student body was ''it is good to help people, when they need it most.'' Offers *1 and *2 are valid from 01/03/2009 to 31/03/2009 and are not available with any other promotional offer. *1. When a customer makes a purchase of kitchen cabinets complete with doors to a total price of $9,000 or more during the promotional period, the customer is entitled to receive 30% off the price of the cabinets and doors. *2 When a customer makes a purchase of a complete bathroom renovation to the value of $17,000 or more during the promotional period, the customer is entitled to receive bonus tiles of their choice from the range available at Harvey Norman to the maximum total value of $1,000. All building works carried out by Carsille Pty Ltd ACN 003 396 487, Builder's Licence Number 42461. W RRANN WARRANTY 10 10 TEN YEAR TEN YEAR BRAND NEW KITCHEN DISPLAYS Visit Our Alexandria Superstore • 10 Year Warranty • Custom Design • Professional Installation • Project Coordination Over 20 Years Experience in KITCHEN & BATHROOM Renovations ALEXANDRIA Superstore 8339 7311 84 O'Riordan St, Inside Domayne Centre AUBURN Superstore 9202 4545 250 Parramatta Rd, Inside Harvey Norman Centre SHOWROOMS: Located in Harvey Norman Bathroom & Tile Centres BALGOWLAH 176-190 Condamine St. CARINGBAH 41-49 Willarong Rd. CASTLE HILL Cnr Showground Rd. & Victoria Ave. GORDON 808 Pacific Hwy. www.harveynormanrenovations.com.au Harvey Norman stores are operated by independent franchisees. 149417_AXA with your complete kitchen renovation*1 CABINETS & DOORS with your complete bathroom renovation*2 30% OFF BONUS $1,000 TILES
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