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Inner Western Courier Thursday Not Used Anymore : July 30th 2009
ED: MB PUB: IWW DATE: 30/7/09 PAGE: 14 COLOUR: C MY K 14 INNER WEST COURIER, Thursday, July 30, 2009 MB INFORMATION FROM YOUR COUNCIL Mayor’s message trees and shrubs, we can help to combat climate change, provide food and shelter for our wildlife and beautify our City. Council is holding a tree planting morning on National Tree Day at Arthur Walker Reserve, Nullawara Ave, Concord from 9am12pm. A BBQ lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to Council’s Bushcare Coordinator on 9911 6383. National Tree Day is on this Sunday, 2 August. National Tree Day is an opportunity for us all to take a positive and active role in helping protect our environment. By planting native A special service to commemorate Victory in the Pacific and the official opening of the brand new Ralph Honner Education Centre will be held on Friday, 14 August at the Kokoda Track Memorial Walkway, located in Rotary Park at Killoola St, Concord West. The service will begin at 10.30am and all are welcome to attend. Council’s annual Italian festival, Ferragosto is only a couple of weeks away! Ferragosto will be held on Sunday, 16 August at 10am-4pm on Great North Road, Five Dock. A fantastic family day out, Ferragosto will have something for everyone. Music, dancing, food, market stalls, cooking demonstrations, classic cars and a new dedicated children’s stage and rides. Put the date in your diary and I’ll see you there! Council is also on the look out for the 2009 FerraChef. If you have a passion for Italian food, this could be you! For a chance to crowned Canada Bay’s very own FerraChef and show your culinary talents on stage at FerraKitchen, all you have to do is tell us what your favourite Italian dish to make is and why, and provide the recipe. Entries close on Monday, 3 August so get nominating now! Small Business Book Club Catherine DeVyre is a small business owner and author of the number one best seller, Good Service is Good Business and many other best selling titles. In these tough economic times, every small business owner needs perseverance more than ever. Catherine DeVyre, a winner of the Australian Executive Woman of the Year Award will share proven strategies to help boost your bottom line and your morale. Join us for the next Small Business Book Club at Concord Library on Wednesday, 12 August at 6.30pm. This is a free event and light refreshments will be served. Bookings are essential. To reserve your place book online on Council’s website or contact Council’s Economic Development team on 9911 6524. Breakfast on the bay Council, in partnership with Communities for Communities hosts a series of breakfasts featuring inspirational Australians investing their business skills into social ventures to benefit people and communities. Join us for our next event at Angelo’s On the Bay, Cabarita on Tuesday, 18 August at 7.15-9am. Enjoy a hot breakfast while listening to the inspiring words of guest speaker, Di Pass, founder and director of 360HR - a boutique organisation providing Human Resources solutions. To attend please contact Council’s Economic Development team on 9911 6524 or email@example.com. Cost is $35 per person, bookings are essential. Sponsorship opportunities Mayor Angelo Tsirekas City of Canada Bay Council’s innovative community and business events offer opportunities for our residents to come together throughout the year. Council has sponsorship opportunities available for businesses wishing to support Council in presenting events such as Concord Carnival, our annual festival of fun on Sunday, 18 October. If your business is interested in supporting any of our 2009 events, please contact Council on 9911 6555. Drummoyne Oval Precinct Amendments proposed to Drummoyne Oval Precinct Plan of Management. A Plan of Management for the Drummoyne Oval Precinct was adopted by Council in October 2008. The Drummoyne Oval Precinct consists of Drummoyne Oval and Taplin and Drummoyne Parks. Bayswater Street forms the northern boundary of the precinct and Cometrowe and Thompson Streets mark its southern perimeter. Council is considering amendments to the Precinct’s Plan of Management as a result of the recently-announced Federal Government funding of $5.3 million to improve community, player and spectator facilities and a further proposal to increase broadcast lighting at Drummoyne Oval. The proposed updates to the Plan are now on public exhibition until Thursday, 6 August 2009. This public exhibition is an important stage of community consultation on this project. The draft Plan of Management can be viewed at the Canada Bay Civic Centre in Drummoyne, Five Dock Library, Concord Library or on Council’s website. Written submissions on the draft plan are to be addressed to the General Manager and received by 6 August 2009. Marconi exhibition Guglielmo Marconi: Wireless Pioneer Running in conjunction with Ferragosto`09, the City of Canada Bay in association with Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Sydney is proud to present the exhibition Wireless Pioneer. This exhibition is a visual journey into the life and achievement of the Italian Guglielmo Marconi, the 1909 Nobel Prize winner for his contributions to radio communications that changed the world. Join us for the official launch on Saturday, 8 August at Five Dock Library, 11am-1pm. For further information or to confirm your attendance contact the Council’s Community Services Officer on 9911 6580 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The exhibition Wireless Pioneer runs from 8 August to 7 September, during library hours. Canada Bay knit in Don’t forget that the ABC 702 Sydney knit in at Concord Library will be held next Friday, 7 August at 9.30am-12pm. If you can knit, crochet or sew, come and join us. Morning tea will be provided. To RSVP please contact the Library on 9911 6210. 1a Marlborough Street, Drummoyne NSW 2047 Tel 9911 6555 Fax 9911 6550 www.canadabay.nsw.gov.au
July 23rd 2009