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Inner Western Courier Thursday Not Used Anymore : September 17 2008
16 INNER-WEST WEEKLY, Thursday, September 18, 2008 MB NEWS Just a pawfect day Brownie the maltese (above) is unconcerned by the rain while Chloe, a cavalier king charles (left), gets a cuddle from her owner Brooke Dodson, 14. IT was raining cats and dogs at PLC Croydon when the school hosted its annual pet show. While the weather was miserable, it gave some pets like Brownie the chance to parade stylish rainwear. PLC's Year 9 students or- ganised the event to raise money for Guide Dogs NSW/ACT -- one of the school's charities of choice for more than 50 years. Teacher and pet show or- ganising committee chair Thea McLean said the students particularly en- joyed meeting a guide dog and his trainer. ''Despite the rain, students, family, teachers and pets had a fantastic day as they worked hard to raise money for the char- ity,'' she said. ''It's fantastic for the students to be involved in a programme that gives them a tangible idea of where the money goes when they meet the pups and guide dogs later on.'' Dine with business champs THE winners of the 2008 TrueLocal Business Awards will be named at a presen- tation dinner on October 22 at Wests Ashfield. The awards are presented by Cumberland News- papers, publishers of the Inner-West Weekly. Sponsors are Vodafone, truelocal.com.au, 2GB, CPA, MYOB, the NSW De- partment of State and Re- gional Development, Rhodes Shopping Centre, Wests Ashfield, Canada Bay Council and Strathfield Council. To book tickets to the awards night, email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 9553 4820. Canada Bay Mayoral Column Mayor Angelo Tsirekas 2167262i iww wk12 Canada Bay Civic Centre 1A Marlborough Street, Drummoyne 2047 Locked Bag 1470, Drummoyne 1470 Ph: 02 9911 6555 Fax: 02 9911 6550 www.canadabay.nsw.gov.au email@example.com Concord Carnival Council's annual Concord Carnival (formerly Concord Street Fair) is back for 2008 and will be held on Sunday, 19 October from 10am to 4pm on Majors Bay Road. Concord Carnival is a wonderful community event featuring live entertainment, kid's activities, market stalls and much more. Celebrating carnival around the world, the event will showcase some of the many ways different cultures come together to enjoy fun, family and festivity. It will be a great day out for the whole family so put the date in your diary and I'll see you there! Drummoyne Swim Centre open for the season Drummoyne Swim Centre, located at Henley Marine drive, Drummoyne is now open. Come along and get your swimming season started. For more information visit www.drummoyneswimcentre.com.au or call Council on 9911 6555. Local Heritage Assistance Fund Council was overwhelmed by the response to the recent Local Heritage Assistance Fund program. The fund provides assistance for small conservation works and over 90 applications were received. Council is now reviewing applications to determine the most deserving projects and will announce successful applicants soon. Grand Final at Concord Oval The 2008 Tooheys New Shute Shield Grand Final is on this Saturday at Concord Oval. Matches start with 4th Grade at 10am through to first grade kicking off at 3pm. To buy tickets visit www.nswrugby.com.au. Charity sports lunch A charity sports lunch to raise money for the Connective Tissue Dysplasia Clinic at Westmead Children's Hospital is being held at Aqua Vista Restaurant, Drummoyne Rowing Club on Friday, 10 October. Guest Speakers are former Group 1 Champion Jockey, trainer and commentator Malcom Johnston and NSW and Australian Cricket legend Doug Walters. To book tickets contact the club on 9719 1522.
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