Chit Chat: Eden’s community notices

Best friends: RSPCA Sapphire Coast branch volunteers Liz Wheeler, Margaret Shaw and Shane Thornbury with dogs Missy and Sasha ahead of this weekend's Million Paws Walk. Picture: Melanie Leach

Best friends: RSPCA Sapphire Coast branch volunteers Liz Wheeler, Margaret Shaw and Shane Thornbury with dogs Missy and Sasha ahead of this weekend's Million Paws Walk. Picture: Melanie Leach

Million Paws Walk

Join Merimbula’s Million Paws Walk at Rotary Park on Sunday morning. Dog lovers are invited to have fun while also helping fight against animal cruelty. The walk will commence in Rotary Park on May 21 at 10am, to the bridge and back along the lake. Call 0419267799 for more. 

Refugee Forum

There will be a forum this Saturday at Club Sapphire Merimbula at 12 noon, to learn about the situation for refugees and asylum seekers. Learn from refugees and experts, including Professor William Maley. There will also be a chance to learn how we, on the Sapphire Coast, can be involved. Free entry and lunch by donation. Bring your questions for the panel or send them ahead of time to refugee_asylum_forum@exemail.com.au. 

Market

The Eden Community Market is on this Saturday, May 20 from 10am to 2pm at Chandos Street, Eden. Come for lunch. Stallholders contact Bonnie 0413 155 790.

OPEN GARDENS

We are looking for anyone who would like to have their garden 'open to the public' on October 28 and 29 for our annual Open Garden event. This event, held on the weekend prior to the Whale Festival, has proved to be extremely popular with gardening enthusiasts.  Funds raised go towards supporting our local community. Please consider sharing your garden.  Please contact Sandra on 02 64961459 (after hours).

VIEW

The View Mothers Day raffle was won by Genevieve McGuinness, View would like to thank everyone that bought a ticket, helping us raise funds for the Smith Family Learning for Life.

Free Legal

On Wednesday a solicitor from Nowra’s Shoalcoast Community Legal Centre will visit Eden. Barry Penfold, Solicitor, will be in the area conducting free legal advice clinics. At the Eden Access Centre on Wednesday, May 25 between 10.30am and 1.30pm. For an appointment phone 4422 9529.

Meals on Wheels

Roster starting May 22: Monday, Mary-Lou Albaladejo and Mary Payne, Tuesday Jan Alan and Leone Fairweather, Wednesday Anna Clarke and Ena Anderson, Thursday Sue Kelly and Flo Young, Friday Margaret Sheaves and Mary Hoodless. 

MEET AND MUNCH

The next meeting of Meet and Munch will be at the Seahorse Inn Boydtown at Noon on Thursday, May 25. Contact Aileen on 64961920.

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