July 23 2014 - 10:00PM Looking back to 1990: THROWBACK THURSDAY NewsfacebookSHAREtwitterTWEETemailwhatsappcommentComments Looking back to 1990: THROWBACK THURSDAY SOME DIG! Timothy, Leanne and Robert Oats dug up a whale bone on Cocora Beach. Stage three of the Merimbula Bypass was front page news on December 6, 1990. Two hundred people filled Pambula Public School to hear the proposal.The Imlay Magnet and Merimbula News Weekly worked together on the Fifty Grand appeal to raise $50,000 for the Pambula Hospital and Community Health Centre.Rachel Hadley completed work experience at the Magnet, and was considering a career in journalism at the time. Eden Rotary donated $300 to the Eden Ambulance appeal to purchase a defibrillator. Jack Young, then-president of Rotary, is pictured (left) handing over the cheque to Eden Ambulance Officer Noel Vitnell.Tap dancers from the Elaine Waddell School of Dance entertained 150 people at a seniors' lunch at the Eden Fishermen’s Club. They are: (back row) Diane Swane, Shirley Weber, Marie Timms, Mary Cocks, Ellen Barclay, (front row) Eva Black, Carole Muller and Judy Whitelaw.Christmas gifts from the Japanese school of Mikame were presented by Kenji Miyoshi from Harris Daishowa to principal of Eden Public School Garrick Hale and school captain Reuben Davidson.Year 9 students from Eden High School’s Home Science course gathered at The Grange for an end of year lunch. They are (from left) Renee Brunston, Mandy Sampson and Jenni Scrivens.Bob and Ann McDonald, together with hospital CEO Barry Little (centre) helped raise $600 towards the Fifty Grand appeal for Pambula Hospital, run by the Imlay Magnet and Merimbula News Weekly, at a charity golf day at the Pambula –Merimbula Golf Club. It was schnitzel night at the Chip Inn Bistro back in 1990.Monica Wood entertained the crowd at the Senior Citizens Christmas Party at the Eden Fishermen’s Club.Eden quilters raise $500 for Nullica Lodge. Pictured are Mike Boyle from Nullica Lodge, Sheila Kebby (centre) who won the quilt in the raffle, and quilters' president Jan Polak (right).The community is invited to the grand opening of Martin’s Pie Place on December 10, 1990.Staley’s Jewellery, the family business now known as Georgie’s Fine Jewellery, promotes its Christmas gift range.League vs AFL: Craig Seignior from the Eden Whalers and Steve Ella, coach of the Tigers, prepare to battle it out in the clash of the codes, Red and White Challenge Shield.Eden netballers Natalie Fraser (left) and Melinda Miller play in semi-finals games.Under 16 junior tennis champions from left are: Sam Howe, Jenny Skeates, Renata Schmitzer, Scott Miller, Brett Miller, Nicky Schmitzer and Debbie Wilcox.Under 14 junior tennis champs are Brett Miller, Renata Schmitzer, Sam Howe and Debbie Wilcox. Absent are Melinda Miller and Cindy Doyle.Under 10 junior tennis champions are (from left) Todd Bolton, Laura Skeates, Kristy Sacco, Corinne Furnell and Brooke Kelly. Absent is Daniel Boller.John Michelin and Son was operating seven days a week.Eden Touch Footy was in sports news back in 1990.Eden bowlers and ladies pairs champions for 1990, J Grant and D. Rosseland. Nippers surf lifesaving flag racing was underway at Pambula Beach.Merimbula Sailboarding Club president Henry Jones with placegetters in the women’s section of the 1990 Merimbula Mambo Classic. First place went to Holly North (Sydney), Alison Gore from Newcastle was second and Yvonne Atkinson (Queensland), third.More Mambo Classic fun from 1990; ‘Algie’ (left) fed the masses and Scott O’Connor (right) received a special award for his long service to the contest.Eden Tennis Club president Fay Switzer (left) is pictured with Tony, Kayleen and Sam Howe. The Howes were leaving Eden following Tony’s promotion within the Forestry Commission. TweetFacebook of We look back to 1990 in this week’s Throwback Thursday gallery.Were you in the news on December 6 of that year?facebookSHAREtwitterTWEETemailwhatsappcommentComments Comments Discuss "Looking back to 1990: THROWBACK THURSDAY" Please note: All comments made or shown here are bound by the Online Discussion Terms & Conditions.