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South Coast Fires: Fundraisers for the heroes without capes

Special visit: James Magnussen goes over some tips for diving off the blocks during a Cobargo swim clinic in November last year.
Special visit: James Magnussen goes over some tips for diving off the blocks during a Cobargo swim clinic in November last year.

To all heroes without capes

Bomaderry, January 17

The Bomaderry Bowling Club is hosting a fundraising concert where all proceeds go to the Rural Fire Service. Performers are: Maya Tavener, Chucks, Little Thieves and Brad Tolhurst. RFS members will attend and collect donations. Entry is free, although it is encouraged to dig deep for these heroes.

Barn yard yoga

Tomerong, January 18

The Tree House Aerial Studio is raising money for those affected by the bushfire disaster. Come and experience a yoga class with a difference! During your flow, you will be joined by an entire petting zoo of farm critters including baby goats, chickens, bunnies and more. There will be raffle prizes donated by Australian and international brands to support the cause. Tickets available on thetreehouseaerial.com

Stomp the ground: Nation Dance in Yuin Country held at the foothills of Mother Gulaga last year. The next event will take place at Huskisson on Saturday, January 25.

Stomp the ground: Nation Dance in Yuin Country held at the foothills of Mother Gulaga last year. The next event will take place at Huskisson on Saturday, January 25.

Bring rain & healing

Huskisson, January 25

Yuin Nation's largest powerful healing Corroboree in history, in unison with Canadian Indigenous peoples dancing on their homelands is set to take place at Moona Moona Beach. People of the Yuin nation will stomp the ground to bring forth rain and healing to the South Coast and Victorian bushfire victims through traditional song and dance. The Corroboree will raise funds for first nations people affected by the NSW bushfires. Non-Indigenous can show their support and solidarity by observing respectfully, however will not part-take in sacred song and dance routines. The welcome begins at 10.30am. To purchase a ticket for the Umbarra 'Black Duck' Corroboree Fundraiser, visit eventbrite.com.au.

Give back: Some of Mogo's RFS volunteers who battled the New Year's Eve blaze that destroyed homes and businesses.

Give back: Some of Mogo's RFS volunteers who battled the New Year's Eve blaze that destroyed homes and businesses.

Olympian's visit

Cobargo, Moruya & Ulladulla, January 26-27

Join Australian freestyler James "The Missile" Magnussen and his Olympian friends at Cobargo Pool on January 26, Moruya Swimming Pool on January 27, and Ulladulla Pool in the afternoon of January 27. The Olympic silver medalist and his friends will teach swimmers how to swim faster freestyle through some drills learnt at the elite level. There will also be time to meet and greet. Children of all ages and swimming ability are welcome to attend with their families. Entry will be by a gold coin donation to the local RFS.

Australia Day tribute

Narooma, January 25

The Narooma Golf Club will host a tribute to firefighters and volunteers from 6.30pm. It will be a night out to recognise and thank the firies and volunteers who have worked tirelessly over the past weeks. Finger food will be provided. Purchase own drinks and shout anyone in uniform. Dress code is uniform or summer best. If you would like to attend, email Jenny Munro with numbers in your party, jenny@jmunro.com.au.

To share an upcoming fundraising event, email dayle.latham@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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