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Keeping the Anzac Spirit Alive With this year’s Anzac Day ceremonies around the country cancelled due to coronavirus, families and friends will not be coming together for Dawn Services. However, we can still remember those Australian and New Zealand soldiers who fought in the First World War and this can be done through observing a minute’s silence and sharing stories. There has even been a collective idea that, whilst we all practice social distancing, we can each stand on our driveways at home at 11:00am and observe a minute’s silence whilst facing west. This act of solidarity shows that we are respectful of those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country as well as showing our resilience. My heart always fills with pride sharing stories of my Great Uncle, Private Harold Burns. He was in the 2nd Battalion AIF from 1916 to 1919 and enlisted as a teenager. To us, he was a hero whose bravery was of the highest order. This year, I’ll continue telling my Great Uncle’s story to my children and we can now use this time to research and read more about him and our Anzacs. We may also watch a documentary together. Anzac Day 2020 can still be a time of reflection for those soldiers who sacrificed their lives and died in the war. Keep sharing their stories so that the spirit of Anzac remains. r Image: www.pixabay.com

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PARENTS CORNER

Keane’s Portuguese Dream

Article Written + Submitted by: Narelle Smith Family Practitioner E: handsheartsandminds@gmail.com Blog: https://handsheartsminds.wordpress.com/

Are You A Yeller? A lot of parents say that they are. You ask the kids to do something. They don’t do it. You get louder. And louder, And louder. Until you are threatening to take their phone, iPad, or a privilege away from them. Is it working for you? We get locked into patterns of behaving and interacting, and frequently they don’t work, so we keep doing them. Negative cycles lead to poor relationships, poor behaviour, conflict, and resentment. And what is the child learning from it? Einstein said that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. Often, we only need to make a small change to change the outcome. What would happen if you didn’t yell? What else could you do to change the quality of the interaction? Put yourself in your child’s shoes, and ask yourself how you would like to be approached. What would you like your child to learn and how could you role model it? Dare to be different. As first term draws to an end, many families have settled into a good routine for home and school. It is often at this time over the school holidays, that we can take a breather and reset after a busy couple of months. How do we manage time for rest and enjoyment without losing the solid routine that we have worked so hard to get right? Balance and moderation are crucial. Children need a break from the expectations of school, particularly those children who struggle to ‘keep it together’ all day at school. Often those children are also the ones who don’t cope well with change so it can be difficult. Keeping some things consistent, like bedtime and mealtimes, can be a fabulous way of maintaining balance. Giving children some autonomy during the day to pick and choose which activities they do at what time; provides some independence they do not normally get at school. If you choose to have a total break from routine and relax eating habits and bedtimes over the holidays, try to make sure that a few days before school goes back that you bring it back to the school routine so that the transition back to term two is smooth. It’s all about balance. At school, most children are fairly active and after school sports and activities usually exemplify that during term time. As some sports and activities don’t run during the holidays, encourage your child to keep active but to also have rest. It is okay to spend a day chilling out watching movies – it’s just not healthy if it is every day for two weeks. Going for a walk or bike ride or playing outside on the trampoline are great ways to get moving. Moderation in all areas will help to keep balance in order to settle back into the term after the short break.

12-year-old talented goalkeeper Keane Quinn is a future star in the making on the soccer pitch, after being chosen to compete in the Algarve Youth Cup in Portugal. The European tournament, which would see the Jordan Springs student be part of more than 200 teams from 5 continents around the world, was due to kick off this month. In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, it was postponed, allowing Keane to further develop his skills before he heads overseas. Keane attends Hills Sports High School and is part of the talented sports program (TSP) for soccer. He currently plays for Mount Druitt Town Rangers SAP and is in his third season with the club as their goalkeeper. He began playing soccer five years ago and has previously taken the field for Ropes Crossing Strikers FC and Nepean Soccer Club. In January last year, he represented NSW and competed at the National Futsal Competition. Shortly after, he was selected in the Australian team to compete in Hawaii in two tournaments in December. He was one of two goalkeepers selected to play in the team. “Keane is mostly excited about the prospect of potentially playing against the Manchester United Youth team. Playing in the Algarve Youth Cup will allow him to see where his skill set is at against kids from around the world” explained Arlene Blencowe, Keane’s mother who is an Australian MMA and boxing champion. “My dream is to play for Manchester United in the future. My favourite player is David De Gea, the Manchester United Goalkeeper. I would like to play in his position for the team” said an excited Keane. Keane’s stepfather Dion Shaw is also a goalkeeper and currently plays for Marconi Stallions in the NPL1 competition. “Dion is a player that Keane looks up to and admires. He has played through the youth league, A-League and travelled representing Australia and this is something that Keane wants to do too” replied Arlene to the Jordan Springs Gazette. A fundraising raffle for Keane was also recently run on Arlene’s social media channels to help assist with his Portuguese trip.

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Picture this – you’re playing a game of Monopoly(TM) with your family and friends. Only this time, you are actually one of the pieces that moves around, and the board is the community. Visiting local landmarks, you can purchase properties, pay rent, pass through chance and even go. Sounds like a lot of fun, right? Well, local Scouts recently came together to participate in just that at the 2020 Penrith City Scouts Monopoly(TM) Run. 80 Cubs, Joeys, Scouts and Venturers making up 12 teams visited up to 40 local locations across Penrith in a real-life game of Monopoly(TM). “It was an amazing day had by all. Great to see our local Scouts get out and about in the community to see what we have on offer” said Steve Wallace, Event Organiser and District Commissioner of Penrith City and Blue Mountains Districts Scouts. Meeting at Monopoly(TM) HQ, each of the groups were assigned a game sheet that featured local landmarks and sites, such as the Nepean River, Memory Park and Penrith Panthers. The groups tasks were to visit each of the sites on the sheet, taking a photograph and messaging them as proof. Once completing the board, they all met back at headquarters for a BBQ and the announcement of the winners. The overall winner on the day was 1st Toongabbie Scouts, whilst our local 1st South Penrith Scouts won in the Cubs category. “This year, the focus was on Penrith and the CBD. Next year will see the event expand to include the Greater Western Sydney region and there will be more local townships included. We’ll also be handing over the reins to the youth who will take a role of leadership in running it. It’s sure to be bigger and better” ended Steve. For more information about local Scouts, visit the website www.joinscouts.com.au, email join@greaterwestscouts.com.au or call (02) 9369 2488. r Planning their next strategy | Image Supplied

Where Every Child Matters

Mamre Anglican School Year 7 2021 Information Evening 7.30pm Monday 4th May, 2020 in the school hall Mamre Anglican School is a co-educational Christian school for children from 3 years-old to Year 12. We offer unique opportunities for children to learn and grow in the following activities: - Early Learning Centre for 3 & 4 year olds - Football, Music, Choir, Band, and Young Scholars Programs - After school programs including tutoring, gymnastics and AFL Register your interest at www.mamre.nsw.edu.au or 9834 1881 45 Bakers Lane, Kemps Creek | www.mamre.nsw.edu.au www.jordanspringsgazette.com.au April 2020 5


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Penrith 2020 Local Woman of the Year Announced Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Penrith recently announced Heike Forth as the 2020 Penrith Local Woman of the Year. The Local Woman of the Year Award provides the perfect opportunity to celebrate the outstanding contribution women across NSW make to their local communities. Stuart Ayres said he was delighted to name Heike as the 2020 Penrith Local Woman of the Year. “Heike is encouraging and inspirational across the Penrith Valley community with her contributions to sport through being a mum, mentor, volunteer and competitor”. Heike has made an enormous contribution to the Penrith District across numerous sports. Currently Heike is Head Teacher PDHPE at Cranebrook High School, where she has been a teacher for the past 30 years. Heike is the Werrington Zone School Sport Association President and is the Sydney West School Sport Convenor for NSW Combined High Schools Sports Association. Heike is also a Life Member of Sydney West School Sport Association for her contribution to sport within the region for over 10 years. The value of Heike’s contribution across Cranebrook United Football Club, Cambridge Park Netball Club, Nepean Little Athletics Club and Nepean Amateur Athletics Club for more than 30 years and in one case now 46 years is invaluable. She has been a NSW Representative and an Australian representative with highlights including the World Masters Games in Sydney in 2009, where she finished the championships with 5 gold medals and 1 bronze medal in Javelin, Discus, Shot Put, Hammer Throw and Weight Throw. Ms Forth said “I’d like to thank everyone who has supported me over the years and, in particular, my dad who always saw equality in males and females. He encouraged the girls in our family to do whatever they wanted to do and succeed in whatever they wished”. In addition, Ms Forth expressed her thanks to Stuart Ayres, the International Women’s Day Committee and her family. r Image: Heike Forth and Stuart Ayres MP | Image Supplied

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Big Results for Little Champions

It is hard to believe that this season’s Little Athletics competition has already drawn to a close. Unfortunately, the impact of the weather meant that the athletes were unable to compete each week throughout the year, but the positive was knowing that the rain has since fallen where it was needed. Cranebrook Little Athletics Centre’s 2019/2020 season has seen a lot of achievements for their athletes and of course the introduction of the sport to their littlest members, Tiny Tots, whom week in and out learned basic athletic movement skills whilst having fun. “I would like to acknowledge all of the Tiny Tot’s parents who have stepped up to assist this season. It has really been appreciated” stated Melissa Debritt, President of Cranebrook Little Athletics Centre. Sadly, due to coronavirus, the NSW State Little Athletics Championships, which were due to be held at Homebush last month, were cancelled. Despite this cancellation, the club would still like to congratulate those athletes that were initially chosen, which were: Under 9’s: Mia-Rose Jones Under 11’s: Jemma Camilleri Under 11’s: Connor Pryke Under 11’s: Dylan Taylor-Rogers Under 12’s: Jack Affleck Under 13’s: Lachlan Pryke Under 14’s: Toby Camilleri Under 15’s: Taylor Brown “On behalf of our community, I would like to say thank you to our committee for their endless work, navigating under less than ideal circumstances that we have faced this season. Importantly, the committee and I would like to thank all of our athletes and their families for their support and understanding” ended Melissa. For more information about Cranebrook Little Athletics Centre, find them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ cranebrooklac or visit their website at www.cranebrooklac.org. au. The Jordan Springs Gazette would also like to congratulate our local athletes on a fantastic season. Best of luck ahead for Season 2020/2021. r Cranebrook athletes at the Zone Championships | Image: Melissa Debritt

Appeal To Locate Missing Teen Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a teenager reported missing West of Sydney. Jordan Osmond, aged 17, was last seen at his residence on Katandra Place, Jordan Springs, about 11.45pm Tuesday (10 March 2020). Officers attached to Nepean Police Area Command have commenced an investigation and are appealing for public assistance to locate him. Mr Osmond is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 183 cm tall, with a thin build, short brown hair, and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing black Nike skate shoes, carrying a black backpack and men’s satchel bag. His family hold concerns for his welfare due to his age and his need for regular medication. Anyone with information about his whereabouts is urged to call St Marys Police Station on (02) 9677 7499 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw. crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages. r Image: https://www.facebook.com/nswpoliceforce

Local Businesses Need Your Help Council Support for Cafes and Restaurants Penrith Council is providing financial relief for cafes and restaurants in the Penrith and St Marys CBD’s who are currently facing economic hardship caused by impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic. A relief package will see Council waive charges and fees relating to outdoor and footpath dining permits for 33 businesses in the Penrith and St Marys CBD’s over the next 12 months. Penrith Mayor Councillor Ross Fowler OAM said cafes and restaurants are an essential part of city and Council will do whatever they can to support them during this time. “The hospitality sector has been hit very hard in the past week with forced closures and restrictions placed upon them by the Australian Government and we know that many of our small business owners are under enormous financial strain as a result,” Cr Fowler said. “Council’s relief package aims to ease some of their financial burden immediately with the support to continue over the next 12 months so they can rebuild their businesses even after things return to normal. “Cafes and restaurants are a vital part of our local economy and are a big employer within our community, we all must do what we can to support them at the moment and into the future,” Cr Fowler said. “If you can, consider visiting one of our many wonderful cafes and restaurants over the coming weeks and months to purchase takeaway meals or coffees. Your support will ensure they are all still here when all this is over.”

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PAWS A WHILE

Article Written + Submitted by: Camille Brandt from Orchard Hills Veterinary Hospital A: 49 Wentworth Rd, Orchard Hills P: 4736 2027

Chocolate Dangers at Easter Time We all know Easter is a fun time spent with family and chocolate...lots and lots of delicious chocolate! Easter is a great time for the human members of the family, but the infamous Easter egg hunt can end in tragedy for our four legged friends. Chocolate contains theobromine and caffeine, which when ingested by a dog or cat, causes vomiting, diarrhoea, hyperactivity, increased heart rate, restlessness, muscle twitching, increased urination, excessive panting and if left untreated can be rapidly fatal. If your dog does accidentally eat some chocolate it is vitally important that they are seen within 30 minutes to an hour by your local veterinarian. The veterinarian will give an injection to make your pet vomit, which removes most of the toxins from the body. Sometimes, your pet will be hospitalised, where intravenous fluids may be used, an enema or stomach pump may be required, and we may also need to use muscles relaxants and activated charcoal. There are a few simple precautions you can take to ensure that your pet has a safe Easter: • Hide your Easter eggs in areas which cannot be accessed by your pet. • Ensure small children do not give your pet any chocolate. • Ensure all chocolate is kept out of reach from your pets. Dogs have a good sense of smell and will find chocolate in kid’s schoolbags! • Distract your pet with their favourite treats while chocolate is around.

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The mind often boggles when we try to comprehend the world and the universe in which it is situated. But equally, so is the wonder and mystery explored by the molecular biologist Francis Crick (who gained famed in his role of discovering the double helix structure of DNA). He argued that you, your joys and sorrows, memories and ambition, your sense of personal identity and freewill are in fact no more than the behaviour of a vast assembly of nerve cells and their associated molecules. Christian anthropology has down through history argued that all creation as understood by probe and analysis constitutes a ‘whole’ of which human beings are but a part. So, from molecular intricacy of the human body to the vast expanse of the universe nothing is isolated. The virus which arose in China claiming so many lives has created a challenge for medical science to find a cure. As has the continued fight to solve the Ebola virus that has claimed many lives in Africa to the wonderful challenges of understanding the vastness of space that comes within the gambit that each in its part is related to the ‘whole’. Another great mystery is that we are born into situations in which we had no choice! What is a common factor is that the mind and body grows and develops within the structures in which they live. A further dimension is the religious aspect: the soul of the person completes the ‘whole’. But one asks, ‘what is the soul’? Roughly, it can be argued that the soul is the mind and the intellectual dimension of what makes us ourselves. In this the Christian can argue that while indeed the vast assembly of nerve cells and their associated molecules constitutes the human, it is the belief in the soul that completes the ‘whole’.

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The Club was formed under the Probus values of supporting and promoting Friendship, Fellowship and Fun in retirement. We welcome new members from Jordan Springs and surrounding suburbs. Due to the current coronavirus pandemic, the April general meeting has been cancelled and will not take place. Members can look forward to an exciting program featuring interesting guest speakers, monthly meetings, the opportunity to travel locally or around the world and enjoy exclusive discounts through the Probus Member Benefits Scheme including access to exclusive Probus Travel Insurance, developing new interests and staying active. Planned events for the year include Watsons Bay for lunch, Bundeena Ferry and lunch, Camden Historic Tour (coach), Fingal Bay and planning is continuing towards an interstate trip. The Jordan Springs Probus Club normally meets at the Jordan Springs Community Hub every month. With the current government restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic, please contact Brian on 0402 699611 or via email at jordansprings@probusclubs.com.au for updated information on their meetings. Visit our website at probussouthpacific.org/microsites/ jordansprings.

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