Dubbo Photo News May 23-29, 2019
IN FOCUS THE THUMBS
Thumbs Up and thank you to Daniel from the phone store who had good knowledge and was very helpful and patient towards people who live in black spot areas in regional towns.
Thumbs Up to Pure Platinum Hair Studio in Bultje Street. I am so happy with the cut and colour Mandy gave me. Thank you so much!
Thumbs Up to Paul at the Bakery in Woolworths Riverdale for the great customer service. Thanks very much.
Thumbs Up to all the carers and RNs at RFBI Masonic Village Nursing Home. You guys were absolutely amazing and caring for our loved one on his ﬁnal days, we could not have asked for any better. They were not only caring for him but were supportive and kind to all our family in this very sad time. We want to thank you from the bottom of our hearts, it was very much appreciated.
Thumbs Up to Rodney at TrainLink Dubbo, one person that knows what customer service is all about – always so helpful.
Thumbs Up to Ken Langley – what a wonderful ambassador for Dubbo. Nothing was too much trouble as he ferried around the Red Hat ladies who were in town last week.
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Dubbo Patchwork & Quilters Group hand out the winter cheer Contributed by COL JONES THE Dubbo Patchwork & Quilters Group has traditionally handed out gift quilts to non-profit organisations and this year is no exception, with group members Meg O’Brien, Nola Jones, Vicki Dawson and Julie Vaughan handing out the winter cheer. The groups included in the donation this year were Macquarie Homestay, the Dept of Family & Community Services, Orana Support Services and Westhaven. With winter fast approaching and cold weather ahead, the quilts were gratefully received and will be distributed to those in need. Right: Staff from Dubbo FACS receiving quilts and bags
Thumbs Up and congratulations to Pam and committee for such a
Inset: Orana Support Group Services: Nola Jones, Meg O’Brien, Nailia, Julie Vaughan and Vicki Dawson
successful Red Hat Chapter event. Red hats ﬂooded Dubbo and all ladies were very impressed. Well done to Emmanuel Care for the fantastic window display welcoming the Red Hatters to Dubbo, and to Vinnie’s for their great window display welcoming the Red Hatters.
Josh Rose Football Academy visits Dubbo
Thumbs Up and thank-you to Rob for ﬁxing my car on Sunday –
Contributed by ELIZABETH MULES
DURING the school holidays, Sass Strikers ran a great coaching clinic through the Josh Rose Football Academy. Everyone who attended enjoyed three great days of football, fun and learning new skills. At the end of the clinic, Josh Rose himself presented two young upcoming stars, Nicholas Peters and Kobi Mules, with a shirt and soccer ball for their 110 per cent effort and great attitude throughout the clinic. Well done boys and keep up the great work. Nicholas Peters and Kobi Mules are pictured with Josh Rose.
Thumbs Up and congratulations to Lillimar for the fantastic window display welcoming the Red Hatters to Dubbo. Your efforts were much appreciated.
Thumbs Up and congratulations to the management and staff of Dubbo Rhino Lodge, with hostess Jo, who presented a lovely lunch to those who dined there on Mother’s Day. Our request for a special meal for a family member was attended to without any fuss and we thank them for that. The venue and meals and entertainment were all excellent.
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OAM presented to Marie Hoffman Contributed by TERRY HOFFMAN MARIE Hoffman of Wellington attended Government House in Sydney on Thursday, May 16, along with other recipients of the Order of Australia Medal to be presented with her medal by NSW State Governor, Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AO QC. Marie was awarded the medal for service to the community of Wellington over many years. Her activities included originator and pub-
lisher of “What’s on in Wellington” for many years, member of Wellington Access Advisory Committee, member of the Orana Regional Development Board, part-time co-ordinator of Adult Education in Wellington for six years, she originated and published a magazine for Lone Girl Guides for many years, volunteered for “Teleaide” for 30 years, and has also volunteered at Oxley Museum, Dubbo and District Family History Society and Binjang Community Radio.
Marie’s husband Terry, youngest son Greg, Marie Hoffman, the NSW Governor Her Excellency Margaret Beazley, son David Hoffman and Greg’s wife Janine. PHOTO: SUPPLIED
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Dubbo Photo News May 23-29, 2019