Lorna Hicks (front left) with CHDC general manager Sandra Hobbs (seated), board members Gail Nixon and Bryan Ottone and flood recovery group chair Kerry Hayes.
Lorna Hicks (front left) with CHDC general manager Sandra Hobbs (seated), board members Gail Nixon and Bryan Ottone and flood recovery group chair Kerry Hayes.

Appeal passes $1.2m mark

THE spirit of goodwill is alive and well in the Central Highlands as corporate and private donations to the Neighbourhood Centre flood appeal soar well clear of one million dollars.

The Central Highlands Development Corporation is the latest to keep giving to appeal co-ordinator Lorna Hicks.

A cheque for $2500 was presented at council’s Egerton Street chambers on Monday.

It represented the proceeds raised from a charity auction at the Inspirational Women’s Dinner on March 8, which included items such as a T-shirt signed by the Australian swim team from the Athens Olympics, a framed print of Jessica Watson’s yacht, and a night at Alison Ray’s Emerald Homestay B&B. Appeal donations stood at $1,215,847 as of Friday.


Skate park the place to be

Skate park the place to be

Emerald Skate Mates free clinics draw in the crowds.

BnS Ball raises $10,000

BnS Ball raises $10,000

Organisers heap praise on crowd.

Breakfast at Tiffany's in Comet

Breakfast at Tiffany's in Comet

Blackdown Seniors dressed up Monday for for a brunch at Comet Rest.

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