MAY was busy for members of the Contact Group with five sessions scheduled for the month.
The guest speaker for the first session was Alison Beresford. Alison’s presentation regarding the Digital Switchover was timely and informative. She spoke about what needed to be done at home in preparation for television reception switchover from analogue to digital on
The second session was spent creating cards for sale and discussing projects for the annual street stall to be held in October. Members also made preparations for their first Biggest Morning Tea fundraiser.
The following week Carol Badewitz visited and brought with her an amazing display of fabulous decorated boxes. She spoke about the upcoming “Bust, Box or Square for Cancer Care” fundraiser and followed her presentation with an inspiring demonstration on how to decorate a box.
The Contact Group’s Biggest Morning Tea, coordinated by Geraldine Dyer, was also held that day. Members were delighted to have raised $100 for the Cancer Council’s annual fundraiser.
The Contact Group travelled to Delegate on Wednesday, May 23 for the first of the proposed monthly sessions to be held in Delegate at the Country Club. The guest speaker was John Judge.
John’s presentation was outstanding. An excellent and expansive speaker, John outlined developments regarding the Bundian Way, including its history and the project’s benefits for the community.
He also spoke about the upcoming 100th anniversary of the Snowy River March. John’s great knowledge and interest regarding this event and war time history created some fascinating discussion and reminiscing for those in attendance.
The presentation finished with John delighting the group with a few lively tunes on his banjo. All agreed that the session had been informative and entertaining and look forward to another visit from John when Contact Group comes to Delegate.
It was a small group attending the last session in May. Many of the Contact Group are also members of the Bombala Scooter Club which was being featured in a film project on the day. However, this industrious little group got busy under the direction of Geraldine Dyer.
Inspired by Carol Badewitz’ presentation, they created some beautiful decorated canvas squares. These will form part of the work the Contact Group hopes to submit to the Cancer Care fundraiser in October.
Contact Group meets every Wednesday. For further information please call Bombala Council Community Services on 6458 4620.