'Heard it through the Grapevine'

ARTS OUT WEST: Tracey Callinan Executive Officer Arts Out West visited the Grenfell Art Gallery prior to the Henry Lawson Festival and was treated to an early viewing of the 2017 Art and Porcelain Exhibition.

It was a nice catch up for Tracey and Chris Lobb Festival Art and Porcelain coordinator.

Combined celebrations for Hamish Starr, Dorothy Starr and Angus Taylor.

Combined celebrations for Hamish Starr, Dorothy Starr and Angus Taylor.

Bob and Hazel Laundess returned to Grenfell for the Team Sorting events.

Bob and Hazel Laundess returned to Grenfell for the Team Sorting events.

COMBINED CELEBRATIONS: Families gathered together at Fettlers Restaurant to celebrate Dorothy Starr’s 70th and Angus Taylor’s 40th Birthdays. The families also took the opportunity to farewell Hamish Starr before his departure with the NSW Combined High Schools’ Cricket team for a three weeks’ tour of the UK.  Hamish jets out today June 30 for his trip of a lifetime.

BOB AND HAZEL VISIT GRENFELL: Former resident Bob Laundess and his wife Hazel returned to Grenfell last weekend to compete at the Team Sorting competition hosted by the Weddin Mountains Performance Horse Club Inc.

Bob and his siblings all grew up in Grenfell now lives in the small community of Bywong near Bungendore. He and his wife Hazel really enjoyed their trip home and caught up with many old friends. 

AN EVENING IN NEPAL:  The CWA Evening Branch annual International evening will be held on Wednesday July 20 at the Railway Hotel.

Nepal is the country of study this year. Carol Logan has been sourcing recipes and as in other years will have a wonderful menu for everyone to enjoy.

The evening will get underway at 6.30pm for fellowship followed by dinner at 7pm.

Local Librarian Anne Gault, who has travelled to Nepal a few times and volunteered to assist building a school following their devastating earthquake, will be guest speaker.

Everyone is invited to attend. Bookings close with Deidre Carroll on 6343 1574 on Sunday July 16.

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY: Grenfell is a very busy place with many events coming up including; this Sunday July 02 - Royal Far West Grenfell Branch Christmas in July, July 08 -Rugby Union’s 50th Anniversary game and celebrations, 15 Rock 'n’ Roll dinner and show at the Bowling Club, 15-17 -  Kart Club’s Bob Hinde Memorial, 20 – CWA Evening Branch International evening,  August 05-06 -  Active Festival, September 01-02 - Show, 09 - Caragabal Sheep Races, 23 - Jockey Club’s Sesquicentenary (150 years) of racing, 24 -Le Tour de Greenethorpe, 24-29 - Weddin Mountain Muster, October 07 -  Business Under the Stars, 14-15 -  Public School  Sesquicentenary (150 years).

The GPS is seeking memorabilia from members of the community for this weekend.

Tracey Callinan Executive Officer Arts OutWest and Chris Lobb Festival Art and Porcelain coordinator.

Tracey Callinan Executive Officer Arts OutWest and Chris Lobb Festival Art and Porcelain coordinator.