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The Loxton News, Wednesday, October 11, 2017
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Call 8584 7271 to have your bundle of joy feature in The Loxton News.
Aston Alexander, son of Nick Hawthorne and Kara
Murphy, of Pinnaroo, was born at the Loxton Hospital
Complex on October 3.
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for advertising committee meetings or group
AGMs. If you are a not-for-proﬁt organisation with an
upcoming event, email the details to:
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6
Melbourne Cup Eve Dinner to be held at
the Loxton Bowling Club. Cost $35pp which
includes hors d'oeuvres, orange juice,
sherry, champagne (on arrival), main fare
and dessert. Sweeps, cacutta, phantom call
and novelty races available. Bookings, with
payments, to Surf to Suit prior to Tuesday,
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12
Gourmet Day, nine hole ambrose at
the Loxton Golf Club, starts 10am for
a 10.30am hit off. Teams of four, great
prizes, quality food and drinks on course. To
register a team, call 8584 1490.
HIGH SCHOOL CANTEEN ROSTER
(Starting time is 10.15am)
Mon, Oct 16: H. Davison
Tues, Oct 17: E. Johnston
Wed, Oct 18: B. Hoffmann
Thurs, Oct 19: T. Reichelt
Fri, Oct 20: E. Wachtel
MARDI GRAS EVENTS
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14
The combined junior Mardi Gras ambassador
entrants will be hosting a street stall in East
Terrace, from 8.30am to 11.30am. Donations
welcome or purchase some homemade
treats to enjoy.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15
Loxton Has Talent, a great program of locals
airing their abilites, from 1.30pm, Loxton
Bowling Club. Rafﬂe, lucky door prize,
afternoon tea. $20 admission. Supporting
Genni Lehmann, Loxton Hospital Mardi Gras
senior ambassador. Bookings to 0428 464
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7
Melbourne Cup luncheon at the Loxton Club,
from 11am. Sweeps, rafﬂe, TAB facility, best
hat, best fascinator, best dressed, fashion
parade. $25. Supporting Genni Lehmann,
Loxton Hospital Senior Mardi Gras entrant.
LOXTON & DISTRICTS
Nominations are hereby called to fill three (3)
vacancies on the Loxton & Districts Health
Advisory Council at the Annual General
Meeting. The current incumbents are eligible for
Nominations must be in writing, signed by two
residents of the community and the nominee,
who must also be a resident of the community.
The AGM will be held on Monday
20 November 2017 at 7.00pm at Loxton Club,
Bookpurnong Road, Loxton.
Voting shall take place if more than the required
number of nominees has been received.
Nomination forms are available from the
Hospital Administration Department and must be
received by the Returning Officer prior to 5pm on
Friday 3 November 2017.
Loxton Hospital Complex
C/- 41 Drabsch Street
LOXTON SA 5333
The term "community member" refers to a
person who lives in the Loxton Waikerie Council
area or who live outside the council area but use,
or may use services provided by, or associated
with the Loxton Hospital Complex.
A feeling of general
wellness for Mind,
Body & Spirit
0428 151 179
6 Pyap Street, Loxton
LOCAL CLUB NEWS
LOXTON MENS PROBUS
The next meeting of Loxton Men's Probus
will be Tuesday, October 17, at 10am on
the property of John Schwarz, Gurra Gurra.
Car pooling, please meet in the car park
opposite the Loxton Club by 9.15am. Guest
speaker will be Roger Fielke, men's health
suicide. Barbecue luncheon, cost $3. Feel
free to bring along a friend, all welcome.
Local building company Hand Built
Homes Riverland was awarded for
excellence by the Housing Industry
Association at the 2017 HIA-CSR
Housing and Kitchen and Bathroom
Awards held at theAdelaide Convention
Centre on Saturday night.
The company received the coveted 'Country
Builder' award for the best new house built
by a builder located outside metropolitan
Adelaide for its Anderson project in Renmark.
The prestigious award recognised the high
quality of construction, excellent workman-
ship and meticulous attention to detail in a
Company directors Gary Schultz and Jamie
Knowling accepted the award on the night.
Mr Knowling said the Anderson project is
a unique home built to the client's specific
requirements and epitomises the best in con-
"The acceptance of this award was extreme-
ly satisfying for the Hand Built staff and part-
ners that attended the evening given the high
quality of the other entries by builders from
across country South Australia," he said.
"It also recognises our high level of cus-
tomer service and the outstanding craftsman-
ship of our tradespeople, many of whom have
worked for us for many years."
To top off the night, Hand Built Homes
Riverland received a commendation in the
highly competitive Best Custom Built Home
$550,001 -- $750,000 category also for the
This time Hand Built Homes Riverland were
judged against both country and metropolitan
builders in this category and were just pipped
by Adelaide builder Turnball Built.
Mr Knowling said the two state awards add
to the others received by Hand Built Homes
Riverland in recent years.
"It is testament to our continuous drive to
produce exceptional quality and value for
money custom built homes," he added.
Local company gets
its hands on top award
award at the
Owen James, son of Daniel and Jennifer McCullough,
of Loxton, was born at the Loxton Hospital Complex
on October 7. A little brother for Anna, 5, Macy, 3,
and Kira, 1.
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