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Loxton Charity For All Bingo, Loxton Club.
7pm for eyes down at 7.30pm. This week’s
bingo is in aid of Loxcare.
The Flavors and Tastes Market, Berri
Riverside Caravan Park, Riverview Drive, on
the grassed area by the kiosk and coffee
shop, 8am to 1pm. Enjoy locally-made,
cooked and created goods. All welcome.
The Riverland Orchid Society meeting will
be held at the Uniting Church Belmont
Hall, Denny Street, Berri at 1.30pm. Guest
Speaker will be Kevin Cattermole. Plants to
be benched by 1.15pm. All welcome. For
more information, contact Marianne on
LOXTON GARDEN CLUB
Loxton Garden Club meets this Sunday,
September 15, at 2pm at ‘Salmon Gum
Estates’, owned by Jacque and Peter
Schulz, 196 French Road, Loxton North,
with signs erected.
Bring your own chairs for this venue and
afternoon tea to share. Club raffle and
trading table. All welcome. For more
information, call Margaret Archer on 0488
517 368 or Ian Cass on 0428 876 220.
LOCAL CLUB NEWS
MARDI GRAS EVENT
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15
Rotary Club of Loxton is hosting a
champagne breakfast fundraiser on Sunday
from 9am at Blythman’s Party Shed,
3331 Kingston Road, Loxton, for Charity
Ambassador Melissa Blythman. $25 per
person. For further information, or for tickets,
call Melissa on 0407 843 197.
Riley Leonard, son of Leah and Jesse Smith, of Loxton, was
born at the Loxton Hospital Complex on August 30.
Victoria Emma, daughter of Emma Webster and Steven Rose, of
Loxton, was born at the Loxton Hospital Complex on September
Arli River, daughter of Kirsty-Lee Whittingham and Everette
Giles, of Loxton, was born at the Loxton Hospital Complex on
September 8. A little sister for Niyah, 2.
by Samantha Thomas
A paramedic will return to her
country roots after accepting a
position with the local station.
Paramedic Elona Gulino, 23, joined
the SA Ambulance Service Loxton
team recently after completing her
internship in Adelaide.
“We got given a list (of position loca-
tions) and the Riverland was on the top
of my country preferences,” she said.
Ms Gulino said she was “happy”
to be living and working in Loxton
after spending her early years in Port
“I grew up in the country, so I didn’t
mind moving back to the country,” she
“It’s a nice change being out here.
“The pace is a bit slower.”
After completing her internship
at multiple stations across northern
Adelaide, Ms Gulino said she was
looking forward to working with
“All the country teams are really
nice,” she said.
“They’re super close-knit.
“There’s heaps of people in metro, so
you’re working with different people
all the time.
“Here, you’ve got your one little
Ms Gulino said she hoped her job
would allow her to connect with locals.
“Being a smaller community, you
do get to know everyone as well,” she
“You get to know your patients.
“You might see them down the street
and you can catch up on how they’re
“You never see your patients again
in the city.”
Ms Gulino said she chose to
study paramedic science at Flinders
University after aspiring to work in the
health industry for many years.
“I did my first shift and fell in love
with it,” she said.
“I like being out and about and see-
ing different people every day.
“You’re always exposed to some-
Outside of work, Ms Gulino said she
was interested in playing soccer after
competing in Adelaide and was look-
ing forward to living by the river.
Return to country life
for new paramedic
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Local woman Amanda
Schubert recently snapped
this photograph in her garden.
Paramedic Elona Gulino, 23,
joined the SA Ambulance
Service Loxton team recently,
allowing her to return to
her country roots after
growing up in Port Lincoln.
PHOTO: Samantha Thomas
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