Peter Codd has gad a request from Richard Walter from the Lions Club of Corio and Norlane, please see below for request.

I represent the Lions Club of Corio Norlane and would be grateful if you can read the information below and consider placing it in your newsletters, on your facebook pages or on your websites. We have 3 projects running at present all for Geelong communities and beyond. 1st is a Winter Blanket Appeal that will run until 30 th September, Businesses as well as Organizations and individuals can get involved by having a sleep over, sleep in or just bring a blanket day or just donating items that are sitting unused. We will accept Clean blankets, doonas, sleeping bags, sheets, quilts or cushions. 2nd is an ongoing Bike Project that we would encourage individuals or businesses to donate any unused bicycles that they may have, we will repair them and donate them to children who will enjoy a bike. If you are needing a bike, get in contact and we will see what we can do. 3rd is an ongoing Computer Project, where we would encourage any business that is looking to recycle their old computer systems to contact us and we will take them off your hands. We test, repair, upgrade and then donate them to families in need of this help. Any family that may be deserving of this service please get them to contact us. Please contact Richard on 0402 409 895, or

Jan G has requested the following in response to the Day for Girls Program- Torquay Salvation Army.If you have any reels of cotton or cotton materials and flannelette sheets that you do not need please get them to Jan Gillett so she can pass them onto Emma and Wendy for the Days for Girls Program.

Friends of Rice Village are having a shopping bus trip to Melbourne factory outlets and seconds stores on Saturday 7th November 2015. Cost to be confirmed will be between $50 to $77 per person and will include the following,two course meal, glass of wine and or soft drink and your bus travel. Please register now with Angie in the office at Rice Village on 52412210 or Linda 0408 524 136. You need to register your interest by 11/9/2015.

Two unhappy Cats supporters were seen trudging towards Richmond station about 10.30pm on Friday night lamenting what might have been! One of the unhappy Cats supporters will be taking up a new position with Eddie Airlines at Avalon International Airport when he retires from his current vocation! Will keep you posted!