Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Buy a Badge While Up the Street and Support Legacy

Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Buy a Badge While Up the Street and Support Legacy

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LEGACY Week Co it's Australia's iconic fundraising campaign since 1942 and is also known for its Badge Day and the iconic badges offered as a token of appreciation for the donation made by the public.

Legacy Week is the annual national appeal to raise awareness and funds for the families of our deceased veterans. The funds raised from Legacy Week help Legacy continue to assist over 100,000 widows and 1900 children and people with disabilities Australia-wide, with essential services such as counselling and special housing and medical and social support.

Community members will have noticed badge stands in Warwick this week, while Allora can support Legacy by purchasing a badge from in front of the Allora Foodworks Supermarket tomorrow between 8am and 5pm, or on Saturday between 8am and 1 pm outside Allora Pharmacy.

Public support also helps Legacy nurture children's education by contributing towards school fees, books, uniforms, and recreational activities to aid their self-development.

Legacy Australia Chairman, Charles Wright said Legacy was C[pounds sterling]born out of a promise of mateship where a Digger promised his mate that would look after his wife and children back homeC[yen].

C[pounds sterling]By purchasing a badge during Legacy Week, you can continue that tradition through to today,C[yen] he said.

Wattles are in a grasp for glory

WATTLES Rugby League Club snatched the win of the season last Sunday evening when they defeated Goondiwindi 31-30 in extra time, the winning point coming off the boot of 17 year old Anthony McIntosh with a match winning field goal.

The Rob McIntosh coached side went into the match without injured regulars Coedie Tandy and Callum Glass and the coach himself, along with classy hooker Josh McIntosh and tough forward Matt Tuiono, both involved in a vehicle accident on match day.

Bench player Matt Sweedman was also assisted from the field in the second half against Goondiwindi, leaving him out of contention for this Saturday. …

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