Newspaper article Gympie Times, The Qld.

Help Clean Up Area

Newspaper article Gympie Times, The Qld.

Help Clean Up Area

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WITH Clean Up Australia Day just around the corner join the Widgee Team on Sunday, March 4. Local co-ordinator Margaret Fittler will meet everyone at the Widgee State School at 7am with plans for the clean-up trail from the school to the Glastonbury straight. Participants are requested to wear suitable clothing, comfortable shoes, a hat and sunscreen, and bring along plenty of water. A free barbecue lunch will be provided at the Bushman's Bar after all the hard work has been completed. The Gympie council will provide free drinks for volunteers. For further details contact Margaret on 5484 0420.

Widgee P&C

A MEETING has been called for 3.15pm next Wednesday to elect Widgee Primary School's P&C.

This committee plays a major role in the running of the school as funds raised by the P&C assist in ongoing costs for students and teachers. Contact the administration office on 5484 0888.

THE next meeting for the Widgee Community Complex is Monday, February 27, at 7pm in the complex building in Power Rd. Apologies to the secretary, Eveline Goy, on 5484 0053.

Pony club

WIDGEE Pony Club's second rally of the year, held last Sunday, saw riders put through their paces and enjoying the benefits of the club's instructors, Fran Moreland and John Kerwin.

The weather was kind and the grounds in tip-top condition for horses and riders. Fran and John were able to further evaluate the abilities of the less experienced and the skilled riders, helping refine strategies and practise safe riding methods.

Visiting instructor Wayne Perrin, who excels in the loading and unloading of horses on to floats, passed on some very helpful instruction in this area.

Wayne also assisted with training and gave helpful advice in many other spheres of horse riding.

Overall the club had a very successful day and are looking forward to their next rally on Sunday, March 4. …

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