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Hospital auxiliary wins right to host state conference

It has taken five years, but Campbelltown Hospital Auxiliary has finally done it. The auxiliary has won the right to host the 85th NSW United Hospital Auxiliaries State Conference on October 24 and 25. Campbelltown Hospital Auxiliary, which has raised more than $1.24 million since it was formed in 1953, entered a bid to host… Read more »

Lakeside Lady Golf Club Members annual Tee up for life charity golf day raised $5,000 for homeless charity Dignity.

Lakeside golf ladies give Dignity a financial boost

The Lakeside Lady Golf Club Members annual Tee up for life charity golf day is not about who finishes first. It’s about much more than just winning, with proceeds, as the title suggests, going towards a local charity doing good deeds. This year’s Tee up for life charity golf day was held at Camden Lakeside… Read more »

Little Yellow Umbrella play hub trailer will be launched on November 1 at Wests Leagues Campbelltown.

Little Yellow Umbrella will make job of Big Yellow Umbrella easier

Big Yellow Umbrella play a pivotal community role in Macarthur, providing 10 playgroups each week. These playgroups are a vital link for many families which have moved to the local area with no other family or support network. They need to make connections in their new community and these playgroups provide this opportunity. However, the… Read more »

MP Dr Mike Freelander wants to thank the volunteers of Macarthur.

Pat on the back for local volunteers the least we can do

There’s no doubt volunteering puts the icing on a community’s cake. The more volunteers, the better the community. Someone who’s seen volunteers up close and personal is Dr Mike Freelander. While he’s been our man in Canberra for the past two years, for 30 years before that he was a local paediatrician and in that… Read more »

Rhonda McCaw and her guide dog, Shelly.

Acoustic target shooting star needs our help

Rhonda McCaw has been legally blind since birth. A Macarthur resident for most of her life, she has diplomas in social welfare and health science. Rhonda is very active, volunteering in her community and also helps promote and advocate the rights of people with disabilities. She is also a very talented athlete and has set… Read more »


Ingleburn Lions ready to cook up a vandastic storm

The Lions Club of Ingleburn has been serving the local community for 56 years and will continue to do so for many to come. And from this weekend a new, bigger and better food van will help the service club have an even bigger presence around the traps. At 9am this Saturday, September 22, the… Read more »

Barbecue to help farmers: the team at Icon Visual Marketing.

Barbecue fundraiser for farmers: Campbelltown businesses unite

Campbelltown comradery will be at its best today when local businesses unite in support of Aussie farmers. The Frost Road barbecue from 11.30am will be hosted by Icon Visual Marketing with thanks to The Big Bite Café. All of the companies on Frost Road, Campbelltown have been invited to come along, with all proceeds going… Read more »

Gerard Bakkers receives his Jubilee Awards certificate from mayor George Brticevic.

Jubilee award recipients share special milestone with Campbelltown

This year’s Jubilee award recipients share a special milestone with Campbelltown. The Jubilee Awards recognise individuals in Campbelltown who have lived in or contributed to the community for 50 years or more. Campbelltown was declared a city 50 years ago in 1968, which was also the year the first ever electric train pulled into the… Read more »

Youth Solutions Celebrating the Greats of the 80s charity fundraising night on July 28.,

Youth Solutions salute to 1980s fashion and music

Turn on your crimpers and dust off your cummerbunds and ruffle frocks because Youth Solutions will be celebrating the greats of the 80s next month. The big annual fundraising event for Youth Solutions on Saturday, July 28 at The Cube in Campbelltown Catholic Club will be a fun celebration of 1980s fashion and music. Youth… Read more »

St Vincent de Paul Society volunteers in the Nagle Centre

Give a little to change a lot: National Volunteer Week

Give a little. Change a lot. The theme of National Volunteer Week (May 21-27) is a true reflection of the more than 1,600 Vinnies members and volunteers across the Macarthur, Illawarra, Shoalhaven and Southern Highlands. They make a profound impact in our local communities by generously giving their time to help improve the lives of others,… Read more »

Dot Lechner

How volunteers make our hospital ‘warm and inviting place’

Just a month after Campbelltown Hospital opened in October 1977, Dot Lechner signed up to become a volunteer. One of only three volunteers at that time, she has seen both the hospital and the number of volunteers grow over the years. And more growth is set to come with the plans progressing for a $632… Read more »

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