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Zonta dinner: from breast cushions to cancer nurses in Sri Lanka

Ann Selle developed the prototype of the breast cushion and set it up as a Zonta project through all districts of Australia. On Wednesday, July 24, Ms Selle will be the guest speaker at the Zonta Club of Macarthur Inc dinner. The cushions are provided to women and men undergoing treatment in hospital for breast… Read more »

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Everyone’s invited to this Big Fat Greek BBQ

If you happen to be near the Big Yellow Umbrella community hall in Narellan between 1pm and 5pm this Saturday you may notice the smell of delicious Greek lamb souvlaki wafting in the air. And if your curiosity gets the better of you and you go closer to the Queen Street venue, you will also… Read more »

volunteers celebrate completing the big task of wrapping all those presents.

Wrapping mountain of Christmas gifts a team effort

Hundreds of local children who are either in care, in crisis situations, are victims of domestic violence or their family is struggling financially, will find a special gift under the tree this Christmas. The gifts were collected as part of this year’s Christmas Giving Tree appeal, which is organised by Wests Group Macarthur every year…. Read more »

Greg Warren with Macarthur Square centre manager Trevor Hill and Santa.

Mac Square’s trolley load of Christmas gifts

Campbelltown MP Greg Warren has lauded Macarthur Square centre management for donating an entire trolley load of gifts to his annual Christmas Toy Drive. Mr Warren has run the campaign for four years – with the shopping centre supporting the drive on each occasion. The number of donations this year has far exceeded any expectations… Read more »


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 »

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