Healing Tent – 2020

What an incredible day we had at the Boolarra Folk Festival Healing Tent! Last year I was successful in obtaining a grant from FRRR for our Healing Tent in 2020. The money was used to make our setup better with a 9m x 7m tarp, poles, pegs and spreader bars, plus a new canopy for…

Boolarra Friends of the Red Cross – March 2020

We enjoyed a Christmas lunch at the Yinnar Pub, we had already made our booking before the Boolarra Pub reopened. We will look forward to celebrating Christmas 2020 in Boolarra. Red Cross Calling: for many years we have enjoyed the support of the 1st Yinnar Scout Group who door knocked in both Boolarra and Yinnar…

Morwell Stroke Support Group – Dec. 2011

The Morwell Stroke Support Group is a community organization where those attending can learn more about stroke, share their experiences, and become inspired to move forward. We are a happy band of people and you would be most welcome to pop in some time. Come and see for yourself if this is a group that…

Boolarra  Stompers – Relay For Life – Dec. 2011

Well, another year gone for the relay. Wasn’t a good one, thanks to the stormy weather, cancelled, but the Latrobe teams raised over $92,000.  How good is that! We had a couple of fundraisers and raised lots for the Cancer Council of Victoria for research and for support for people going through the traumas of…

Australian Red Cross – Boolarra Unit – Dec. 2011

The “BIG CAKE BAKE” morning tea on October 14th was a great success  and we raised $215.15 on the day! Everyone in attendance enjoyed a delicious morning tea and many purchased recipes to try out and produce to enjoy. A big “thank you” to all involved! On Monday November 14th we welcomed “Bev’s Fashions” back…

Australian Red Cross  –  Boolarra Unit – Sep, 2011

On May 7th, three of our members and guests attended a luncheon at the Morwell Bowls Club to celebrate the birthday of Henri Dunant, the founder of the International Red Cross movement.  Representatives from all the Units in Region 9 were present, and we all enjoyed a delicious lunch and the words of the guest…

Morwell Stroke Support Group – Sep. 2011

The Morwell Stroke Support Group is a community organization for the Latrobe Valley and beyond.  Those attending can learn more about stroke, share their experiences, and become inspired to move forward. We are a happy band of people and anyone is welcome to pop in and say hello. We usually meet on the first Tuesday…

Boolarra Stompers – Relay for Life – Sep. 2011

Well, another year going so fast.  We have had a couple of fundraisers so far and doing fine. We had the Big Boolarra Brecky at the Pub July 10th and with donations and raffles etc we made a total of $523.00.  Then on August 6th we held a Pizza and Movie night at the Boolarra…

Boolarra Red Cross – June. 2011

March was ‘Red Cross Calling’ month, and as in past years, members of the Yinnar Scouts door-knocked in the towns of Boolarra and Yinnar. The amounts raised (including tins in shops, Post Office and Boolarra Pub) were:  Boolarra $504.65 and Yinnar $522.80 – a grand total of $1,027.45. A very big “thank you” to the…

Boolarra, Yinnar and District Community Exercise Group – June. 2011

A 7th Birthday celebration was held on Monday 9th May at Yinnar Memorial Hall. The exercise session commenced at 10.30 am, followed by a casserole luncheon with any profit from the event being donated to Legacy. Members old and new from Morwell and Traralgon as well as the Boolarra and Yinnar regulars enjoyed the occasion,…