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Editor Peter Herriman - 0429 811 958.  Published: 09/10/2015

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Continuing on with the theme of Volunteers.  Well done to all volunteers and thank you to all who took time out of their busy days to come celebrate at the Free ECBAT Afternoon tea. Here is a snap of some of those attending.

ECBAT News #8.

News we hope you can use. Like Southern Goyder News from ECBAT #8 - What's On the Weekend - 09/10/15 on Facebook

The big news is the 'Eudunda Show Program' (Booklet) is printed and out. It's looking very nice with lots of exciting things this year.

A big highlight over the next couple weeks will be the Local Open Gardens - see below.

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The Latest News

Some of these items need immediate action if you wish to be involved.
These news items have been collected ('mashup') from the Eudunda Web Portal, the Southern Goyder Community Calendar, various Websites, Facebook pages and Twitter feeds and some email sources from various organisations, kind enough to send information. Oh! and sometimes good old hard copy from Newspapers give inspiration too. Thank you to all sources.
  • Rain Showers & 2.4 Earthquake & Fires
  • Eudunda Show 'Horses In Action' (HIA) on website
  • Local Nursery Roots 'N' Leaves inaugural Open Day
  • Light it Red for Dyslexia
  • UCare Eudunda - Official Opening Day 16th Oct
  • Betty Gray's Open Iris Garden - 17 & 18th Oct
  • Citizen of the Year Nominate ECBAT urge to do it Now!
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Rain Showers & 2.4 ML Earthquake & Fires

What a week!

RAIN - Surprised to have a sudden rain shower come through as I finish off this news. 

EarthquakeDid you hear or feel the earthquake October 3rd?
Jae Dalgleish out at Bower reported that it was quite strong, and no wonder why. On investigating the Geoscience Australia websit shows that it was centred between Bower and Mt Mary about 4km down.
check the website for more details including google map of location (zoom in)

Fires - A big thank you to the CFS for managing first a fire at Brownlow and then another at Tarnma.over this long weekend. The weather was very hot and windy making it a risky time.

Eudunda Show 'Program' Printed and on website

The Eudunda Show has now available it's 'Show Program' & entry forms  PRINTED and available in the shops and also as PDF's on the website for anyone to download. Please spread the word about it so everyone can check out the rules and enter on time.

Roots ‘N’ Leaves – Inaugural Open Day – 10th Oct 2015

We wish local business all the best for their opening. Colin & Nerina Kirkman have amassed  over 600 Tall Bearded Irises for you to admire. 
Gold Coin Donation to Legacy, Sausage Sizzle & More.

Read the Details on their web page:

Light it Red for Dyslexia – 15th Oct 2015

The local DASLD group wish to promote the discussion of Dyslexia within the region and thier is currently an initiative to do this by asking everyone to "Light their area RED" on Oct 15th.
The 18th - 24th Oct will be dedicated to this awareness initiative.

Read the Details on their web page:

UCare Eudunda - Open Day - 16th Oct

All Welcome to come see this new service to the community
Uniting Connections Hall Eudunda, 24 Barwell Street.

Read the Details on the Community Calendar:

Betty Gray's Open Iris Garden - 17th & 18th Oct

All Welcome to come see Betty's beautiful Tall Bearded Iris flowers over this weekend
Eudunda, 40 Bruce Street.
This is a fundraiser for the Eudunda Hospital Auxiliary
It’s great value with a donation of $5 including Mixed plate and bottomless Cup of Tea or Coffee. 

Read the Details on the Community Calendar:

Citizen of the Year ECBAT urge to Nominate.

As you go around at work or play in the region, you are bound to see people who work hard to better the community in some way. It may be volunteering for a service, an event or sport.  They have most likely done so for quite some time, never complained and always happily put their hand up to volunteer.
Here is your chance to Nominate outstanding work in the Community.

Citizen of the Year,
Young Citizen of the Year,
Community Event of the Year

Presentation of the awards will be at the Australia Day Breakfast on the 26th Jan 2016.

More Details - the Advertisement, Nomination form and criterea:

From the Community Calendar - Oct - Nov 2015

Click on the links to go to the Southern Goyder Community Calendar to see more about the event
To find out more go to the website:

Other Resources

Did you know that the region has several website resources for you to use? and calendar.eudunda.netFacebook  and Twitter

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