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TENNANT AND DISTRICT TIMES FRIDAY 3 AUGUST 2018 5
CWA Hall, Noble St, Tennant Creek
Desert Rose 21
Each Class attracts a Fee of $50 per class per person set by the Trainer.
FOLLOWED BY DAILY CLASSES UNTIL
MONDAY 13 AUGUST 2018
Email for a Workshop Program or for more information, contact Jenny Kitching on 0428 815 714.
Classes start 9.30am – 4pm daily with a 1⁄2 hour lunch
For those who have not ever used a Rotary Cutter, Ruler and Mat before, please be at CWA by 9am
for a demo and practice before the classes start to familiarise yourself with the tools required.
REGISTER YOUR INTEREST BY TUESDAY 31st JULY
Class Fees are for each class you register for and does not include
or cover the costs of your equipment, cutting boards, rotary
cutters, sewing machines and the material that you will need to
purchase to make your quilts and other products.
It’s time to get involved!
Wednesday 8th August 2018
3pm at the Memorial Club *
The following position will need to be filled: Chairperson,
Vice-Chairperson, Secretary, Treasure & 6 committee members.
This one event has allowed four generations of Tennant
Creek Children to receive a Christmas gift and the joy of
Christmas, without a single year missed since 1934.
Over the years and still today this one event, one gift for
some Tennant Creek children is the only Christmas joy
We thank the dedication of volunteers over the many
years who take committee position and work tirelessly to
ensure the children of Tennant Creek share the joy and
goodwill of Christmas.
You, your child or grandchild maybe one of the four
generation who experienced the Children’s Christmas
You may be new to Tennant Creek and want to become
involved in the community. Then I urge you to become
one of the dedicated people and volunteer to guarantee
this amazing event continues for many more generation.
Our AGM will be on Saturday 8th August 2018.
All committee positions NEED to be
filled to keep this event alive.
THE security staff travelling with the Prime
Minister on his recent trip to Tennant
Creek should be recognised for a very rare
They somehow managed to confine our Honourable
Local MLA, renowned for his ninja-like skills as a
photobomber, to just a couple of pictures.
– G.D. Egan, Tennant Creek.
Security staff recognised in PM’s visit
IT’S time to start
thinking about youth
within the commu-
nity who have dem-
the last year, with
the Northern Terri-
tory Young Achiever
Awards opening on
Created in 1990, the
encourage and promote
the positive achievements
of young Territorians 29
years old and under.
Young locals who have
won awards in the past
include: Eleanor Dixon
(Charles Darwin Univer-
sity Art Award in 2017),
Clayton Namatjira (Cono-
Award in 2015) and Jared
Baldwin (winner of the
NT Government Small
Business Award in 2014).
Information on the vari-
ous awards categories can
be found on the website
If you’ve already thought
of a young person who has
impressed you, early nom-
inations can be submitted
by calling 1300 148 228.
Seeking regional young achievers
EGGS BENNY: Barkly Regional Council CEO Steve Moore tucks into the
one of the Swimming Pool Kiosks’ most popular breakfast dishes - Eggs
Benedict. Council is seeking interest from people looking to lease the kiosk
and bring it to its full potential.
Kiosk offer could fill void
in morning café scene
BARKLY Regional Council is of-
fering a great opportunity to in-
dividuals, businesses or commu-
nity groups who hold a passion
for food and have a know-how for
An expression of interest to lease the
kiosk at the Tennant Creek Swimming
Pool has been extended to 22 August,
and provides the opportunity to expand
on an already popular venue which could
fill the void of sit-down breakfast and
coffee in town.
Top of the Town Café and Café Buzz
Bean, the town’s two only early morning
breakfast stops, closed down this year.
Mayor Steve Edgington said estab-
lishing a café at the pool was a great
“Council is focused on creating local
opportunities for local business, so we
are eager to find a private operator,”
Mayor Edgington said the kiosk is in
a prime location for attracting passing
trade, tourists and locals for breakfast
The successful applicant would be
tasked with operating the kiosk, includ-
ing serving breakfast and lunch and tak-
ing pool entries on behalf of the Council.
Currently operating under winter hours,
the Pool is open Monday to Friday from
11:30am to 6pm, and Saturday to Sunday
from 10am to 6pm.
For those interested in leasing the kiosk,
email email@example.com or
phone 8962 0076.
By CAITLIN McMAHON
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