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Andrew and Lorinda Wishart welcomed Jarvey Asher Edward on March 3.
A brother for Brielle and Micaiah.
Tijana Jokic from Macclesfield feeds carrots to Lightning, right, and Mac from the SA Working
Draught Horses Association at the Hahndorf Academy for its family fun day earlier this month.
Lightning lives at Charleston and Mac at Onkaparinga Hills.
THE history of some of the Hills’ old gardens was
brought to life by their current owners in a pictorial
talk organised by the Mt Lofty Districts Historical
Garden historian Sandra Kearney began by showing
photos of the early Hills gardens and talking about
the people who created them, illustrated with material
from the society’s archives.
Elizabeth Ganguly told how her home Boxwell on
Milan Terrace, Stirling, was built by the Halliday
brothers as a working farm.
David and Kath Inverarity live in the cottage Thornings
at Stirling, built by Arthur Hardy, originally set on
Margaret and Michael Randle spoke about their
property Kinclaven, at Crafers.
They commented that much of the information about
its history had come from visitors during their open
All the owners said they felt they were “custodians” of
their homes, and their aim was to restore, maintain and
continue planting for the future.
Margaret and Michael Randle. of Kinclaven.
LEFT: Elizabeth Ganguly, left, with David and
Pictorial talk brings garden history to life
FOOTBALL spectators can now
enjoy their pies closer to the action
at the Lobethal Recreation Ground
Sports Club thanks to a $10,000
sponsorship deal with Thomas Foods
The three-year deal has allowed the
Lobethal Football Club to relocate its
canteen closer to the clubrooms where
most of the outdoor fans gather.
It has also allowed the club to upgrade
its canteen with a modern fit-out.
Club sponsorship director Andrew
Huxter said the club was excited to be
continuing its strong partnership with
the company, which runs the Lobethal
abattoir – a major employer in the
“Not only does the sponsorship help
finance the day-to-day running of the
club, it also helps improve our sports
facilities which benefits Lobethal and
the wider community,” he said.
Thomas Foods International’s chief
operating officer, David McKay, said
the company was pleased to continue its
partnership with the Lobethal Tigers.
“Thomas Foods has always been
committed to giving back to the local
community,” Mr McKay said.
“Supporting the Lobethal Football
Club, which has some 200 players, is
extremely important to us.
“A football club is really the grassroots
of a community and we’re glad to help
them out in some way by re-committing
to another major sponsorship.”
Besides the Tigers, the company
supports other community-based groups
including the charity organisation
Young Tigers players Axel Bowman, left, Chilli Moss, and siblings Keely
and Torsten Skinner are delighted that the canteen at the Lobethal
Recreation Ground Sports Club is closer to the clubrooms and fans thanks
to a partnership deal with Thomas Foods International. Dishing up some
canteen goodies were Lobethal Football Club sponsorship director Andrew
Huxter and Thomas Foods International representative David Arnold.
Lobethal sponsorship welcomed
Mia Woods and her father Ian of Strathalbyn
enjoyed the recent session of the Hills Folk Club at
the Hagen Arms, Echunga.
Folk Club session
THE Hills Folk Club continues to perform in the
Hagen Arms Hotel, Echunga, with entertainment
ranging from violin and guitars, songs and comic
poetry. The sessions, on the third Sunday of each
month from 4–8pm, are all free, and open to everyone
to join in or just listen. Patrons can also enjoy artworks
in the upstairs Hagen’s Den where the sessions are held
this month featuring paintings by Janice Schiller.
International Nurses Day
ONKAPARINGA Valley Residential Care nurses
Marianne Foristal, left, Shuo ‘Shiny’ Zhang and
Mitchell Jones were among those celebrating
International Nurses Day on May 12.
The festivities also celebrated Volunteers week and
included a breakfast put on for staff and volunteers.
Throughout the morning nurses shared stories and
residents of the facility expressed their appreciation
through handmade cards and gifts.
HILLS Montessori students were
treated to a performance by acclaimed
Indonesian puppeteer Bapak Sumard,
who started studying the art of puppetry
at just 11 years of age. Mr Sumard
entertained students with a traditional
Wayang Kulit shadow puppet show
featuring a number of different
characters from the Ramayana story.
Each puppet represents a year of work
for a traditional craftsman and the
oldest puppet in Mr Sumard’s show was
first used more than 50 years ago.
Acclaimed Javanese puppeteer Bapak Sumard entertained Hills
Montessori students Satine Richmond, left, and Scarlett Mercure with his
traditional Indonesian shadow puppets.
Family fun at History Week event
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