Australian Red Cross Blood Service News
This week Dubbo blood centre is 29 donations short of what is needed to support patients in need. It is vital these appointments are filled to ensure supplies.
Wednesday, Thursday & Friday are days of particular concern.
To make an appointment please call 13 14 95 or visit donateblood.com.au
You can also make appointments at the Dubbo Blood Donor Centre - 1/150 Darling Street
Monday 11:30am - 7pm
Tuesday 11:30am - 7pm
Wednesday 11:30am - 7pm
Thursday 8am - 2pm
Friday 8am - 3pm
Saturday* 8am - 12:30pm
*Open first Saturday of the month only.
Black Dog Ride
Black Dog Ride's iconic annual 1 Dayer aims to start a national conversation about depression and suicide prevention.
Get the country talking and ride with your local 1 Dayer.
Dubbo on Sunday 18th March 2018.
Meet: From 7:00AM at Macquarie Inn for breakfast.
Riders will leave at 9AM sharp!
We encourage everyone to meet the riders at Dunedoo for morning tea around 10:30AM, or join us at The Commercial Hotel for our post ride lunch from 12PM.
Fantastic $20 Black Dog Ride meal deal, followed by raffles and live music.
Contact: Wayne Amor - email email@example.com
Or look up the Dubbo Black Dog Ride Facebook page.
Register as a rider for Black Dog Ride's one Dayer online by midnight AEST 5th March
and you will go into the draw to WIN an Indian Motorcycle valued at approx. $20,000!
Register today at blackdogride.com.au
Cancer Council Launches Healthy Lunch Box Website
The task of creating a healthy school lunch is now easier for Western NSW parents.
Cancer Council NSW's newly launched Healthy Lunch Box website (healthylunchbox.com.au).
The website includes recipes, ideas and tips – and it also features an interactive lunch
box builder that enables parents and their kids to plan a healthy lunch box at home, or on the move with their smartphone or tablet.
The Healthy Lunch Box shows parents how easy it can be to add more fruit and veg,
and pack a lunch box that kids will love to eat while encouraging behaviour that has lifelong cancer prevention benefits.
Visit healthylunchbox.com.au and pack a tasty healthy lunch box today!
Dubbo Farmers Markets | 1st & 3rd Saturday of the Month
On the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month - rain, hail or shine locals and visitors alike get together to enjoy and appreciate the feast of fresher, tastier produce from your local producers.
Held from 8 am to 12 noon on the lawn of the home of the Dubbo Farmers Market, The Macquarie Lions Park, situated behind the Visitor Information Centre on the corner of Newell Highway and Macquarie Street, Dubbo.
The markets offer a range of seasonal fresh produce, fresh fruit and vegetables, herbs and plants.
There is also fresh bread, a selection of local pork, beef and lamb, award winning olive oils, preserves, jams, marinates honey, wine, nuts and so much more.
Enjoy our fresh breakfast and coffee options with family and friends before you start exploring the regional produce, sampling and taking home all the goodies you will need to prepare your own gourmet dishes at home.
Dubbo Triathlon Club - Tri Stars Junior Event
Swim, cycle and run at the Dubbo Aquatic Centre and Victoria Park!
This event focuses on fun, participation and personal achievement.
Events are held on sealed roads under marshall conditions to ensure
the safety of all children.
This event is for first time participants and experienced, for all fitness levels.
Will be held on Sunday 10th December, 21st January and 18th February.
$5 registration cost, tickets can be found here: https://www.123tix.com.au
Wellington Probus Club Meeting
Wellington Probus Club will be holding their first meeting for the year on Friday 2nd February 2018 at Wellington Bowling Club, Guest Speaker - Nick Lowther, ABC Western Plains Radio. Everyone is most welcome to come along.
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