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Waiting Staff and
Casual waiting work and wash up positions available.
Experience preferred but not essential.
Contact Ant on 5956 9520.
The Foreshore Bar/Restaurant, Rhyll
Annual General Meeting
Members of the Public are invited to attend the Annual
General Meeting of Bass Coast Health.
Education Centre, Grabham Wing
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at 6pm
Mr Paul Holman, Operations Manager, Ambulance
Ambulance Services Victoria Disaster Response
Business to be transacted:
1. To confirm the minutes of the 2014 Annual General
Meeting held on November 13, 2014
2. To receive the 2015 Annual Report and Financial
3. Award Presentations
4. To transact any other business, of which at least five (5)
days' notice has been given
5. Address by Guest Speaker
Chief Executive Officer
Melaleuca Lodge Secondhand
Opening every Saturday
10am - 12noon
Bill's Book Shed
1 Watchorn Road, Cowes
(off Settlement Road)
Donations of books may be
left at the Shed.
Call Joy 5952 2263 ah.
Tuesday, December 1 at 7.30pm
Phillip Island RSL Boardroom
Offshore Theatre has called an extraordinary meeting six
weeks after the AGM, which was held on October 20, 2015. At
that AGM nominations were not received for key office bearer
The reason for this meeting is two-fold:
To nominate a President, Secretary and a Vice President.
Previous members in these positions have not re-
nominated for 2016/2017.
To gather more support in reference to numbers on the
Our Phillip Island Offshore Theatre has had a long and varied
history, providing entertainment and joy to the community.
Without some interested parties attending this meeting a
decision will need to be made about the continuation of the
Offshore Theatre in the current form. The committee cannot
continue without office bearers and sufficient numbers of
There are many people on the Island with a background in
theatre and many others just interested in theatre. We are
asking these interested parties to step forward.
Elizabeth Mulhern on behalf of Offshore Theature.
Bev and Peter Emmett took care of the Cup Day
sweeps, at the Phillip Island Bowls Club last Tues-
Enjoying the Phillip Island Bowls Club Social
Bowls were winners, from left, Ed Hislop, Serge Cas-
tel and Bob Weaver.
Phillip Island Bowling
Club Cup Day Fun
There was lots of laughter and frivolity which ap-
peared to be the flavour of the day with all attendees
having a fun day.
A big thanks to Hilary and Laurie Goodman for the
extra mile they went dressing up the clubrooms, pro-
moting the day beforehand and assisting on the day.
Thanks to Greg and Judy our bar staff, for their un-
ending trips to serve those thirsty punters.
A big thanks to Bev and Peter Emmett for the running
of the sweeps throughout the day.
There were lots of lovely fascinators on the ladies and
some interesting Hawaiian flavoured shirts on some of
Social Bowls: On Thursday, November 5 it appears
the wet weather deterred many bowlers, however the
diehards still turned up to compete.
We were lucky enough to have a visitor from Croydon,
Japanese day at
IT was all things Japa-
nese at Cowes Primary
recently, with students
invited to come along
dressed for the day in
costume to celebrate.
The traditional Japa-
nese kimonos were a
very popular choice with
the girls, while the boys
tended to prefer the Nin-
ja warrior, sumo wres-
tler or the martial arts
One enterprising stu-
dent came along dressed
as a sushi roll, and
some were inspired by
the Hiragana mnemon-
ics that Cowes students
study when learning to
read and write Japanese
Linking an image to
each sound in Japanese
writing makes learning
the 46- strong syllabary
easy for the students,
and gave rise to many
of dressing up for the
Thus nestled between
sushi and cherry blos -
soms, parents could
spot hippies (used for
the kana 'hi'), Batman's
Joker (from the kana
'ka'), rabbits (from the
kana 'ra') and chemists
(from the kana 'ke').
Entertainer Asia Raya,
who travelled to Phil-
lip Island from Bendi-
go, taught the children
about Japanese culture
and involved them in
playing the taiko drums,
koto guitar, and in tra-
ditional dancing and ka-
rate, the entertainment
culminating in a humor-
ous Japanese shadow
Class teachers dedi-
cated classroom time to
cultural activities, such
as constructing origami
figures, painting sakura
(cherry blossoms), writ-
ing Haiku poetry, and
singing and dancing.
The school's 550 stu-
dents all learn Japanese.
Looking lovely dressed in traditional Japanese kimonos are Cowes Primary students, from left, Ngaio
Peck, Gabi Dafner-Williams, Serina Darling, Romi Purdey, Jasmine Scott, Belle Andersen, Kira Mascaros
and Georgia Anderson.
Martial art wear was popular with the boys when
it came choosing a costume to celebrate Japanese
culture. They are from left Marques Soper, Brayden
Kleverkamp, Leo Savona, Jack Huther, Jack Hosk-
ing and Lochie King-Everingham (seated).
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