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LUCERNE FOODS The Canowindra Phoenix

ISSN 1837-0136
PARTS & MACHINERY Issue 130 Wednesday 27 October 2010
AUTHORISED DEALER FOR Your free weekly guide to life in and around locally first!
Congratulations to The Old Vic Inn and
The Age of Fishes Museum who are
MOWERS, TRACTORS, RTVS, finalists in the 2010 NSW Tourism Awards
in the categories of Standard
STATIONARY ENGINES & GENERATORS Accommodation and Specialised Tourism
& Services respectively. The awards dinner
will be held Friday 19 November at
Rosehill Gardens Racecourse Sydney. FINN’’S
HAY MOWERS, RAKES & BALERS More than 150 finalists were selected
from 30 award categories, with the STORE
COME IN AND SEE THE RANGE winners from each category going on to
take part in the national tourism awards
Mill Street CANOWINDRA early next year.
P: 02 6344 1208 F: 6344 1845 “The NSW Tourism Awards are the State’s
M: 0427 247 736 most prestigious tourism accolade,” said
Minister for Tourism Jodi McKay. “Last
Snippets... year the NSW winners dominated the
Australian Tourism Awards, with seven
Film: OUR GENERATION a new NSW tourism operators taking out the
documentary on Aboriginal rights national award in their categories. We GIFTWARES
in Australia is being held Friday had more winners than any other state, WOMEN’S CLOTHING
29 October @ 7pm at Orange highlighting the strength, and diversity of
Local Aboriginal Land Council our tourism businesses.” ACCESSORIES
42 Dalton Street Orange, for only Ms McKay said the 157 finalists included with cake and coffee
a gold coin donation. For more 129 from regional NSW and 28 from the
Greater Sydney area. “It was particularly
information: call Renae on 9:30am-5ish
0433 814 557 encouraging to see so many finalists
from regional areas, showing the depending on demand
Weekend: the 11th annual fantastic quality and variety of tourism
Windowrie Weekend is being operators across the State. “These awards
held this year in conjunction with 35 Gaskill Street
are about celebrating, recognising and
th e C r a ve 2 0 1 0 S y d ne y rewarding those tourism businesses that CANOWINDRA
International Food Festival. The 8 demonstrate outstanding achievement
course degustation lunch “Neila: and success throughout the year.” Phone 02 6344 1638
Amid the Vines”, features local At a local level, this year has been a
produce, wines and entertainment period of change and achievement in
from 12.30pm–5pm Saturday 30 Canowindra. Long standing businesses The Canowindra Golf Ladies
October for $95pp, Kids Club have closed, such as Jeanette’s Invite you to frock up and join them
available for families. Turn up at Inspiration and Raw Canvas, but many
11am for the vineyard & winery new businesses and groups have started: Tuesday 2 November
tour. Saffi clothing and accessories;
12 noon for a
There’s only a few tix left so book lillylollylegs; Perennialle Plants; Finn’s
Store; Bendy Street Emporium; NSW
now on 02 6341 4141.
Barefoot: Twilight Bowls are now Pathology; Canowindra Business Melbourne Cup Luncheon
on at Canowindra Bowling Club Chamber and Canowindra@home.
Hamilton’s Bluff cellar door has
and Fashion Parade
every Friday night. Get your name reopened, Wallington Wines is now in featuring
in by 6pm for a 6:30pm start. conversion to Organic accreditation; Ruby
Come along and enjoy a friendly
game of bowls, stay for dinner
Rosnay hosted Flickerfest and the Sydney Saffi
and a few drinks with your mates.
Underground Film Festival and the
announcement that we will be the host
clothing and accessories
& Red Dress
No experience necessary, every- town for the 2011 Balloon National
body welcome. Championships. Lucky Door Prize, Best &
Bins: the bins on Gaskill Street are Things are looking positive for everyone, Novelty Hat Prizes and sweeps
for public litter only, not for do- the rain has eased drought conditions, $12 includes luncheon
mestic or business purposes, so and if businesses do well there will be
please don’t load them up, espe- more jobs and money around. It is Tickets available from:
cially over the weekend as there is fortunate that Canowindra is growing in
Saffi corner Ferguson & Belmore Streets
no rubbish collection then, and now economy as well as tourism, so support
your town and shop locally first. or the Canowindra Golf Club
that there are more visitors to the
town due to the longer warmer
days, it makes our town look un-
Brew: explore flavours of Aussie
beer matched with awesome food this Friday 29 October
at Ocktoberfest, Old Vic Inn’s premium Aussie beers designed to
celebration of good food and GOLD
match 5 delicious courses
beer. It’s your last chance to WINNER

experience the fun and food this 02 6344 1009 Cppl!opx///pomz!b!gfx!tfbut!mfgu"""!

Friday night, so book now on
02 6344 1009. 56 Gaskill Street
FIRE SEASON tasteCanowindra
Despite all the good rain... 42 Ferguson Street Canowindra
fire season will begin Saturday
1 November 13 November
so drag out that old petrol pump
& hose, keep your mobile phone
handy & an eye on the horizon Geoffrey Lancaster
for smoke. piano forte recital
Ring 000 if you see any, just in case!
Also there are a few brown plus 3 course meal
Elaine Cheney with Cabonne Mayor sticks around too so be careful. preceded by free
Bob Dowling (left) and Cr David Hyde If you need any advice regarding wine tasting
the RFS Careers, training, First
Few organisations in Eugowra have not
been influenced by Cabonne Council’s
Aid, fire permits etc or would like
to join our Brigade (Rivers) call:
coffee with performer
Volunteer of the Month Mrs Elaine Kyle Wallace CAPT 6344 3116
Cheney. afterwards
“Elaine is an outstanding example to
or 0428 281 401 bookings essential
others and her work has enriched the Ken Stanley TRR 0427 722 973
lives of those around her,” Cabonne see website or call for details
Mayor Bob Dowling said.
However after receiving her award from
the Mayor and Eugowra-based Councillor
02 6344 2332
David Hyde, Mrs Cheney said there many
other Eugowra volunteers who deserved
to be recognised.
“In a small country town, we just roll up
Canowindra Public School
our sleeves and get the job done,” she Kindergarten Orientation for 2011
said. A meeting for parents of children
Mrs Cheney has been the president of
the Eugowra Red Cross for 27 years and commencing school in 2011 will
heavily involved with the Eugowra be held on
Promotion and Progress Association, Thursday 28 October at 7pm
Eugowra Historical Museum and
Bushranger Centre, Eugowra VIEW Club, On Tuesday 19 October a team of four Followed by Orientation Days for
Cabonne Meals on Wheels, Eugowra Year 11 Hospitality students from
Community Bowling Club, Eugowra Canowindra High School competed in the children on
Australia Day Committee, Eugowra Rural Whirlpool Cooking and Barista Challenge Monday 1 November 1:40-3pm
Transaction Centre, Eugowra SES and at Bathurst Entertainment Centre.
Eugowra Self Care Units Committee. Monday 8 November 1:40-3pm
Penelope Whatman, Chelsea McKenzie,
She is also a lay minister and parish Casey Edwards and Lucy Elliott, with Monday 15 November 1:40-3pm
secretary for the Eugowra Anglican Elizabeth Devlin as reserve and support For further information contact
Church and has run the Friday Market (pictured above), under the direction of
Nights at Eugowra Bowling Club for more Hospitality teacher, Kevin Smyth, coped the school on 02 6344 1403
than 10 years. very well under pressure having just 45
“Elaine is the curator of the historical minutes to prepare and cook two dishes CANOWINDRA IN THE BIG SMOKE
museum in Eugowra and preserving and of the four courses. On Wednesday 27 October at 7pm 1000
documenting the town’s history is her The team was required to cook four diners will sit down to an al fresco
passion,” Cr Hyde said. courses from a degustation menu that degustation dinner on the water’s edge
“Her work with the State Emergency incorporated kumara as the main of the historic shipping wharf at Walsh
Services is also vital, but sometimes goes ingredient. Their menu consisted of an Bay. The event will showcase fine food
unseen. She helps maintain appetiser of ravioli, a red lentil soup, of the Walsh Bay restaurants with some
communications during floods and other Spanish Tortilla, and a Meringue dessert. great wines from Canowindra,
times of crisis and stays at her post from Winning second place in their section, accompanied by some cool jazz.
start to finish.” the team won a Whirlpool refrigerator for Palette on the Pier: An Arts Table for
Cr Hyde said Mrs Cheney recently helped the school. 1000 is a project of the Walsh Bay
form the Eugowra VIEW Club and was Judges including Simonne Hawke from Precinct Partnership, to ensure the
actively working to recruit new members. Lolli Redini, Michael Manners from sustainable growth of Walsh Bay. It is
“Elaine is also a key worker and organiser Manners & Borg, Phillipe Legall from planned to support a different non-
for Australia Day ceremonies in the Legall Patisserie and Brett Melhuish from profit arts organisation each year, this
town,” he said. 92 Bentinck, were impressed by the years recipient is Regional Arts NSW.
Canowindra team’s use of local Bob Craven from tasteCanowindra will
Steve Thompson Plumbing ingredients: olive oil from L’Estrange,
Murrungundy pistachio nuts and eggs
be presenting each wine at the dinner,
and contributing photos and an article
and herbs from the students own homes. in The Phoenix next week.
Installation, repairs
& maintenance of St Edward’s Primary School Canowindra
solar & heat-pump hot water systems
roofing - draining - general plumbing invites interested parents and children to our
DOMESTIC, COMMERCIAL, RURAL & INDUSTRIAL Orientation Days for Kindergarten 2011
Day 1 9-11am Wednesday 27 October 2011 Kinders and parents
Day 2 9-11am Wednesday 3 November 2011 Kinders only
0428 532 984 Day 3 9-11am Wednesday 10 November 2011 Kinders only
For more information please contact The Principal
Fast, efficient service! Lic 70446C Ken McNamara on 02 6344 1170
5 November 2010
This week’s specials
 Local iceberg lettuce $2ea 11.30am to 4.30pm
 Local broccoli $3/kg at
 Local Beurre Bosc pears $3/kg “Bonaview” Koorawatha
 Green beans $6/kg
Special guest: Dr Sue
Phone orders: 6344 1011 Cabonne Council paid tribute to one of its Hatcher, Senior Research Sci-
most dedicated employees when it entist/Animal Genetics Re-
Pear Tart officially farewelled Merlene James this
week. search from DPI Orange
Sweet shortcrust pastry Mayor Bob Dowling said he could not For any further information
125g butter, softened speak highly enough of Mrs James, who please contact Scott Hickman
125g caster sugar retired recently after 16 years as the
coordinator of Council’s Home and
2 eggs Community Care Services (HACCS) based or 0427450416
125g ground almonds in Canowindra.
1 tbsp plain flour Presenting her with a plaque and RSVP: 29 October
bouquet of flowers, Cr Dowling said
250g caster sugar, plus 2 tsp Mrs James had given outstanding IT’S TIME TO SHINE
4 Beurre Bosc pears leadership of the service which provides Although it has only been two weeks
high quality support to help maintain the since opening, Finn’s Store has made
1 cinnamon stick, broken in half independent lifestyles of the frail aged and quite an impact on both visitors and
3 cloves young people with disabilities. locals alike. Owners Jackie and Geoff Yeo
With the support of 135 volunteers, are astounded by the amount of positive
½ lemon HACCS provides various levels of support encouragement and support they have
2-3 strips thick orange zest to 180 clients in Cabonne Shire. received from other businesses and the
½ vanilla pod “Merlene worked extremely closely with public, and thank everybody who gave
her volunteers and clients, providing an flowers, cards and gifts upon opening.
Cream the butter & sugar together excellent range of services that are a Jackie and Geoff bought the historic
in a large bowl until light & fluffy. testament to her dedication and skills,” Finn’s building in June this year, and
Cr Dowling said. opened its doors Wednesday 13 October.
Gradually beat in the eggs then The Mayor said Mrs James always put the
fold in the ground almonds & flour. Jackie is extremely passionate about
needs of her clients first and worked hard Canowindra which she has demonstrated
Mix well & chill until needed. to ensure that every measure was taken to by the amount of time and effort she and
Put the sugar in a saucepan with 2 achieve the best outcomes for those Geoff have put into restoring a unique
cups of water stir over medium heat clients. part of our village’s history.
Mrs James said she could not have Jackie invites all businesses to leave
until sugar has dissolved. Peel the carried out her role without the valuable
pears, add to the pan with the brochures, flyers or business cards at the
assistance of her “wonderful staff and Store to promote the diverse businesses
cinnamon & cloves. Squeeze juice terrific volunteers.” and activities our town has to offer.
from lemon into pan, add the “We were also very fortunate that HACCS Come in and meet Jackie and Geoff and
squeezed lemon & orange zest. Split came under Cabonne Council’s auspices,” browse through all the beautiful wares in
she said. Finn’s rejuvenated store.
vanilla pod in half, scrape out seeds “This meant that Council looked after most
and add to pan with pod. Add more of the administration, which
water to cover pears. allowed the HACCS staff to concentrate on
Ensure that the pears stay providing the best services we could to
submerged in the poaching liquid & our clients,”
Mrs James said she was looking forward to
simmer for 20 minutes, remove pears spending her retirement in
to a plate with a slotted spoon and Canowindra.
discard the rest. Set aside until cool.
Preheat the oven to 190°C. Cut
pastry to line tart tin. Spread the
To the editor...
almond mixture evenly on top. The Canowindra Lions Club Inc wish to
Cut the pears in half lengthways and thank the public for supporting the
scoop out core, slice widthways Lions Cord Blood Foundation “Great
place in pastry case & fan them out. Grocery Grab” raffle.
Bake for 55 minutes to 1 hour, until Due to your support all tickets were
pastry is golden & filling is set. sold and the raffle was drawn at
Sprinkle with the extra 2 teaspoons Lawrence’s IGA on 2 October by
caster sugar and bake in the oven Libby Tremain.
for a further 15 minutes to finish off The winner was Regina Britt.
the browning. Cool in the tin slightly, Thank you again for your continued
then remove and transfer to a wire
rack. Serve warm or at room support.
temperature with a dollop of crème From the Members of the
fraîche. Canowindra Lions Club. 0427 077 798
The Phoenix CANOWINDRA's OLDEST HOTEL Ph: 02 6344 1365

LUNCH 12 noon to 2.30pm

Saturday 30 October
DINNER 6.00pm to 8.30pm

dj ratta 8:30pm til late

Under 17s P & A Dawes went to Grenfell
and took on their grand final opponents
from March and this time Grenfell won
You are invited to a hands on Get rid of cockroaches, spiders,
With both sides only playing with seven
players there were plenty of gaps in the
Demonstration Day termites and other pests!
field which Grenfell exploited after they featuring call Barry Heaslip at
won the toss and batted.
Lachlan Schneider top scored for Grenfell
with 39 backed up by BJ Perrott on 27
NEW Kubota tractors
& Krone hay equipment Inland Pest
and Michael Millar 19. Michael is a
capitalist at heart as his grand mother
promised him $2 for every run he scored.
Thursday 28 October Management
Blake Willson was the best bowler for
10am - 3pm Spider service $180 (GST inc)
P & A Dawes with the economical figures “Barlodge” Cowra Road conditions apply
of 5 overs, 1 maiden, 3 for 5.
Grenfell batted out their 27 overs and follow the signs BBQ lunch provided Treating all pests
made 142.
Canowindra P & A Dawes started
Lucerne Foods Parts &
Machinery will help you find
0428 441 138
confidently with Blake Willson and Nick
Traves making 32 before Nick went for 2. the right equipment for all your
Matt Beaton scored 11 as Blake made 48 farm needs.
BP1290 HDP Baler: 4x3 bale with
before he was bowled.
extra weight & density CANOWINDRA HIGH SCHOOL
Canowindra was all out in the twelfth
over for 88, so we look forward to next
Swadro 810 Twin Rotor Rake YEAR 6 ORIENTATION
Trailing mower/conditioners
week for more batting practice.
3pl flail mower/conditioner PARENT INFORMATION AFTERNOON
A final note if Alex and Nick Willson ever
need a job they can always join a The NEW Kubota 135hp, 125hp TUESDAY 9 NOVEMBER
& 9540 Tractors
commentary team as their comments
Phone David or Christina on 5.30pm
from the sideline kept the small crowd
amused and smiling through their loss. 02 6344 1208 for more details. JACK SHERWIN MEMORIAL HALL
Year 6 students and their parents/
carers are invited to attend the
Save the date… information afternoon, which will
Oct 27: St Eddies Orientation Day 9-11am for 2011 kinders & parents 6344 1170 address issues such as school
Oct 27: Railway Centenary wind-up meeting 6.30pm Royal Hotel procedures, uniform and subject
Oct 28: Lucerne Foods Parts & Machinery Demonstration Day from 10am-3pm requirements. The information
afternoon will also provide an
Kubota tractors & Krone hay equipment on “Barlodge” Cowra Road Canowindra opportunity for parents and students
FREE BBQ lunch provided. Ph 02 6344 1208 for details to ask questions and speak with
Oct 29: Carer Information Day 9:30am-4pm FREE at Canowindra Community several key staff members.
Health Centre, Ryall St. 02 6344 1314 for more details. Get the support you need. Following the information session,
Oct 29: Film OUR GENERATION: Aboriginal Rights in Australia @ 7pm at Orange Local parents, students and staff are
Aboriginal Land Council, 42 Dalton Street, Orange Gold coin donation Contact for more
information: Renae 0433814557
Oct 30: Windowrie Weekend as part of the Crave 2010 Sydney International Food
Festival 12.30pm–5pm Neila: amid the vines $95pp. Book now on 02 6341 4141 CLASSIFIEDS
Oct 31: folk@Canowindra 4-6pm at taste Canowindra featuring Mike McCarthy +
open mike. Have dinner at taste afterwards. Ph Nerida on 0429 048 603 FOR SALE Holden Astra near new motor goes
like a rocket 6 mths rego BA28XN $1200ono
Nov 2: Canowindra Golf Ladies Melbourne Cup Luncheon & Fashion Parade Ph 02 6344 1769 or 0402 293 637
12 for 12:30pm $12pp. Fashion by Saffi & Ruby Red Dress, book at Club or Saffi
Nov 3: St Eddies Orientation Day 9-11am for 2011 kinders only 6344 1170 SCHOOL REUNION Yr10 1980-Yr12 1982. A
Nov 5: Canowindra Historical Society & Museum Inc meeting 10am at Museum. casual get together 6 November 2010 at
Nov 5: Mid Lachlan Holistic Farming Group 2nd Field Day 11.30am to 4.30pm Canowindra Bowling Club from 6pm
“Bonaview” Koorawatha RSVP 29 October: 0427 450 416 NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING: The
Nov 6: Canowindra Preschool Kindergarten Trivia Night 6:30pm for 7pm sharp! Annual General meeting of the Age of
at Canowindra Bowling Club, tables of 8 ONLY BYO supper, book on 02 6344 1261 Fishes Museum Inc will be held at the
Nov 10: St Eddies Orientation Day 9-11am for 2011 kinders only 6344 1170 Age of Fishes Museum, cnr Gaskill &
Nov 10: FREE Child Restraint Checking Day 10:30am-12 at Orana House Ferguson Ferguson Streets, Canowindra at 7pm on
Street Canowindra Monday 8 November 2010, to which all
Nov 13: 2010 David Isbester Exhibition Opening members are cordially invited to attend.
Nov 13: Piano Forte Recital by Geoffrey Lancaster 6:30pm tasteCanowindra 02 PEST CONTROL termite inspections and
6344 2332 treatment Canowindra area. Licensed &
insured Stuart 0458 000 643
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