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INNER WHEEL

At our last meeting in November, members of Blayney Inner Wheel had a fun outing to the Stuart Town Hotel, travelling there and back by train.

Inner Wheel's journey: Pat Groves, Mavis Parker, Sue Reynolds and club president Elizabeth Tooke on their adventure to Stuart Town late last year.

Inner Wheel's journey: Pat Groves, Mavis Parker, Sue Reynolds and club president Elizabeth Tooke on their adventure to Stuart Town late last year.

Babette from Blayney Station was a marvellous help in organising the trip and we thank her for her assistance.

We enjoyed a Christmas dinner in the beer garden, and although the day was warm there was plenty of shade and high spirits.

This year began with a sewing bee to rehang our banners, on January10th.

This coincided with Inner Wheel Day, which is celebrated worldwide to commemorate the founding of Inner Wheel in Manchester, UK, in 1924. Inner Wheel came to Australia in 1931, starting with Ballarat and North Sydney Clubs, the first to be chartered outside the UK, and it is now one of the largest women’s organisations worldwide.

Fundraising for our sponsored child at the School of St Jude in Tanzania continues to be one of the major focuses for the Blayney Club.

Daniel has now begun Secondary School and we are enormously proud of him. The profits from our meeting on 28th March will go to this project.

Tickets will be available at the Blayney Visitors’ Centre.

Inquiries can be directed to President Elizabeth Tooke, 6368 2574.

CAN ASSIST

The diagnosis of cancer within a family is a traumatic time for all. Can Assist Blayney is committed to ensuring that all people have access to cancer treatment and care. By providing support for accommodation and financial assistance to people from rural and regional NSW to ensure that country people are given the same opportunities and choices about the kind of treatment they receive as people in city centres.

Keeping up with the associated costs can be difficult and is the last thing that families need to deal with at this time. The money raised in the community by Can Assist Blayney stays in the community to assist all families who need support.

Our dedicated members raise money to assist patients who have received conventional cancer treatment such as surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, hormone therapy or immunotherapy in the last 12 months.   We can assist with medical and pharmacy accounts, house hold utility bills and assistance with vehicle maintenance. We can also provide food and travel vouchers and help with accommodation costs if required. 

We offer a range of practical services to ease the burden during your cancer journey. Client information is always confidential.

For more information and to apply for assistance contact Can Assist Blayney 0484 585 253 or Email CanAssistBlayney@outlook.com.

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