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                                                                                                          Bulletin No.10                                                                                                                            Bulletin No.10


                                              orrest and District                                         February 2008

                                                                                                                                                                                         orrest and District                                        February 2008



                                              Neighbourhood House Program                                                                                                                Neighbourhood House Program

      Coordinator’s	                                                    	Pizza	Oven	&	                                             Dance Group Glitter Girls light up the stage
         Rave                                                           Mosaic	Project
Here we are and one month of 2008 already
                                                                   The first of our funding submissions has been
gone…some activities started merely two weeks
                                                                   successful! We have been granted $5000 from
after the silly season including those enthusiastic
                                                                   Batforce – School Focus Projects to work with
exercisers on Thursday mornings!
                                                                   young people aged 10 – 18yrs in the design and
Renovations to the office are all complete and                     construction of an outdoor oven at Forrest Hall.
we now have a working phone: 52366 591.                            The second part of the project is a community
Broadband is next…..                                               arts event to mosaic the outdoor area. The
                                                                   project is a partnership between:
Some new activities commencing this year:
                                                                      • Neighbourhood House
Meditation at Barrumunga and Mind Games at
                                                                      • Forrest Primary School
Forrest (yes I know that several of you are good
                                                                      • Forrest Hall Committee
at these already……)
                                                                      • Forrest Community Group
                     We are making the most of                        • Forrest Lions Club
                        Forrest Festival mania                        • Forrest Mountain Bike Club
                          with another, bigger                        • Otway Creative Arts
                           exhibition by        the                First meeting to discuss why, how and when is
                             Otway Creative Arts                   Thursday 31 January at 7.30pm. Contact Nettie                                                       Forrest U15 Dance Group’s
                              group and an official                if you’re interested in joining in.                                                                second performance and End
                              launch of the Forrest                                                                                                      of Year Dance Party finished off the year
                              Mountain Bike Club-                                                                                                        with lots of glam and glitter. Well done to the
                            Rainer Gear has done                                                                                                         instructors Elke Gear and Natasha Tehan,
                   a fantastic job with the new
        logos which will be printed onto T-Shirts.
We certainly have an impressively diverse range
                                                                         Local	Helping	                                                                  all the dancers and supporters.


of creative talents in our community.
                                                                            Hands                                                                             Faces	of	Forrest	and	beyond...
Planning for the future includes a small school
holiday program after Easter and a weekend                         (covering Barwon Downs, Forrest, Gerangamete                                               Joyce	Howcroft	
of writing workshops in the winter months. And                     & Barramunga)
                                                                   Several local people have come up with the                                                 Joyce was the mystery woman in          Several other jobs followed including running her own party
maybe a regular games night with badminton
                                                                   idea of making themselves available for small                                              the knee high white boots in the        plan business dealing in indoor hydroponic plants – of the
and table tennis? Look forward to catching up                                                                                                                 last edition of the bulletin (the man   non-weed variety of course!
with everyone. Nettie                                              odd jobs that may be required by other people
                                                                                                                                                              next to her was former husband,
                                                                   in our community due to old age, illness or just                                           Martin) – congratulations to Sue
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Joyce and Terry met in Adelaide and were looking for
Office hours from February 4th will be Tues 1.30                   going through a ‘bad patch’… so if you know                                                                                        a change. Terry is originally from Colac so they headed
– 5pm Weds 1.30 – 5pm Thursdays 9am – 3pm                                                                                                                     Rochester who guessed correctly
                                                                   of someone who needs a helping hand with                                                                                           this way and an opportunity came up to rent in Forrest and
                                                                                                                                                              at the End of Year celebration!
                                                                   a leaking tap, stacking wood, catch up on                                                                                          they haven’t left since. Joyce has become very involved in
                                                                                                                                   Joyce has been living in Forrest with her partner, Terry           the local community and is kept busy as Secretary of the
                                                                   washing etc please give us a call 52366 591
       Transport		
                                                                                                                                   Baker since 1997 and loves the country lifestyle. Joyce            Forrest Lions Club. She is also now volunteering at our
                                                                   and we will see what we can do. This is in the
                                                                                                                                   has travelled far to reach here beginning her journey as           neighbourhood house and is a valued volunteer facilitator
                                                                   spirit of neighbourly help and volunteers will be               a six month old on a ship from England. After a couple             at the Gentle Exercise Group on Thursdays 9.30am But

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                                                                   registered according to Otway Health protocols.                 of years living in migrant hostels in NSW, her adventurous         Joyce’s main passion is for her dogs, Leon and the recently
                                                                   If you would like to register as a Local Helping                parents crossed the country with their family of three girls in    departed Foxy, and helping out with the Riding for the
 Are you going to town regularly and can offer                     Hand volunteer please contact Nettie.                           a Triumph Thunderbird motorbike and sidecar. It took them          Disabled group in Colac. “It is an absolute joy to help out
 a lift to someone who doesn’t drive? Do you                                                                                       three days to travel west to Salisbury in South Australia          others.” And it is an absolute joy to have you as part of our
 commute regularly to work in another town and                                                                                     and it rained the whole way after the family were cursed           community Joyce!
                                                                                                                                   by gypsies in transit (they had refused to hand over their
 would like to car pool to save on petrol? We have
                                                                                                                                   worldly goods!)
 started a white board list at Forrest Hall if you
 would like to advertise departure and                                                                                             Joyce grew up in Salisbury and worked for
                                                                                                                                                           	                                      For	more	information	about		
 arrival times. Ring or email                                       Join	the	Emailing	List                                         seventeen years as an auditor in the
                                                                                                                                                           	                              the	Forrest	Neighbourhood	House	Program		
 Nettie with details.                              Please	send	us	your	email	address	if	you	would	like	to	receive		                John Martins Department Store.
                                                                                                                                                              	                                  please	contact:	Nettie	Hulme	
                                                              this	bulletin	electronically	and	save	paper.		
                                   Feel	free	to	drop	us	a	line	anytime:	otwayhealth@swarh.vic.gov.au			Nettie	Hulme:	52366	591		                                      Forrest	Neighbourhood	House	Co-ordinator	C/-	Forrest	General	Store	
                                                   Otway	Health		PO	Box	84,	Apollo	Bay	3233		Ph:	(03)	5237	8500                                                    Email:	otwayhealth@swarh.vic.gov.au			Ph:	(03)	5236	6591	or	0418	896	061
                               Forrest and District Neighbourhood House Program                                                                                        Forrest and District Neighbourhood House Program
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                                   oF eveNts                              FEBRUARY 2008                                                                    What’s On in Forrest in February
         SuNdAy	                            MONdAy                             TuESdAy                    WEdNESdAy          THuRSdAy                      FRidAy                    SATuRdAy                 			Otway	Voice	&	Nosh	       When: Every Tues & Thurs Craft	Space
                                                                                                                                                                                                              A relaxed and friendly       Where: meet at Forrest       Drop in anytime to this
    Forrest & District                                                                                                                                                                                        community singing group
                                                                                                                                                                                                              based on Fay White’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Public Hall for car pooling
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           to mediation centre at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        group of crafters. Dust off
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        that project, bring a crafty
    Neighbourhood House                                                                                                                                Mental	Health	First		
                                                                                                                                                                                                              workshops                    Stephenson’s Falls           problem to be fixed, ideas
                                                                                                                                                                                                              When: 1st Sunday month       Time: 9.30am - 12            for future workshops. Or
    summer office opening hours:                                                                                                                           Aid	Training
                                                                                                                                                        Forrest Public Hall
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Where: Forrest Public Hall Cost: $2                       just drop in to say hello,
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Time: 3pm-6pm                                             have a cuppa and a
    tuesdays      1.30 – 5pm                                                                                                                          Time: 9.30am – 5pm
                                                                                                                                                       Light lunch provided                                   Cost: $13 (full-time
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Forrest	Mountain	Bike	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Club	–	‘Out	of	Range’        chat….no obligation to knit
    Wednesdays 1.30 – 5pm                                                                                                                            Prior Bookings essential                                 workers) $11 (part-time)
                                                                                                                                                                                                              $10 (concession)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Official Launch during
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Forrest Festival –date &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        When: Every Thursday
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Where: Forrest Public Hall
    thursdays 9am – 3pm                                                                                                                                                                                       Includes soup and bread
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Sunday 3 February
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           venue to be confirmed        Time: 1pm – 3.30pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Cost: $2.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           February meeting
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Bingo	is	back!               to discuss launch,           Life	drawing	Together
                                                                                 Meditation	                            Gentle	Exercise	Group                                                                 When: First Monday of the membership and t-shirts         Bring large drawing pad,
                                                                           Meet at Hall for carpool                         Forrest Public Hall                                                               month                        Where: Forrest Public Hall range of lead pencils from
                                                                         Time: 9.30-12noon Cost:$2                     Time: 9.30-10.30am Cost: $2                                                            Where: Forrest Public Hall Time: 7pm – 9pm                B to 6B, eraser, charcoal.
                                                                                  Art	Space                                                                                                                   Time: 1pm – 3pm              Cost: $2 to cover hall cost  When: fortnightly on
    Otway	Voice	&	Nosh		                   Bingo	is	back!                                                                     Mind	Games               Mental	Health	First		
                                                                      Come and learn from your peers                        Forrest Public Hall                                                               Cost: $5 for 2 books and a Thursday 14 February           Mondays
    at Forrest Hall, 3pm-6pm          at Forrest Hall, 1pm – 3pm                                                                                           Aid	Training                                       chance of winning a lucky                                 Where: Forrest Public Hall-
                                                                       or just stop by to watch artists                Time: 11am -12noon Cost: $2                                                                                         Women	Learn	to	Surf!
  Cost: $13 (full-time workers)       Cost: $5 for 2 books and a                                                                                        Forrest Public Hall
                                                                                   at work                                                                                                                    door prize. Light afternoon Come along and learn the      Supper Room
$11 (part-time) $10 (concession)    chance of winning a lucky door                                                            Craft	Space		           Time: 9.30am – 5pm
    Includes soup and bread              prize Light afternoon
                                                                                Supper Room
                                                                                                                                                       Light lunch provided                                   tea provided                 awesome activity of surfing Time: 7pm – 9pm
                                                                            Time: 1pm – 3.30pm                              Forrest Public Hall                                                               Monday 4 February
                                             tea provided
                                                                                 Cost: $2.00                           Time:1pm – 3.30pm Cost: $2    Prior Bookings essential                                                              in a friendly and supportive Cost: $10
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Mental	Health	First	Aid	     environment with expert      Ring Jennifer Powell 52366
                                                                       Forrest	u15	dance	Group                                 Meditation	                                                                    Training                     instructors from local surf  109 for next session details
                                                                      at Forrest Hall 4.30pm – 6.30pm                     Meet at Hall for carpool
                                                                                $4 per session
                                                                                                                                                                                                              (awareness raising training school ‘Go Ride A Wave’       Forrest	u15	dance	Group
                                                                                                                        Time: 9.30-12noon Cost:$2
                                                                                                                                                                                                              by Barwon Health mental      When: 22, 23 & 24 Feb        Group leaders: Tasha
                                                                                                                        Gentle	Exercise	Group                                                                 health professionals         Where: Lorne                 Tehan & Elke Gear
                                                                                 Meditation	
                                                                           Meet at Hall for carpool                         Forrest Public Hall                                                               covering issues related      Time: 10am – 12pm            (Adult supervision
                                                                         Time: 9.30-12noon Cost:$2                     Time: 9.30-10.30am Cost: $2                                                            to anxiety, depression,       Cost: $60                   provided)
                                                                                                                                                                                                              substance abuse &            Call Fig Tree Community      When: Every Tuesday
                                                                                  Art	Space                                   Mind	Games
                                      Life	drawing	Together
                                                                      Come and learn from your peers                                                                                                          psychosis)                   House to enrol: 5289 2972 Where: Forrest Public Hall
                                    Bring large drawing pad, range                                                          Forrest Public Hall
                                                                       or just stop by to watch artists                                                                                                       When: Friday 1 Feb &         OTWAy	CREATiVE	ARTS Time: 4.30pm – 5.30pm
                                     of lead pencils from B to 6B,                                                     Time: 11am -12noon Cost: $2
                                                                                   at work                                                                                                                    Friday 8 Feb                                              Cost: $4 per session
                                            eraser, charcoal.
                                                                                Supper Room                                   Craft	Space		                                                                   Where: Forrest Public Hall Forrest	Festival	OCA	          Leap	year	Games	&		Film	
                                   Forrest Public Hall- Supper Room
                                                                            Time: 1pm – 3.30pm                              Forrest Public Hall                                                               Time: 9.30am – 5pm           Exhibition
                                     Time: 7pm – 9pm Cost: $10                                                         Time:1pm – 3.30pm Cost: $2                                                                                          When: 22, 23 & 24 Feb        Night
                                                                                 Cost: $2.00                                                                                                                  Cost: free – light lunch
                                                                                                                                                                                                              provided                     Where: Forrest Public Hall Pirates of Penzance
                                                                       Forrest	u15	dance	Group                                 Meditation	                                                                                                                              BYO Basket Supper
                                                                      at Forrest Hall 4.30pm – 6.30pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Time: 10am – 4pm
                                                                                                                          Meet at Hall for carpool                                                            Gentle	Exercise	Group                                     Dress up in theme (prizes
                                                                                $4 per session                          Time: 9.30-12noon Cost:$2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Cost: gold coin donation
                                                                                                                                                                                                              (facilitated group doing     Official Opening Thursday    for best dressed)
                                                                                                                                                                                                              stretches and simple         21 at 7.30pm                 Where: Forrest Public Hall
                                                                                 Meditation	                            Gentle	Exercise	Group                                      FORREST	FESTiVAL		
                                                                                                                                                                                      OCA	Exhibition
                                                                                                                                                                                                              exercises in a fun and                                    When: 29 Feb
                                                                           Meet at Hall for carpool                    Time: 9.30-10.30am Cost: $2    FORREST	FESTiVAL		
                                                                                                                                                                                                              friendly environment)        Art	Space                    Time: 7pm – 9pm games &
                                                                         Time: 9.30-12noon Cost:$2                                                       OCA	Exhibition              Forrest Public Hall                                   Painting, drawing,
                                                                                                                              Mind	Games	               Forrest Public Hall          Time: 10am – 4pm         When: Every Thursday                                      dinner 9pm – 11pm film
                                                                                  Art	Space                            Time: 11am -12noon Cost: $2      Time: 10am – 4pm          Cost: gold coin donation    Where: Forrest Public Hall calligraphy and any of         Cost: $2 to cover hall hire
                                                                      Come and learn from your peers
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Time: 9.30am – 10.30am       the other fine arts. An      costs
           Tai	–	Chi			                                                                                                       Craft	Space		          Cost: gold coin donation   Forrest	Mountain	Bike	Club	
                                                                       or just stop by to watch artists                                                                                                                                    opportunity to meet other
     with	Greg	Roberts                                                                                                 Time:1pm – 3.30pm Cost: $2        Official Opening                                     Cost: $2
    at Forrest Hall 1pm-2pm
                                                                                   at work
                                                                                                                                                      Thursday 21 at 7.30pm
                                                                                                                                                                                      –	‘Out	of	Range’                                     people interested in honing Forrest	&	district	House	
                                                                                Supper Room                                    Meditation	                                             Official Launch        Mind	Games                                                Advisory	Committee
        Cost: $8 $5 conc                                                                                                                                                                                                                   their skills or learning new
                                                                            Time: 1pm – 3.30pm                            Meet at Hall for carpool                                       DetailsTBA           (stretch those brain                                      We meet third Thursday of
                                                                                                                                                      Women	Learn	to	Surf	                                                                 ones. Come and learn
                                                                                 Cost: $2.00                            Time: 9.30-12noon Cost:$2    ‘Go Ride a Wave’, Lorne                                  muscles with numerical                                    every month. All interested
                                                                                                                                                                                   Women	Learn	to	Surf	                                    from your peers or just
                                                                       Forrest	u15	dance	Group                         Forrest	&	district	House	       Time: 10am – 12pm          ‘Go Ride a Wave’, Lorne     and word games)              stop by to watch artists at  persons are welcome to
                                                                      at Forrest Hall 4.30pm – 6.30pm                    Advisory	Committee	                Cost: $60               Time: 10am – 12pm         When: Every Thursday                                      attend to meet committee
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           work…………
                                                                                $4 per session                           Forrest Hall 4.30-5.30pm                                        Cost: $60            Where: Forrest Public Hall When: Every Tuesday            members and/or bring
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Time: 11am – 12noon          Where: Forrest Public Hall ideas.
                                                                                                                      Gentle	Exercise	Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Cost: $2                     Time: 1pm – 3.30pm           When: 21 February
                                                                                                                            Forrest Public Hall
    FORREST	FESTiVAL		                                                          Meditation	                            Time: 9.30-10.30am Cost: $2                                                            Meditation                   Cost: $2.00                  Where: Forrest Hall
      OCA	Exhibition                                                       Meet at Hall for carpool                                                                                                           Guided meditation in a                                    Time: 4.30-5.30pm
                                      Life	drawing	Together                                                                   Mind	Games               Leap	year	Games		
     Forrest Public Hall            Bring large drawing pad, range       Time: 9.30-12noon Cost:$2                                                                                                            supportive environment
                                                                                                                                                         &		Film	Night
                                                                                                                            Forrest Public Hall                                                                                                                   ndar	for	further	details
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    the	cale
     Time: 10am – 4pm                of lead pencils from B to 6B,               Art	Space                                                                                                                    followed by drumming &
                                                                                                                                                       Pirates of Penzance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           heck	
   Cost: gold coin donation                                                                                            Time: 11am -12noon Cost: $2
                                           eraser, charcoal.                   Supper Room                                                               Dress upTheme                                        chanting                  	C
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    	<
                                      Forrest Public Hall- Supper           Time: 1pm – 3.30pm                                Craft	Space		            BYO Basket Supper
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           <	<	<
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      	<	<	
     Women	Learn	to	Surf	
                                                Room                             Cost: $2.00                                Forrest Public Hall
    ‘Go Ride a Wave’, Lorne
      Time: 10am – 12pm              Time: 7pm – 9pm Cost: $10         Forrest	u15	dance	Group                         Time:1pm – 3.30pm Cost: $2
                                                                                                                                                        7pm-11pm Cost $2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  <	<
           Cost: $60                                                  at Forrest Hall 4.30pm – 6.30pm
                                                                               $4 per session
                                                                                                                               Meditation	                                               	                                   For	more	information	about		
                                                                                                                          Meet at Hall for carpool
                                                                                                                        Time: 9.30-12noon Cost:$2                                        	                           the	Forrest	Neighbourhood	House	Program		
                                                                                                                                                                                         	                                   please	contact:	Nettie	Hulme	
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Forrest	Neighbourhood	House	Co-ordinator	C/-	Forrest	General	Store	
             MAkE	iT	A	dATE	contact	Nettie	to	have		                                                                                                                                           Email:	otwayhealth@swarh.vic.gov.au			Ph:	(03)	5236	6591	or	0418896	061
             your	event	appear	in	the	March	calendar

								
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