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    Pages From The Past
              From Our Files
      25 Years Ago - December 1984

       Lions host Seniors
                                                       RUNNERS ARRIVE
■ An annual dinner for elderly citizens was
held by the Lions Club of Yea. About 150 guests
were present, with Lions members acting as
waiters, and a p[erformance given by the Yea
High School choir. Jan Walker presented a
number of songs and led the community sing-
ing. The Yea Calisthenics group performed a
Maypole dance. A committee led by Butsy
McIntosh were in charge of arrangements, and
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                                                            ● Christine Nixon, Chair, Victorian Bushfire Reconstruction
                                                          and Authority, gave the key speech at Kinglake yesterday (Sun.)
                                                      ■ Victorian Bushfire                                  Olivia and Lee will be
                                                      Reconstruction and                                 moving into their house
                                                      Recovery Authority
                                                      Chair Christine Nixon
                                                                                   Phoenix               at Toolangi.
                                                                                                         ■ Flowerdale Hotel
     ● Stan Kisler, Yea Lions member
                                                      presented the message
                                                      of ‘Unity’ when Aus-          Local                owner Steve Phelan has
                                                                                                         been spending a week

     Elsie visits Glenburn
                                                      tralian emergency ser-
                                                      vices workers arrived at      News                 in Tasmania, having a
                                                                                                         well-earned break.
■ Glenburn Primary School students were
please to have a visit from Elsie Murphy on
                                                      Kinglake Temporary
                                                      Village yesterday (Sun-
                                                      day).
                                                                                    Briefs               ■ King Parrot resi-
                                                                                                         dents Brenton and Lyn
                                                                                                         Gunter will next week
November 29, 1984. It was Mrs Murphy’s                   They were partici- the way to draw atten- start the second part of
mother, Mrs Mabel Franklin, who planted the           pating in ‘Run For A tion to natural and agri- their Queensland hol-
old pine tree at the schjool, 84 years earlier. The   Safe Climate’, and had cultural assets under iday which was inter-
old tree became dangerous and had to be felled,       been on the Kilmore- threat because of cli- rupted by the events of
but the stump still remained. Mrs Murphy pre-         Kinglake leg of a run mate change.                 February 7.
sented certificates to the school children to mark    that started in Cook-       Australian emer-
Victoria’s 150th celebrations. She planted a          town.                    gency service workers
flowering cherry trree near the old pine tree, in        “"We need to unite
memory of her mother who had recently passed.
                                                                                         front line in
                                                      across emergency ser- are the with extreme
                                                                               dealing
                                                      vices and across society weather conditions and
                                                      with the upcoming fire global working, Mr
                                                      season now upon us and Condon said.
                                                      with the looming threat     Yesterday’s event
                                                      of further global warm- saw        Murrindindi
                                                      ing,” Mr Nixon said.     Mayor, Cr Lyn Gunter,
                                                                               presenting a welcome
                                                      Run for Safe             and Black Saturday re-
                                                                               flection.
                                                                                                           ● Brenton Gunter
                                                      Climate                     Kinglake Ranges          Cabaret
                                                      ■ The ‘Run For A Safe Community Recovery
                                                      Climtae’ event which Committee representa-           at Kinglake
                                                      passed through King- tives made a presenta- ■ A relaxing night of
                                                      lake yesterday (Sun.) tion.                        Cabaret will be held at
                                                      on its way to Melb-         There was a sym- Kinglake on Saturday
                                                      ourne started at Cook- bolic planting of native (Dec,. 5).
                                                      town.                    trees to mark the event.     Talent       includes
                                                         Run Director Bren-                              Emma         Lehmann,
                                                      dan Condon said run-
                                                      ners had stopped along
                                                                                Flowerdale:              Claire Kennett, Sus-
                                                                                                         anne Quilliam, Bass
                                                                                on the move              Quilliam, Jordy Brad-
                                                                               ■ Hazeldene General ley, Chelsey Quilliam,
                ● Elsie Murphy                                                 Store operator Olivia Jade Quilliam, the
                                                                               Vrancicand her family Kinglake Phoenix
      Festival at Thornton                                                     are leaving the business Singers and Get On
                                                                               at the end of the month. Stage director Karen
■ Our 1984 columns included an advertisement                                      “It has been the fast- Ostenried.
for an approaching Country and Rock Festi-                                     est ande longest six         Tickets: Adults $10,
val to be held at Thornton with attractions in-                                years of my life in the concession and teens
cluding Cash Backman, Oasis, Doctors Or-                                       shop,” Olivia told the $8, under 12 years $ 5,
ders, Rain, and compere Roy Tyrell.                                            Flowerdale Flyer.         family (two adults and
                                                                                  “I have laughed with three under 12 yrs or 2
                                                                               many of you (and cried teens) $25
                                                                               as well). I will be hav-     All profits will be do-
                                                                               ing a couple of months nated to the Kinglake
                                                                               off, no early mornings SES.
                                                       ● Brendan Condon and no hamburgers!”                 Bookings: Muriel,
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                                                                                                                                                  to December 31, 2009




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