IN YOUR COMMUNITY

St Alban’s Church, Epping
St Alban’s Church, Epping

Baking for our farmers

Come along to the Country Women’s Association stall in Hornsby on Friday 7th September and buy a cake or two and help raise much-needed funds for drought-stricken farmers. The stall, near the water fountain at Westfield Mall from 10am to 1pm, will also sell handmade crafts and other goodies.

Mt Colah morning tea

Connect with your fellow Mt Colah-ites on Saturday 9 September when Mt Colah Pharmacy and Friends of Mount Colah are throwing a morning tea from 10am at 601 Pacific Highway, Mt Colah. There will be a sausage sizzle, cake stall, raffles, prizes and kids’ corner. All proceeds to go to the Friends of Mt Colah Community Group.

Lions roar

The Lions Club of Hornsby is celebrating the 60th anniversary of its Charter and for its special event on 11 September it wants to hear from former members and friends to help make the anniversary a memorable one. The special guest is PIP Barry Palmer AO and his wife Anne. The event is on Tuesday 11 September at Hornsby RSL Club Showroom, starting 6.15 for 7.15. Dress is black tie/after 5, and tickets are $65 per person for a two course dinner and coffee. For more information or to book tickets, contact Chairperson Pauline Henenbery on 0416 226 781.

Songs & Strings

On September 23, Hummingsong Community Choirs will present SONGS & STRINGS, its annual spring concert, an uplifting program showcasing the six choirs that make up Hummingsong and select items sung en masse. They’ll be supported by the talented Sydney Grammar String Sextet. Hummingsong has an ongoing commitment to support Women’s Community Shelters and aims to donate $20,000 from the sale of SONGS & STRINGS concert tickets to WCS’ Outreach Program, supporting women and children escaping domestic abuse.

They’ve launched a crowdfunding campaign with a funding goal of $15,000 to help cover concert costs. Support this important campaign at: https://www.pozible. com/project/hummingsong-sings-out

Helping you stay at home longer

You’re invited to a free ‘My Aged Care’ Consumer Expo. Come along and hear from expert speakers about the changes in aged care services. You can also meet your local aged care service providers and find out how they can support you to stay at home longer. No need to register – just turn up! Thursday 18th October – Hornsby RSL: 4 High St Hornsby, 10am – 1pm.’

Commemorating end of World War 1

St Alban’s Anglican Church in Pembroke Street, Epping is to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War. The service will be held on Remembrance Sunday, 11 November at 9.30am. The Service will acknowledge service men and women from all conflicts, but will focus on soldiers connected to the St Alban’s Parish who are commemorated on the Church’s World War I Honour Board. Many descendants and relatives of these men will attend and participate in the service.

This service follows a similar one held in 2016.

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