By Greg Allen-PrettyPhotos contributed by Bess and David Ong Three year old Jerry is a happy child, described by his mother as having “a really beautiful and sweet nature.” That’s pretty special when you consider that the young fella from Sale also has a condition called SPG50. “It’s a type of hereditary spastic paraplegia,” according to Jerry’s mother Bess, speaking in an interview for Gippsland Goodness, … Continue reading A chance at life for a 3 year old with a rare condition
An oath is read at the beginning and end of each Relay for Life event, stating that the participants are there to “celebrate the lives of cancer survivors, to support those fighting cancer, and to honour those who we have lost”. It’s a commitment symbolised in “every step we take, each and every one moving us nearer to our goal of a cancer-free world for … Continue reading Relay for Life is more than just a stroll in the park
If you were wondering how my little pledge regarding Michael Tripodi and Darren Chester went, I just handed $294 over to Traralgon Harriers for Gippsland Rotary Centenary House. BACKGROUND: Running to help the families of sick loved ones Darren finished a fair way back in the DFP Recruitment Community Fun Run field so he gave $300 to the charity. Michael finished third, therefore Voyage Media … Continue reading Michael and Darren – how much for Gippsland Rotary Centenary House?
UPDATE: How they did A few extra dollars will go towards Gippsland Rotary Centenary House this Sunday, but the actual amount depends on how well two runners do in the DFP Recruitment Community Fun Run and Walk. The Member for Gippsland, Darren Chester, is taking part and at Voyage Media we’re keen to see how well he does against last year’s winner Michael Tripodi. We’ll … Continue reading Running to help the families of sick loved ones
As fire crews continue to work on the Bunyip State Park bushfire, residents and property owners are taking stock and picking up the pieces. True to the Aussie spirit of helping out a mate in need, two Warragul businesses have helped facilitate the receiving and distribution of donations of emergency relief items. MG Trading and Horseland have been helping to meet the immediate needs of … Continue reading An outpouring of bushfire help for land and animal owners