The Australian National Field Days are back at Borenore this weekend! Started in 1952, the ANFD is Australia’s oldest annual agricultural exhibition where visitors will see a vast range of agricultural machinery, implements, services and ideas. Each year over 600 exhibitors from throughout Australia and overseas display there products and services at the event. For more information, visit anfd.com.au
This year McHappy Day will take place on Saturday, 18th October and we are calling on all Australians to get involved to help us reach our fundraising goal of $3 million.
This year’s fundraising target equates to over 23,000 nights accommodation in a Ronald McDonald House for families with seriously ill children.
Now in its 24th year, McHappy Day has raised over $28 million for Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) thanks to the generosity of the community and its many partners. This has enabled RMHC to continue to provide much needed programs and services for seriously ill children and their families.
Funds raised on McHappy Day go towards a range of RMHC programs including Ronald McDonald House, Ronald McDonald Family Rooms, the Ronald McDonald Learning Program and Ronald McDonald Family Retreats Program.
Over the last 30 years more than 100,000 Australian families have benefitted through RMHC programs. The 14 Ronald McDonald Houses alone have provided 89,000 families with a home-away-from-home while their child undergoes treatment for serious illness at a nearby hospital.
Find out more about McHappy Day by clicking here.
Bathurst Regional Council has posted the series of TV spots produced by V8 Supercars ahead of Bathurst 200 Celebrations next year. Nissan driver Michael Caruso stars in the spots, which highlight some of the region’s attractions off the race track.
You can see all of the videos on Council’s Bathurst 200 YouTube Channel.
October is Mental Health Month, and HeadSpace Bathurst have started a Look Up campaign to remind folks to get their heads out of their screens and pay some more attention to life around them. They’re produced stickers to place on the screen of your favourite device. You can pick one up from the 2BS Studios at 109 George St and take the Look Up challenge today!