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What is your Community House offering you ? Your Local Community House (CCH) provides opportunities to meet new people and learn new things within a welcoming and supportive environment.  Hobby Groups  Community Garden  Training & Education  Breast Feeding Friendly  Community Activities  Community Support Proudly Sponsored by Cobram Community House would like to thank Cobram Men’s Shed Cobram Garden Club for their support in the publication of this booklet. Please note whilst CCH take care to ensure that all material contained in this booklet is correct some information may have changed since printing in June 2017. 36 Cobram Community House Welcomes you to the area Cobram Information Booklet Proudly brought to you by Registered Training Organization 3708 1

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Cobram Community House 43-45 Punt Road Cobram Victoria 3644 Postal Address Cobram Community House PO Box 498 Cobram VIC 3644 03) 5872 2224 cch@cch.vic.edu.au https://www.instagram.com/cobramcommunityhouse www.cch.vic.edu.au Cobram Community House is interested in what you think and how we may be able to improve your local community house. Please take a few minutes to do this survey and then drop it back to box in reception of CCH. What short courses or opportunities for social interaction would you like CCH to provide? Example scrapbooking , cheese making or ……….. What qualification courses would you like CCH to be able to offer your community? Certificate or Diploma in ………... https://www.facebook.com/Cobram-Community-House-Inc-RTO-code-3708 https://twitter.com/CobramCommHouse What would you like to see changed or improved at CCH? What are you happy with or would like to stay the same at CCH? Your opinion is important to us and is kept confidential. Please drop complete survey into box at reception. If you have any questions about our services please call us at 2 Cobram Community House on 5872 2224 35

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YOUTH SERVICES Detour Program Enquiries to Shepparton office 5831 6157 and ask to speak with a Detour Worker. Working with young people from the age of 12 years to 24 years who are newly homeless or at risk of homelessness they assist to stabilise their accommodation, achieve goals around education and employment, improve family relationships and connect young people to their communities and other supports. www.kildonan.org.au Youth Events Enquiries to Shire Council 5871 9222 and ask for the Youth Development Officer. www.moira.vic.gov.au Youth Foundation Enquiries to Cobram Community House and ask for Youth Facilitator. 5872 2224 Please contact us if you would like to be included or for any changes so we can keep our community updated 34 Index Emergency Numbers……………….……..………………………………………... 4 Cobram Community House………..……………………………………………...5 Banks……………………………..………………………………………………………..10 Chemists………………….……………….……………………………………………..11 Churches………………………………..………………………………………………..11 Clubs………………………………………………………………………………………..12 Community Activities…………………………………………………………...….13 Community Groups……………………………………………….………………...14 Community Assistance…………………………………………….……………...16 Map ……………………………………………………………………………….. Centre Education………………………………………………………………………………...20 Job Active Providers/Employment Agencies.……………………………24 Justice of the Peace…………………………………...…………………………….25 Health Services………………………………………………………….…………….25 Library…………………………………………………………………………...………..29 Markets……………………….……………………………………………..…………...29 Moira Shire Council……….…………………………………………...…………...29 Opportunity Shops…………………………………………...……………………..30 Parks………………………………………………………………………………………..31 Pool………………………………………………………………………………………….32 Public Amenities……………………………………………………………………...32 Visitor Information ………………………………………………………………….32 Volunteering…………………………………………………………………………….33 Youth Services………………………………………………………………………….34 3

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EMERGENCY NUMBERS Ambulance Fire Police State which one you need to operator. 000 000 000 24 HOUR CONTACT NUMBERS Beyond Blue………………………………………………………... 1300 224 636 Cobram Hospital………………………………………………….. 5871 0777 Domestic Violence Line………………………………………..1800 656 463 Family Drug Help…………………………………………………. 1300 660 068 Family Drug Support……………………………………………. 1300 368 186 Homelessness………………………………………………………. 1800 825 955 Kids Help Line………………………………………………………. 1800 551 800 Men's Line……………………………………………………………. 1300 789 978 Suicide Help Line…………………………………………………. 1300 651 251 Women’s Domestic Violence………………………………. 1800 015 188 Nurse on Call……………………………………………………….. 1300 606 024 Poisons Information Centre………………………………… 131 126 Hiss Off Snake Removal………………………………………..0457 666 170 State Emergency Services (SES)………………………….. 5874 2400 ………………………….. 132 500 St John Ambulance………………………………………………. 1300 360 455 Wildlife 24 Hour Rescue……………………………………….0417 560 910 4 VISISTOR INFORMATION Sun Country on the Murray 2 Station Street 5872 2132 Open 9:00am till 5:00pm Monday through to Sunday (Opposite Woolworths) offering visitor information services:  Maps & Brochures  Accommodation Bookings  Farm Gate Trail  Local Produce  Souvenirs  Mobility Aid Charger Point www.suncountryonthemurray.com.au VOLUNTEERING Cobram Community House 43 Punt Road 5872 2224 www.cch.vic.edu.au Sun Country Relay for Life Volunteer Event Organizers Enquiries to Samantha Bender 0447 502 178 www.relayforlife.org.au L2P Program Mentor Enquiries to Debra 0458 726 876 www.moira.vic.gov.au Providing All Living Supports (PALS) 10 Dillon Street 5862 2641 www.palsinc.org.au Contact Cobram Community House so we can point you in the right direction phone 5872 2224 33

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POOL Cobram Memorial Swimming Pool Corner Punt Road & Gregory Street 5872 2196 Open 1st of December to Labour Day Monday in March. Open in school term 3.30pm till 7:00pm Monday to Friday. Open in School holidays 1:00pm till 7:00pm every day. Pool will not open on days forecasted under 25 degrees. www.moira.vic.gov.au PUBLIC AMENITIES Mivo Park Opposite Court House, Punt Road. Federation Park top of hill next to Skate Park, Punt Road. Woolworths external access carpark side of building, Punt Road. Cobram Community House has breast feeding friendly facilities, Punt Road. Cobram Community House "Educating & Supporting our Community" Cobram Community House strives to be the premier provider of education, training programs and community support services within Cobram and District. We are a not-for profit Registered Training Organisation that provides quality, affordable training and learning opportunities to the people of Cobram and District. Cobram Community House is your local nationally recognised adult learning provider. We provide both a range of short courses as well as Certificate and Diploma level qualifications. Courses include:  First Aid  Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) - NSW  Responsible Service of Gambling (RSG) - NSW  Emergency First Aid Response & CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)  Computer Skills-Basic to Advanced  Hygiene for Food Handlers  Employment Skills  General Education & Literacy Please contact us if you would like to be included or for any changes so we can keep our community updated 32 If you have any questions about our services please call us at Cobram Community House on 5872 2224 5

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Cobram Community House is an agent for both Centrelink and Medicare. Our trained staff can point you in the right direction should you have any queries. Access to information regarding the following is available:  Centrelink - myGov Accounts  Medicare  Child Support  Department of Housing  Rural Housing Photo-copying, faxing, laminating, printing and computer access are available for a small fee. Visiting Services  Job Active Providers/ Employment Services  Support and Disability Networks  Government Housing  Corrections Victoria Mobility Aid Charger Point If you’re out and about on your scooter and notice your battery won’t get you home, charge up at the charger point at Cobram Community House. PARKS Blackwood Park located in Blackwood Crescent Colgan Park located in Gemmill Street Cox Park located in Toms Drive Federation Park located in Punt Road Hoveel Court located in Hovell Court Kennedy Park located at Thompsons Beach in Rockarama Road Mivo Park located in Hay Avenue Pioneer Park located in Stokes Avenue Scott Reserve located in Karook Street Skate Park located in Punt Road (Federation Park) Sturt Street Park located in Sturt Street Sports Stadium Campbell Road 0428 122 331 At different stages of the year the Stadium offers:  Badminton  Basket Ball  Netball  Junior Gym Facebook Cobram Sports Stadium for current information Contact Cobram Community House so we can point you in the right direction phone 5872 2224 6 Contact Cobram Community House so we can point you in the right direction phone 5872 2224 31

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OPPORTUNITY SHOPS Uniting Church 4 Hay Avenue 5872 1129 Open 10am till 3.30pm Wednesday, Thursday & Friday. Saturday open 9:00am till 12.30pm. (located at rear of Church) Gateway (PALS) 96 Broadway Street 5872 1542 Open 9.30am till 4:00pm Monday to Friday. Saturday Open 9:00am till 1:00pm. Red Cross 3A William Street 5871 2940 Open 9.30am till 3.30pm Monday to Friday. Saturday Open 9.30am till 12.30pm. St Vincent de Paul Society 29 Main Street 5872 1737 Open 9:00am till 4:00pm Monday to Friday. Saturday Open 9am till 12noon. Youth 14 Jordan Street 5872 1467 Open 9.30am till 4:00pm Monday to Friday. Saturday Open 9:00am till 12:00pm noon. Please contact us if you would like to be included or for any changes so we can keep our community updated. 30 Community Garden Local schools are active in the garden through social inclusion programs. This is a chance to giveback to your community by giving up an hour or two to assist with the upkeep of the garden Open: Monday to Friday 10:00am till 3:00pm $5 to become a member of the Community House garden located at the rear of Cobram Community House. Community Lunch Come in and have a chat and enjoy a social lunch Meet: 1st Friday of each month 12:00pm noon Gold coin donation held at Cobram Community House. Enquiries: 5872 2224 Crafternoon Tea Bring your own craft and enjoy morning tea. Meet: Thursday 1:00pm till 3:00pm Gold coin donation for morning tea held at Cobram Community House. Cyber Seniors Have you been left behind digitally? Would you like to know how to use Facebook, a mobile phone, tablet or other device? Meet: Friday 1:00pm till 3:00pm Gold coin donation for afternoon tea held at Cobram Community House. If you have any questions about our services please call us at Cobram Community House on 5872 2224 7

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Garden Club The Garden Club have guest speakers on many gardening subjects, go on various garden adventures and share a wealth of experience between them. Meet: 3rd Thursday of the month at 10:00am till 12:00pm held in Cobram Community House. Enquiries to Cam 5871 1536 or Anne 5871 2789 Living Long, Living stronger COTA Gentle Exercise for Seniors A combination of resistance training and stretching classes conducted in air conditioned comfort. All participants are required to have an interview and assessment with the fitness instructor prior to starting classes. Enrolment forms are available at Cobram Community House. Meet: Tuesday 9.30am till 10.30am and Thursday 9.30am till 10.30am $6 per session and $10 for assessment. Held in Cobram Senior Citizens Club Rooms, Hay St. Enquires to instructor Rodney James 0419 133 441 Men’s Shed The Men's Shed is where men can get together in the company of other like-minded men. Come along and meet the guys and “talk to a mate” at the shed! All welcome. Meet: Monday to Thursday 9:00am till 12:00pm noon Held in the Shed located beside Cobram Community House. Membership based. Enquiries to Rob 0400 815 714 or Terry 0409 598 406 If you have any questions about our services please call us at Cobram Community House on 5872 2224 8 LIBRARY Cobram Library 14 Punt Road 1300 374 765 Open hours: Tuesday to Thursday : 10:00am - 5.30pm Friday : 10:00am - 6:00pm Saturday : 9:00am - 12:00pm * CLOSED Sunday and Monday www.moira.vic.gov.au MARKETS Cobram Lions Club Held on the last Saturday of each month 8:00am till 12:00pm noon. Located at Log Cabin Federation Park Punt Road MOIRA SHIRE COUNCIL 44 Station Street 5871 9222 Pay your rates and make enquiries into the following:  Local Laws  Community Grants  Family Day Care  Planning  Building Approval  Waste Services and other Recycling Services  Youth Events and Services Contact Cobram Community House so we can point you in the right direction phone 5872 2224 29

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Maternal and Child Health Centre 16 Hay Avenue 5871 9275 or 24 hr 13 22 29 Open 8.30am till 5:00pm Monday to Friday Offering families information, guidance and support with:  Breastfeeding and Lactation  Child Health, Growth and Development  Maternal and Family Health  Parent and Child Relationships  Safety and Injury Prevention  Immunisation  Family Planning  Nutrition  Referral to Specialist , Children's and Family Services  Postnatal Depression  Sleeping and Settling Issues www.moira.vic.gov.au Please contact us if you would like to be included or for any changes so we can keep our community updated. 28 Play Group Children interacting and develop social skills in a safe environment. Children engaging in indoor and outdoor activities while forming new relationships and friends. Meet: 10:00am till 12:00noon Tuesday. $2 per session held in Cobram Community House Quilters Club If you are a beginner come in have a look and have a cup of tea. If you have an unfinished quilt at home bring it in. If you’re an experienced quilter, and like to share information then this is the group for you. Meet: 2nd Friday of each month 10:00am till 3:00pm held at Cobram Community House. University of the Third Age (U3A) Did you know there are 100 U3A groups throughout Victoria? The Cobram U3A group get together on a regular basis for social and learning activities such as:  Tai Chi  Theatre afternoons  History  Cards  Travel Topics  Computers  Hot Topics  Needles and Natters Meet: Monday, Tuesday & Thursday at various locations. New members are encouraged to come along for the information morning and a cup of tea or coffee on the 1st Tuesday of each month at 10.30am held in Cobram Community House. Membership based. cobramu3a@gmail.com 9

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BANKS ANZ Branch Cobram 10 Sydney St Open 9.30 till 4:00pm 13 13 14 Bendigo Bank Corner Main St & Sydney St Open 9:00am till 5:00pm 5872 1222 Central Murray Credit Union 73 Punt Rd 5871 2188 Open 9:00am till 5:00pm Commonwealth Bank Corner Main St & Sydney St Open 9.30am till 4:00pm 13 22 21 National Australia Bank (NAB) 81 Punt Rd 13 22 65 Open 9.30am till 4:00pm Westpac (ATM Only) 34 Punt Rd Please contact us if you would like to be included or for any changes so we can keep our community updated. 10 Cobram Hospital 24-32 Broadway Street 5871 0777 (24 Hours & Emergencies) www.cobramdistricthealth.org.au Family Care 49 Broadway Street 5871 3247  Disability support  Child and family support  Carers support Provides a service in Cobram 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday. Need a referral through Child First 1300 854 944 www.familycare.net.au Simply Helping Jan Griffiths 0447 314 705 goulburnvalley@simplyhelping.com.au In-Home Care & Support Services  Home help  Personal care  Respite  Companion care  Dementia care  Gardening & home maintenance  Babysitting & nannies  Pet sitting & dog walking Community Nursing Services Private and public community nursing services across the Goulburn Valley region. www.simplyhelping.com.au Contact Cobram Community House so we can point you in the right direction phone 5872 2224 27

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Cobram District Health 27 Broadway Street 5871 0900 Opposite Cobram Hospital Offering a wide range of services and support including:  Dietitian  Midwife Care  Podiatry  Diabetes Education  District Nurses  Strength Training  Chronic Disease Educator  Occupational Therapy  Physiotherapy  Rehabilitation Services Other Services  Counselling  Mental Health Issues  Housing Assistance  Speech Pathology  Parkinson’s Disease Support Group www.cobramdistricthealth.org.au Please contact us if you would like to be included or for any changes so we can keep our community updated 26 CHEMISTS Amcal Pharmacy 28 Punt Rd 5872 1143 Cobram Discount Drug Store 69-71 Punt Rd 5872 1154 www.discountdrugstores.com.au CHURCHES Uniting 10 Hay Ave Tom: Service Sunday 9.15am. 5872 1129 Anglican— St Margaret's Corner High St & Pine St Cliff: Mass Sunday 9.30am. 5871 1831 Catholic— St Josephs William St 5871 1031 Mass 6:00pm Saturday & 10.30am Sunday. Pentecostal Ignite Life 63 Punt Rd Guy: Service Sunday 5.30pm. 0459 107 098 Pentecostal Cobram Church Outreach Centre 5 William St Annette: 0427 742 049 Services alternate Saturday to Sunday. www.cobramchurch.com Contact Cobram Community House so we can point you in the right direction phone 5872 2224 11

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CLUBS Rotary Enquiries to Gifford 0427 721 351 Meet: 6:00pm Wednesday at Presto Pasta & Pizza 4 Mookarii Street, Cobram Rotary9790.org.au Returned Services League (R.S.L) Enquiries to Rob 0428 352 084 or Michael 0439 460 435 Meet: 7:00pm 2nd Monday of the month in Barooga Sports Club 10 Burkinshaw Street , Barooga www.rslvic.com.au Senior Citizens Club Enquiries to John 5872 1553 Senior Citizen’s Clubrooms, Hay Avenue, Cobram Lions Enquiries to John 5872 1726 Meet: 6.30pm every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month In Lions Shed, Scott Reserve, Cobram www.lionsclubs.org.au Probus (P.A.V) Enquiries to Kath 5872 2921 Heather 5871 1616 Meet: 2nd Monday in January, 1st Monday of every month after at 10:00am till 12:00pm noon in Senior Citizen’s Clubrooms, Hay Avenue, Cobram www.probusvic.com.au Soroptimist International Cobram and Barooga sicobrambarooga@siswp.org Meet: 6:30pm every 3rd Wednesday of the month January through to November Colonial Motor Inn 108 William Street, Cobram Please contact us if you would like to be included or for any changes so we can keep our community updated. 12 JUSTICES OF THE PEACE Brian Walsh 51 Broadway Street Jennifer Briody John von Appen (German/English) German/English Frank Vogel (Yugoslavian/ English) 7 View Court 5871 1499 0421 617 753 0418 101 54 5871 1208 HEALTH SERVICES Cobram Dental Clinic 2 Charles Street 5872 1365 www.cobramdistricthealth.org.au Alliance Dental Group 4/17 Sydney Street 5872 1933 Denture Clinic 32 Bank Street 5872 1444 Cobram Medical Clinic 2 Charles Street 5871 1433 www.cobramdistricthealth.org.au Mivo Park Medical Clinic 18 Hay Avenue 5872 2166 Alpha Medical Centre 24 William Street 5871 2366 Contact Cobram Community House so we can point you in the right direction phone 5872 2224 25

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JOB ACTIVE PROVIDERS/ EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES CVGT 6C Mookarii Street 5871 2888 Open 8.30am till 5pm Monday to Friday. www.cvgt.com.au Eworks Employment Solutions Inc. 1300 306 311 Based at Yarrawonga. Please phone for an appointment in Cobram Community House Monday, Tuesday & Thursday. www.eworks.org.au Sureway 18 Sydney Street 1300 787 392 Open 9am till 5pm Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday. www.sureway.com.au Personnel Group 5821 5888 Based at Shepparton. Please phone for an appointment in Cobram Community House on Wednesdays. www.personnelgroup.com.au Western District Employment Access (WDEA) 5899 9101 Based at Shepparton. Please phone for an appointment in Cobram Community House on Thursdays. www.wdea.org.au Please contact us if you would like to be included or for any changes so we can keep our community updated 24 COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES 500 Enquiries to Nancy 5872 1122 Meet: 1:00pm Friday in Senior Citizen’s Clubrooms. Hay Street, Cobram $2 to play Euchre Enquiries to Nancy 5872 1122 Meet: 1:00pm Saturday in Senior Citizen’s Clubrooms. Hay Street, Cobram Bush Walking Enquiries to Ross 5871 1986 Meet: 4th Sunday of each month Cobram Post Office and carpool to various locations. Park Run (Walkers Welcome) Enquiries to Lyn 0419 535 878 Meet: 7.50am Saturday at Thompsons Beach. Register at www.parkrun.com.au Multicultural Groups Al Howra Women's Assoc. (Iraqi Women's Assoc.) Al A Men’s Assoc. (Iraqi Men's Assoc.) Australian Filipino Community Filipino Australian Friendship Association Italian Social Club Indian Community Please contact Moira Shire's Multicultural Advisory Committee on 5871 9222 for the above groups. Contact Cobram Community House so we can point you in the right direction phone 5872 2224 13

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COMMUNITY GROUPS Al-Anon Enquiries to Val 0438 625 347 Meet: 10.30am Wednesday at 5 William Street (Cobram Church) www.al-anon.org.au Alcoholics Anonymous Enquiries to Gary 0428 712 208 or 1300 222 222 Meet: 8pm Wednesday at St Margaret's, Corner High Street & Pine Street www.aa.org.au Country Women’s Association (C.W.A) Enquiries to Anna 5872 1402 Meet: 12.30pm every 1st Thursday of the month In Senior Citizen’s Clubrooms. Hay Avenue www.cwaofvic.org.au Girl Guides Enquiries to Tracey 0488 712 502 Meet: 6.30pm till 8:00pm at Killara House. (2 Bank Street Cobram Show Grounds) www.guidesvic.org.au Historical Society Enquiries to David 5873 4379 Meet: 8pm every 1st Wednesday of the month In the Old School Punt Road. (next to Cobram Community House) Facebook Page Cobram Historical Society Please contact us if you would like to be included or for any changes so we can keep our community updated 14 Junior Play Group Enquiries to Sandy 0428 122 331 Meet: 9.30am Monday in Cobram Sports Stadium (Campbell Rd). Ages 4 years and up. $5 per session Supported Play Group Enquiries to Neeska 0431 378 101 Meet: 10:00am till 12:00pm noon every Wednesday of the school term in Mivo Park Hay Ave. Ages 0 to 5 years. www.savethechildren.org.au Toy Library Enquiries to Liz 0412 605 436 Meet: 10:00am till 11:00am every Saturday of the school term in 16 Hay Ave. (Maternal and Child Health Centre) Ages 0 to 6 Years. www.toylibraries.org.au My Time Playgroup Enquiries to Trish 5831 7157 Meet: 11:30am noon till 2:00pm every second Monday in Cobram Community House. 43 Punt Rd www.gvsgcn.com.au Genealogy Enquiries to Barbara 5871 2505 Meet: 7.30pm 2nd Wednesday of the month In Old School Punt Rd. Facebook page Cobram Genealogy Group Contact Cobram Community House so we can point you in the right direction phone 5872 2224 23

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Cobram Anglican Grammar School 40-48 Campbell Rd 5871 1816 Preschool to Year 12. www.cags.vic.edu.au St Joseph’s Primary School 25 Broadway St Foundation to Grade 6. www3.sjcobram.catholic.edu.au 5872 1573 Play Group and Other Community House Play Group 43-45 Punt Road 5872 2224 Meet: 10:00am till 12:00pm noon every Tuesday. Ages 0 to 5 years . $2 per session (Cobram Community House) Community Play Group 78-98 William St 5872 1374 Meet: 9.30am every Wednesday of the school term. Ages 0 to 5 years. (Cobram Primary School) Junior Gym Enquiries to Sandy 0428 122 331 Meet: 9.15am Friday in Cobram Sports Stadium. (Campbell Rd) Ages 4 years and up $6.50 per session My Time Parent Enquiries to Trish 5831 7157 Meet: 11:30am noon till 2:00pm every second Monday in Cobram Community House. 43 Punt Road Supporting parents of children with Chronic Medical Conditions or Disabilities. www.gvsgcsn.com.au Raving Red’s (Red Hatters) Enquiries to Gwen 5872 2097 or 0409 016 929 Monthly meetings held at various locations. A group for ladies over 50. www.redhatsvictoria.com Riding for the Disabled Enquiries to Carol 5873 5306 Commences at 10:00am till 12:00pm noon every second Thursday held at Cobram Show Grounds. www.rdav.asn.au Scouts Enquiries to 8543 9800 and leave a message Meet: 7:00pm Monday at Scout Hall 2 Bank Street (2 Bank St Cobram Show Grounds) www.vicscouts.com.au Sun Country Relay for Life Volunteer Event Organizers Enquiries to Samantha 0447 502 178 Meet: 6:00pm every second Thursday of the month held in Harvest Room, Cobram Hotel . (please confirm attendance) www.relayforlife.org.au Please contact us if you would like to be included or for any changes so we can keep our community updated. 22 Contact Cobram Community House so we can point you in the right direction phone 5872 2224 15

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