Celebrating Seniors Month in Mirboo North

This October there will be a number of events taking place in Mirboo North where the older adults in our community will be able to come together and enjoy some fantastic local food and some social connection.  “We are conscious many people are still getting comfortable with reconnecting fully with…

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Community Foundation grants almost $30,000 to local students under Education Support Program

As rural and regional students start to take up places in courses at University and TAFE this month, they face a number of challenges.  The Education Support Fund was set up by the Community Foundation in 2013 to support local students tackling these. On Friday 11th February, there was an…

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Official Reopening of the Mirboo North Pool

We are very grateful to Rob Waycott and the Mirboo North Times for allowing us to share their excellent article on the reopening of the Mirboo North Pool on our website (together with the wonderful photos taken by Elana Kovac).  The Mirboo North Times is a weekly community newspaper run…

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Mirboo North & District Community Foundation opens Purpose-built Medical Centre in Mirboo North

The modern medical and allied health facility built on Ridgway by the Mirboo North and District Community Foundation (the Community Foundation) was formally opened on Saturday 11th December. Hundreds of community members attended, taking up the invite to have a tour of the facility and afternoon tea as part of the…

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Winners of Mural Design Competition announced!

The foundations mural on Ridgway is about to be transformed by Melanie Caple and a team of four students from the Mirboo North Secondary College. At a celebratory gathering at the space last week, Melanie Caple announced the winners of the mural design competition: Morgan Finnegan, Jett Gundy, Jobeka Siaman…

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Seniors Week in Mirboo North

Last week, Jimmy Jambs Café & Pantry hosted morning tea to over fifty of Mirboo North’s senior adults, serving them a delicious hot cuppa and cake every morning for five days. It seemed everyone had flocked to the café to enjoy morning tea and social catchups across the week and…

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Mirboo North Seniors create a Perpetual Fund.

The Mirboo North Senior Citizens gathered to enjoy a beautiful lunch at the Baromi Centre last week, ably catered for by the Friends of the Aged Care.  It was a celebratory lunch but had a number of poignant moments.  For many years these lunches have been a well-attended and much-loved…

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