We are lucky residents here in Bowning; for being raffled off in the next two weeks is a wonderful piece (pen-pencil) by our local artist Rosalie Jones, second and third prizes have been donated by Bowning’s Mayfield Mews and the Bowning Hotel. Tickets go on sale starting this Saturday at the Meet and Greet in the Bowning Hall.
Following the completion of NAIDOC week, from Sunday to Sunday in the first week of July, local identity and indigenous leader Eric Bell, OAM, (pictured with presenter John McClung) on Yassfm's 'Yes Yass It's Saturday' show last Saturday, discussed NAIDOC and numerous other topics relating to Yass history and current developments.
Keith was born in Yass, at Devonia Public Hospital, on September 2 1939, together with twin brother, Kevin. He was the fourth child of Ted and Una Kemp. He was part of a large and close knit family with brothers Jack, Kevin, Brian, Barry and Ross, and his sister, Dorothy and brother Smiley, who have predeceased him.
Check out how Day 2 of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games unfolded for the Aussies.