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01/03/20

Kew Country Club receives funding to build interactive Youth Golf Academy

by Laura Telford A state of the art junior golf facility will be built at Kew Country Club and is hoped to continue to foster the talents of local, rising stars. The project will deliver infrastructure to Kew Country Club to provide an interactive Youth Golf Academy building on their already successful North Coast Junior Masters competition. The $126,000 project was announcement on February 28 with funds coming from the NSW Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund and the Kew Country Club. Kew Country Club general manager Rob Dwyer said it was a very exciting day for the community of Kew and the whole of the Camden Haven. “We are so excited to have received this grant to build the facility,” Mr Dwyer said. + Read more
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27/01/20

Blues and roots duo Busby Marou bring their real world down-to-earth music to Laurieton

by Vickii Byram ​The slogan that sells Queensland is very familiar and now, so is the duo Busby Marou, who feature in the state’s tourism ads. Tom Busby and Jeremy Marou were chosen for the ads because the powers that be wanted to really try to connect with people to show Queenslanders as being genuine. ​”We found out through the agency they were looking for “normal Queenslanders” to be in the ads. We were getting known, and our song Sound of Summer was a good fit to feature in the ads,” Busby says. + read more
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05/01/20

Laurieton United Services Club head chef Jason Bird teaches kids how to make sushi during school holidays

– by Robert Dougherty ​Hastings kids have studied the fine art of sushi making under the guidance of head chef Jason Bird. Around 25 youngsters made their own sushi during a Junior Masterchef session at the Laurieton United Services Club (LUSC) on Thursday, January 2. Mr Bird who coordinates a team of five chefs and four cooks at LUSC said making sushi is not a complicated process, but you can muck it up a million ways. “Sushi is definitely more popular with the kids than what I thought it would be,” he said. read more +
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03/01/20

IWA Pro Wrestling show to hit Laurieton United Services Club on January 9

The presence and pageantry of the atmosphere that IWA brings to clubs and venues all over Australia is unmatched by any other entertainment act. The bruises, bumps and bodyslams will provide for a night you will never ever forget. For more than 30 years, International Wrestling Australia has been providing entertainment for locals in urban and regional locations that is as physical as it comes. read more +
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02/01/20

The annual New Year’s Eve celebration at Laurieton United Services Club has raised more than $6500

– by Robert Dougherty​More than $6500 has been raised for NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) volunteers during a New Year’s Eve celebration in Laurieton. Around six-hundred State Emergency Services (SES), RFS volunteers and their families were treated to dinner at Laurieton United Services Club (LUSC) instead of the annual fireworks display on Tuesday, December 31. The event was featured three bands, childrens rides and was achieved with a community grant from the Rotary Club of Laurieton. The Rotary Club of Laurieton director of community service Alan Anderson said the team had done their duty to support the community. “Everyone coming through on the gate was very supportive of suspending the fireworks and diverting the money to the RFS,” he said. read more +
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01/01/20

Laurieton United Services Club host Australia Day bonanza

by Laura Telford ​Many in the Camden Haven flocked to the laurieton United Services Club on January 26 to join in Australia day fun. The club hosted family entertainment which included a jumping castle, lamington eating contest and boot throwing game. These celebrations were on top of the official program which included three locals becoming new citizens at a ceremony at Bruce Porter Reserve. + read more
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27/12/19

Laurieton United Services Club host family friendly New Year’s Eve gathering, 2019

– by Laura Telford ​The community are invited to attend Laurieton United Services Club’s annual New Year’s Eve bash. The family friendly night of entertainment, fun and games will ensure you ring in the year year – and decade – in the best possible way. This year LUSC have partnered with Rotary and the Camden Haven Chamber of Commerce to ensure there is something for the whole family. Laurieton United Services Club manager Rob Dwyer said it was going to be a great night for the whole community.READ MORE +
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24/12/19

Laurieton United Services Club brings Christmas cheer to the kids

THE kids got their jingle bells on at the Laurieton United Services Club annual Christmas party on December 21. The free party is held each year for local children and grandchildren. The fun included a jumping castle, balloonist, face painting, DJ, and games from the Party Professionals. read more +
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Featured image for “Laurieton United Services Club Women’s Auxiliary donate $12,000 to the Laurieton RSL Sub Branch”
19/12/19

Laurieton United Services Club Women’s Auxiliary donate $12,000 to the Laurieton RSL Sub Branch

– by Laura Telford The Laurieton United Services Club Women’s Auxiliary has donated $12,000 to the Laurieton RSL Sub Branch to help support veterans. The ladies group has been hosting bingo events at the club and generously community members have made the donation possible. The money was handed over at the Laurieton RSL Sub Branch’s annual Christmas party on december 14. Laurieton RSL Sub Branch president John (Budgie) Parrott said the donation was much appreciated. “Without the support of groups like the Laurieton United Services Club Women’s Auxiliary we would not be able to support veterans when they return home,” Mr Parrott said.read more +
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09/11/19

Laurieton United Services Club acts as evacuation centre for Camden Haven residents

– by Peter Daniels ​Twelve hundred people flocked to the Laurieton United Services Club at the height of Friday night’s emergency warning as bushfires threatened the southern end of the local government area. As a shelter from the threat, there were also some 130 animals including lizards, birds, dogs and cats. Many had bunkered down for the night, expecting to stay for the long haul, said the club’s secretary manager Rob Dwyer. “What unfolded last night (November 8) was a fantastic attribute to this community,” he said. “Under trying conditions they came together for the benefit of everyone. “Our community and staff did a wonderful job last night. “We had residents from Kew, Kendall, Dunbogan, Laurieton and Johns River here. “The camaraderie among everyone was really quite special,” he said. READ MORE +
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