Two Days of Fun at Darlington Point

14 March 2017 - Media Release

Murrumbidgee Council’s older citizens were treated to two days of fun festivities in Darlington Point last week.

On Wednesday 103 seniors and their carers enjoyed good food and music at the Darlington Point Club to mark NSW Seniors Festival.  Riverina Murray Regional Development Officer, Ageing and Disability, Cheryl Wilson was guest speaker.

And then on Thursday another 68 turned out for high-tea and a fashion parade by Revive at the CWA Hall.

Local Representation Committee (LRC) Chair Ruth McRae officially opened proceedings on behalf of Council on Wednesday.

She said that seniors played a vital role in all three communities and acknowledged the importance of local government in providing services to support the ageing population.

General Manager Craig Moffitt said he was glad to hear that so many people had taken the opportunity to celebrate.

“We had a fantastic turn out and from all accounts everyone had a great time,” he said

 “I congratulate volunteers, staff and seniors who helped make both events a success.”

Seniors Festival celebrations are not over yet for Murrumbidgee Council, with Jerilderie’s Got Talent Seniors event to be held on Friday 31 March at 10am at Jerilderie Civic Hall.

Morning tea will be served and entertainment will be provided by Ray McCartney. Collect your free ticket from Murrumbidgee Council’s Jerilderie Branch Office or phone 03 5886 1200 to reserve a spot by Thursday 23 March.