The South Eastern Times : February 24th 2015
NEWS 3 GRANT RECIPIENTS: Beachport’s Old Wool and Grain Store Museum volunteers Rhonda Burleigh, Jan Mayell, Kevin Bateman, Graeme Tresize, Rita Heuzenroeder, Michael Heuzenroeder, Pat Geraghty, Hazel Watson and chair Lorraine Williams (front) accept a cheque from Member for MacKillop Mitch Williams. Regional museums receive funds South East groups to benefit from slice of $27,000 community grants MUSTILLO RAQUEL firstname.lastname@example.org FIVE South East museums will benefit 27,000 in government ANT RECIPIENTS: Beachport’s Old Wool and Grain Store Museum volunteers Rhonda Burleigh, Jan Mayell, Kevin Bateman, Graeme Tresize, Rita Heuzenroeder, Michael Heuzenroeder, Pat Geraghty, Hazel Watson and chair Lorraine Williams (front) accept a cheque from Member for MacKillop Mitch Williams. Regional museums receive funds South East groups to benefit from slice of $27,000 community grants MUSTILLO RAQUEL email@example.com FIVE South East museums will benefit 27,000 in government Millicent Millicent National Trust Living History Museum, Beachport’s Old Wool and Grain Store Museum, Penola’s Mary MacKillop Centre, the Glencoe Woolshed and the Sheep’s Back Museum in Naracoorte were successful in their bids for the Community Museums Program Grant Fund. Administered by History SA, the program provides funding for displays, collection management and conservation projects. The Millicent museum received $2700 for the upcoming historic railway display while the Beachport branch of the National Trust received $1064 for the development of their electronic cataloging system, Collections MOSAiC. “We are one of the first National Trust museums to take on the Mosaic program and we have all found it very good to use,” Beachport branch of the National Trust chairman Lorraine Williams said. “It is quite a tricky program to use so the grant will be partly used to train South East schools mixed up in berry scare TWO school sites in the South East have been added to the list of places where children may have consumed berries potentially contaminated with Hepatitis A in recent days. At least three students at Millicent High School have consumed cake made with frozen berries, while smoothies containing the product were consumed by the children at the McKay Children’s Centre in Penola. The education department has listed the two sites along with nine others across the state where contaminated berries may have been served since last Monday. Millicent High School principal John Shelton said senior school students consumed the potentially contaminated Creative Gourmet Mixed Berries in home economics class. “A number of our senior students used the berries to undergo testing. “The incubation period is up to 50 days and the students consumed the berries over a week and a half ago,” he said. “There has not yet been a confirmed case in South Australia and I do not have a sense that the students seem worried.” We have talked to the students to ascertain how they are feeling and sent information home to the parents about what symptoms to watch for Millicent High School principal John Shelton produce cake as part of their coursework,” he said. “We have talked to the students to ascertain how they are feeling and sent information home to the parents about what symptoms to watch for. “It is not a large number of students and it is certainly not even the whole class that used the berries in the food preparation.” Mr Shelton said the exposed students would Principals and directors at the sites have actively contacted parents of affected children and workers to notify them of the possible risk and provide them with the advice issued by SA Health. This advice follows on from Patties Foods Ltd nationally recalling Nanna’s Mixed Berries and Creative Gourmet Mixed Berries (frozen) from Coles, Woolworths, IGA and other independent supermarkets nationally due to a potential Hepatitis A contamination. To date, 22 Department of Education and Child Development sites have reported to the department the possible use of contaminated frozen berries at their sites. The list of potentially affected sites will also be available on the DECD website at www.decd.sa.gov.au. It is possible that other DECD sites may be identified in the coming days and parents of affected children will continue to be notified as required. We need everyone’s help to buy aircraft and keep the ROYAL FLYING DOCTOR fl ying. Please send your donations to: PO Box 1426, Mount Gambier, SA 5290 www.thesoutheasterntimes.com.au PO Box 214, Millicent, SA 5280 The South Eastern Times, Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 3 two more people. “We will also buy another licence for our other computer so two people can work on cataloging at the same time.” The upcoming Blades of Glencoe event on March 8 was awarded $6000, while $7140 was granted for the MacKillop Centre’s new audiovisual interpretation display in the redeveloped Cameron House. Naracoorte was awarded $10,000 for lighting projects in their display gallery. Is your workplace ready for a first aid emergency? By law, every South Australian business must be First Aid compliant. To go from Worst Aid to First Aid, book your staff in for an accredited St John First Aid course in your area. 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