The South Eastern Times : November 13th 2014
2 NEWS Military sacrifice not forgotten Community pays tribute to service personnel at Remembrance Day ceremony NEWS Military sacrifice not forgotten Community pays tribute to service personnel at Remembrance Day ceremony H H 2 NEWS Mi NEWS Military sacrifice not forgotten C WS Military sacrifice not forgotten Community pays tribute to service personnel at Remembrance Day ceremony H J.L. J.L. “FRED” firstname.lastname@example.org Member for Barker Tony Pasin was among the 200-strong crowd who paid tribute to wartime service and sacrifice at Tuesday’s Remembrance Day ceremony in Millicent. Held under blue skies at the Cross of Sacrifice, the service was led by Millicent RSL president Stephen Tidy and Pastor Arthur Tzanakis of the Millicent Baptist Church. It included the traditional minute of silence at 11am. Mr Tidy was pleased with the level of support for the event on a working day. “It is hard for people to come but it was still a good turn-out,” he said. “It was good to see Member for Barker Tony Pasin here along with our Mayor Peter Gandolfi, all the schoolchildren and the members of the Millicent Legacy Widows Club.” Wreaths were laid by Mr Gandolfi, Mr Pasin, Millicent Legacy Widows, and the Millicent RSL representatives and students from Millicent High School and Millicent North, Newbery Park, St Anthony’s and Tantanoola primary schools. Wreaths were also laid on behalf of the South Australian Police and Millicent and District Hospital. The contingent of World War II veterans included Fred Ellis and Henry Hawke, while there was also a number of Vietnam War veterans and other ex-service personnel in attendance. Among the onlookers were police, CFS, SES, St John’s Ambulance and SA Ambulance Service personnel. It was 96 years on Tuesday since the guns fell silent to mark the end LEST WE FORGET: Newbery Park Primary School students Jack Michelson and Wil Bowering were among the young and old to lay a wreath at the Millicent Cross of Sacrifice in honour of Australia’s servicemen. of World War I. In his speech, Mr Gandolfi paid tribute to one of the Tantanoola soldiers whose name is commemorated on the Cross of Sacrifice. He said the 21-year-old Henry Arthur Talbot had died towards the end of World War I. In describing his short life, Mr Gandolfi said Talbot earned the Military Medal for his gallantry. This decoration was proudly worn by his father in his later years. CLEARING SALE PERKINS & WARD Situated on the property Atkin Road, Kongorong (property sold) To be offered by Auction on Friday, 28th November 2014 at 10am (SA time) TRACTORS: • 2006 Case InterMXU100. Mass 4560 with bucket, hay forks and silage grab. Hours 4,000. • 1998 Cast Inter 6 cylinder 4WD with 3 point linkage. Mass 7352. 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Terms: Net cash day of sale. Number system to apply. In his first speech to a Millicent Remembrance Day service, Mr Pasin described the red poppy as a symbol of hope. “On this day, we remember those who have served in all wars, conflicts and peace-keeping operations,” Mr Pasin said. “We also remember those who have suffered as the result of wars. “We should also pay our respects to serving personnel as they do the nation proud.” As part of the Remembrance Day observation, the Millicent RSL erected a field of cross poppies to honour those local service personnel who have died in battle or since. A cross was displayed for World War II ex-serviceman Drake Sutherland, late of Beachport, who died in the past year. For the first time, the Sheoak Lodge aged care facility held its own Remembrance Day commemoration. Picture: FRED SMITH It was conducted by Millicent RSL vice-president Bruce Clayson and Millicent Uniting Church lay preacher Pastor Arthur Tzanakis. Meanwhile, students from St Anthony’s Primary School were at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra for Tuesday’s Remembrance Day service. The school regularly takes part in the ceremony as part of an annual trip by Year 7 students to the national capital. Millicent public library arms residents with mental health and well-being knowledge TWO of Australia’s most respected mental health advocates will appear at the Millicent Civic and Arts Centre next week to tackle topics relating to positive well-being. Renowned mental health speaker Keir Wells and anti-bullying campaigner Ron Prasad will join forces next Wednesday, November 19, to talk about the successful maintenance of mental health. The talk will give the community the chance to embrace a new paradigm about mental health, according to Wattle Range Libraries manager Janice Nitschke. “Mental health is a real issue in our community as more and more people are experiencing difficulties in their life,” she said. “Building on the idea of the library as a community hub, the speakers are a really important way of supporting community members who may be going through a difficult time. with a talk about the manic-depression he has lived with since childhood. His goal is to provide greater insight into living and working with mental illness by speaking honestly of his life experiences, mistakes and lessons learnt. Prominent life coach Ron Prasad will deliver awareness-based education facilitating change and support for individuals experiencing mental health issues within their work environment. It is important for people to hear how others successfully manage mental illness so they can get a better understanding on how to manage their own issues Wattle Range Libraries manager Janice Nitschke “It is important for people to hear how others successfully manage mental illness so they can get a better understanding on how to manage their own issues. “A key component of libraries is lifelong learning and through the presentations community members can educate themselves about positive mental health practices.” Enquiries: Garry Graney 0409 856 169, David Dowdell 0428 205 751 658439 2 - The South Eastern Times, Thursday, November 13, 2014 www.thesoutheasterntimes.com.au Passionate about raising awareness of mental illness in society, Mr Wells will engage audiences Drawing from his own experiences of bullying and harassment, the author is committed to empowering people who are or have been subjected to school or workplace bullying. “Bullying can be subliminal or it can be overt, but it affects people the same way,” Ms Nitschke said. “It is an issue that can lead to mental illness, so it is important that people understand how to deal with it appropriately. “Those speakers are two of the most brilliant speakers in their fields and the presentation is a great opportunity to raise awareness of mental illness and bullying in our society.” Fully ARMED: Awareness through Real stories, Motivation, Education and Directness will start at 7pm. For more information contact the Millicent Public Library on 8733 0903.
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