Issue 15/15

The weekly e-newsletter of

Bendigo Orienteers Inc.

Issue 15/15. Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Contact (for this publication): Peter J. Creely: (Ph. 5443 1975)

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A course setter and helper are required for May 23rd Fiddlers Green. If you can help please contact Colin, Richard or Jim ASAP to make further arrangements. All course setters and helpers are greatly appreciated and our combined efforts make it possible to run a fantastic calendar of events throughout the year. With enough volunteer involvement we only need to do one of these each per year, so if you haven’t had a look at the clubs online calendar for nominating as a local event course setter/helper, please consider. New course setters are encouraged to have a go, and help is available to get you on the way.

Editors NOTE: The above position has now been filled, thanks Terry, Alison and Tony. We are still looking for Course Setters and Helpers for other events during the year, please check HERE, and please put your name forward when you see somewhere, were you can help. We are particularly keen to fill in Helpers positions in June

Coming Events. Saturday 9 May, 2015. Bendigo Bush Classic 6.  Map: Lyell Forest

Course setter: Charles Brownridge
Organiser: Heather Jones
Courses: 3 hard, 1 medium, 1 easy.
Terrain: Mostly subtle spur/gully (can be very subtle)

Start time: 12.30 pm – 2 pm. Entry fee (for all VOA members) $8. Enter on day. All welcome.
From Bendigo: Travel east along Williamson Street that becomes Strathfieldsaye Road to Strathfieldsaye (about 6 or 7 kms). From the shops in Strathfieldsaye travel about 3.5 km towards Lake Eppalock. Turn right at the red brick church onto Axe Creek Road and travel approx. 3.5 kms to Paton’s Road and turn left. Follow Paton’s Road for just over 1 km and turn right onto Lowndes Track. Please park along the left hand side of Lowndes Track and do not go past the tapes across the road.

From Melbourne: travel to Bendigo via the Calder. Continue past the Fountain in the centre of Bendigo for one block to Williamson Street (Shamrock Hotel corner). Turn right into Williamson Street and then as above for Bendigo.

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