Vale Connie

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These last weeks have seen some sad times, namely, the passing of Connie ‘Love your Sister’ Johnson.   I had a moment’s hesitation then, trying to recall Connie’s last name, because over these past months she has simply been ‘Connie’. You didn’t have to say any more – people knew who you were talking about. The number of lives she has influenced, inspired and given hope to is huge but the legacy she has left is even greater. The money that ‘Love Your Sister’ raised is invaluable in this fight against cancer. When advancements in treatment and the much hoped for...

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News from Erilan

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We all seem to spend an increasing amount of time online. Whether it is researching, shopping, socialising or simply browsing. It pays to be ‘internet savvy’ so we get the most out of the technology and avoid the pitfalls. Recently I had the opportunity of being on a Q & A panel at a Digital Garage In-Person Training workshop run by Google. These workshops are a great way to brush up digital skills to grow a business, a career and to provide individuals and businesses dozens of free online courses on everything from search to social media to digital marketing. Contact Google and see...

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Success - Business Chambers Award

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What an amazing last couple of months I have had. Recently I was selected as a finalist in Excellence in Business Ethics at the annual Wagga Wagga Business Chambers Crow Awards. These awards aim to:  Recognise and reward outstanding businesses in Wagga Wagga Encourage businesses to aspire for excellence within the community Acknowledge outstanding contributions by business leaders Promote Wagga Wagga through various business networks.  The winners were announced at a gala dinner and I had the honour of being the recipient of the inaugural Chambers Choice Award which I learnt had been created for Erilan!     This Award means...

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Getting Behind Relay for Life

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Each year my family gather together to participate in Relay for Life.  This will be our 10th consecutive year with the local Relay for Life being held at the end of this month.  Over that time we have raised in excess of $60,000.  As I look over the past ten years I smile at some of the fundraising events we have hosted.  Two memorable ones were family concerts in a local town hall. It seemed as though the whole district turned out to see us on the stage performing numerous skits and generally having a ball. It was as much fun back stage as...

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Swimsuits and what they're made from

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A question I am often asked when people are enquiring about swimsuits is, “Is it chlorine resistant”. So what should we expect from our swimsuits? More and more people are swimming and exercising, often in hydrotherapy pools. Hydrotherapy pools have a higher operating temperature and an increased disinfectant level. This asks even more from our swimsuits. The first thing is to understand what material swimsuits are made from and what to expect from them. Some materials used are: PolyesterNew technologies in polyester have improved the feel of the material. Polyester holds its colour and is resistant to chlorine. It is...

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