fbpx

About: vinnievanoorschot

Posts by: vinnievanoorschot

September 20, 2021

Moolap Primary Eco-Action Team shines in national sustainability competition

WASTE audits, random waste collection 'Emu Bobs' and a 'Nude Food' program were just some of the ways Moolap Primary earned recognition for their...

September 19, 2021

AFL Barwon sounds the final siren on 2021

THE few remaining sides that were hoping to compete for premiership glory will need to push back their ambitions to 2022. AFL Barwon has today...

September 18, 2021

Geelong Lutheran and Leopold raise big in 2021 MS Readathon

AUGUST'S MS Readathon is in the books with more than 27,482 participants including schools pulling together to raise $2,353,680 in the fight against multiple...

September 13, 2021

SPAN Walk to proceed virtually this year for suicide awareness

THE Hope Bereavement Centre based in Geelong will continue its annual Suicide Prevention Awareness Network (SPAN) Walk virtually this Sunday to maintain raising awareness...

September 13, 2021

Coles Belmont clear the aisles in Winter Appeal

JUST under 20,000 people received much-needed meals thanks to the shopping community of one of Geelong's local supermarkets over the winter period. The shoppers and...

September 10, 2021

Jan Juc teen raises funds to make his own wave

SURFERS from across the country and here on the Surf Coast are using their love of the waves to raise money for SurfAid’s programs...

September 9, 2021

Benson wins Mathieson Medal, Sheringham and Honner share top A Grade honour

ST MARY'S had plenty of success on both an individual and a collective scale as one of their own was rewarded with the prestigious...

September 9, 2021

Are they really okay on R U OK? Day?

NINE Australians each day lose their lives to suicide, which is more than double the death toll on our roads each year according to...

September 8, 2021

Local regenerative farm continues to break new ground

THE Common Ground Project will receive more than $100,000 from a national grants program to help scale its impact, as they try to raise...

September 5, 2021

Popular Lions Christmas cakes are back in the mix

THE end of the year is fast approaching and one of the great Lions Club traditions is coming back to the Greater Geelong area...

September 5, 2021

Tradies turn pink for breast cancer awareness

TRADIES across the country are being asked to “pink up” at work, host a fundraising event and start a conversation with others to help...

September 4, 2021

Joeys’ students raise big in increasing awareness for mental health

BY GROWING a mullet and swimming hundreds of kilometres, two Year 12 students have put the spotlight on mental health and collectively raised more...

September 2, 2021

Community grants provide path to economic recovery

ANOTHER State of Wellness Women’s Summit is on the cards in early-2022 thanks primarily to recent funding acquired from the City of Greater Geelong. The...

August 28, 2021

First responders honoured in Beckley Park by Rotarians

COVID-19 first responders have embodied the spirit of ‘Service above Self’ throughout the pandemic, and they have been honoured by two of Geelong’s longest...

August 27, 2021

AFL Barwon releases ‘Return to Play 4.0’

FOLLOWING the Victorian Government’s pause on community sport on August 20, the AFL Barwon Commission has adjusted the remaining fixture dates, as the sporting...

August 27, 2021

Masters baseball event swings for the fences after funding boost

GEELONG’S baseballers will again be able to show off their skills after receiving a much-needed boost from the City of Greater Geelong’s latest round...

August 23, 2021

AFL Barwon to hold this season’s junior vote counts online

THE cancellation of community sport over the weekend has meant other footballing events have had to be altered to keep in line with the...

August 18, 2021

Lifesavers celebrated for their 2021 efforts at LSV awards night

LIFESAVERS from around the region have been recognised for all their hard work this past year at the annual LSV Awards of Excellence Ceremony. Plenty...

August 17, 2021

Geelong Small Business Festival is back supporting local business in 2021

JAM-PACKED with more than 40 events, the Geelong Small Business Festival offers business owners and entrepreneurs plenty of opportunities to support, upskill and connect...

August 16, 2021

Christian College duo impress online at international forum

TWO Christian College students’ presentation to a global panel opened a welcomed discussion about bushfires. Adelia Chong and Nathan Tarrant represented Christian College and Australia...

August 16, 2021

Lara Tennis Club excited for ace new pavilion

LOCAL tennis members in Lara knew it was time their home needed an upgrade after operating without things like hot water for so long...

August 13, 2021

North Geelong bowler wins reality TV series to earn Renegades contract

CAPTAIN of the North Geelong Cricket Club Tom Mathieson is preparing himself for the trip of a lifetime after winning the fan vote of...

August 12, 2021

Shire launches Youth Census coinciding with International Youth Day

THE Surf Coast Shire will test its presumptions on the region’s youth when it launches one of the biggest data collecting projects to date...

August 12, 2021

Heartfelt reason to get silly for Red Nose Day

MORE than 3,000 babies pass away each year unexpectedly from sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), and this year people from all over the Bellarine,...