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Right, HARPER Jean Mc-
Caughan was born at home
at Highton, Geelong, on Au-
gust 5. She is a daughter for
Cazz and Craig McCaughan,
and arrived into the arms of
her dad at home. Mother and
baby are well, father still re-
covering. Cazz is formerly of
Inverloch and Craig is for-
merly of Stony Creek.
THE South Gippsland District Scouts,
Cubs, Joeys and Venturers enjoyed an
awards presentation at the Wonthaggi
Scout Hall recently.
Award recipients were judged by the way
they live by Joey Scout law, their attendance
at scout events, wearing their uniform, badge
work, participation, and enthusiasm and attitude
Special guest Bass MLA Brian Payn-
ter thanked the children for being part of the
“You will remember these days for the rest
of your lives. The stories and the adventures will
help shape you and grow you into leaders,” he
said on the night.
Eastern Victoria MLC Harriet Shing was in-
vited but could not be there on the night.
However, she sent an encouraging message
to the Scouts read by chair Tony Moon.
“The great thing about Scouts is that it en-
courages everyone to give their best, to try new
things and to help others without the expecta-
tion of getting an award or reward,” she said.
“I would encourage you to take the oppor-
tunities available to you while at Scouts and to
make your best contribution while you learn and
grow, but I also hope you have lots of fun and
adventure as well, as so many generations of
Scouts, Cubs, Joeys, Venturers and Rovers be-
fore you have done.”
The presentation evening was accompanied
by the Scout annual reports.
A final report was made by outgoing district
commissioner Sue Kemp, who dedicated eight
years to the role and hands over to Heather Mat-
thies. Ms Kemp will continue on with Scouts in
the Scout Fellowship.
Officially appointed, Heather presented the
Venturer Scout of the Year award to David Wil-
Heather also presented the Scouter of the
This is a peer award, nominated by fellow
Scouters to someone who demonstrates the
conduct of their scouting responsibilities to the
highest standard, and promotes teamwork and
commitment amongst fellow adults in Scout-
This was awarded to Mark Withers, who is
a group leader to the first Inverloch and Wont-
haggi Scout groups.
Left, SEBASTIJONAS Vy-
tas Staisiunas was born on
September 11, in London,
United Kingdom. He is a son
for Cathy Le Serve and Mar-
ius Staisiunas and a grandson
for Ian and Ruth Le Serve of
Above, RENN Lucas Rich-
ards was born on August
15 at Leongatha Hospital to
Jason Richards and Danielle
Kerr of Korumburra. Renn
is a brother for Laine, 1.
Right, AUBREE Gale Hel-
vie was born on September
10 at Leongatha Hospital to
Kurtis and Robyn Helvie of
Leongatha. Aubree is a sister
for Jack, 15, Bridie, 12 and
Above, KOBY Levi Max-
well was born on August 26
at Leongatha Hospital to Ben
Maxwell and Lauren Lan-
genberg of Inverloch. Koby
is a brother for Lydia, 1.
South Gippsland’s Scouts celebrated
Great effort: from left, Joey Scout leader
Michael Hart presented the Joey Scout of the
Year award to Even Belvedere of second Ko-
Young leader: from left, Cub Scouts dis-
trict leader Maree Pascoe presented the Cub
Scout of the Year award to Danni Amor of
second Korumburra Scouts.
Congratulations: from left, Scouts district
leader Scott Tennyenhuis presented Ryan
Frank with the Scout of the Year award.
SOUTH Gippsland Shire councillors
have defended their absence from a
council session last Wednesday, despite
receiving criticism from mayor Cr Bob
Just the mayor and councillors Jim Fawcett and
Nigel Hutchinson-Brooks attended two briefing
sessions by council staff about kerbside waste and
Cr Newton said councillors had an obligation
to attend council meetings and “council business
does not stop because there is an election”,
referring to the looming council election next
Cr Mohya Davies was attending a Rural
Councils Victoria event, and councillors Lorraine
Brunt and Jeanette Harding were ill.
Cr Kieran Kennedy told The Star he was
attending an unavoidable family business meeting.
Cr Andrew McEwen said,
“I was an
apology in Melbourne on business. One of
the very few meetings that I have missed.”
Cr Don Hill said he was absent for personal
BASS Coast Shire Council has shown
its commitment to taking action against
Council was one of 182 founding members to
take the State Government’s TAKE2 pledge last
week, joining 21 other Victorian councils.
Council’s general manager sustainable devel-
opment and growth Allison Jones said council
was well placed to support the TAKE2 initiative.
“The council plan and natural environment
strategy 2016-2026 have synergies to the pledge
by committing council to take action on climate
change,” Ms Jones said.
Council is fulfilling all requirements to meet
the pledge through its climate change plan, natu-
ral environment strategy and waste management
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