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FORMER Leongatha Sec-
ondary College student
graduated from Monash
University with a PhD in mi-
Growing up in South Gippsland,
Christopher’s parents were both
dairy farmers at Buffalo.
During the time Christopher
was studying at Leongatha Sec-
ondary College, his mother Mari-
lyn Langendorf was a teacher at
His father Ray Langendorf
also taught, at Leongatha Primary
Christopher works for St Vin-
cent’s medical research as a re-
search officer in the protein chem-
istry and metabolism unit.
Keep it local: Waratah North’s Paul Boag had a win in race three at the Stony Creek
Racing Club last Tuesday, December 27 with his horse Zai Bu Zai. He is pictured with
race sponsor, Alison Lester. See The Star’s extensive coverage on the Stony Creek and
Woolamai race meetings in Sport.
THE new bridge over Ayr Creek at Inverloch
as been receiving a good workout over the New
Year period, with walkers, runners and cyclists
enjoying the extension to the foreshore path.
GIPPSLAND South MLA Danny O’Brien
was delighted to be able to handover more than
400 nappies to UnitingCare recently.
Mr O’Brien collected the nappies as a drop-
off point for the Nappy Collective Giving Proj-
ect. UnitingCare will pass the nappies on to
families in need to help ease the burden during
Mr O’Brien said the next collection will
take place in May next year.
Congratulations: Christopher Langendorf graduated from Mo-
nash University with his PhD in microbiology.
Happy to win: Wonthaggi Library’s prize-winner Angus Wood (right), with brothers, Jaxon
and Archer, displays his Lego prize.
Angus relishes Lego win
WONTHAGGI Library has picked its
Lego Club prize winner for 2016.
One of the youngest club members, Angus
Wood, was presented with a Three in One Lego Set
by branch manager Lucy Nuttall.
“We are all thrilled Angus won the prize this
year,” she said, adding the library’s Lego Club mem-
bers had all been fantastic this year, making models
of everything from robots to bridges, and spaceships
Angus was speechless about winning the prize,
but his spokesman, brother Jaxon, said he believed
Angus “felt fabulous.”
His other brother, Archer, himself a big Lego fan,
said on Angus’s behalf that, “Lego rocks.”
The 2016 prize-giving marked the end of Wont-
haggi Library Lego for 2016, but the club will be re-
turning on Wednesday, January 11, 2017, at its usual
time of 4pm, when the first project will be to build a
robotic mum or dad.
During the school holidays special Lego Mash-
Ups facilitated by Brickz for Kidz will also be held
across the region on the following dates:
Wonthaggi Library, January 9 from 11am–
Leongatha Library, January 10 from 11am
– 12 .30pm;
Warragul Library, January 12 from 11.30am–
Drouin Library, January 19 from 12.30pm.
These special Lego sessions will have all kinds
of themed building options based on Minecraft, Su-
per Heroes, Star Wars and Teenage Brick Turtles.
Bookings are free, but essential and can be made via
www.wgrlc.eventbrite.com.au or by contacting your
Do the right thing: Leongatha Police Leading Senior Constable Michael Thomas and
Senior Constable Rohan Michael hit their bicycles last Friday, December 30 in Leon-
gatha to provide a visible presence in the town. The police were targeting mobile phone
use by drivers, seat belts and other traffic infringements.
MUSIC in the Glade starts at 6.30pm on
Saturday, January 7 and is a free commu-
nity event sponsored by the Rotary Club
President Rosa Turner said, “This is a great
way to thank the local communities and other sup-
porters who have assisted the club, over the year,
to provide local community projects, give aid to
disaster victims, support youth and young adults
with leadership programs together with many oth-
er programs here and overseas”.
There will be more than two hours of almost
continuous music of favourite songs. Everyone is
welcome to bring a picnic dinner or purchase one
from the local shops or from food vans which will
be on site this year.
Rotary gives Inverloch
market and music fun
These are provided for attendees this year as
the club had many complaints of children waiting
for up to two hours for food last year. A chair and
rug are good additions particularly when a cool
sea breeze blows.
The Glade in Inverloch is on The Esplanade
opposite the Inlet Hotel.
Earlier in the day, the 15 member Rotary Club
of Inverloch will be active in setting up the craft
market to be operational at 9am in and around The
Hub in A’Beckett Street, Inverloch.
Many products are available including plants,
books, greeting cards, local artist paintings, home-
made children’s wear, jewellery and many other
For more information please contact: market
Colin Howard 0458 419 966 or Music in the
Glade - Paul Everitt 0408 242 210.
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