Welcome to Bellarine Memories news

Here you'll find stories about our people – or news of a special act of kindness on the part of someone in our shared community. We’re always on the lookout for new developments or helpful ideas that could be comforting or useful to you and others in the community. Do you have news to share? Feel free to send us your thoughts.

Facebook

Facebook

We want to share and celebrate our local community and charity groups so please follow our Facebook page to view the fantastic work that happens in our local community that you may not even be aware of.

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Sponorship

Sponsorship

We support a number of local organisations through a variety of cooperative sponsorship agreements. If your organisation has a proposal that we can assist with please contact us so we can arrange to discuss how we may be able to work with you.

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Hamper Giveaway

Monthly hamper giveaways

Each month we give away a beautiful hamper full of local Bellarine goodness to an individual or organisation who does amazing work in our local community. Keep an eye on our Facebook page to see when nominations open. It is a lovely way to recognise people and let them know that they are appreciated.

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Free marquee hire

Is your local community organisation holding an event or function? We have a 2.6m x2.6m marquee available for hire, completely free of charge. Simply contact us to check availability and to book.

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Intercoastal shipping & passengers

Join us on Wednesday 15 August 1.00pm – 2.00pm at our Newcomb chapel (130 Bellarine Hwy) for a free presentation by local historian and genealogist, Susie Zada.

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Dying to know day

As part of the Groundswell Project?s national Dying to Know Day, we are holding a free event on Tuesday 7 August 9.30 – 10.30am at our Geelong chapel (25 Myers St).

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Kings Funerals - Serving Geelong, Newcomb, Grovedale, Torquay, The Bellarine Peninsula And The Surf Coast

Maximising your pension benefits?

Since the introduction of changes to Centrelink’s Asset Test on 1 January 2017, we have noticed an incline in the numbers of Pre-paid funeral Bonds being purchased. It was envisaged that over 300,000 Australians would have been affected by these changes – were you one of them?

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Midwives and Nurses: researching female ancestors

Join Susie Zada at Kings Chapel, 130 Bellarine Hwy, Newcomb at 1.00pm on Wednesday 16 May to learn tips for researching female ancestors, and more specifically those who may have worked as Nurses or Midwives.

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