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TransCare October Newsletter

Bulga Crafters In rural areas there is no shortage of people who are willing to lend a hand any way they can. Over recent months the Bulga Crafters have been busy knitting beanies and gloves, and stitching blankets that have been donated to the Cancer Council for the Transport to Treatment program. Each of our…

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Annual Barefoot Bowls Night

As October approaches TransCare are preparing for the Annual Barefoot Bowls Night. The not-for-profit community organisation will be keeping the tradition of a fun night at Scone Bowling Club alive on Thursday October 24. “We know the community love this event and we have a great time hosting it,” Jemma Anshaw, TransCare promotions officer said.…

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Bulga Crafters Generosity

In rural areas there is no shortage of people who are willing to lend a hand any way they can. Over recent months the Bulga Crafters have been busy knitting beanies and gloves, and stitching blankets that have been donated to the Cancer Council for the Transport to Treatment program. TransCare promotions officer Jemma Anshaw…

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Thank you Regional Australia Bank

TransCare would like to thank the Regional Australia bank Scone branch and its customers for the ongoing support. On Wednesday August 14 TransCare Community Coordinator Samm Turri attended the annual Community Partnership Program presentation evening. On the night TransCare was presented a donation of almost $3000, which has been raised by members of the community…

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TransCare August Newsletter

Home Care PackagesTransCare is now able to take on clients who have been allocated a Home Care Package by My Aged Care.Clients who are currently on the Commonwealth Home Support Programme may have received a letter letting them know of their eligibility. If this is the case all you need to do is give us a call or pop in with the letter and…

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TransCare Celebrates Volunteers

TransCare has taken the opportunity during National Volunteers Week to show their appreciation for the people that give so much to the organisation. The occasion was also special for one volunteer, Ros Anderson, who was presented with the Pam Moscatt Volunteer of the Year Award for 2018. Recipient of the Pam Moscatt Volunteer of the…

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Overwhelming Support for Be Connected Program

A desire to learn about technology was displayed by older residents of the Muswellbrook Shire Council at the TransCare Be Connected event hosted Muswellbrook Library by as part of the 2019 Seniors Festival. On Wednesday, February 20, around 25 participants took part in a Be Connected introduction session where they got a taste of what…

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13 Not Unlucky For TransCare

Last week’s 13th Annual TransCare Barefoot Bowls Night Fundraiser was another fun filled success. Despite the weather not looking very inviting the Scone Bowling Club greens were full and over $7,000 was raised that will be put to use supporting TransCare programs in the community. “We are always grateful for the support we receive for…

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Cancer Support Group Gets Behind TransCare Services

Cancer Support Group Gets Behind TransCare Services TransCare clients who are attending cancer treatment will be a bit more comfortable thanks to the Scone and District Cancer Support Group. The group has donated handmade blankets and a folding wheel chair that will be available for clients of the Cancer Council program offered by TransCare in…

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Merriwa Resident Turns 100

Merriwa Resident Turns 100 Merriwa is not a community for passing up a celebration, and one resident recently gave them 100 reasons to plan a party. On Sunday August 12 TransCare community bus client Mavis Marsden Lynch celebrated her 100th birthday with a series of surprises from the community she has called home for 46…

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Ridgelands community supports seniors expo

Ridgelands community supports seniors expo TransCare’s Muswellbrook Seniors Expos has received a major boost with support from the Ridgelands Community Fund Community Investment Committee (RCFCIC). The Muswellbrook Seniors Expo will be held for the second time on the 9th of November 2018 after the successful staging of the inaugural event in 2017. The aim of…

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Meals on Wheels Weekend Pack competition.

TransCare Meals on Wheels Weekend Pack Facebook give away. Want to try a weekends worth of Meals on Wheels? For FREE? TransCare would like to share the great quality and convenience of Meals on Wheels with members of the community. How better to do this than to give some Meals on Wheels Weekend Packs! Head…

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 New management at TransCare Hunter Ltd

The new year has brought with it new leadership at TransCare Hunter Limited in the appointment of Garry Lane as the General Manager. Mr Lane served as the Operations Manager of TransCare for a period of eight months prior to a restructure of the organisation. “I’m pleased to be given the opportunity to work with…

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A new vehicle for cancer patient transport

Transport to treatment in NSW continues to be challenging for cancer patients, their carers and families when attending chemotherapy, radiotherapy, cancer surgery or even post scans or doctors’ appointments. In the Upper Hunter last financial year 732 patients were transported over 122,000 kilometres to attend these appointments free of charge. The Transport to Treatment program…

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2017 Volunteer of the Year awarded

It has become part of TransCares’ festivities to announce the Pam Moscatt Award of Excellence Volunteer of the Year at the Volunteer Christmas Party. However, in 2017 there was a small break to the norm. Unable to decide between two standout volunteers, Anne Piemonte and Denis White will share this year’s plaque. “They are both…

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TransCare Christmas Closures

TransCare Christmas 2017 Closure The TransCare Hunter Ltd office will close at 4pm on Friday 22nd December, 2017, and reopen at 8.30am on Tuesday 2nd January 2018. Personal care will be operating to an amended roster while the office is closed. Domestic services will cease on Friday 22nd December 2017 and resume on Monday 8th…

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Muswellbrook Seniors Expo a success

When people are already making plans for next year, you know an event has been a hit. And, that is exactly what happened at the Muswellbrook Seniors Expo on Monday November 13 according to TransCare promotions officer Jemma Anshaw. “As we were walking around talking to the different groups who took part everyone was commenting…

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NEW Thursday Tamworth bus service

From November 9, TransCare will be trialling an extra bus service to Tamworth each week.   Transport coordinator Helen Schlegel said it has been in the works for a while. “We currently have a community bus run that operates to Tamworth every Tuesday, and have had suggestions for a while that Thursday might be popular as…

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TransCare welcomes 2017/ 2018 Board of Directors

TransCare inducts new Board of Directors   TransCare Hunter Ltd is pleased to announce the appointment of the Board of Directors for 2017/ 2018. Returning to the board from last term are Penelope Fenley, Virginia Mulcahy, Marie Laurie and Paul Hennessy. The chair is also a familiar face not only at TransCare, but around Scone and…

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