Sights are set on the greens being full and the auction and raffle being hot competition at the TransCare Annual Barefoot Bowls Night Fundraiser. Save the date Thursday October 18 to join in with the action at the Scone Bowling Club. “TransCare would like to invite the community to join us for a fun night…

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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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2017 Annual Barefoot Bowls Night The TransCare Annual Barefoot Bowls Night was held on Thursday, October 12, and can be chalked up as another successful event. There were 28 teams of community members who took to the greens, and around 60 raffle items up for grabs. An auction was also held with great interest shown…

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As the silly season approaches, we all become time poor. TransCare would like to help make it all a little easier for you by locking in two special bus trips in November. On Thursday, November 16 we will take a bus to Stockland Greenhills. The center is currently undergoing major works, and the third stage…

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As another year rolls around, it is time to start thinking about your team for the 2017 TransCare Barefoot Bowls Night. We will be making our return to the Scone Bowling Club greens on Thursday, October 12 and we hope you will join us. We are currently seeking donations for raffle and auction items to…

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TransCare drivers and vehicles will have an extra set of eyes on their side in the coming weeks. Thanks to the help of the Muswellbrook Local Government Area Club Grant Committee, dash cams will be fitted to the community not-for-profit groups vehicles. The 13 cars and 7 buses travel over 38 000 kilometers a month-…

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