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SSC Newspaper : June 2010
.au Strathfeld Scene 7 Happy birthday, Strathfeld. It’s a great achievement for the council. I wish them all the luck with the next 125 years. Congratulations” – John Sidoti, Mayor of Burwood - Mayors past and present cut the cake: Rod Rimes, Cr Tony Maroun and John Elvy. - A girl om the Santa Sabina Orchestral Choir. - Community stalwarts: Marlene Doran OAM, Yvonne Gibbons OAM and Eve Du on OAM. B - e General Manager of Strath eld Council, David Backhouse. Councillors and past mayors: (le to right) John Elvy, Cr Tony Maroun, Cr Sundar Eswaran, Peter Smith, Cr Hope Bre -Bowen, Cr Keith Kwon, Sco Farlow, Cr Paul Barron and Cr Bill Carney. O cial cake (right). COUNCIL NEWS Where you can party IT WAS a night of nostalgia and celebration. A night when the old collided with the new. A town crier welcomed guests to Strath eld Town Hall at Wednesday's invitation-only party to mark the naming of the municipality in the Government Gaze e on June 2, 1885. Personalities and politicians from past and present a ended the gala celebration. e Santa Sabina Orchestral Choir and the Meriden Saxophone Ensemble serenaded guests enjoying canapés, wine -- and birthday cake. A lm archive was made for the occasion, tracing the area's history from racecourse to rich merchants' residences. e mayor, Tony Maroun, described the anniversary as a "historic milestone", and added: "I'd like to encourage the community to get involved and celebrate this milestone by participating in the commemorative events which re ect on aspects of our history, and also further acknowledge the contributions made by many people and organisations in the establishment of the Strath eld community." Clarrie Edwards, 83, Strath eld's longest- ser ving mayor from 1977-83, was positive about the area's future. "Strath eld's very secure," he said. " ere's plenty of money here, and plenty of good people." www.ourstrathfeld.com Our swell celebration STRENGTH TO STRENGTH 2 JULY 2010 BOOK NOW WWW.INNERWESTBUSINESSEXPO.COM ROSS GREENWOOD, CHANNEL 9 BUSINESS & FINANCE EDITOR TIM PETHICK, NUDIE JUICES CRAIG JAMES, CHIEF ECONOMIST, COMMONWEALTH BANK PRESENTED BY PRIMARY SPONSOR PRACTICAL ADVICE AND SUPPORT FOR SMALL BUSINESS IN THE INNER WEST AUGUST 1 -- Family Fun Day/ National Tree Day (Dean Reserve) Families are invited to plant a tree and submit a photo to the time capsule. e day features animal rides for the kids and a sausage sizzle for all. AUGUST 19 -- Historic morning tea (Strath eld library, Homebush) To commemorate the rst council meeting on August 19, 1885, and thank contributors of the library's exhibition for August and September. It features photos, lms, recordings and historic documents about the municipality's progress. OCTOBER 24 -- Spring Fair (Strath eld Park) Community organisations are encouraged to participate in this gala day. A ceremony will acknowledge the 125-year milestone, whilst themed stalls will add to the occasion. Souvenir supplement PAGE 11 FRONT PAG E PICTURES FROM LEFT: e Meriden Saxophone Ensemble; Town Crier Graham Keating; Marlene Doran OAM and Former Mayor Clarrie Edwards; Mayor Tony Maroun with wife May (on le ) and daughter Daniela.