Moorbel Fire brigade’s heartfelt thanks
Published Date: 20 Aug 2014
Letter to the editor in the Cowra Guardian
Moorbel Rural Fire Brigade wishes to thank
the Canowindra (and beyond) community for
their generosity in fundraising efforts over the last
few weeks. As many will be aware the Brigade
shed was broken into and set alight destroying
everything including the shed, two trucks, tools,
clothing and other items including a fridge, esky's
and many other smaller items right down to
- Whilst the shed and trucks are insured the
smaller tools were not (which was a surprise to
the brigade) and these fundraising efforts will go
a long way towards re-equipping the brigade.
We would like to thank many people and
The Canowindra Players for putting on an
extra fundraising show raising about $3,000 at the
The following organisations who donated to
the raffle prizes: Federation Fotos, Belubula
Butchery, Lawrence's IGA, Barry Burn's Garage,
The Canowindra Trading Post, Canowindra Post
Office, Canowindra Bottle Shop, Canowindra
Pharmacy, K&H Interiors, Deli Lama, Services
and Citizens Club, Kinselas Farm Supplies, Taste
Canowindra and the Canowindra Newsagency.
* The Henry Lawson Theatre Company of
Werrington (in Western Sydney) for donating
* The landholders and community members
who have donated money. (We won't mention
names here but thank you!)
* The NSW Rural Fire Service who quickly
organised another truck and have been extremely
helpful throughout this process.
RM McClintocks for generously donating an
esky which will replace one of those stolen.
* The Bulli Brigade who have lent us a Cat 1
to cover us in the mean time and Billimari who
have loaned us a Cat7.
* The SES and Cabonne Council for
organising space in their shed for the borrowed
* The police who have been very helpful with
their on-going investigations
* Lastly but certainly not least we'd also like
to acknowledge and thank Ian Guilot and Robyn
Wilkinson who both generously gave of their time
in deciding to organise the wonderful fundraiser
of which wouldn't of happened without their
We have a great community that have rallied
behind us and would welcome any new members
to come to our AGM on the 20th of August at
7.00pm at the Services Club.
Moorbel Rural Fire Brigade.