Genealogical & Historical
Research Group Inc.
Writing workshop - June 3rd
How many times has someone said to you, “You should write a book about your family”? We have help on hand to get you started bringing the stories of your ancestors to life on Monday 3rd June.
Starting at 9 am in the Heritage Centre, Jim Parsons will be conducting a full day Creative Writing workshop exclusively for the Cooroy Noosa Genealogical & Historical Research Group.
Jim Parsons is a self-published author and a well-recognised tutor. He spent 12 years as a Head Teacher in the NSW TAFE system, has authored 3 novels, and has operated an online writing course for 12 years. Perhaps you want to write an autobiography. Jim will guide you through how to illuminate your storyline with historical events, as well as the secrets, the triumphs and tragedies in your family history.
Places are limited and bookings are essential – we have kept the ticket price to a low $40 for members, which includes morning tea, a light lunch and afternoon tea.
Bookings and payment can be made at the reception desk in the Heritage Centre. Please book by Saturday 4th May. After that date, unsold tickets will be advertised for sale outside the Group for $55. To be sure of securing your seat – book now.
COOROY FUSION FESTIVAL
There's much ado in the kitchen - we're getting ready for our stall at the Cooroy Fusion Festival.
The Festival will be held on Saturday 11th May from 9am – 3pm at Apex Park, the Cooroy Library, Butter Factory Arts Centre, CWA Hall and Cooroy Memorial Hall - it sure is a fusion of community events across all areas of the town.
Our jams and chutneys are second to none and are keenly sort out by jam connoisseurs. This year we are branding our jars, trying new tastes and have a new logo with photos of bygone eras in Cooroy. Here are some of our products with the new labels.
Fundraising and Building the Heritage Centre
The video covers the history of the group from 1996 through to the building and opening of the Heritage Centre in 2017