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Drummoyne business saved

Feed A Starving Crowd is a new Hollywood-bound reality TV show created by Robert Coorey, author of a marketing book by the same title, with the help of The Apprentice Australia winner Andrew Morello, and Gary Ng, a well-known E-Web marketer. The idea is to give a struggling small business a marketing makeover valued at $100,000 and the chosen business for their inaugural season is Mad On Hair and Beauty in Drummoyne. Over a period of 30 days, these three marketing wizards have taken Mad On through a maze of methods and challenges to show them how they can double the size of their business – and their relaunch will be held on July 21st. It’s great to hear that a local business is getting some much-needed support!

Orchestra open night

local-news-orchestraLeichhardt Wind Orchestra is inviting musicians of all ages to their Open Night on July 28th. The community ensemble, which performs regularly in Leichhardt and Balmain, rehearses every Monday and this will be an opportunity to join in and meet some fellow music lovers. “I heard about LWO from an old friend who I used to play music with and I’ve now been a member for two years. I enjoy the wide variety of music we play, from movie themes such as Stars Wars to adaptations of well-known classical pieces,” says Committee President, Luisa Bustos. The Open Night will be held in the music room at Kegworth Public School (60 Tebbutt St, Leichhardt) from 7.30pm to 9.15pm – come along and bring your instrument!

• For more information visit www.lwo.org.au

Spring has sprung

Marrickville Council is calling for entries to the annual Spring Garden Competition, which celebrates the best green spaces in the local area. All residents and businesses are invited to send in their entry across a number of categories, including Best Courtyard Garden, Best Native Garden and Best Edible Garden.

• Entry forms can be submitted online at marrickville.nsw.gov.au by August 29th. Winners will be announced in November.

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