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Facing Up

On Tuesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan announced the birth of their first child, a daughter named Max. In a lengthy letter posted on Facebook, Zuckerberg and Chan discussed the problems facing the world today, and announced the creation of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, a philanthropy organizati...
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Racing to the Gong

Last Sunday was the annual MS Sydney to Gong Bike Ride. Great day for it and a great chance for the Bevans team to volunteer at the fruit and water stop in Coalcliff. It’s always a pleasure to see so many riders peddling a good cause and so grateful for some simple fruit and water. Well done. It reminds me...
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EOFY

Well, it’s that time of the year again where we contemplate the possible ramifications of THE END.   While we have all had the chance to plan and ponder our best ways to finish off our financials, most often to shore up any potential tax savings we may be able to take advantage of, the fact is if we h...
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Celebrate the Year of the Sheep at Home

We found this great article and knew it was worth sharing... "February 19 marks the first day of the year in the Chinese calendar – and this year is particularly special as we celebrate the Year of the Wooden Sheep (also known as the Ram, Lamb and Goat, and by the colour Green). Because the Sheep is the eighth si...
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Putting Food on Someone Else's Table

Christmas is in the air, our tree is up, the carols are playing, the Christmas party is organised and we are bracing ourselves to face the shops. Despite the chaos, most of us are looking forward to a relaxing and abundant Christmas filled with family, food, fun and of course gifts. Sadly however, there are many within...
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Fashion at Twilight

Last Saturday night our Thirroul office was transformed into a palace of glamour to showcase the best and brightest of spring fashion from the local boutiques. We put on the glitz as a way to connect with the community and bring tog...
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Market Knowledge

The Foragers Market started with huge fan fare three weeks ago when an amazing 6,000 people packed into Bulli playground. I arrived at what I thought was an early 9.30am and could barely move. The atmosphere was electric, the sun shining and the band pumping out some great tunes. In the weeks that have followed the mar...
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