People with purpose in our Cooroy Community

Cooroy is a vibrant community full of people who quietly commit their time and expertise (and in some cases their own money) to benefit us all.

Credit to those people who give without asking for anything in return.

The Cooroy Rag and Cooroy Termite & Pest Control want to write their stories.

We believe that someone will be inspired and our hope they too will invest in their community.

The country girl with a big heart

Deborah Daybell has worked at Cooroy’s Lifeline charity shop for 22 years and organised the popular annual Denim and Country Sale for 13 years. That’s a long haul and yet, amazingly, she remains as helpful and good-natured as ever. So, … Continue reading

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A craftsman at work

“One day when I retire I’ll sort out these photos,” says 81-year-old Campbell Burdon with a wink and a smile.The photos he’s referring to (a whole drawer full) provide a fascinating historic record of the two decades Campbell spent working … Continue reading

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Plan Bee

Pete Velenski’s involvement with native bees (also known as stingless bees, bush bees or sugarbag bees) goes back more than 20 years. Back then, Pete had a land clearing business and would often come across hives in hollow trees and … Continue reading

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