cafe

No experience, no worries: local friends celebrate one year as first-time cafe owners

Jamie Furness November 18, 2022 4 min read

  One August day last year, Eric Trieu and Shirley Wienand arrived at Simple Bliss for a coffee to cap-off their usual Saturday morning parkrun ritual, but little did they know this particular visit would take their friendship in an exciting new direction.   “We were just sitting there on the deck having coffee, and…

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Forest Lake Uniting Church brings unity to the community

Jamie Furness June 20, 2022 3 min read

The Forest Lake Uniting Church in Ellen Grove has been providing welfare services to the community for several years. What started out 9 years ago with a humble bread giveaway has grown into multiple community service programs that help care for the vulnerable and needy in the Forest Lake area. Reverend Russell Reynoldson said the…

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