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Preserving the Past: Mallee Living Histories Receives Generous Contribution from Quinn and Co Optometrists Mildura

Preserving the Past: Mallee Living Histories Receives Generous Contribution from Quinn and Co Optometrists Mildura

In a heartwarming display of community support, Mallee Living Histories, a cherished project dedicated to preserving the rich historical narratives of the Mallee region, has received a significant financial contribution that promises to keep their invaluable work going strong. The project commitment to documenting and sharing the stories of the past is being rewarded with support from Quinn and Co Optometrists Mildura, a local business, has stepped up to make a meaningful contribution to this noble cause, reaffirming the spirit of giving back to the community.

 Mallee Living Histories: A Glimpse into the Past

Mallee Living Histories has long been a beacon of knowledge and nostalgia for the residents of the Mallee region. Their mission to collect, preserve, and share the history, stories, and photographs of the region has played a crucial role in connecting the present generation with its roots. Through an impressive collection of stories through their 4 books,  the project has brought the past to life, allowing locals and visitors alike to immerse themselves in the rich tapestry of Mallee’s history.

 The Impact of Financial Contributions 

Maintaining and expanding an initiative like Mallee Living Histories requires not only dedication but also financial support. Recognising the importance of this endeavour, Quinn and Co Optometrists Mildura have shown their commitment to the community by making a generous financial contribution. Every dollar donated has a direct impact on the continuation of Mallee Living Histories’ work, allowing them to curate more exhibitions, publish more books, and create educational programs that benefit both the young and the old.

 Quinn and Co Optometrists Mildura: A Community-Minded Gesture 

Quinn and Co Optometrists Mildura, known for their optical services and commitment to eye care, have demonstrated that their vision extends beyond just eye health. By contributing to Mallee Living Histories, they are investing in the well-being of the community on a cultural level. Their support signifies a unity that binds local businesses, historical preservation, and community development in a powerful way. You can also purchase the Mallee Living books through their practice located on Langtree Ave, Mildura.

 A Grateful Community 

The community’s response to this generous gesture has been overwhelming. Vernon Knight Co-creator of the Mallee Living Histories expressed his gratitude, highlighting the importance of such contributions in keeping the flame of history alive. He emphasised that every dollar received not only helps the writers but also ensures that the stories of the past continue to inspire and educate future generations through a new digital medium to be launched on the 6th of September 2023.

 Continuing the Legacy 

As Mallee Living Histories continues its mission to unearth the hidden gems of the past and make them accessible to all, it is heartening to see local businesses like Quinn and Co Optometrists Mildura stepping up to support this endeavour. This partnership between historical preservation and community businesses sets a commendable example of how the past and present can work hand in hand to shape a better future.

In a world where progress often takes centre stage, Mallee Living Histories and their supporters remind us that preserving history is just as crucial as building the future. The recent contribution from Quinn and Co. Optometrists Mildura serves as a beacon of hope, illuminating the path toward a more connected and enriched community.

If you’re inspired by this story and would like to contribute to Mallee Living Histories, remember that every bit counts. Your support could be the key to unlocking more untold stories and preserving the legacy of the Mallee region for generations to come.

Book 5 of Mallee’s Living Histories will be released in late November – Early December and can be pre-ordered on the online store 


You can provide your support by filling in our easy-to-use form below or by calling us 03 5022 1022. Thank you for your support.