Cobram Victory Football Club has honoured its first five life members at the club’s annual general meeting.November 29, 2012 4:30am
Cobram Victory Football Club life members Tony Startari, Nick Mete, Dom Diramacca, Belinda Franco and Joe Grillo.
Cobram Victory Football Club has honoured its first five life members at the club’s annual general meeting.
Cobram player Michael Startari said Nick Mete, Dom Diramacca, Joe Grillo, Belinda Franco and Tony Startari were awarded life membership in recognition of their ‘‘outstanding work and commitment to the club’’.
‘‘Tony Startari has been the driving force behind Cobram Victory since its beginnings in 1998 and, with the exception of a two-year hiatus, he has held the position of club president since its inception — when the club was known as Murray Border Cobram United,’’ Michael said.
‘‘Together, with a dedicated team, he has seen the club grow in all areas and gain state-wide recognition.’’
Mete is also a founding member who has shown dedication to Cobram Victory.
‘‘Throughout the years Nick has undertaken many roles at the club, particularly in the area of coaching, which has seen him successfully coach all age groups,’’ Michael said.
Diramacca joined the committee 2001 and is ‘‘a true stalwart’’ of the club.
‘‘Dom has taken on numerous roles over the years, including vice-president, but his work behind the scenes is legendary and he definitely keeps the club ticking,’’ Michael said.
Grillo also joined the committee in 2001 and has taken on numerous roles, including vice-president and league delegate.
‘‘Joe’s work around the club has been instrumental in ensuring it is where it is today.’’
Franco joined the committee in 2002 as club secretary and has remained dedicated for the past 10 years and ‘‘works tirelessly for the club and its members’’.
Michael said Cobram Victory would not be in the position it was today if not for the hard work from these five members.
‘‘They are all very worthy recipients of life membership and we congratulate them and look forward to their continued involvement for many years to come,’’ he said.
Everyone is welcome. For more information, phone Belinda Franco on 0400
— Belinda Franco
Shepparton Swans brought up their second win of the GVFL season with a hard fought win against Shepparton United.
Pete O’Neill and Abby Hicks are national champions at the completion of the 2015 Australian Barefoot Championships held last week.
Popular Tatura hairdresser Gabrielle Dodd and her English beau Daniel Coombs were married at Sacred Heart Church on Friday.
Liam Guinan was the post-siren hero for Echuca United on Saturday in the Murray Football League.
Rochester boxing coach Chris Trewin and his team of dedicated trainers have been hitting the bag for more than six months and the results are beginning to show.
Local MP calls for community applications
A special event will take place at Pioneer Park on Sunday.
Jerilderie's born and bred Madeleine Harris has been recognised for her banking and finance career
Concerned Costerfield residents had the chance to voice their antimony health concerns last week after an independent facilitator was appointed.
More than 600 people enjoyed the Rumble in the Gums youth event on April 11 at the Cobram skate park.
Deniliquin swimming dynamo Stephen Dalzell has finished 13th overall in his preferred event at the Australian Age Championships.
Murray Goulburn Co-operative has set a date for a special meeting to vote on a new capital structure.
Emergency services are on scene of a two-car crash on the Midland Hwy, near Benalla. Two people have died. Traffic is being diverted.
Discover unbelievable local deals from local businesses every week in the Goulburn and Murray Valley area with Leapon.com.au!
Search properties for sale or rent across North Central Victoria and Southern NSW. Visit your local website for local homes....
Search for published and unpublished photos from McPherson Media Group newspapers and magazines. All our photos are available to purchase.
Place an advertisement in any one of McPherson Media Group's local newspapers.