Deniliquin Play on the Plains Ltd is expected to have a fantastic year after it welcomed its new board nembers and newly appointed general manager last Thursday.CASS SAVELLIS January 28, 2014 4:50am
Play on the Plains 2014 board members Harold Clapham, Ashley Hall, Marg Tait, Meredith Tasker, Justine Keech and Caroline Shand.
Deniliquin Play on the Plains Ltd is set for a grand year, with newly appointed general manager Kate Pitt and first-time board members Justine Keech and Ashley Hall attending their first meeting on Thursday night.
Ms Pitt said the ‘‘diverse and dynamic board’’ is ready to host two stellar events in 2014.
‘‘We have enthusiastic new and existing members,’’ she said.
‘‘They all bring their own unique strengths to the role of such an important board in Deni.
‘‘With the strengths of the board and staff, the Blues and Ute Muster are in really good hands for 2014.
‘‘Both events have such a fabulous history, there’s no way we are going to rest on our laurels.’’
Ms Pitt said the board welcomes input of all community members regarding the Blues & Roots Festival and Ute Muster.
‘‘All board members are interested if people would like to speak with them,’’ she said.
‘‘We are very interested in hearing people’s ideas and working collectively for Deni’s two best events.’’
The Deniliquin Blues & Roots Festival will be held over two days, Saturday, April 19 and Sunday, April 20 – Easter Saturday and Sunday. For more information about the event, go to www.denibluesfestival.com.au.
The Deniliquin Ute Muster will be held Friday, October 3 and Saturday, October 4. Go to www.deniutemuster.com.au for more.
The Muster HQ is located in Hardinge St and open Monday to Friday from 9am to 4pm.
A single-storey weatherboard house in Doyles Rd, Shepparton was gutted by fire on Saturday.
The under 16 Pigeons kick started the YFNC's finals campaign with a resounding victory over the Paul Spargo led Scots College in the Grand Final of the AWJFL Elwyn Langford Shield at the Albury Sports Ground on Sunday.
Greater Shepparton City Council was successful in securing the National Cutting Horse Association Victorian Futurity Cutting Horse Championships for 2014 and 2015, with this year’s event scheduled from September 10-14 at Tatura Park.
Success at the regional schools soccer competition has earned the Echuca Primary School (208) girls side a spot at state games on Wednesday.
Julie Sands and Sheridan Clark have been kept busy, visiting Rochester recently yo dispense free coats to residents.
Book Week gets colourful turnout.
Deaprtment of Environment and Primary Industries unhappy about Mt Disappointment vandals.
Jerilderie Shire deputy mayor Ruth McRae handed the key over for the new Rural Fire Service station last Friday.
Farmers have a new weapon in the fight against mice.
Cobram school students take their books to the streets, dressing up for Community Reading Day.
Public interest to determine Deniliquin Town Hall refurbishment.
Milk co-operative, Murray Goulburn has posted a record financial result, recording an after tax profit of $29 million.
The Benalla Indian Myna Action Group will pay a $1 per bird bounty on live birds delivered to CAL farm. National Party MP Bill Sykes donated $100 to fund the bounty.
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