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.
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The Mulwala Lions had satisfying and hard fought win, in difficult conditions, against last year’s grand finalists at Lonsdale Reserve on Saturday.
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Kyabram and District Sportstar of the Year nominations finalised
Three local clubs get together at Kings Park.
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Deniliquin bowler Dennis O'Keefe lost 25-19 in his bid for a quarter-final spot in the Victorian Singles Championships this week.
Widespread rain late last week and on Saturday put a smile on the faces of farmers preparing to sow crops or waiting for weeds to emerge on early-sown rye-grass.
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