The first Cohuna Festival, which changed its name and format this year, went off without a hitch on the weekend.KATHLEEN TONINI November 8, 2012 4:45am
Classic cars on display at Cohuna Festival were part of the rock 'n' roll appeal of the revamped event.
Organisers have hailed the inaugural Cohuna Festival a resounding success.
Wendy McGlone said the weekend’s event, formerly Austoberfest, was ‘‘fabulous’’ with about 1000 people in attendance, well above expectations.
‘‘All the food stalls did extremely well — the Lion’s Club was run off its feet.’’
1959 Catalina Swimwear Fashion Parade model Miss Rebecca.
Ms McGlone said the vintage fashion parade, vintage car display and dancing all went down well with the crowd.
‘‘The entertainment (provided by band The Hoffmans) was A-class, it was just superb.’’
Winners of the duck derby were Beth Woods and Kath Bowman.
‘‘Everybody just had a great time, the atmosphere was fantastic and the weather, thank heavens, was on our side, a perfect night.’’
She said the community responded well to the event and the small changes made this year.
‘‘I had a good feeling that it would be a really, really good night.’’
All proceeds to the Cohuna Progressive Association will fund the New Year’s Eve fireworks display.
Disability organisation ConnectGV is having its fourth annual gala dinner fundraiser on March 13.
Some of Australia’s best kayakers were in Yarrawonga on Sunday at the annual Yarrawonga-Mulwala Canoe Club’s Murray River Classic kayak race.
Volunteers at St Vincent de Paul in Tatura continue to be dismayed at the amount of unsuitable items dumped at the centre in Francis St.
Despite the cash-strapped Federal Government tightening its belt, Tongala Age Care has bucked the trend and secured $1 million for a significant expansion of its facility.
Vandals have uprooted trees along the Campaspe River, leaving Rochester River Reserve Committee president Paul Poort furious and devastated.
Bianca Chatfield to speak at Kyabram Sportstar of the Year
Alan McLean looks back at Seymour's history of larrikings, louts and bushfires.
New tourism venture, Old Woperana Working Farm and Animal Nursery, is now open to the public.
Warm weather during the Christmas/New Year period saw large crowds enjoy facilities at the region’s major water storages.
Ellen ‘Nell’ Farrell has exactly 100 reasons to celebrate, as today marks her 100th birthday.
The Free family were overwhelmed when stolen fishing equipment was returned to them on Monday night.
SPC Ardmona’s managing director Peter Kelly will end his association with the company when his two-year commitment to the job expires at the end of March.
Salvation Army Benalla Majors Heather and Peter Ellis have relocated to Melbourne.
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