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.
McDonald's owners to pass on baton
The first preliminary final on Saturday saw the Tungamah seniors start their campaign against Waaia at the Rennie Recreation Reserve.
The Aboriginal and wider community is mourning the death of revered Bangerang Aboriginal elder, Uncle John ‘‘Sandy’’ Atkinson.
PEOPLE who attended Echuca-Moama’s drug forum this week will think twice before taking ice.
TRUCKS, cars and vintage machinery took over Rochester Recreation Reserve on Tuesday last week.
KYABRAM’S Margaret and Leonard Flint have come a long way since meeting in the early 1950s.
Avenel win over Nagambie to take top spot
Berrigan Shire councillor Daryll Morris says he has been sickened by some of the vitriol and personal attacks to surface since the council’s proposal to redevelop Finley’s Memorial Hall and School of Arts site was revealed in October last year.
YOU probably wouldn’t expect to find an intensive care nurse running an award winning hotel and brewery, but that’s exactly what you will find when you visit Tooborac.
The preparations for the 10th Cobram Swap Meet have been given a boost with a brand new line marker. The Rotary Club of Cobram, which organise the swap meet, applied for a volunteer grant from the Federal Government, from which it received $4600.
At 77 years of age, popular local golfer Paul ‘Tango’ has claimed his second hole-in-one.
Tuesday, August 16
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