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Berrigan Pool officially opened

The Berrigan Pool was officially opened Sunday to coincide the facility's 50th anniversary.

November 14, 2012 4:18am

Berrigan Deputy Mayor Brian Hill, Berrigan Pool president Sue Chisholm, Berrigan and District Development Association president Joe Cottam and Lions Club representative Colin Buckle.

The Berrigan Pool was officially opened Sunday to coincide with the facility’s 50th anniversary.

About 170 people enjoyed fabulous weather for the first day of the 2012/2013 season.

Berrigan Shire Deputy Mayor Brian Hill officially opened the pool and presented pool committee president Sue Chisholm with a Berrigan Shire Flag.

Colin Buckle spoke on behalf of the Berrigan RSL and gave everyone an insight into how the pool was built for the town 50 years ago.

Mr Buckle also presented Mrs Chisolm with a donation of $500 from the Lions Club and then presented another $500 from the Berrigan RSL.

He then kindly presented another $500, a personal donation from he and his wife Lorraine.

The Berrigan RSL also donated an Australian flag to be flown at the facility.

Joe Cottam also spoke on behalf of the BDDA and encouraged everyone to enjoy such a wonderful facility.

Karen Senini was the winner of the raffle which is a dinner for two at the Federal.

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