Finley’s Wilfred Lowrie has taken out the prestigious 2013 Show Personality of the Year. The first of his official duties will see him attend the Finley Show this Sunday.By Hannah Nichols
Mr Lowrie has been involved with the Finley Show for many years and is a great ambassador for the Show Society.
‘‘I have been involved with the show since 1968,’’ Mr Lowrie said.
‘‘(When I first started helping) I was working at Ray’s and just kept going.’’
In that time Mr Lowrie couldn’t keep away, lending a helping hand to the Show Society and its committee and band of helpers.
Mr Lowrie said he had seen ‘‘one or two changes’’ in his time.
One of the biggest was the relocation of the show from the Recreation Reserve to its current site.
Mr Lowrie said with a personal interest in horses, he had mainly been utilised in the showjumping side of the show.
‘‘I mainly help out with the horses and the showjumping.
‘‘They are my main interests.’’
Ever humble, Mr Lowrie said he was surprised to learn he had won the prestigious title of 2013 Show Personality of the Year.
‘‘I was quite surprised really,’’ he said.
‘‘I just like helping out.’’
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