The Berrigan Lions Club’s executive committee remains unchanged after the group held its 41st annual changeover recently.July 2, 2014 3:20am
(Back, from left) Kurt Bauer, Graeme Arnold, Bruce Rendell, Neil Gorman, Ian Fox, District Governor Lynn Fredericks; (front) Inara Fox, Justin O’Neill and Peter Salt.
The Berrigan Lions Club’s executive committee remains unchanged, as the group looks ahead to another year of helping the community.
President Inara Fox retained the president’s seat at the 41st annual changeover at The Royal Hotel, which had invited guests from the Finley, Tocumwal and Oaklands Clubs attend.
Other executive members returned are Kurt Bauer as secretary and Bruce Rendell as treasurer.
Members have had a busy year assisting individuals and organisations.
The Lions contributed to Berrigan Swimming Pool’s running costs, and donations to the Hilltop Albury Carer Accommodation facility in Albury and Olivia Cameron are ongoing.
Club members helped with catering for the Parmalet Dinner, Dawmac breakfast and Senior Christmas party and ran a street stall to help Barry Hawker and family.
They have helped to supply wood for street stalls, collect paper and batteries and helped at the Oaklands Truck Show.
After the devastating Wunghnu fires members spent two days cleaning up burnt fence lines and maintenance of the caravan park and cemetery keep members busy.
One of the highlights of the year was hosting the Two Rivers Run Tractor Trek at the caravan park for one night. A $1300 donation was made toward men’s health programs after the Lions catered the trek’s evening meal and breakfast.
The sky is the limit for Wanganui Year 12 VCAL student Leigh Polan, 18, who decided to create two posters examining birdlife around the school.
The under 16 Pigeons kick started the YFNC's finals campaign with a resounding victory over the Paul Spargo led Scots College in the Grand Final of the AWJFL Elwyn Langford Shield at the Albury Sports Ground on Sunday.
Greater Shepparton City Council was successful in securing the National Cutting Horse Association Victorian Futurity Cutting Horse Championships for 2014 and 2015, with this year’s event scheduled from September 10-14 at Tatura Park.
An ad for the Healthy Ageing Project will be filmed in Echuca, Rushworth and Rochester today.
More than $15,000 was raised at a family day on Sunday. The event was to raise money for the families of Barry Purtell and Dave Lobb.
Book Week gets colourful turnout.
Deaprtment of Environment and Primary Industries unhappy about Mt Disappointment vandals.
Jerilderie Shire deputy mayor Ruth McRae handed the key over for the new Rural Fire Service station last Friday.
Farmers have a new weapon in the fight against mice.
Cobram kids learn about health with hospital as state-wide obesity campaign is launched.
Murray Irrigation to search for new boss after Anthony Couroupis finishes with the company.
A few anxious customers were outside the closed gates of the failed Bee-Jay Machinery business on Goulburn Valley Hwy in Shepparton on Tuesday morning, wondering what would become of deposits they had paid for tractors and other machinery.
The Benalla Indian Myna Action Group will pay a $1 per bird bounty on live birds delivered to CAL farm. National Party MP Bill Sykes donated $100 to fund the bounty.
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