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 Bureau of Meteorology has released a severe weather warning for regions that include Shepparton. It includes damaging winds and the potential for flash flooding.
Pete O’Neill and Abby Hicks are national champions at the completion of the 2015 Australian Barefoot Championships held last week.
GVAC women Rachel Pratt and Jacquie Fitzpatrick showed the men, and the large crowd at Rushworth Speedway on Saturday, March 28, they have what it takes when competing in the men’s classes.
Two international backpackers have taken aim at contractors who hired them to pick fruit in the region without payment.
Rochester boxing coach Chris Trewin and his team of dedicated trainers have been hitting the bag for more than six months and the results are beginning to show.
Local MP calls for community applications
A special event will take place at Pioneer Park on Sunday.
Jerilderie's born and bred Madeleine Harris has been recognised for her banking and finance career
Concerned Costerfield residents had the chance to voice their antimony health concerns last week after an independent facilitator was appointed.
Strathmerton clinched a win in the high-scoring game against Mathoura on the weekend in the PDFL North West competition.
Deniliquin swimming dynamo Stephen Dalzell has finished 13th overall in his preferred event at the Australian Age Championships.
Murray Goulburn Co-operative has set a date for a special meeting to vote on a new capital structure.
Emergency services are on scene of a two-car crash on the Midland Hwy, near Benalla. Two people have died. Traffic is being diverted.
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