Nominations for the Australia Day Awards in Rochester close tomorrow.December 6, 2012 2:22pm
Rochester and District Residents are encouraged to submit their preferred nominations for Australia Day Awards in Rochester for 2013 before nominations close tomorrow, December 7.
The annual event gives community members the opportunity to show their appreciation for the work family members, friends, organisations carry out for the benefits of the long-term social benefits of Rochester and district.
With awards available ranging from Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen, Sports Person, Community group, and Arts Group, there is ample opportunity for a large number of volunteers to be acknowledged for Australia Day Honours’ in Rochester this coming Australia Day.
Sporting groups are particularly encouraged to submit nominations.
Australia Day Awards for the unsung volunteers, gatekeepers, managers and grounds persons are all worthy of recognition for the efforts they contribute.
Nomination forms are available online at Campaspe Shire or from the local shire service centre.
Rochester Australia Day Celebrations committee president Bryan Griffiths reports that a large number of activities have again been arranged for Australia Day 2013.
Along with what has now become known as bigger than ever Lions Club Breakfast to start the day, musical entertainment, car club, motorbikes, small engine display and a vintage plane flyover are all part of the planned activities for the day.
Traditional flag raising and the additional presentation of student and community service awards will take place to complement the morning activities.
Australia Day Ambassador for the day will be well known local identity Mr John Forbes of Mitiamo.
Little butterflies, and marvellous munchkins will flutter to the stage at Shepparton’s Eastbank Centre tonight and tomorrow for the Goulburn Valley Academy of Ballet concert.
The Yarrawonga Mulwala Cricket Club has hosted the first ever ACA Masters contest at the Stan Hargreaves Oval in Yarrawonga.
There was a good turnout for Wednesday’s Remembrance Day service in Tatura, which saw a number of wreaths laid at the War Memorial, and the presentation to Brad Corken, of the Tatura RSL Spirit Award 2015, by president Robert Mathieson.
MEN’S Sheds are synonymous with regional Australia — a place for blokes to gather around a plank of wood, a saw, a hammer and some power tools.
A GROUP of Rochester Secondary College students visited Bendigo last week to donate blood for the first time.
Bowls Club hosts 49th Victorian Country Masters Pairs
The Oriential Weatherloach has infested the Goulburn River.
The largest ever Strawberry Fields crowd turned out to enjoy the event on the Murray River at Tocumwal at the weekend.
AFTER the hottest October in Victoria since records began in the 1850s, it will come as little surprise that rainfall across the district was unusually low.
No, it won’t be Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer creating the Christmas lighting in Cobram this year, it will be Cobram couple, Ron and Kath Renfrew,
‘Peppinella’ development bigger than first planned
Watch and Act issued for Corowa and Wahgunyah near Rutherglen, urging people to leave now as conditions may worsen.
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