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.
A single-storey weatherboard house in Doyles Rd, Shepparton was gutted by fire on Saturday.
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.
Success at the regional schools soccer competition has earned the Echuca Primary School (208) girls side a spot at state games on Wednesday.
Julie Sands and Sheridan Clark have been kept busy, visiting Rochester recently yo dispense free coats to residents.
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 school students take their books to the streets, dressing up for Community Reading Day.
Public interest to determine Deniliquin Town Hall refurbishment.
Milk co-operative, Murray Goulburn has posted a record financial result, recording an after tax profit of $29 million.
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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