Annual meeting sees some new faces on group.By Pat Coffey
The annual meeting of The Seymour We Want was held last Wednesday and Herma Duthie was re-elected as president, Rachel McCracken as vice-president, and Pat Coffey as treasurer. Joan Hall was elected secretary, replacing Rhonda Sanderson who is now a Mitchell Shire councillor.
Other committee members are Sharyn Peters, Ron Jessup, Denise Allen and Alice Solomon.
Ms Duthie’s report outlined the activities of 2012 with the main focus being on the Bright Ideas initiative for Seymour which highlighted areas which people would like to see improved.
The full list is on www.theseymourwewant.org.au as is the Community Directory which is updated regularly when new information is sent in.
Any group, organisation or tourism operator in the Seymour area is invited to send in their details. A Facebook page has been launched and continues to grow.
The ‘‘What’s Happening’’ e-newsletter is sent to more than 300 subscribers and if you would like to receive it, email Sharyn Peters (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Annual meeting guest speaker was Mitchell Shire Council chief executive Rebecca McKenzie, who gave a brief summary of her past experiences and said that as the seventh chief executive of the council in recent times she had a long-term plan.
The meeting concluded with a round table exchange of ideas from those present and supper with the opportunity for more networking.
Stroke victim benefits from Imagine fund.
The winning form continued for the Mulwala seniors against Deniliquin at Lonsdale Reserve on Saturday.
The Tatura Hospital and Parkvilla Aged Care Facility, part of Goulburn Valley Health, held its annual June Hospital Collection and Open Day on Sunday with a small crowd in attendance.
Murray and Campaspe shire have decided to withdraw membership from Committee for Echuca-Moama.
Rochester Motorsport Complex will host the third round of the Golden Power Series karting championships on the weekend.
Kyabram’s first tourism booklet is to be launched in late September.
Seymour College P-4 students delight in their new surroundings.
Berrigan and Jerilderie Shires will be in separate state electorates if boundary redistributions announced on Monday come in to effect.
Heathcote Health is finalising its service plan.
Barooga Sports Club chief executive officer Greg Ryan recently celebrated 30 years of service surrounded by friends, family and past and present staff.
Former AFL player Heath Black sent an inspiring message to Deniliquin youths last week.
Goulburn Valley fruit growers may face a battle against pests and diseases this season as growers hit by SPC Ardmona’s fruit cutbacks abandon their orchards or can’t find money to properly maintain them.
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