Tatura Park has a new showpiece following the unveiling on Wednesday of ‘Lags’ Ledge’, a special garden dedicated to club stalwart and long-time volunteer Vince ‘Lags’ Londrigan, which was attended by his sister Maureen Johnson.
The garden was completed at the site where ‘Lags’ used to sit and enjoy a smoke, by volunteers and friends, with the assistance of local businesses including Peter Kennedy Landscaping, Viberts Mitre 10 and Jonesy’s Bobcats.
Kevin ‘Gunna’ Ryan and Denis Flett also contributed with flowers.
Organiser of the memorial, Kerry Madill, who was proud of the end result, said a memorial plaque would be placed on the tree in the garden honouring ‘Lags’ and another long-time club volunteer Arthur Pratt.
Ms Madill said the special plaque is being made up by Bob Beacroft.
She said the memorial garden had been a community effort not only by the football club, but also people who knew ‘Lags’.
Tatura Football Club president Daryl Eaton thanked everyone who contributed to the memorial garden.
‘‘Lags was an integral part of the Tatura Football Club and well known for his volunteer work with the club,’’ Eaton said.
‘‘I’m sure ‘Lags’ would have appreciated the effort put into this memorial garden.’’
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