North Wan­garatta sto­ry­boards among state’s best, vyv­ing for ti­tle

Wangaratta Chronicle - - News -

THE North Wan­garatta His­toric Sto­ry­board Trail is a fi­nal­ist in the Cul­tural Her­itage cat­e­gory of the Keep Vic­to­ria Beau­ti­ful Awards.

Sabina Wills, chief ex­ec­u­tive of­fi­cer of Keep Vic­to­ria Beau­ti­ful pre­sented mem­bers of the North Wan­garatta Com­mu­nity Group with their fi­nal­ist award on Mon­day evening at The Vine Ho­tel.

The large num­ber of mem­bers present at the meet­ing were thrilled to learn this out­stand­ing project made the fi­nal­ist rank­ing.

Ru­ral City of Wan­garatta Coun­cil­lor Har­vey Ben­ton added his con­grat­u­la­tions to the group for their achieve­ments, not only the sto­ry­boards, but how the group is work­ing to en­hance the ul­ti­mate in live­abil­ity within the com­mu­nity.

The five sto­ry­boards are lo­cated in four strate­gic sites along the Mur­ray to Moun­tain Rail Trail from Reedy Creek to Bowser.

The win­ners will be an­nounced at the 2018 Tidy Towns Awards which will be held on Oc­to­ber 13 at Ge­orge Ker­ford Ho­tel in Beech­worth.

PROUDLY NORTH WAN­GARATTA: Cel­e­brat­ing their achieve­ment to reach the fi­nals of the Keep Vic­to­ria Beau­ti­ful Awards were (stand­ing from left) Ian Lad­grove, Joe Caruso, Clive Pullen, Cr Har­vey Ben­ton, Sue Chat­field, Brien Jones, Rob Steel, Brian Reid, Rob Chat­field, John Booth and John Walker, (seated from left) Marg Pullen, Mary Caruso and Jenny Gil­martin with Sabina Wills (chief ex­ec­u­tive of­fi­cer of Keep Vic­to­ria Beau­ti­ful).

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