Massive thanks to Merton Race Club
THE Yarck Hall Committee and volunteers catered for the supply of barbecue and drinks at this year’s New Year’s Day Merton Races.
I would like to acknowledge and thank those people for their outstanding effort; both behind the scenes and on the day.
This could not have happened without them - Sharon, Trudy and Rob, Norma and Graham, Maree, Robyn and John, Sue, Rosalie, Rob T, Anne, Di, and also Aaron for the cool room.
Many thanks to the Merton Race Club for this invitation giving us the opportunity to raise much needed funds for our Community Hall of 130 years.
Thank you and well done.
Geoff McPherson, Chairman Yarck Hall Committee, Yarck
There have been too many tourists going sightseeing in the bush without being warned about the dangers of being too noisy, or without being made aware of the need to maintain situational awareness (especially against wildlife attacks from above).
The public should be mindful that summer is a peak period for attacks by dropbears, which is not so much due to any seasonal change in the disposition of these dangerous animals, but because the warmer weather sees an increase in bushwalking activity — especially by inexperienced bush-users, who do not have a lot of knowledge of the dangers that can be found in the Australian bush.
When you are out in the bush this summer, just remember: Look up, and stay alive.
LOOKING CLOSELY: Delatite Shire Council began their search for a new chief executive officer. Meanwhile, a one million dollar repair operation has begun to restore high-voltage power towers destroyed in recent and severe storms which swept through Mansfield.SPORT STARS: The makeup of the final four teams were beginning to take place in cricket, after an exciting round of matches in the Alexandra-Mansfield District Cricket Association. Simon Gerrans was selected to ride with the prestigious Mildura Blass Team in the Motorola Mt Buller Cup. Netballers began their preparations for the upcoming season.