Australia Day Celebrations and Community Awards 2018

23 January 2018

AUSTRALIA Day is just around the corner, and there are family-friendly events on across the Alpine Shire.

Alpine Shire Council Mayor Ron Janas said Australia Day is a time to recognise the achievements of people who give their time and resources to make our communities special with the Alpine Shire Australia Day Community Awards.

“We have some truly inspirational residents in the Alpine Shire” he said.

“These awards are a way to recognise those residents and say thank you for their outstanding contribution to our community.”

Awards ceremonies will celebrate outstanding contributions in the following categories:
• Local Achiever of the Year Bright and District
• Local Achiever of the Year Myrtleford and District
• Local Achiever of the Year Kiewa Valley
• Local Young Achiever of the Bright and District
• Local Young Achiever of Myrtleford and District
• Local Young Achiever of the Year Kiewa Valley
• Community Event of the Year
• Community Organisation of the Year
• Alpine Shire Citizen of the Year

Council is sponsoring events on Sunday, 26 January at:

MYRTLEFORD
Venue: Jubilee Park, Great Alpine Road
7:30am: Barbecue breakfast hosted by Rotary Club of Myrtleford
9.00am: Official ceremony including presentation of Alpine Shire Australia Day Community Awards

BRIGHT
Venue: Howitt Park, Bright
7:30am: Barbecue breakfast hosted by the Rotary Club of Bright
9:00am: Official ceremony including presentation of Alpine Shire Australia Day Community Awards

MOUNT BEAUTY
Venue: Swimming Pool Gardens, Lakeside Avenue
7.45am: Barbecue breakfast hosted by the Upper Kiewa Valley Lions Club
9:30am: Official ceremony including presentation of Alpine Shire Australia Day Community Awards

HARRIETVILLE
Venue: Pioneer Park, Great Alpine Road
10:00am: Official ceremony including presentation of Alpine Shire Australia Day Community Awards followed by a morning tea hosted by the Harrietville Historical Society at the Harrietville Hotel.

MUDGEGONGA
Venue: Mudgegonga Community Hall, Myrtleford-Yackandandah Road
7:30am: Barbecue breakfast hosted by the Mudgegonga Community Hall Committee
9:00am: Official ceremony including presentation of Alpine Shire Australia Day Community Awards.

BYO chair for all events.


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