The Wauchope Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc Annual General Meeting was held on Monday 30th October at the Wauchope RSL Club.
The AGM was proceeded by a fun 'Interview with the Mayor' with many laughs around the room and a few more serious local issues covered.
So what was the Mayor's first job? She was a Medical receptionist in a doctor's office based in Sydney. Mayor Pinson had a number of insights to share including concepts of "Love it or leave it", "When things aren't right let it go" and don't be afraid to use your voice on issues you are passionate about. She also shared her enthusiasm for the promising future for the Wauchope and surrounding areas.
All Executive positions were declared vacant on the night by the Returning Officer Kellon Beard. Eight Executive positions were elected as follows:
It is with great appreciation the Wauchope Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc today accepted a Community grant from Port Macquarie - Hastings Council for the Wauchope and Hinterland Community Christmas in Bain Park which will be held on Saturday 9th December 2017 from 5pm.
2017 marks the 7th year of this annual community event and each year has seen increased participation by locals and visitors alike. The grant goes a long way to assist with the event basics including the stage, sound and lighting, activities, promotion, signage and more.
The Wauchope and Hinterland Community Christmas in Bain Park is now inviting entertainers, community groups, schools and stall enquiries. More information can be found on the Chamber website here.
Bring the family, friends, a rug or chair and enjoy a night out celebrating the festive Spirit with your fellow community members. Everyone is welcome and the event is very child friendly!
Be sure to click you are 'going' on the Facebook Event Page to receive updates.
Image: Lisa McPherson. Wauchope Chamber Vice President and Mayor Peta Pinson
The September Wauchope Chamber gathering was held at the Fire & Rescue NSW Wauchope Firehouse on Campbell and Young St.
The Fire crew shared a presentation on Fire safety both at home and in the workplace.
By law business are required to have an emergency plan in place. It is essential to have personnel trained to implement the plan. We have compiled a few helpful links below to assist with putting your plan together.
The Wauchope Firies demonstrated the tools of the trade including the Firetrucks and jaws of life.
Thanks to the Wauchope 492 team for hosting the evening.
Such a wonderful night at the Community Christmas in Bain Park on Saturday night. A big thank you to the dedicated team who put this great event together. Congratulations to the lucky winners of the Hastings Co-op 100 year Major Giveaway.
Winners of the Hastings Co-op 100 year Major Giveaway
Thanks for the great article from Mark Hinchliffe "Motorbike Writer"
Marketing is not the "be all and end all"
Thanks to Tracie Sanim from Splash Marketing and PR for her insights into Marketing at our recent Chamber of Commerce General Meeting. A very thought provoking look into gaining the best Marketing approach for your Business.
Have a look at this interesting article on riding The Oxley Highway.
Getting us ready to get in the groove for the upcoming Ulysses AGM to be held in Wauchope, May 2017. According to the organising committee we will have over 3000 Ulysses Club members coming to Wauchope!
This will be HUGE!!!
"Riding the Best Roads in Australia: The Oxley Highway"
Candidates and their Policies!
Interesting read from the Wauchope Gazette on the Candidates for Lyne and their policies
Read article here
"Meet the Candidates"
For a wrap up of the "Meet the Candidates" night held in Wauchope on Monday 20th June 2016, please have a read of the Wauchope Gazette article by Letitia Fitzpatrick:
Read the Wauchope Gazette article here
Have questions for your Candidates?
Monday night's "Meet the Candidates" event in Wauchope was very interesting and informative.
As promised, please find below best contact details for each of the Candidates present on the night:
Julie Lyford - The Greens: email@example.com
Peter Alley - Country Labor: 0428 327 525 firstname.lastname@example.org
David Gillespie - The Nationals: email@example.com
Brad Christensen - Independent: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rodger Riach - Indepependent: 0409 456 333 email@example.com
Po Box 270, WAUCHOPE NSW 2446 | firstname.lastname@example.org | www.visitwauchope.com.au