The Annual Meeting Dinner was well attended last Thursday evening. Lupo's Kiln Café was a great venue. Alpine Shire CEO Dave Barry gave an update on the Alpine Shire and our guest speaker Cathy McGowan gave a run down on Indi and the job since she was elected to represent the electorate.
The 2014-15 Presidents Report can be downloaded here
The Small Business Festival is underway with lots on offer to small business - Nearby there a couple of workshops that might be of interest starting tomorrow.
"Business Grants & Assistance Outlined" Tuesday 11th (Wangaratta12.00-1.00) - Wednesday 12th (Yackandandah11.00-12.00) & Thursday 13th (Wodonga 11.00-12.00) theses are free one hour workshops which you need to register for.
"Marketing with no money" Wed 12th August in Wangaratta 5.15p.m to 7.30p.m
and "Social Media" Tuesday 18th August in Beechworth 5.30p.m-7.30p.m
Both cost on $10 to attend and bookings can be made online
Alpine Shire Business Awards
The Alpine Shire Business Awards are on again - Businesses are encouraged to take the time to nominate in the category that most suits your business operation. Categories include:
Excellence in Trade Services
Excellence in Tourism
Excellence in Hospitality
Excellence in Retail
Excellence in Professional Services
Business of the Year
People’s Choice Award
See full details here
Fire Operations Planning
The Dept. Environment Land Water & Planning have Fire Operations Plan (FOP) available for comment. The Plan outlines when, where and why fuel reduction work, including planned burning, will be carried out in Victoria on DELWP and Parks Victoria managed land, to reduce bushfire risk to communities and the environment over the next three years. - See more at:
Our local contact is:
Ben Merritt | District Burn Planner | Land and Fire Division
Ovens District| Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning
3 Radcliffe Road, Beechworth, Victoria, 3747
T: 03 5720 8852| M: 0407 419 119| F: 03 5728 1428| E: firstname.lastname@example.org