Society honours valued volunteers

Jacinta CantatoreHarvey-Waroona Reporter
Dale Hanks, Kylie Hodges, Ann Bach, Margaret Sabourne and Naomi Fimmano. All members of the Hanks family.
Camera IconDale Hanks, Kylie Hodges, Ann Bach, Margaret Sabourne and Naomi Fimmano. All members of the Hanks family.

Past, present and future volunteers of the Harvey Agricultural Society were honoured at a ceremony on March 30.

More than 70 members and volunteers gathered at the Harvey Showgrounds to watch as show patron Gary Van Burgel officially unveiled a commemorative plaque at the entryway to the society’s office.

Agricultural society president Cheryl Moyle said it was a great way to honour the service of these dedicated people.

“It was very special. Past members travelled from towns hundreds of kilometres away to be there for the day,” she said.

The society’s Stewards Rooms was also officially renamed as the CJ Hanks Pavilion in honour of the life member and former society president.

Cheryl Moyle catches up with Patricia and Pat Tate.
Camera IconCheryl Moyle catches up with Patricia and Pat Tate.
Gary Van Burgel and Cheryl Moyle unveil the 100th plaque.
Camera IconGary Van Burgel and Cheryl Moyle unveil the 100th plaque.
Former presidents of the Harvey Ag Society Ray Blackburn and Ian Eckersley alongside show coordinator Sharon Borrow.
Camera IconFormer presidents of the Harvey Ag Society Ray Blackburn and Ian Eckersley alongside show coordinator Sharon Borrow.
Janet Lofthouse, Ann Bach and Lorraine Venables stand behind Marilyn Angel, Bev Oxford, Angie Italiano and Robyn Heasman.
Camera IconJanet Lofthouse, Ann Bach and Lorraine Venables stand behind Marilyn Angel, Bev Oxford, Angie Italiano and Robyn Heasman.
Kylie Hodges with a silver jug which was awarded to her grandfather in 1918.
Camera IconKylie Hodges with a silver jug which was awarded to her grandfather in 1918.
Dianne Stanford and Murray Sharp cut the cake at the celebration.
Camera IconDianne Stanford and Murray Sharp cut the cake at the celebration.
Linda Saleo, Pam Sharp, Murray Sharp and Peter Saleo.
Camera IconLinda Saleo, Pam Sharp, Murray Sharp and Peter Saleo.
Phil and Jennifer Maughan sit next to Margaret and John Lowe and Paul Egerton Green.
Camera IconPhil and Jennifer Maughan sit next to Margaret and John Lowe and Paul Egerton Green.
Ron Marinko, Brian Doust, Troy Staples and son Jake Staples.
Camera IconRon Marinko, Brian Doust, Troy Staples and son Jake Staples.

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