Bingara Businesses and Staff to be honored at Annual Awards Dinner

September 10, 2011

The annual Gwydir Shire Business Awards will be presented at the dinner to be held at the Warialda Golf & Bowling Club on Thursday 15 September. The Bingara award winners will be presented in five categories; Large Business (>5 staff); Small Business (5 or fewer staff); Senior Employee (21+); Junior Employee; and Rural Business.

This year there were strong nominations for the Employees but Business nominations were light on. The strongest category is for the Senior Employee. The nominees are: Anne Brien, Casey Pearce, Chris McNulty, Diane Wilkins, Vanessa Patch, Rachael Lanagan, Paul Andrews, Skye Austin, Shane O’Brien, Marion Allen, and Renae Simpson. For Junior Employee the nominees are: Nikki Morton, Tori Dixon and Ally Dixon. Hannah McGowan has also been nominated for a VocEd Award.

In the Businesses Catagories the nominees are: Large Business, Bingara RSL, Small Business, Shenanigans, La Vogue, Cindy’s Hair Salon and the NAB Retail Business. The Rural Business Nominees are, Booroomooka Angus Cattle Stud, and Cathy & John Wade’s Gwydir River Trail Rides and Jackaroo/Jillaroo Experience.

The hosts for the Awards Dinner, the Gwydir Industry & Education Links Committee (GIELC) are looking forward to continuing the tradition of acknowledging and awarding our top business performers at the dinner.

A good contingent of the nominees, their families and supporters are expected to attend the Awards Dinner. For last minute inquiries and bookings please contact the Warialda High School on 67291000.

Submitted by Rick Hutton –
President of Bingara and District VISION 2020.