Archive for the ‘Vision 2020’ Category

Vision 2020 reports on the year gone and what’s in store for 2015
Bingara and District Vision 2020 held its Annual General Meeting at the Imperial Hotel last Thursday, February 5. The treasurer reported that the organisation will still have a healthy bank balance after commitments to projects that are not yet completed are met. Outstanding projects include a ‘what’s-on’ sign to...
How important is the Gwydir River to Bingara?
Few would dispute that as far as tourism and development is concerned the ‘jewel in the crown’ for Bingara and District is the Gwydir River. Much of our promotion of Bingara over the last 25 years has featured “the river” as the main draw card. Some folk still recall...
End of Year Gathering for Vision 2020
The Bingara and District Vision 2020 President, Philippa Morris, invites you to the December general meeting and supper. It will be held at the Imperial Hotel on Thursday evening December 4 from 6:00pm. “We have held three open Dinner Meetings over the year with our guest speakers being, our...
Vision 2020 Meeting explores community advocacy and effective lobbying.
Bingara and District Vision 2020’s guest speaker for their June Dinner Meeting at the Roxy Conference Room was Penny Blatchford. Penny has sprung to national prominence for her work in fighting coal seam gas (CSG) exploration and extraction in the Bellata – Gurley area of Northern NSW.   She has...
How to deal with a changing world.
Penny Blatchford will be the guest speaker at the June General Meeting of Bingara and District VISION 20/20. The meeting is open to all and is once again supported by our local New England Mutual Credit Union. The date is Thursday June 12, the place the Roxy Conference Room,...
Adam Marshall to be guest speaker at V2020 April Dinner Meeting.
Bingara and District Vision 2020 President Philippa Morris, is delighted to announce that our local State Member of Parliament, Mr Adam Marshall, will be the guest speaker at their General Meeting on Thursday April 10. “We invite all people in our Shire to attend,” said Philippa. “Adam has been...
Food for thought?
Have you ever thought about living forever?  As I have entered into my third (and final) stage in life, death versus immortality has occasionally crossed my mind. While not hurrying on my own demise, I don’t think I want to live beyond my reasonable Use-By-Date. However, I do...
Vision 2020: Where to from here?
The Annual General Meeting of Bingara and District Vision 2020 will take place on Thursday 6th February. The meeting will commence at 6pm at the Bingara Sporting Club, and a finger food supper will be provided after the meeting. Guest speaker will be Bingara IGA & Hardware owner/manager John...
A Special Gathering
Next Thursday, December 5, Vision 2020 will have its last gathering for 2013.  The venue will be The Living Classroom.  We will have a brief meeting at 6:00pm followed by a finger food supper. The food and soft drinks will be provided and please bring your own "hard liquor"...
A Chance to Consider the Future
Bingara and District Vision 2020 is delighted to have our Federal Member of Parliament for the Parkes electorate, Mark Coulton, as our dinner guest speaker at the September 5 General Meeting. Timed just two days before the poll, and with most of the politicking done,...