Young Bingara nominees in Inverell Proud Awards

September 6, 2013

Two Bingara families were among the 200 people who attended the 2013 Joblink Plus Inverell Proud Awards dinner recently.

Casey South, who is a student at Inverell High School, is a trainee at the Bingara Pre School, and was nominated for a Trainee of the Year Award. Casey’s proud dad, Jason, her boss, Pre School director, Janeane Pratt, Julie Clendinning and Joanne Fletcher were on hand to support her at the dinner.

Mitchell Anderson, who grew up in Bingara and now lives in Inverell is an apprentice at Wilks Electrical and was nominated for the Apprentice of the Year Award.

Mitch’s mother Anne-Maree, sister, Leticia, and grandmother Gill attended the dinner, along with his employer, Mark Wilks and his wife, Jody.  Mr. Wilks told the Advocate that Mitch is an excellent employee.

Guest speaker at the function was Bindaree Beef’s plant and maintenance engineer, David Sneddon.  He described the new biogas system Bindaree is installing with Federal government funding.

The emphasis in the Inverell Proud Awards is on customer service.