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Fun activities on offer as Grong Grong celebrates Australia Day

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Australia Day celebrations in Grong Grong started with a flag raising in the park followed by festivities at the Royal Hotel Grong Grong.

Yabby races were held and this year Royal Hotel Grong Grong donated a $100 voucher as prizemoney and Grong Grong Anglers Club bought a Trophy to stay at the pub. This year’s winner was AJ Gillespie.

There was also a best dressed person award of a $100 voucher donated by Trims Collective for the winner.

The Anglers Club again donated a trophy and the winner was Nathan Bensch.

A best dressed vehicle competition saw Matt and Jodie Cottom from MJC Auto donate a $100 gift voucher and the Anglers Club a Trophy. Matt and Jodie couldn’t decide on just one winner so they also donated a second prize of $25. The winner was Adam Conway and runner-up Sheryl Connelly.

A Spotify roulette whereby participants pick a song and pay $2 and the last song played wins the money. Matt Cottom was the lucky winner of this award.

Many community members pitched in and helped to make the day a great success.

Narrandera Mayor Neville Kschenka, the local ambassador Heather White and the Australia Day Ambassador Doug Hawkins all attended and had a fantastic day. 

Narrandera Argus 1 February 2024

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This article appeared in the Narrandera Argus, 1 February 2024.

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