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Avenue of Honour Remembrance Day event

Avenue of Honour Remembrance Day 2011 event

On Remembrance Day 2011 a special service was held at the entrance to the Avenue of Honour. In attendance were: Macedon Ranges Shire Mayor Henry McLaughlin, local Councillor Joe Morabito, Rotary President Dennis Ness and members – Vicki Pettingill, (PP) Mark Shepherdley, Anne Collins as well as Honorary members Peter Mitchell (and Margaret Mitchell)  and Annie Phelan AOM. RSL President John Lynch and RSL members, three local primary schools (Romsey Primary – Principal Joan Gibbs, Lancefield Primary – Principal Diana Ellis and St Mary’s Primary School Principal – Anthony Falls) with staff and/or student representatives also attending. Many others in the community representing varrious groups as well as Don Gray and the Bendigo Bank tellers were in attendance for this special event.

Special thank you to all who were able to attend this special event.

Rotary Banner

Rotary theme banner (2011-2012) titled: Reach Within to Embrace Humanity

Rod Browning Snr Bendigo Bank Manager unveiling the first Battle plaque dedicated to Gallipoli

Bendigo Community Bank Manager Rod Browning unveiling the first plaque with Rotary President Dennis Ness.

Rotary President Dennis Ness, Bendigo Community Bank Snr manager Rod Browning and President of RSL John Lynch

The Gallipoli plaque, the first of many that will appear along the Avenue of Honour

Joint project between Rotary and RSL – Avenue of Honour on Remembrance Day 2011

Check out further details of this event in Friday’s (18th Nov 2011) Kilmore Free Press