The RRBATA Committee held a very successful breakfast program with about 30 business men and women as well as community group representatives attending.
RRBATA Committee members Wendie and Ged McLaughlin signing the guests in for breakfast.
Anna D’Souza, President of RRBATA Jenny Stillman and Nick D’Souza enjoying the business breakfast.
President RRBATA Jenny Stillman welcomes everyone and introduces the guest speakers: MRSC CEO Peter Johnston and Financial Planner Patrick Quigley
RSL President John Lynch and Community Bank Senior Manager Rod Browning enjoying the breakfast.
Benny Dyer (RRBATA) and President of the Board of the Community Bank Tim McCarthy enjoying a chat and coffee at the breakfast
Many guests attended the RRBATA Business Breakfast at Soltan Pepper on Friday 7th Sept 2012
Patrick Quigley (guest speaker) and MRSC Mayor Henry McLaughlin catch up
MRSC CEO Peter Johnston addresses the business breakfast with a presentation involving the MRSC strategic planning, the statistics of the Shire, the importance of Industry and Tourism and the Council Services. The Financial Statistics were discussed, property evaluations, the Rates Calculation, the Community Satisfaction Survey, the impact of issues facing local government today and the detailed proposals for Romsey township (including the Proposed Junior Pavillion at Romsey PS, the proposed Senior Pavillion at Romsey Park, and the Romsey Community Sports Oval Project).
RRBATA President Jenny Stillman presented Peter Johnston with a RRBATA Showbag.
Financial Planner Patrick Quigley talked about the Global economy and the pressures facing investments and superannuation funds. He discussed investment strategies in the current market, the high Australian dollar and its impact on exports as well as the mining boom (which appears to have plateaued out at the moment). RRBATA President Jenny Stillman presented Patrick with a RRBATA Showbag.
Wendy McDonald (Historical Society), Nick and Anna D’Souza (On Eagles Wings)
SPECIAL THANKS to ADAM and MEL SOLTAN and staff (SOLTAN PEPPER RESTAURANT) for supporting this annual event.