MMBCC News - 29 September 2012

Hi Everyone,

The subcommittees are putting the final touches on what look like an exciting season for both Road, Social and Mountain but the bulk of it is now up and running on the website as well as a downloadable summer calendar.

A couple of other things:

New Sponsor

Dave and Carol of Alpine Butchery have kindly agreed to be a club sponsor for the season. Please go in and thank them for their kind sponsorship (and purchase your supplies). CLICK HERE for their web site.

Murray to Moyne

Jenny Lovick is looking for an initial show of interest for next year’s Murray to Moyne. We need to get four people who are interested in participating to be able to complete the initial entry form – then all the organising and getting a team together can be done at a later date for this fun weekend. Jenny Lovick

0427 800 935 or

Traffic Controller course

We need more volunteers to get qualified traffic controllers for Tour de Flavour.

Shire is considering paying for a course on Saturday October 27.

The course will run for about 6 hours and will likely be held at the Council offices in Highett Street. There will be no cost to participants and even lunch will be provided.

But before we can book the course, we need some people to put their hands up to do the course.

The qualifications would see them be available to help out at other events such as the High Country Festival and Targa High Country, if they're interested. It's even the first step necessary to get paid work as a marshal at events like Targa.

Please email Bruce - - or call him on 0419 533 120.

Also, a reminder to all those that got their qualifications last year to please make themselves available for the 2013 Tour de Flavour, 16 & 17 March. It was a struggle to get enough volunteers for the TdF weekend earlier this year and we'd really appreciate traffic marshals being available - if only to save John Lithgow and Bruce from heart problems!

Similarly, Nicole Nye is looking for volunteers to help at the November Festival. If you did the traffic management course last year and can help – let her know.

The High Country Festival requires volunteers to assist with road closures for the Torchlight Parade & Fireworks display on Friday 02 Nov 7.00 to 9.30pm
Grand Parade on Saturday 03 Nov 10am to 12.30pm
Greatly appreciate your assistance
Kind Regards
Nicole Nye
Tourism & Economic Development Officer
Mansfield Shire Council

Phone: 03 5775 8520
Fax: 03 5775 2677
Mobile: 0400 970 418

Cheers, John.