Thank you for all of your continued support of the Committee for Greater Shepparton.
Please read a message to our C4GS members from our CEO Sam Birrell & Chair Rob Priestly.
It’s been a great year for Greater Shepparton, with a growing sense of optimism in the future of the region. Locals are starting to believe in the future of our community again and it shows with an amazing list of current and soon to be announced Investments in the region. Many of our members are part of this momentum – recently making / soon to make major investments. Construction is up and we are seeing improvements in unemployment levels. 2018 will see should see some serious spin off in the economy from public sector construction at the Hospital and SAM, along with the significant commercial building growth.
Social indicators remain a challenge but as a community we are finding new ways to tackle old problems. Growing momentum behind the state education plan, the lighthouse project, and the local tertiary education sector are all examples of positive changes that will make a long term difference.
Thanks to the staff of the Committee, Sam, Deanne and Bec who are doing an amazing job advocating for our region.
Thank you to our members for your ongoing support. Enjoy this special time of year with friends, family and loved ones, and let’s put our shoulder to the wheel and have a big 2018 and keep the momentum rolling.
Sam Birrell (CEO) & Rob Priestly (Chair)
Here you will find what else is in our newsletter:
We successfully jointly hosted our first Manufacturing Forum with ANZ and also hosted our Gold and Silver Members function at Parliament House in Melbourne.
Deanne completed the Fairley Leadership Program – Congratulations Deanne! She also wrote about her experience and why you should join the Fairley Leadership Program.
There were a few important articles that we wanted to share in regards to the Murray Darling Basin Plan and the Shepparton Education Plan.
In upcoming events for 2018 we will be having our AGM on 15/02/2018. Further details will be sent out to our members in 2018.
On behalf of our Board and Management, we would like to thank all of our members for their ongoing support and wish you all a very Merry Christmas & Happy New Year.
Committee for Greater Shepparton will close down for the Christmas break on 22/12/2017 and will open back up on 08/01/2018.
If you would like to become a member or would like to know further details about any of our upcoming events for 2018, please contact our Membership and Marketing Manager Deanne Armstrong on 0400 519 024.
We can’t wait to see what happens in 2018! Happy New Year!