09 Dec 2016

RRBATA Streetscape THANK YOU Evening at Verdure Bistro Romsey

 

A special thank you evening was held on Thursday 8th December 2016 at Verdure Bistro in Main Street Romsey to thank all those in the community who have assisted with the Streetscape project this year.

Special tanks to owner and manager of Verdure Bistro, Cassy and her staff (including Taylor Rees)  for the great evening:
Verdure Bistro
Main Street, Romsey
dine@verdurebistro.com.au
Ph: 03 5429 6567
http://www.verdure.com.au/
 

Simone Plunkett (RRBATA Facebook Coordinator) chatting about the wine tasting with Hew and Diana Richards (owners of Midhill Vinyard). In the background is Cassy (owner and manager of Verdure Bistro).

The MidHill Vineyard owners Hew and Diana provided a wine tasting as guests arrived; special thanks for the service last night. The wines were excellent:
2012 Blanc de blancs sparkling Chardonnay
2011 Sparkling Chardonnay - Pinot Noir
2013 and 2014 Gewurztraminer
2010 Pinot noir
2015 Chardonnay
2015 Pinot Noir Rose.

MidHill Vinyard Details:
Vineyard address: 1727 Romsey Rd. ROMSEY Vic. 3434

Postal address: PO Box 30 ROMSEY VIC 3434, Australia

Phone: (03) 5429 5565     Mobile Phone: 0409 408 977

Orders can be taken for Christmas: http://www.midhillvineyard.com/
 

GUESTS for this EVENT included:
Ruth Green (Lighting and Roads)
Rhett Strautins (Lighting and Roads)
Marion Cook (Lighting and Roads)
Linda Green (Lighting and Roads, Romsey Engineering)
Andrew Green (Romsey Engineering)
Simone Plunkett (RRBATA Facebook Coordinator)
Rod Browning (Bendigo Bank Community Bank Manager}
Kim Forsyth (Connallys Real Estate Romsey)
Kathy Lakey (Five Mile Creek, Romsey Mechanics Institute)
Tony Lakey (Romsey Mechanics Institute)
Julie Smith (Romsey Mechanics Institute)
Sandra Chestnutt (Arts Culture and Events)
Tony Ede (Arts Culture and Events)
Vicki Pettingill (former RRBATA committee member)
Shane Pettingill (friend of RRBATA and President of Romsey Lancefield Rotary Club)
Esther Tomsic-Pavlis (Arts Culture and Events)
Stratos Pavlis (Arts Culture and Events)
Abbey Brown (Arts Culture and Events)
Matt Brown (Main Street Christmas tree craftsman!)
Jeff Robinson (Town Pride)
Marlene Robinson (Friend of RRBATA)
John Evans (Trees and Main Street Gardens)
Lorraine White (Trees and Main Street Gardens)
Peter Mitchell (Trees and Main Street Gardens)
Margaret Mitchell (Friend of RRBATA)
Trish Baddeley (Town Connectivity Installation Project)
Andrew Baddeley (Friend of RRBATA)
Henry McLaughlin (Friend of RRBATA)
Dr Greg Powell (RRBATA)
Diane Powell (Friend of RRBATA, Rotary)
Ged McLaughlin (RRBATA)
Wendie McLaughlin (RRBATA-Treasurer/Secretary)
Benny Dyer (RRBATA)
John Webb Ware (Friend of RRBATA)
Dr Jenny Stillman (RRBATA President)
Apologies from:
Dave Plunkett (Lancefield and Romsey Financial Services Ltd {Community Bank} Chairperson)
Cr. Bill West (MRSC)
Cr. Natasha Gayfer (MRSC)

Here are some photos from the night:

 

Trish Baddeley won the Town Entry (aka Town Connectivity Installation Project) competition and has now drafted the submission to MRSCouncil for the extended project. Here Dr Jenny Stillman (RRBATA President) presents Trish with a small token of our appreciation (Romsey a Veritable Garden of Eden).
 

Lorraine White (Trees and Main Street Gardens), Wendie McLaughlin (RRBATA), Benny Dyer (RRBATA), Tony Ede (Arts Culture and Events) look on as Rod Browning (Bendigo Community Bank) receives a small token of RRBATA's appreciation for 15 years of service to the local community as Community Bank senior manager.

Foreground: Henry McLaughlin (Friend of RRBATA and former Mayor and MRS Councillor), John Webb (Friend of RRBATA), Jeff Robinson (Town Pride), Marlene Robinson (Friend of RRBATA) - hidden from view, Andrew and Trish Baddeley, Geoff Bright and Dr Jenny Stillman (RRBATA President) being served by Taylor Rees (Verdure Bistro). In the Background: Rhett Strautins (Lighting and Roads) and Marion Cook (Lighting and Roads) chat with Sandra Chestnutt (Arts Culture and Events).

Linda and Andrew Green (Romsey Engineering) chatting with RRBATA Vice President Ged McLaughlin. In the background Peter Mitchell (Trees and Main Street Gardens) can be seen chatting with Tony Lakey (Romsey Mechanics Institute).

Andrew Green (Romsey Engineering), Tony Lakey (Romsey Mechanics Institute), Ged McLaughlin (RRBATA), Andrew and Trish Batterley with Margaret and Peter Mitchell in the background

Geoff Bright, Rhett Strautins and Marian Cook (Lighting and Roads) listening to the thank you speeches.

Margaret Mitchell (Friend of RRBATA), Diane Powell (Friend of RRBATA and Rotarian), Vicki Pettingill (former RRBATA committee member) chatting about the wonderful Christmas installations along Main Street Romsey.

RRBATA President Dr Jenny Stillman chatting with Stratos Pavlis (Arts Culture and Events) while Esther Tomsic-Pavlis (Arts Culture and Events) chats with Sandra Chestnutt (Arts Culture and Events).

Background: Diane Powell, Vicki and Shane Pettingill, Rod Browning (Bendigo Community Bank), Kim Forsyth (Connallys Real Estate). Foreground: Hew Richards (MidHill Vineyards), Lorraine White (Trees and Main Street Gardens), Kathy Lakey (Five Mile Creek, Romsey Mechanics Institute)

Ged McLaughlin (RRBATA), Andrew Baddeley, Trish Baddeley (Town Connectivity Instillation Project), Kim Forsyth (Connallys Real Estate), Simone Plunkett (RRBATA Facebook Coordinator), Kathy Lakey (Five Mile Creek, Romsey Mechanics Institute), John Evans (Trees and Main Street Gardens), Leanne Davey (MRSC Economic Development) and Lorraine White (Trees and Main Street Gardens)

 

John Evans (Trees and Main Street Gardens) in conversation with Kathy Lakey (Five Mile Creek, Romsey Mechanics Institute).


Henry McLaughlin (Friend of RRBATA) chatting with Ruth Green (Lighting and Roads) at the end of the evening

Tony Ede (Arts Culture and Events), Abbey Brown (Arts Culture and Events), Wendie McLaughlin (RRBATA Treasurer/Secretary), Ged McLaughlin (RRBATA Vice President) and Matt Brown (Main Street Christmas Tree Craftsman) at the end of a wonderful evening.

 

Photos by: Dr Greg Powell (RRBATA)

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