In 1997, Holly-Lee Lane was Finley's Miss Show Girl, pictured here with Miss Tiny Tots Mallory Shaw (first) and Brook Cooling (third).
The 1997 show was a wet one, with the clouds clearing on show day, much to the relief of the committee. While the gate was slightly down, crowds still flocked to the showgrounds for the 80th show.
Interestingly, Mallory would go onto become Miss Showgirl in 2012
With our 100th show in 2017, we are looking at expanding our historic archives in order to produce a grand display, and for publication.
In order to do this, we need the help of the community.
We are looking for:
We want to share the history of the Finley Agricultural & Pastoral Association, as well as Finley in general, with the community through possible publication. In order to do this and make it the best it can be, we need the support of the community in helping us gather as much history as possible.
Help us record our local history in order to preserve it for future generations.