With our Saturday morning working bees now underway, it seems like the perfect time to share this photo, taken in late August 1976.
Pictured are Ray Mason, John Knight, Charles McDonald and Max Knight as they prepare the showgrounds for the upcoming show.
Despite the drought, the committee powered on, making sure the grounds were in great condition for the show. A new underground sprinkler system had been installed on the main arena, and working bees saw the dried weed and grass cleared away in the week prior to the show.
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.