Shorty was promoted to Production manager, congratulations on the deserving appointment.
Lucas Jenkinson joined our team. Lucas is playing football this year for Yallourn North and already training hard. A first home purchase is also on the cards and an early nomination for 2016’s “best boyfriend” awards.
Addam Whitehead is back at work after breaking his leg in a back-yard incident.
Leanne’s eldest step-son Andrew won the Holden Scramble a major national golf event played in QLD this year. Out of interest, for his efforts he won a golf club, not a car.
Cookie is a Grandpa with two new Grandchildren; Mia and a new grandson Beau. He has nothing worthwhile to report on the golf course.
Angie has received an awesome, clean bill of health!! Terrific news not just for Angie but everyone who knows her!
We are having our belated Christmas party in February with a BBQ at Blue Rock Dam. If anyone within the business (outside of Traf) would like to attend please let us know. We are in need of a deck chair bound, wicket-keeper to field in the shallows of Blue Rock Lake. Applicants to apply within.
Welcome to Stuart Johnson and Ted Lovett, give them the truckie toot as they’re passing by.
Daniel Everleigh and his wife welcomed the arrival of daughter Hattie (weighing in at 10pound 6 ounces) on 21/12/15.
Dom Conheady was married to Kylie in December.
Garry Warran ticked over a milestone with 60 on the clock. Happy Birthday big Gaz.
Our own version of Jimmy Stynes, Steve Madden played in the Colbo two’s flag back in September. Sadly he is heading home to Ireland on Feb 18 while he applies for permanent citizenship. He has been with us five years and is always an entertaining chat. He will be sorely missed but we wish him all the very best.
Colbinabbin site manager, Jeff Wilson celebrated 20-years with the company. Rob is working on acquiring a fairy floss machine to commemorate the occasion and getting his $17.00 back (whatever that means?) Thank-you Jeff for your loyalty and hard-work over such a long period.
The Christmas party was a huge success with well over 30 attending and a great night had by all in Bendigo, although disappointing not to see any Saturday Night fever shenanigans from Marcus. Thank-you to all who turned out for it.
Simone Nelson has departed to take on an office managerial role and Sally Condie has now joined us taking on the front counter role.
Tom Nelson began his apprenticeship with us on Jan 11, 2015 under Michael Gibson.
Laura and Wil Conheady celebrated the birth of little Evelyn Rose Conheady
on Friday, December 18th. Everyone fighting fit.
Lin Martin became a double grandparent celebrating the arrival of Ezekiel Jon Martin, born December 17 and Amara Adalyn Martin, born October 12.
Michael Gibson competed in Spartan Racing (do a web search on spartanrace.com.au ) he has completed this year in:-
- 2 Trifectas made up of 3 races in each trifecta – each race being a 1 X 7kl, 1 X14kl & 1 X 21kl
- 1 Sprint
3. 12 hour Geelong Spartan race
A top effort in anyone’s estimate and goes to show his grit and determination.
Trevor Gardner won the Cobden Shield at golf club – best two rounds from three played.
Murray Williamson is now playing bowls in a twilight competition and will play Pennant for Colac next season.
Mark Walsh is helping his family with speed way racing.