community stalls & activities
A number of stalls were organised in the
showground by the Rotary. They included a working antique apple peeler
collection, displays by the Batlow Rescue &
Gundagai Antique Car Club. There was also tours of the Batlow fruit co-op,
barefoot bowls, darts & happy hour at
the bowling club.
helicopter joy flights
A large number of members took the
opportunity to view the surrounding area from a helicopter joy flight.
The fifth annual soft
(softies) V's hard floor (tin billycans) camper trailer boles competition was
played. The softies finally won the trophy with expert play from Tony &
The Nyngan Cup
90 arrived from high and low
To play for the cup down at Batlow
4 years straight tin boxes had won
The tents on wheels have had no fun
The preliminary rounds were played
Healys - better than the other tenters stayed
Now to the final - first to 11
Would it be tin boxes
Was it a given
Tin's reps - the grand daughters of Marg and Greg
Were there to fight from start till end
As Boche tossed and some used a lofter
We got buzzed more than once by the helicopter
2013 goes down in history
the cup won for the tents by the Healys
Cup back with the custodian
glenn innes it will be going
So practice your Boche and Bolle too
The cup will be at Glenn what about you?
The evenings entertainment started with a local rock band.
During the break Rob, Kevin & Jason auctioned off a number of items
donated by members & businesses in aid of the Batlow Rotary with the aid
of local auctioneer Dick Sedgewick.
A big thanks to Australian CamperTrailers Group members who donated
items Kevin & Kathleen Beckwith, Doug & Jenny Peisley, Mal
Lacey, Steve & Debbie
Dwyer, Marie Pennykid, Dave & Joy Wilkinson, Dave & Jan Cook, Tim &
Julie Howard, Peter & Helen Hartwig, John & Anita Beer, Lindsay & Sandra
Rohleder, Wim & Judy Schneider, Tony & Sue Healy. Gus Skinner, Lindsay Jenkinson, Rob
Norris & Julie Gill donated a $50 voucher for the Batlow RSL they had
won during the afternoon session of barefoot bowls. The Batlow Rotary
donated a small two litre keg of apple cider produce of the Batlow Apple
Businesses donating goods included Outback Now, BCF, Korr Lighting, BOS Jockey Wheels &
Jenny Peisley's handmade camper trailer quilt
was auctioned for $500 while the Korr six LED lighting kit bought $300.
Donations to the Batlow Rotary were also made by Roger
Fagan, president of the Australian Camper Trailer Manufacturing Guild &
Colin Hopgood from BEST Water Filters.
All up the group
managed to raise $3,003 during the auction plus another $251 in the
bucket for the band which also went to the Rotary. The music from then