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$27,000 raised for Flying Doctor at Louth

Greg Seiler and Charlie Bible from Nutrien Ag Solutions, running the RFDS Auction. Photo TWH

Louth Field Day

A total of $27,000 was raised for the Royal Flying Doctor Service at Saturday’s Louth Field Day.

The biennial Louth Field Day drew a great crowd, according to Garry Mooring, a member of the Louth Chamber of Commerce which organised the event.

“We had just over 40 exhibitors and five to six hundred people through the gate,” Mr Mooring said. “The weather was great; the food was fantastic, and everyone went away happy.”

Particularly happy with the event is the Royal Flying Doctor Service which will receive $26,800 because of the fund-raising auction that takes place at the end of the day.

“The donated bull from Kidman Angus Gilgandra made $7,000,” Mr Mooring said. “We also had some rams donated for the auction and all the exhibitors donated an item as well. Two years ago, we raised around $19,000 but this year we almost reached $27,000.”

“The Louth Field Day is a great community event and the exhibitors like it because they can show off their products and services and get follow up customers. We had a lot of locals and tourists come along as well.”

Another highlight of the Louth Field Days is the display put on by the Cobar Fergie Club who travelled the 130 kilometres on their vintage Fergie tractors on Friday. […]

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