Aspiring athletes celebrate

THE Little Atheletics season has come to a close, with many aspiring athletes recognised at a presentation night.

Gathering at Laurie Daley Oval for a presentation night recently, organisers, parents and athletes enjoyed a barbecue and celebrated their achievements for the


This year the Shepherd perpetual trophy for club person of the year was shared between Chelsea Hillam and Ainsley Hillam.

Little Athletics will return in September 2012 along with warmer weather and at a recent annual general meeting a new committee was organised for the club.

Janet Howell will serve as president, Glenn Harbrow will become the secretary and Deanne Hillam will be balancing books as treasurer.

Longstanding committee member Lyn Turner, who has served as president and secretary will be retiring from the club after 15 years.

Mrs Turner, whose children are no longer with Little Athletics, stayed on to fill positions to help the club keep running, but felt it was now time to step down.