Clutha Valley Lions Club is holding a dairy expo at Clydevale
next month, following the success of the inaugural event two
An influx of dairy farmer members prompted the idea of
holding a dairy expo as a fundraiser, president David Wardell
said. Expecting to attract 40 or 50 stall-holders, the club
had been ''blown away'' when 110 exhibitors registered.
Following that event, a $20,000 donation was made to the
Otago Regional Rescue Helicopter and money was also given to
the Christchurch earthquake appeal and put towards the local
This year's event will be held on a Clydevale farm on
February 20. There were already 85 exhibitors, and
registrations were still being taken. Anyone interested could
contact Mr Wardell on (03) 415-9030.
Stalls covered everything from machinery through to animal
health and fertiliser. The PTA would do the catering, while
the fire brigade would be there to provide first response.