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TEMPORARY AND PERMANENT
STAFFING & HR SOLUTIONS
FORMER parliamentarian Lou
Lieberman has long been a
supporter of small business and
gladly accepted the role of chairman
of the Chamber Business Awards
The awards gala dinner will be held for a third
time on October 15 with Mr Lieberman taking
over from inaugural chairman Rod Bramich.
"This is an opportunity for us to get behind
business and show their wares and vision for the
future," Mr Lieberman said.
"All of that is good for Albury-Wodonga.
"It creates jobs and give us an indication of
what effort is put in by people in business.
"I come from a small business family and I'm
always inspired by the work they do.
"They do the hard yards opening their
business five or six days a week."
Mr Lieberman was a long serving member for
Benambra in the Victorian Parliament before
making the switch to federal politics by winning
the seat of Indi in 1993.
He retired from parliament in 2001 but has
remained active in community life as a Hume
Building Society board member and has also
chaired the Mercy Health Service gift-giving
Albury-based Countrywide Conference and
Event Management has been appointed to
manage the event this year.
October will be a busy month for the
company, which will be also responsible for the
management of the NSW Local Government
Association in Albury.
Chamber business representatives on the
advisory committee this year include Michelle
House (Bumble Bees Childcare), Jenny
Nagle (WAW), Rod Press (GeoFabrics), Anne
McNaught (Banksia Financial Group), Nick Driver
(Driver Business Solutions) and Ian Greenwood
Last year's gala dinner held at the Commercial
Club was attended by 380 people with the
chambers of Albury, Northside and Wodonga
with 54 finalists in 13 categories.
Award categories ranged from the most
outstanding business to excellence in staff
Lola Wigg Hair Cafe was named the most
outstanding business last year.
l Committee chairman Lou Lieberman, right,
with event manager, Bradley Hayden.
"I come from a small
business family and I'm
always inspired by the
work they do."
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