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Loving Life Day 2017

Loving Life Day 2017





Loving Life FM103.1 is proudly supported by:

In Market Square

 Troppo Bob (magician) – Troppo Bob is back again with his funny, entertaining and mystifying magic shows, free for children and adults.

Kids’ Korner – Face painting, jumping castle, cuddle a rabbit and Smiley’s Kids’ party (fun activities for children and their parents)

Speedball Camera – Check the speed of your tennis serve, cricket bowling, footy kicking or other ball sports with the Speedball Camera (tennis racquet and balls are provided), free for children and adults.

Grafton Sporting Car Club – GSCC members will present a concourse of hill climb cars and be available to talk to you about the sport and their club.

Storytelling – Dr Heather Bradshaw, Karen Bradshaw & Lynda Mulder will be entertaining adults and children with stories that are still relevant today.

Grafton District Services Club Pipe Band – The band has been in continuous existence since 1974 supporting events on the Clarence and attending gatherings and festivals at Tamworth, Armidale, Glen Innes, Tenterfield, Stanthorpe, Mullumbimby, Maclean and Coffs Harbour.

Dean Loadsman & Us Mob – They are a community Aboriginal Dance Group who provide a positive cultural activity for local Aboriginal youth & families, regularly performing at Jacaranda Festival, Surfing the Coldstream Festival, during NAIDOC week as well as many other smaller community events like Relay for Life.

The Clarence Valley Conservatorium Brass Ensemble – Formed at the beginning of 2016, these outstanding brass students will take you on a musical adventure, from Bach to the Beatles, from the New World Symphony to the Magnificent Seven.

Living Proof (TAFE band) – The band was formed in 2013 from people who share a love of live music in the pub & club scene. Winners of the North Coast Battle of the Bands 2016, they play a mixture of popular hits & original songs.

Valley’s Got Talent – A young talent quest, for age groups under 10s and 10 to 14 yrs, where the children are competing for trophies and cash prizes.

Auction – David Farrell (Farrell McCrohon) will be auctioning a great variety of goods as a major fundraiser for Loving Life FM 103.1

Studio One Academy of Dance – A dance academy, well-known for excellence, teaching Classical Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Tap, Irish, Tiny Stars, Glee, Xtreme Acrobatics and Home of Showteam Grafton.

D’Boyzos – Being a family unit consisting of Dad and his two young sons, D’Boyzos appeals to a very wide audience demographic. Even though they only formed late April 2014, they have received rave reviews and are in demand, having already supported Wendy Matthews in June 2014.

Barto & the Boss – They share a common passion for contemporary music and have

performed at many Sydney venues including the Sydney Hilton & Sebel Town

House, as a 6, 5 & 4-piece band. They will play music from the ‘flower power’ &

Motown days of the 60s to the early 2000s.

Voices over the Valley – Before the award presentations, there will be performances by the most recent scholarship winners.

Loving Life Day Control Centre – This is the command centre for Loving Life Day. Any enquiries, from either event participant or visitor, can be handled by the volunteers on duty here. Auction items are on display and event programmes are available here.

St John Services is to the right of the stage beside the Loving Life Day control centre.



People who have our grateful thanks


Special Guest Compere: Jordan Smith

Sound Engineer: Greg Sciffer

Video & Photography: Emma Ocholla

‘Valley’s Got Talent’ Judges:

Stage Manager (‘Valley’s Got Talent’): Helen Tucker

Stage Manager:

Auctioneer: David Farrell – Farrell McCrohon

Information Technology and Social Media Support: Don Nethercott



Loving Life FM 103.1 thanks our very generous sponsors & supporters:


Buckley’s Music Group Grafton              Bendigo Bank

Color Perfect                                          Andavine House B & B

Gail’s Gifts, Maclean                                         The Hope Chest

Red Hot Hair, Prince St                           Good Price Pharmacy

Macleod’s Furniture Court                      Botanic House, The Link

Miss Siss Clothing                                   The Friendlies Chemist

The Grafton Wellbeing Centre               Low Pressure Surf Co

I Scream                                                 Styles on Prince

Pets Domain                                          Strandbags




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