The Festival of the Wind 2013 Committee would like to thank the following for their help in making the 2013 Festival of the Wind a great success.
Our sponsors and supporters – Festivals Australia, Lotterywest, Esperance Shire Council, Cliffs NR, Eventscorp – Royalties For Regions, Esperance Ports Sea & Land, GWN, Skywest Airlines, Horizon Power, McD Contracting, Skillhire, Esperance Freight Lines, Landmark, Allied Pickfords, Secret Wishes, Radiowest, Good Web Solutions, Roadwise, Clearwater Motel Apartments, Bayview Motel, Hospitality Inn, KD Bishops & Associates, Esperance Electrical Solutions, McDonalds, Captain Huon Motel, Comfort Inn Bay of Isles, Cellarbrations Liquor Store, The Jetty Resort, Dept. Of Transport, John Holland, NAB, Mackenzie Marine & Towing, Beeline Florist, South Coast Food Service, Toystation, Dempster Sporting, Terry White Chemist,Dome and Duncs IGA.
Media Partner – ABC Radio.
Our manpower – Allied Pickfords, Esperance Ports Sea & Land, CBH, Aurizon, John Holland, Wells Building Designers & Consultants, Men in Sheds, Rob Stewart, Andrew Rowe, Luke Robson, Geoff, Rory and Aden Close.
The staff and students of local primary schools; including Hopetoun and Ravensthorpe. Esperance Senior High School and Esperance Anglican Community School for their contributions to the colour, life and vibrancy of the Festival.
Community partners & contributors - Esperance Bay Rotary Club, The Cannery Arts Centre, Esperance Community Arts, The Bijou Theatre Guild, Esperance Photographers Club, Men in Sheds, Lynda & Deb our volunteer coordinators, Chook Henderson and the land yacht enthusiasts, Esperance Growers Markets, Taylor Street Art Markets, Maree Dobra, Kate ODonnell & Paul Grayson for loan or catering items, Daylup River Wines, Gibson Soak Water, Westpac Bank, Castletown IGA, Jake James, NAB staff for running the giant games.
Our Pirates and Wind Fairies for their brilliant performances and the ladies of the Cancer Council, LEAF members , photo competition judges, truck drivers, decorators and the many volunteers who stepped up to contribute their time and energy for their community in running kids activities, helping with logistics and planning, serving food, doing dishes, running the bar, erecting marquees, selling tickets, photographing activities and a myriad of other tasks.
Committee Members - Rani Stewart, Raana Scott, Geri Ross, Margie Thomas-Close, Jamila Savoy, Anna Badge, Anna Stewart and Felice Hallet. Well done ladies on a fantastic community event; your tireless contribution is to be commended as is your dedication to the sucess and continuation of the Festival of the Wind. I personally thank each and every one of you for your support, encouragement and strength of committment.
TAKE A BOW EVERYONE!!!
Paula Nankiville - Festival Coordinator