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Thirty local businesses have taken the challenge and are getting into the Grand Prix spirit by taking part in the 2001 Qantas Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix Bass Coast Best Dressed Business Competition.

By Bass Coast Shire Council - 21st September 2001 - Back to News

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Thirty local businesses have taken the challenge and are getting into the Grand Prix spirit by taking part in the 2001 Qantas Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix Bass Coast Best Dressed Business Competition.

From Grantville to Inverloch and everywhere in between, local businesses owners and operators are decorating their businesses to reflect the excitement and thrills of the 2001 Qantas Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix.

"These businesses are creating a welcoming atmosphere for the thousands of visitors expected to flock to Bass Coast for this world class event," said Cr Miranda Sage, Mayor of Bass Coast Shire Council. "Plus, they’re in the in the running for great prizes including tickets to the 2001 Qantas Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix."

Cr John Gains and representatives from both the Australian Grand Prix Corporation and Phillip Island Motor Sports will start judging the competition on Friday 28 September. Winners will be announced at the Council meeting on Wednesday 3 October.

The competition is supported by Bass Coast Shire Council, the Australian Grand Prix Corporation and Lombard the Paper People.

Check out the displays in these local businesses:

  • ANZ Bank, Cowes · BP Service Station, Grantville
  • Cowes Newsagency · Cowes Police Station
  • Cowes Pharmacy · Cowes One Stop Shop
  • Foreshore Café, Rhyll · Foreshore Café Bar, Rhyll
  • Grantville Newsagency · Ibis Inn, Cape Paterson
  • Island Past and Presents · Island Style, Cowes
  • Jetty Restaurant, Cowes · Marken’s on the Avenue, Wonthaggi
  • Melaleuca Lodge, Cowes · O’Donnell Optical, Wonthaggi
  • Pandemonium for Kids, Cowes · Phillip Island Butchers
  • Phillip Island Nature Park · Phillip Island and San Remo Advertiser
  • Pinos Trattoria, Cowes · The Lazy Wave, Cowes
  • The Male Centre, Cowes · Tram Terminus Café, Grantville
  • San Remo Pharmacy · San Remo Hotel/Motel
  • U-Neek Souvenirs, Cowes · Waterfront Computers, Cowes
  • South Coast Kitchens, Newhaven · Westernport Water Authority, Cowes

Theyre Off And Racing

Picture sent via email: Sam Bennett and Roslyn Jenzen from Bass Coast Shire Council are getting into the Grand Prix spirit at Council’s Wonthaggi Office.

For more information contact:

Carol McCormack, Communications Co-ordinator

Ph: 5671 2296 Mobile: 0407 557 620 Fax: 5671 2222


Source: www.gippsland.com

Published by: basscoastshire@gippslander.com



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