Celebrate the launch of Cobargo with a village street fair and free local business directory | Bega District News

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The Cobargo Tourism and Business Association has launched an exciting initiative with a series of activities planned for the town under the banner of Celebrate Cobargo. “The goal of the Celebrate Cobargo initiative is to promote community engagement to align efforts and investments around a common vision to increase social and economic well-being in the region,” a spokesperson for the region said. the CTBA. “This initiative will greatly support the recovery process following the Black Summer bushfires and the current COVID pandemic.” An exciting launch event is scheduled for Friday, February 25 on the main street of Cobargo starting at 4:30 p.m. The main street will be dotted with food stalls selling everything from sausages, dim sims, spring rolls, Danish hot dogs and plenty of nibbles, as well as cakes, puddings, jams, preserves and gifts. There will be several coffee vans, cold drinks and Cobargo ice cream available at the general store. Music and entertainment will be hosted by Fireup OZ. Entertainment will include musical performers, jam sessions and a resident circus performer. Both galleries will showcase the region’s artistic talent, as will the fabulous “painted poles” around the city. Cobargo Creators will present its 8XEight exhibition which has proven to be a huge success in the past, with artists creating works in any medium measuring 20cm x 20cm. READ ALSO: The Lazy Lizard Gallery will exhibit the works of a small group of very talented artists. Attendees can also enter and search for handmade gifts. Antiques and collectables will be on display at the town’s two flea markets and the Op Shop will be open for the sale of second-hand items. The CTBA is establishing a business directory as part of the initiative with local business organizations able to register free of charge. Community engagement and strategic planning have also been put in place to create a plan that provides an opportunity to integrate the many ongoing activities in Cobargo and Quaama, and find ways to fund and manage the proposed action plan. . “This activity was initiated by the Bega Valley Shire Business Forum, which coordinated the development of roadmaps for disaster recovery, future growth and long-term resilience for the 7 South Coast business communities “said a spokesperson for the CTBA. There will be targeted surveys and workshops, which are tentatively scheduled for April. For more information email info@businesscobargo.com.au


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