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Royal Adelaide Show September 2007
Submitted On Tuesday, August 21, 2007
Submitted By Pip

It’s show time! The SA Country Fire Service (CFS) has had a long standing involvement with the Royal Adelaide Show held annually at the Wayville Showgrounds.

Over the past two years CFS has been lucky enough to have a demonstration in the main arena, ‘Fifteen Minutes of Flame’ proved to be a huge success for CFS with a high level of participation from volunteers.

To ensure the main arena demonstrations stay fresh, the Royal Adelaide Show have a two year limit on performances, for this reason the CFS will be going back to a static display to be manned by volunteers and staff this year.

Volunteers have always been an integral part of the success of our Royal Show involvement.

This year the Royal Show will be held from 7 – 15 September and registrations of interest are being sought from volunteers who are keen to participate.

The static display will be designed around our Fire Danger Season campaign of ‘Bushfire Ready’.

We are looking for volunteers who enjoy speaking and interacting with the general public and can point them in the right direction to get information.

To register your interest by the end of August please contact CFS Public Affairs:

Email: publicaffairs@cfs.org.au

Fax: (08) 8462 4234

Post: GPO Box 2468, Adelaide SA 5001

Your registration of interest needs to include the following details:

• Name and return contact details (including phone number, email and postal address)

• CFS Brigade

• Number of years as a CFS Volunteer

• Polo Shirt Size XS (100cm), S(105), M(110), L(115), XL(120), XXL(125), XXXL(130) to 8XL(155)

• Advice on times available

The stand will be open from 9am to 7pm and shifts will be in five hour blocks (9am – 2pm or 2pm – 7pm) every day. You will need to be able to commit to at least one full shift.

For further enquiries please contact either Heidi Geytenbeek or Melanie Hunter on (08) 8463 4206.

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