Wang Show is ‘no go’

Committee makes the hard call, looking towards 2021
Kieren Tilly
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WANGARATTA A NO SHOW: President of the Wangaratta Agricultural Society Emma Williamson is devastated that the 2020 Wangaratta Show will not be staged due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. PHOTO: Kieren Tilly

IN a move sure to disappoint thousands of show fans, the Wangaratta Agricultural Society executive committee has decided to not stage the 2020 annual show due to the ongoing COVID -19 pandemic.

President of the Wangaratta Agricultural Society, Emma Williamson told the Wangaratta Chronicle that the executive members of the show committee who met yesterday afternoon decided the show could not proceed.

“It is with a heavy heart we have decided to cancel 2020, it’s just logistically a very big challenge to try and proceed,” Ms Williamson said. “We have an older committee and need to respect their health as well, at the moment the guidelines are five people inside, 10 outside in a gathering.”


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