The first stage
of identifying and developing a vision for the future of Coffs Harbour through the
MyCoffs Campaign has ended spectacularly with feedback from 1,300 people and
social media posts being seen by more than 20,000 locals.
aspect of Stage 1 was the art and photography competitions and the winners were
presented with their prizes at a special ceremony at Coffs Harbour Regional
Gallery this week.
The winners of the ‘Paint MyCoffs’ Art
competition - which was sponsored by Opal Cove Resort, the Big Banana, Dolphin
Marine Magic and BCC cinemas - were:
- Yr 2 - Jirra Warakulnukroh.
Yr 3 - Yr
4 - James Hayes.
Yr 5 - Yr
6 - Calen Bilsborough.
Yr 7 - Yr
9 - Tamieka King.
Yr 10 - Yr
12 - Sara-Lee Spies.
Winner - Ben Fayle. Highly Commended – Alice McKeon.
Images-sponsored photography competition winner was Rachel Vercoe for her
amazing MyCoffs moment of swimming with a sea turtle off the Coffs coast. The nominations
and winning entry can be seen on Facebook/mycoffs or via #mycoffs on Instagram.
will be on display at the Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery and Harry Bailey
Memorial Library until November 30.
stage of the MyCoffs Campaign is to ask the wider community to look at the
suggestions and issues raised by the feedback already received. This will identify
what the priorities should be – where we focus our energy and resource as a
community – during the next phase of MyCoffs.
you haven’t been involved so far, it’s not too late! Bring your ideas to the ‘MyCoffs
Big Picture’ event on Sunday, November 13, from 10.45am-2pm at the Coffs
Harbour Showground Exhibition Hall.
lively workshop – with light lunch provided - will give you the chance to share
your vision for the best future for our area. Go to mycoffs.org to
register for your free ticket.