ALL’S FAIR: Proserpine State School Principal Rob Templeton with Lachlan Gray (on horseback) Gemma Parnell and Ky Borghero, preparing for the Country Fair on August 12.
ALL’S FAIR: Proserpine State School Principal Rob Templeton with Lachlan Gray (on horseback) Gemma Parnell and Ky Borghero, preparing for the Country Fair on August 12. Peter Carruthers

Proserpine hosts fair for its PC

PRESIDENT of the Proserpine State School P&C Association Lisa Milne can't wait for the second annual evening country fair.

"I am very excited because it is going to be a fabulous night for the whole community," she said.

Ms Milne has been on the P&C for eight years and in that time the school has never had a parents' room.

Proceeds from the Country Fair will go towards the establishment of the room, which will allow parents a place to connect before and after school.

"This has been one of our goals for the last couple of years - to provide a place whereby parents can become more involved in the school," Ms Milne said.

Last year the Proserpine State School came upon a winning formula for their country fair and they are sticking with it for 2016.

In a departure from the traditional day time fair, the event last year was held in the evening.

At Friday's fair there will be a mechanical bull, a petting zoo, fete stalls, music, food and for the adults, a bar.

To help keep the kids entertained the school's P&C will be selling gaffer tape to students who will pin Mr Templeton to the wall while standing on a stool. The stool will be removed to leave the teacher hanging.

The school thanked local businesses and volunteers.

 

COUNTRY FUN

  • What: Proserpine State School Country Fair
  • Where: Proserpine State School
  • When: Friday, August 12
  • Cost: $28 available from the school or $32 at the fair

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