Out and About - December 2017 - Elders Rural Services

New EFP Advisor

Elders Financial Planning are pleased to announce the appointment of Claire Russell in Bathurst.

Claire has been a personal risk adviser for over 17 years. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Diploma of Financial Planning.

Claire started her career in the Northern Rivers area of NSW and built a highly successful business with the support of her husband, Michael. Claire and Michael have been residing in Bathurst for the last 5 years and have recently joined EFP. Claire will be working with Geoff Siegert, who operates one of the most successful Elders Insurance franchises in Australia. She continues to strive to provide a personalised touch and quality advice to all of her clients and is thrilled to part of the Elders team.

30 Years with Elders

General Manager – Agency, Dave Adamson, congratulating Simon Hogan (Manager Wool Selling Centres) on a stellar 30 years with Elders.

Agronomists in NZ

A group of Elders agronomists were given the opportunity to visit New Zealand on a study tour with Dow Agro Science, to see NZ farming systems and how Dow operate their R&D and manufacturing areas.

Ballarat Jeans and Junk

On the last Friday of each month, Ballarat branch hold a “Jeans and Junk” lunch, paying $5 to wear jeans and have a junk food lunch. Funds raised go to a couple of worthy charities, one of which is the Ballarat Specialist School.

The team were thanked with a presentation of to nominated students of the school.

Pictured above is are Elders’ Julian Prendergast, James Bik, Maggi Alvarez Harris and Sean Simpson, with this year’s recipients Dylan and Finley. The Ballarat Specialist School operates a farm campus, where the students develop life skills and raise livestock and grow vegetables. The team at Ballarat are proud to support the school with livestock marketing, farm inputs and agronomic advice.

The second photo is Graeme Cheesman, manager of the farm campus, with his permanent head wear, his treasured Elders hat.