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The Centralian advocate Tue 6 Jun 2017



The Centralian advocate Tue 6 Jun 2017


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Community newspapers -- Northern Territory -- Alice Springs; Tennant Creek (N.T.) -- Newspapers; Alice Springs (N.T.) -- Newspapers.; Australia, Central -- Newspapers

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Nationwide News Pty. Limited

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Alice Springs

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02 NEWS TUESDAY JUNE 6 2017 CAVE01Z01MA - V1 CONTENTS NEWS TIPS Do you have a news photo or a story tip? If so, we want to hear from you! News hotline: 89509777 Send your photos to: news@ aliceadvocate.com.au News 1-2 Feature Alice Alive TV TV 15-20 Puzzles 22 Letters 23 Stars, Gardening 28 Classifieds 29-30 Sport 31-36 another who had not heard to the event until three years ago and now lives and breathes Finke and promotes it wherever she shoes plus Ellen who grew up trackside, Ms Ryan said. The 2017 Grid Ambassadors will be at the start/finish line all weekend to assist spectators with any questions they may have, provide support and encouragement to the competitors and most importantly, selling the message that Finke is the best off-road tracing event in the world. Dont miss our 32-page guide to the 2017 Tatts Finke Desert race and the latest news about the big race in Fridays edition. CENTRALIAN-BORN Ellen Schembri is a true ambassador for the iconic 2017 Finke Desert Race. Through her family, she has had a close connection with it all her life and has many fond memories of the event. I love it all. It is such a big event for the town, Ms Schembri said. It is Ms Schembris second year as an Asbuild Tatts Finke Desert Race Grid Ambassador. The title has been changed to be more reflective of the role the selected young women play in the event. Duties this Finke include working on the competitor relations office throughout the weekend, assisting with competitor sign on/off and general duties around race control to assist timing, Finke Desert Race Club secretary Claire Ryan said the four women bring a wealth of passion knowledge, experience and passion to the event. There is a past competitors, one who travels the country following off-road events, Patting us on the back YOU may have noticed last Fridays paper was an amazing 80 pages. The largest the paper has been in recent years was 64 pages, so everybody at the Centralian Advocate is incredibly proud of this milestone. Let us know what you think at letters@aliceadvocate.com.au. Schembri thrilled for second chance to Finke Steve Menzies Alice Springs local Ellen Schembri will be one the Finke Grid Ambassadors. Photo: EMMA MURRAY Picture: I love it all. It is such a big event for the town E L L E N S C H E M B R I WIN A 2017 KTM 500 TOBY PRICE RACE BIKE *TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPLY NT permit NO. NTL 17-17 OTHER PRIZES $3000 PROMO CHIPS MAY 2nd JUNE 7th TO TALK TO THE TABLE GAME STAFF FOR MORE INFORMATION WE CAN HELP YOUR BUSINESS FIND MORE CUSTOMERS ONLINE LET NEWS XTEND SHOW YOU HOW LETS GET SOCIAL Work hand in hand with Australias leading provider of digital marketing solutions and build a customised campaign to achieve your business goals. Specialists in display, search, social, video, email and landing page development. 0487 896 452 | info@newsxtend.com.au | www.newsxtend.com.au Contact Grace Raymond to speak to your Alice Springs News Xtend Specialist