Archive for New Members

ARBA Welcomes Dianne from Dinkydi Training Solutions

Welcome another new ARBA Member!

Dianne Harmer
Dinkydi Training Solutions​

Q: How did your journey begin?
A: With an interest in First Aid since 1998 and undertaking a Cert IV in Training & Assessment
Q: What’s your favourite part of your job?
A: – Practical hands-on First Aid
– Training with humour
– Being in reciprocal business interests/support
Q: What’s your favourite part about the Ararat Region?
A: Inclusive, friendly, and resiliant
Q: Why did you join ARBA?
A: Reciprocal Interests

ARBA Welcomes Matthew & Kaylene from Acacia Caravan Park

Welcome Matthew and Kaylene!

Acacia Caravan Park & Holiday Units
Matthew and Kaylene Linsley

Q: How did your journey begin?
A: Our journey began on December 1 2016 as we became the new owners of Acacia
Q: What’s the favourite part of your job?
A: The most favourite part is all the people we get to meet every day hearing their stores and sharing our beautiful park with them
Q: What’s your favourite part about the Ararat Region?
A: Our favourite part is everything Ararat has to offer. So much to see that we always try and convince travelers to spend more than one night–JWard and Aradale are fascinating; Gum San, the little museums, One Tree Hill–the views and sunset, the local wineries, the historic buildings, and the history that Ararat has
Q: Joining ARBA and expectations
A: We joined ARBA to learn and grow and to get to know other business owners. We are new to town and feel for one business to be successful everyone needs to work together and support each other In everything we have done, we have done our best to shop local and support all the other small businesses like us. I guess our expectations from ARBA is the place for businesses to come together, network, share successes, support and promote the town we live in.

Welcome our new members

We are thrilled to welcome our new members Term 2017-2018!

Acacia Caravan Park – 6 Acacia Avenue – Ararat

Dinkydi Training Solutions (First Aid Courses) – Dianne Harmer

Mountainside Wines – 197 Mount Cole Rd – Warrak

Treasure Hunters Clearance Warehouse – 40 Moore Street Ararat

Ararat Motor Inn – 367 Barkly Street  – Ararat

Tasty Bird – 12 Port Fairy Road – Ararat




Member Profile February 2015


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