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Casino Beef Week 2024: A Launch Event to Remember

Casino, NSW – 12th of February, 2024 – The Casino Beef Week Promotion Committee is thrilled to announce the successful launch of the countdown to Casino Beef Week 2024, marked by a vibrant and engaging event held at Casino Golf Club, on Saturday the 10th of February 2024. This year, as we embark on a 100-day journey towards the much-anticipated festival, the spirit of community and celebration is stronger than ever.

A Tradition of Excellence and Community Spirit

Celebrating its 42nd anniversary, Casino Beef Week is a testament to the enduring spirit and resilience of the Northern NSW community. As one of the region’s most significant cultural and agricultural highlights, the festival showcases the best of Casino, from our world-class beef industry to the rich tapestry of local culture and community life.

Launch Event Highlights

The launch event set the stage for what promises to be one of the most dynamic and inclusive Beef Weeks to date. In the presence of community members, sponsors, and dignitaries, the event paid homage to the festival’s rich history while ushering in an era of new initiatives and celebrations.

Heartfelt Thanks to Our Sponsors

The success of Casino Beef Week is made possible through the generous support of our sponsors, including The Casino Food Co-op, Casino RSM, Richmond Valley Council, the Department of Agriculture, NBN News, The Northern Rivers Times, Westlawn, Achieve Australia, and Riverina Stock feeds. Their commitment to the community and the festival is invaluable.

Introducing the 2024 Queens and Ambassadors

The event also served as a platform to introduce The Northern Rivers Times Queens and Ambassadors for 2024, representing the diversity and strength of our agricultural heritage. Their dedication to representing Casino Beef Week is a beacon of hope and pride for our community.

Introducing Our 2024 Queens and Their Breeds:

Alahna Thomson, 20 – Hereford

Annaleise Barrett, 20 – Drought Master

Charlee Crowley, 22 – Santa Gertrudis

Claira Lee-Joe, 22 – Charolais

Ellie Brettner, 21 – Limousin

Georgie Keep, 21 – Brahman

Larissa Lefroy-Glover, 24 – Murray Grey

Lateisha Doran, 18 – Highland Cow

Reny Dooley, 20 – Angus

Zanthie Bailey, 21 – Braford

These young women, aged 18 to 24, are ready to embrace their roles, promoting the values and traditions of Casino Beef Week, each bringing attention to the significance of their respective cattle breeds.

Welcoming Our Ambassadors:

Daniel Keogh, 18

Ella Boag, 15

Stella Dean, 14

Taylor Humphreys, 18

Our Ambassadors, ranging in age from 14 to 18, are poised to engage with the community and visitors, showcasing the youthful vigor and passion that is integral to the spirit of Casino Beef Week.

Exciting New Events and Initiatives

This year’s Beef Week will feature the return of the Rainforest Rattler, a new focus on Men’s Mental Health, The High Tea with keynote speaker Gretal Killeen moving to Monday, and the inaugural heat of the Australian MulletFest in Casino. These additions, along with more surprises to come, underscore our commitment to innovation and inclusivity.

Looking Forward

As we count down to the Casino Beef Week 2024, from May 18th to May 26th, we invite everyone to join us in celebrating the heart and soul of our community. Stay tuned for more updates on events, activities, and how you can be a part of this extraordinary celebration.

About Casino Beef Week

Casino Beef Week is an annual celebration of the Australian beef industry, local culture, and the community spirit of Casino, NSW. With a history spanning over 42 Years, it has grown to become one of the premier regional festivals in Australia, attracting thousands of visitors each year.

For further information, event schedules, and how to get involved, please visit our website at www.casinobeefweek.com.au or contact the Casino Beef Week Promotion Committee at 02 66628181

Thanks to our Principal Partners

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