THE Esperance Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ECCI) held another of its Business After Hours events the night before the recent LiveLighter Esperance Agricultural Show.
The function at the Pier Hotel was co-hosted by local artist Cindy Poole, principal of Cindy Poole Glass Gallery and The Nationals WA members Peter Rundle and Colin de Grussa.
Almost 90 people attended including Farm Weekly business development and sales manager WENDY GOULD who took these photos.
Finding plenty to smile about were Esperance CCI board members Leonie De Haas (left), Just One More Stitch and Morag Wynne, Hospitality Inn, with Wayne Halliday, Esperance Island View Apartments.
With function co-host Cindy Poole, Cindy Poole Glass Gallery, Esperance, were fellow locals Terry Dunn, Dunns Cleaning Service and Neil Brindley.
Shonn Cruttenden (left), Nutrien Ag Solutions, Esperance, chatted with Grant Harris, South East Petroleum and Scott Willis, Esperance Rural Supplies, Esperance.
Esperance Shire chief executive officer Shane Burge (left), chatted with Viv Bowkett, The Nationals WA, Esperance and shire councillor Steve McMullen.
Helping to organise the event were ECCI staff, finance officer Josephine Bedetti (left) and event administration Kylie Olsen, with Esperance ANZ bank branch manager Dimuthu Hathurusinghe and ECCI president Shawn Meares.
Pier Hotel principals Clare (left) and Matthew Lewis (third left) welcomed WA Young Achiever of the Year, Manue Daniels and Esperance Shire councillor Wes Graham.
Soaking up the atmosphere were Shayne Flanagan (left), research officer with Colin de Grussa MLA, Carmel Creed, Baxter & Marie framing and photography, local farmer Marg Agnew and Malcolm Heasman, Heasman & Associates.
Aly Jennings (left), 103.9 Hope FM, was with Maria Msapendo, Esperance Medical Imaging, athletics coach Lize-Mari Baines and IT support specialist Robert Baines, G2it.
Esperance artist and event co-host Cindy Poole, with one of her artworks created from glass recycled from a gin bottle such as the one pictured.
Esperance locals Joanne Halliday (left), Esperance Island View Apartments, Cathy Murray, Cindy Poole Glass Gallery and Jo Aberle, Escare Inc added a dash of colour to the night.
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