August 19, 2015
Visitors and exhibitors at this year’s Henty Machinery Field Days will benefit from the convenience of two automatic teller machines and cash handling facilities.
The field days co-operative joined forces with Hume Bank last year to provide the facilities for the more than 800 exhibitors and 60,000 visitors.
In addition to Hume’s fully equipped pop-up branch and ATM on the Main Road (opposite the field day’s office), Hume will offer a second ATM at the intersection of 8th Farm Avenue and 6th Ag Place.
HMFD chief executive officer Belinda Anderson said having two ATMs at last year’s field days provide to be a success for exhibitors, visitors and Hume.
“Hume’s banking facilities over the three days lessened the stress for visitors and exhibitors providing them with an easy and convenient way to withdraw cash,’’ Mrs Anderson said.
“The constant queue at the Hume Bank site ATM demonstrated the high demand for cash services at the 2014 Henty Machinery Field Days.
“It is great to have Hume Bank as the major banking partner for the Henty Machinery Field Days – it makes our lives a whole lot easier knowing there are banking facilities readily available.’’
Hume Bank’s chief executive officer David Marshall is thrilled Hume is the major banking partner of the single largest agricultural event in southern NSW.
“Our commitment to the community is sustained through supporting local events like the Henty Machinery Field Days,’’ Mr Marshall said.
Hume’s Clancy Koala and the Hume team will be onsite to help children understand the importance of budgeting, saving and financial literacy.
There will be face painting, balloons, giveaways, colouring in and more entertainment to fill the three days.
Hume’s “chill out’’ zone was popular last year for those wanting to rest their legs, have a cup of tea and relax before heading back out to the hustle and bustle of the field days.