business Partners

Lindner Socks

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The Upper Lachlan Foundation is proud to partner with local family-owned Crookwell business Lindner Socks. Business owner Andrew Lindner explains:

"In a small country town, it takes a few generations to be accepted as a true local, but since moving the family sock manufacturing business to Crookwell in 1997 we have been made welcome and we feel that we are a part of this wonderful country community.  The locals have helped us in so many ways.

The Crookwell community has a unique capacity for assisting those in need.  With the establishment of the Upper Lachlan Foundation in 2011, community groups and organisations have access to an income stream to fund projects that benefit the wider community, or to simply help people through a tough time.

In an effort to return local support, we are now using traceable merino wool from growers in our region to knit a range of Wool Connect products in the sock factory.  A percentage from the sale of any Wool Connect product in the Lindner Socks Crookwell Shop is donated to the Upper Lachlan Foundation.  It is our way of saying thanks.

The Upper Lachlan Foundation is Lindner Socks’ chosen charity.  We are proud to make regular contributions to such a worthy cause."

Ric Opie Real Estate

Ric Opie Real Estate has evolved by drawing on over 20 years of real estate business experience and the management and hands on running of large-scale sheep station and grazing enterprises.

Ric Opie Real Estate has agreed to support the Foundation by donating a percentage of the net commission on any sale.

Crookwell Potato Association

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Crookwell is a leading producer of sought-after high-quality seed potatoes.

The Crookwell Potato Association supports the work of the Upper Lachlan Foundation by donating a fixed amount per hectare of seed potato planted each season.

Named Funds

The Upper Lachlan Foundation partners with a number of businesses and individuals for the establishment of our 'named funds'. These funds, of at least $20,000 are invested in perpetuity with proceeds directed toward a particular cause or purpose. Some of our named fund sponsors are anonymous, but those which are public will be listed here over time:

Event Sponsors

2019 Laggan Pig Races

The following businesses and individuals are supporting our Laggan Pig Races Fundraiser on 16 February 2019:

Divalls Earthmoving
Complete Farm Management
Hewitt's Ag & Plant Repairs
Herries Davidson
Alinta Energy
William McInnes
Southern Cross Consulting Surveyors
Price Perspective
Laggan Pub
Manly Paradise Motel & Apartments
Crookwell Veterinary Hospital
Fife's stock Feeds
Ingleburn Trophies

2018 Laggan Pig Races

The following businesses and individuals supported our Laggan Pig Races Fundraiser in February 2018:

Major Sponsors

Laggan Hotel
Global Power Generation
Divalls Earthmoving

Pig Sponsors:
Alinta Energy
William McInnes
Southern Cross Surveyors
Sue Picardi

Race Sponsors:
Complete Farm Management
Josh Hewitt
Divalls Earthmoving/Laggan Hotel (FEATURE RACE)
Laggan Grain Shed