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June 18, 2024

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The Byron business community gathered at Fishheads for their new menu launch and a fundraiser for Bay FM last week, with $1,360 being raised for the independent radio station.

Executive officer, Izzy Durbin, says the morning provided a unique opportunity for local businesses to connect and foster relationships within the community.

From left: Diego Trigo, Erle Astrup, Mindy Woods and Moni Jowsey. Photo Lyn McCarthy/Niche Pictures.

Fishheads owner, Ralph Mamone, said, ‘Collaborating with the Byron Bay Chamber of Commerce enhanced our reach and strengthened our community’s business network.’

Nick Mercer, Bay FM member and co-host of Beats n’ Business show added, ‘We are immensely thankful for the support from Fishheads and the local business community. This contribution will help us continue our work and deepen our community engagement’.

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  1. As a founding member and still involved with BAY FM I would like to thank the businesses that were involved in this fundraiser. And to Nick and team or organising it. The Byron Shire business community has been part of the backbone of our station for over 30 years enhancing their community profile through continued sponsorship. Let’s hope to get more businesses involved to see the benefits of supporting BAYFM Community Radio the voice of the Byron Shire and beyond!
    Thanks again

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