Historical information

1986 Grand Parade, 8 November.
The Society's entry in the Eltham Community Festival parade included Ben Hall's Cobb and Co. coach and was awarded the major prize for the parade. This involves a perpetual trophy which the Society holds for one year.

Individual shields attached to trophy inscribed with annual Grand Parade winners:
1979 - Cubs of the Eltham District
1980 - Montmorency South Primary School
1981 - Co Winner, Eltham Primary School Dalton Street
1981 - Co Winner, Our Lady Help of Christians
1982 - Cubs of the Eltham District
1983 - Research Primary School
1984 - Montmorency South Primary School
1985 - Montmorency Garden Club
1986 - Shire of Eltham Historical Society
and one blank shield

It appears the trophy was replaced in 1987 with a Best Display award which again was won by the Society, and again in 1988

Physical description

Polished wooden trophy with gold plastic wreath, inscribed metal plaques and ten inscribed metal shields. Gold plastic ornament sitting on top (broken off)

Inscriptions & markings

The Rotary Club of Eltham
Perpetual Trophy

Awarded to the Best Display
In the Grand Parade
Eltham Community Festival