Marianne’s a true blue backyard legend

Mildura’s Marianne van Dijk enjoys helping her neighbours and volunteering her time to worthy causes, earning her recognition as a Backyard Legend. Picture: Louise Donges

Mildura’s Marianne van Dijk enjoys helping her neighbours and volunteering her time to worthy causes, earning her recognition as a Backyard Legend. Picture: Louise Donges

MILDURA’S Marianne van Dijk is one of three runners-up for national Backyard Legend Day.

Ms van Dijk was nominated by her friend and neighbour Triona Allen who wanted her to receive recognition for her volunteer work.

Ms Allen nominated her friend for helping the neighbourhood with mowing laws, looking after dogs and chickens and hosting the street’s Christmas party in her backyard.

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