Maitland Showground's 100-year-old grandstand will receive a $200,000 boost from the pockets of a local business man.
Hunter River Agricultural and Horticultural Association treasurer David Perrott announced the donation at a Maitland Business Chamber breakfast at the showground this morning.
Mr Perrott said the money would be used to restore seating in the 4200-seat CB Marheine grandstand so spectators could use it again.
He said the benefactor asked to remain anonymous.
Full article available at Maitland Mercury, June 19, 2014.