Honouring outstanding contributions to seniors
Council recently celebrated our community’s older people at the annual Seniors Week Recognition Awards.
The awards ceremony, held in the last week of the NSW Seniors Festival, was held at the Blue Mountains Theatre and Community Hub at Springwood.
Thirty seven individuals were honoured, and three organisations, for their outstanding contribution to the community.
Blue Mountains Mayor, Cr Mark Greenhill, said: “The Seniors Festival and our annual Seniors Week Recognition Awards provide an opportunity to promote a better understanding about seniors and the value they add to our lives.”
The 2019 Seniors Week Recognition Awards - individual recipients:
|Phil Mullens||Larry Howard|
|Maureen Doherty||Andrina McGinley|
|Ann Ludbrooke||Mike Doolan|
|Kerry Rice||Sandra Arrell|
|David Hobbs||Cheryl Cordery|
|Robin Green||Stephen Corrigan|
|Lindena Robb||Carole Lee|
|Elaine Valton||Pamela Gardiner|
|Jenny Davies||Trish Brown|
|Chris Watson||Captain Chris Campbell|
|Gino Baudo||Ruth Henderson|
|Aaron Thorn||June Bonn|
|Jeffrey Alexander||Peg Taylor|
|Gerry Taylor||Keith Ward|
|Sue Beevers||Coert Hendrik Van Den Bout (Harry)|
|Geoff Hatswell||Laraine Graham|
|Chris Kelly||Bill Webster|
|David Coleby||Marilla North|
The 2019 Seniors Week Recognition Awards - organisation recipients:
|Blue Mountains Food Services|
|Playtime Playgroup –Leura Uniting Church|
|Belong Blue Mountains Lower Mountains Neighbourhood Centre Volunteers|
Pic: Recipients of the 2019 Seniors Week Recognition Awards, Member for Macquarie, Susan Templeman MP and Deputy Mayor Cr Chris Van der Kley.