TIME RUNNING OUT TO NOMINATE FOR SENIORS LOCAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Monday, 20 February 2017

 

NORTHERN Tablelands MP Adam Marshall is urging locals to hurry and get their nominations in for the 2017 NSW Seniors Local Achievement Awards.

 

“With years of experience and wisdom, seniors are the pillar of many communities in the Northern Tablelands,” Mr Marshall said.

 

“Through the NSW Seniors Local Achievement Awards, we want to thank them for all they do to make our cities and towns a brilliant place to live.

 

“For that – we need the community’s help tracking down the seniors that are always willing to lend a hand and are deserving of recognition.”

 

Minister for Ageing Tanya Davies said seniors were valued and respected members of the community.

 

“Whether it is volunteering for a charity, lending a helping hand to a local sporting club or caring for a loved one, older Australians do so much to make our families and communities stronger,” Mrs Davies said.

 

The 2017 NSW Seniors Local Achievement Awards will celebrate seniors’ achievements in a range of categories, including business, environment, science, agriculture, health and wellbeing, learning and community service.

 

Nominations for the 2017 NSW Seniors Local Achievement Awards close this Friday (24 February) at 5pm. They will be presented as part of NSW Seniors Festival, held from 3-12 March.

 

NSW Seniors Festival celebrates and acknowledges the important role that seniors play in our community.

 

It is the largest festival for seniors in the Southern Hemisphere. An estimated 300,000 seniors are expected to attend more than 1,000 free and discounted events throughout the state during the festival.

 

The activities support the objectives of the NSW Ageing Strategy, which was launched to support the health and wellbeing of seniors.

 

For more information, go to www.nswseniorsfestival.com.au/

 

 

Recent Articles

$297,873 TO CREATE EXTRA PLACES AT INVERELL’S KINDAMINIDI PRESCHOOL

04th December 2019

Inverell District Family Support Chief Executive Nicky Lavender, left, Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall and Kindamindi Preschool Supervisor Jan... Read More

EXTERNAL CLADDING COMPLETE ON NEW $60 MILLION INVERELL HOSPITAL

04th December 2019

The latest aerial photograph of the Inverell Hospital building site shows the concrete slab for the CT scanner room. Wednesday,... Read More

MOREE SET TO BECOME ECONOMIC POWERHOUSE OF NORTHERN NSW

04th December 2019

Moree Plains Shire Council’s Director of Planning and Community Development Angus Witherby, left, Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall, General... Read More