Pos­i­tive fi­nal­ists

Canning Times - - NEWS -

ZONTA House Refuge As­so­ci­a­tion is a fi­nal­ist in the Tel­stra Busi­ness Awards for the cat­e­gory of so­cial change maker.

The awards are open to or­gan­i­sa­tions with pos­i­tive so­cial im­pact at the core of their pur­pose.

The awards also recog­nise groups that ap­ply in­no­va­tive so­lu­tions to ad­dress so­cial is­sues.

Zonta House is a refuge or­gan­i­sa­tion which also of­fers pro­grams to em­power women.

Chief ex­ec­u­tive Kelda Op­per­man said the team was ex­cited about the news of reach­ing the state fi­nal.

“This is ex­cep­tional recog­ni­tion of our or­gan­i­sa­tion, our ser­vice de­liv­ery, strat­egy and vi­sion,” she said.

“Con­grat­u­la­tions ev­ery­one and every­thing crossed for the (state) awards night on Thurs­day, Au­gust 16.”

Zonta House lodged a 10,000 word ap­pli­ca­tion with a two-minute video to en­ter the awards.

An interview fol­lowed with two judges at Zonta’s Wil­let­ton head of­fice.

Win­ners of each cat­e­gory will go to the na­tional awards night in Septem­ber.

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