History Week Event hon­ours for­mer Emer­i­tus Mayor, Dr Rex Stubbs

Hills to Hawkesbury Living Magazine - - Library News -

For­mer Emer­i­tus Mayor, Rex Stubbs, will be re­mem­bered at the sec­ond Dr Rex Stubbs OAM Com­mem­o­ra­tive History Sym­po­sium to be held on Satur­day, 9 Septem­ber.at the Deerub­bin Cen­tre, 300 Ge­orge Street, Wind­sor.

The free, fully catered event recog­nises Dr Stubbs’ com­mit­ment to the Hawkesbury com­mu­nity, and aims to pro­mote in­ter­est in the unique history of the Hawkesbury. Aimed pri­mar­ily at Hawkesbury his­tor­i­cal so­ci­eties and her­itage re­lated groups, as well as those in the wider re­gion, in­ter­ested residents are also welcome to at­tend - RSVP is es­sen­tial to Prue Charl­ton 4560 4434 or pcharl­ton@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au.

Dr Stubbs was a highly ac­tive mem­ber of Hawkesbury City Coun­cil, giv­ing 26 years of ser­vice as a Coun­cil­lor, in­clud­ing ten terms as Mayor. He was awarded an Or­der of Aus­tralia Medal in 2001 for ser­vice to lo­cal gov­ern­ment and to the Hawkesbury com­mu­nity. Dr Stubbs had an abid­ing in­ter­est in art, history and cul­ture. He also cham­pi­oned the de­vel­op­ment of Hawkesbury Re­gional Mu­seum and Hawkesbury Re­gional Gallery, and he was a mem­ber and Pres­i­dent of Hawkesbury His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety for nearly 30 years.

Mu­seum vol­un­teer, Paul Wheel­don, was one of the del­e­gates.

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