Lo­cal to star on phone book

Isis Town and Country - - News -

THE search is on to find a lo­cal “com­mu­nity star” to fea­ture on the cover of next year’s Yel­low Pages and White Pages di­rec­tory.

Year on year, the Yel­low Pages and White Pages Com­mu­nity Project showcases lo­cal res­i­dents who are achiev­ing above and beyond ex­pec­ta­tions through in­no­va­tive ini­tia­tives that help their com­mu­nity thrive.

The theme for next year’s books, Aus­tralian Stars Ris­ing Above, cel­e­brates up and com­ing Aus­tralians who are mak­ing pos­i­tive changes in their com­mu­nity.

They could be young en­trepreneurs cham­pi­oning a new idea, peo­ple achiev­ing big things beyond their years, men­tors sup­port­ing lo­cal tal­ent or young peo­ple who are an in­spi­ra­tion to their peers. The main cri­te­ria – th­ese ris­ing stars are us­ing their suc­cess to give back.

Sen­sis is search­ing for res­i­dents from Bund­aberg, in­clud­ing the Isis dis­trict, Her­vey Bay, Mary­bor­ough, Kin­garoy, Mur­gon Dis­tricts and Gayn­dah, to be con­sid­ered as next year’s Com­mu­nity Star, hon­oured on the cover of the Yel­low Pages and White Pages di­rec­tory. White Pages prod­uct man­ager Sarah Simp­son said lo­cals ac­tively com­mit­ted to im­prov­ing their town were ex­am­ples of peo­ple who could be nom­i­nated.

Nom­i­nate your lo­cal hero via www.whitepages .com.au, Face­book, or email communityproject@predge.com.au.

Al­ter­na­tively, fax nom­i­na­tions to 03 8416 6880 or post to Aus­tralian Stars Ris­ing Above, Locked Bag 6501, South Yarra, VIC, 3141.

Nom­i­na­tions close on Septem­ber 12.

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