True multicultural champion
MONINA Davis is a founding member of the Isis Multicultural Group Inc and has been treasurer of that group for many of its 20 years; she also choreographs the dance for the club which goes to multicultural festivals and many schools in this area. She attends many festivals to showcase Filipino food and culture in Bundaberg, Maryborough and many other rural towns into the Burnett area. She was a volunteer at the Childers Neighbourhood Centre for many years before being employed by the management.
Monina opens her property to the fruit horticultural group to share her knowledge on growing fruit trees from her native country. She also gives her time willingly to help new migrants who have moved to this area to settle in. She was involved with the talking newspaper for many years at the QCWA cottages.
SENIOR CITIZEN OF THE YEAR: Monina Davis is awarded for her tireless effort in the community by Rosie Shuttlewood.