In­spir­ing Aus­tralia

Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - FRONT PAGE -

PORT Dou­glas will be one of sev­eral towns Aus­trali­aw­ide to be gain in­spi­ra­tion to­day as a part of In­spir­ing Aus­tralia Day.

The pur­pose of an In­spir­ing Aus­tralia Day event is to al­low suc­cess­ful lo­cals to give back to the com­mu­nity by shar­ing their ex­pe­ri­ences, pro­vid­ing a plat­form for lo­cals to catch up and in­spire each other while also mak­ing new con­nec­tions, in­spir­ing a new gen­er­a­tion of lo­cals tak­ing on big things in busi­ness both in the lo­cal area and be­yond and to raise money for char­ity.

Fit­ness Par­adise gym owner Teri Wil­son is hold­ing an event in Port Dou­glas ‘‘by in­spi­ra­tional lo­cals, in­spir­ing lo­cals’’ and has cho­sen the Coral Deen fundraiser as his lo­cal char­ity for all the work she has done in the com­mu­nity.

‘‘In­spir­ing Aus­tralia Day Port Dou­glas is fo­cussed on ac­knowl­edg­ing some of the most in­spi­ra­tional peo­ple in Port Dou­glas and sur­round­ing ar­eas by shar­ing their story on what in­spired them to be­come the in­spi­ra­tional per­son they are,’’ he said.

‘‘This event is all about shar­ing in­spi­ra­tional sto­ries to ben­e­fit a lo­cal char­ity.

‘‘The goal of In­spir­ing Aus­tralia Day Port Dou­glas is to do­nate all funds raise to lo­cal in­spi­ra­tion Coral Deen who has been struck with can­cer.

‘‘If you are an in­spi­ra­tional per­son who would like to in­spire lo­cals with your story, or if you know some­one who needs to be recog­nised for be­ing an in­spi­ra­tion in the com­mu­nity, please con­tact me.’’

The one-off event pro­vides a rare op­por­tu­nity to share or lis­ten to suc­cess­ful busi­ness and per­sonal jour­neys among the ‘‘movers and shak­ers’’ in the lo­cal com­mu­nity.

For in­for­ma­tion phone Teri on 0406 447 874.

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