Vol­un­teers recog­nised for out­stand­ing ser­vice

Wanneroo Times - - News -

Vol­un­teers from the City of Wan­neroo her­itage and li­brary ser­vices were re­cently ac­knowl­edged with an ap­pre­ci­a­tion din­ner cel­e­brat­ing their hard work. The vol­un­teers from Buck­ing­ham House, Cock­man House, the Cock­man House veg­etable gar­den, the Com­mu­nity His­tory Mu­seum, Li­brary Books on Wheels and the Wan­neroo Li­brary and Cul­tural Cen­tre and Gallery were recog­nised. Mayor Tracey Roberts said it was im­por­tant to take time out to thank these ded­i­cated com­mu­nity mem­bers, and show grat­i­tude for their com­mit­ment. “The City would not be the wel­com­ing and friendly place it is with­out the ef­forts of our in­valu­able vol­un­teers,” Mayor Roberts said. “On be­half of our res­i­dents, I ex­tend a big thank you to each vol­un­teer who gives their time so self­lessly, mak­ing a last­ing dif­fer­ence to our com­mu­nity.” The City has more than 500 ac­tive vol­un­teers, in­clud­ing the 77 vol­un­teers in her­itage and li­braries. The fol­low­ing vol­un­teers were awarded the City’s Vol­un­teer Ex­cel­lence Award for their in­valu­able as­sis­tance: Bev Bing­ham - Cock­man House Guide, Pam Wells - Buck­ing­ham House, David Payne - Li­braries Books on Wheels, Ge­orge Belin and Wilke Clyde - Girrawheen Li­brary English Con­ver­sa­tion Group, Peter Mel­drum - Clark­son Li­brary English Con­ver­sa­tion Group, Tracey Gra­ham - Com­mu­nity His­tory, Chris­tiane Rhodes - Wan­neroo Gallery. Mean­while, the Yanchep Two Rocks Recre­ation As­so­ci­a­tion re­cently honoured lo­cal vol­un­teers at their an­nual awards break­fast held at Yanchep Inn. The event recog­nises con­tri­bu­tions from or­gan­i­sa­tions in­clud­ing the Coun­try Women’s As­so­ci­a­tion, Red Cross, Two Rocks Vol­un­teer Fire Brigade, Lit­tle Ath­let­ics, Se­niors Com­mu­nity Bus and Bingo, Sea Res­cue, Home Sup­port and Two Rocks Yanchep As­sisted Can­cer Travel.

Mayor Tracey Roberts with awards win­ners (L-R) Tracey Gra­ham, Chris­tiane Rhodes, Bev Bing­ham, Pam Wells, Wilke Clyde (who also ac­cepted on be­half of Ge­orge Belin) and David Payne.

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