LISMORE ELECTORATE WOMAN OF THE YEAR ANNOUNCED

LISMORE ELECTORATE WOMAN OF THE YEAR ANNOUNCED

LISMORE ELECTORATE WOMAN OF THE YEAR ANNOUNCED

8 February 2006

The Nationals Member for Lismore, Thomas George today held a celebratory afternoon tea for all nominees, nominators and friends to join, recognise and congratulate those who have contributed immensely to the benefit of our whole community.

The event was held this afternoon at Red Dove Centre, I congratulate and acknowledge the following nominees;

Mrs Bronwyn Watson
Mrs Shirley Smith
Mrs Helen Hargreaves
Mrs Jenny London
Mrs Julie Gerrish
Miss Dot Smith
Mrs Christine Hartley
Mrs Judith Light
Mrs Gloria Wilton

 

Mrs Janet Gates
Mrs Lorelle Schrofler
Mrs Colette Tierney
Mrs Liz Terracini
Mrs Diana Roberts
Mrs Mandie Hale
Mrs Lynette Bolin
Mrs Rebekka Battista
Miss Lisa Gava

The Winner, Bronwyn Watson, a Deaf Interpreter and TAFE Teacher Consultant for the Deaf, will be sent an invitation to her to attend a Premier's Reception for International Women's Day to be held at Government House on Wednesday 8 March 2006.

This function held on United Nations International Women's Day 2006, by the NSW Office for Women is recognising the achievements and leadership of women across the state both in business and their local community.

"There are so many women whose successes and achievements encourage and inspire. Today I enjoyed the opportunity to join with the communities they represent, their peers, family and friends to celebrate and recognise their huge contribution.

"It was my pleasure to honour these women and their achievements, as they are important means of building the confidence and pride of all women, as well as encouraging other women and girls by publicly presenting mentors and positive role models. Congratulations to all nominees and Bronwyn Watson," Thomas George concluded.

Lismore Contact Details:

Office: 55 Carrington Street  LISMORE
Postal: PO Box 52  LISMORE  NSW  2480
Telephone: 02 6621 3624
Facsimile: 02 6622 1403
Email: lismore@parliament.nsw.gov.au

Murwillumbah Contact Details:

Telephone: 02 6672 7577