2009 LISMORE ELECTORATE WOMAN OF THE YEAR ANNOUNCED

2009 LISMORE ELECTORATE WOMAN OF THE YEAR ANNOUNCED

16 Fedruary 2009

The Nationals Member for Lismore, Thomas George today held an appreciation morning tea for all nominees, nominators and friends of special women nominated for the annual Electorate Woman of the Year Award to recognise, congratulate and thank those who have contributed immensely to the benefit of our whole community.

The event was held this morning at the Salvation Army Citadel, Goonellabah and recognised the following nominees;

Mr George announced the Winner, Mrs Cath Kennedy.

Quota Club of Kyogle nominated Mrs Kennedy as the quiet achiever, her diligence enjoyed and appreciated by the lives she has touched. Mrs Kennedy is involved in: visiting hospital patients in Kyogle Court, donating knitted products to charities for children and humanitarian ventures, Lismore Soup Kitchen, Lifeline and Anglicare Op Shop, baby packs for New Guinea and the Women’s Refuge.

“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 Mrs Kennedy,” 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