Liberal Member for Penrith Stuart Ayres MP has welcomed NSW Seniors Week as a unique opportunity to celebrate the contribution seniors make to the community.
”Seniors in our community have a wealth of knowledge and accumulated experience. They have lived through droughts and floods, through wars, through boom times and bad times. There is a treasure trove of stories and advice in those years,” Mr Ayres said.
”I have enjoyed the chance to meet seniors from across the Penrith area in recent months, at morning and afternoon teas and visiting community organisations. Whether it’s the Penrith branches of the Red Cross or the CWA, the senior members of our community are the backbone of their organisations, we couldn’t do it without them!
”Penrith is engaging in Seniors Week with a range of events, including two at the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre. Other events can be found at the website of NSW Seniors Week: http://www.nswseniorsweek.com.au/. I urge residents of Penrith and the lower Mountains to find out what is happening in their area as we pay tribute to the contribution seniors have made, and celebrate the contributions they will make in the future.”