Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Penrith today presented a Community Service Award to Mrs Dorothy Grant in recognition and appreciation of her contribution to the Penrith community.
“Mrs Grant is a longtime volunteer for Nepean Hospital and it is wonderful to recognise her dedication with this award” said Stuart Ayres.
Her tireless work at Nepean Hospital has included assisting on the guide/information desk, Vice President of the volunteer committee for 6 years, selling raffle tickets and baking cakes for fund raising and she now works in the hospital shop 2 days a week.
“Mrs Grant goes to extraordinary lengths to help others and her willingness to assist those in need is to be commended,” said Stuart Ayres.
Mrs Grant said “I get great satisfaction from volunteering and I will continue to do it for the enjoyment I get from helping others.”
Mrs Grant has lived in Penrith her whole life and has been volunteered for a number of organisations including:
· CWA for 19 years
· Edinglassie Nursing Home 9 years
· Nepean Hospital Wards 10 years
“The Community Service Award is a way for the NSW Government to acknowledge the inspiring quality of members within our community for their service and achievements” added Stuart Ayres.