Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Penrith today presented the Penrith 2016 NSW Seniors Local Achievement Awards, in recognition of the enormous contribution these seniors make to the local community.
“These awards are the community’s way of saying ‘thank you’ to our local seniors for their enthusiasm and commitment to their community,” Stuart Ayres said.
“Seniors deserve recognition for the significant contribution they make across many different areas of community life.”
The recipients in Penrith are:
· Mr Ron Langley for his dedication to men’s health and wellbeing,
· Mr Denis Bainbridge for his commitment to digitizing the Glenbrook & District Historical Society records and;
· Penrith Hospital Auxiliary for supporting the local community through fund-raising for important hospital and medical equipment
Stuart Ayres congratulated the recipients and thanked them for their commitment and generosity in the Penrith community.
“I commend today’s recipients for demonstrating the diversity of talent, generosity of spirit and limitless energy of seniors in our community,” Stuart Ayres said.
The 2016 NSW Seniors Local Achievement Awards celebrate seniors’ achievements in a range of categories, including business, environment, science, agriculture, health and wellbeing, learning and community service.
The awards coincide with NSW Seniors Festival (running from 1 – 10 April 2016), which celebrates and acknowledges the important role that seniors play in our community.