Nominees for Singleton’s Citizen and Young Achiever of the Year Awards include a Broadway star, sporting club members, a historian, a blood donation advocate and a pioneer for the RFS.
The 2019 Singleton Australia Day nominees:
Singleton Young Achiever of the Year
Byron Fletcher – Broadway star
Brianne Fogarty – St Vincent De Paul and Singleton Family Support volunteer
Singleton Citizen of the Year
Melisa Geale – Singleton swim coach, Singleton Amateur Swim Club committee member, St Catherine’s Parish Ball committee member
Peggy Moore – President of the Singleton Historical Society and Museum, life member of NSW Netball and Singleton Netball Association
Helen Shearer – Blood bank advocate, warden of Anglican Church, Meals on Wheels volunteer
Lyn Wood – RFS Catering Brigade Volunteer, former Darlington RFS Brigade President
Singleton Mayor, Cr Sue Moore said the Australia Day award nominees are extraordinary locals contributing in many different ways to the Singleton community.
The nominations submitted each year continue to showcase the truly outstanding individuals we have living in the Singleton community,” she said.
The awards are a fantastic way to thank and publically showcase the wonderful people that give so much to make Singleton the great place it is.
I am delighted that we have received such a broad cross-section of inspiring nominations and I want to thank the members of our community who took the time to submit a nomination, and to also congratulate every single nominee for the hard work they put in to make a difference.
Whether it be through voluntary efforts or professional skills, our nominees are creating change, improving lives and making our world a better place.
I look forward to presenting the awards on Australia Day, and also celebrating with the entire community at our latest community event, Twilight, on Friday 25 January on the Civic Green.”
The Singleton Citizen of the Year and Young Achieve recipients will be announced at the official Australia Day ceremony on 26 January 2019 at the Singleton Civic Centre.