Manningham shines a light on local heroes

24 May 2019
Healthy Community

Last night, Manningham recognised outstanding achievements and contributions to the community by 8 individuals and community groups at the Manningham Civic Awards.

Manningham Mayor Cr Paula Piccinini said the awards are in their 2nd year, and are awarded as part of Volunteers Week.  They showcase the diversity our community and exceptional commitment of individuals and organisations who give so much to others.  

“We had an overwhelming response for nominations and to see the difference so many make to our community was humbling’.

It was an honour to present these awards to our local heroes that reflect the diverse and outstanding works and achievements of our community,” she said.     

The 2019 Manningham Civic Award winners are:

  • Citizen of the Year – Hardy Shum
  • Young Citizen of the Year – Zoe Petropoulos
  • Young Citizen of the Year Highly Commended Award – Humdaan Hafeez
  • Sport Achievement Award – Alan Duffus
  • Volunteer of the Year – Kathy Monley
  • Volunteer of the Year – Highly Commended Award – Sue Whitten
  • Community Achievement Award – Doncaster All Abilities Basketball
  • Community Achievement Highly Commended – Kevin Heinze Grow

“On behalf of our entire community I would like to congratulate our award winners and thank all nominees for their hard work. Our local heroes really understand the needs of their community.”