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Client Services Report INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY AWARDS We had the pleasure of inviting Ms Lynne Jordan, Chief Executive Officer for Family Planning Victoria Inc, to be our guest speaker at the Awards Ceremony this year. th Now in its 11 year, the Whittlesea International Women’s Day Awards continue to grow with over 47 nominations being made and more than 90 people attending the Awards Ceremony. This year the event was held at the historic Farm Vigano in South Morang, a nice change in location. The awards provide an opportunity to acknowledge the incredible contribution women make to our local community through their voluntary efforts. This year’s award recipients were: Whittlesea International Women’s Day Award- Lily Isobel Gould (Nominated by Mary Wood) Young Achiever Award- Elizabeth Xiberras (Nominated by Annette Smith) Senior Citizen Award- Judy Buckmaster (Nominated by Carolyn Jury) Rural Women’s Award- Helen Angus (Nominated by Danielle Green MP) Personal Achievement Award- Suzanne Waghorn (Nominated by Cr Kris Pavlidis) Newly Arrived Women’s Award- Rose Deekirikejayamahamudalige Dona (Nominated by Angela Robinson) Congratulations to all those who were nominated and thank you for your valuable contribution you have all made to the local community. 20