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Citizen of the Year Awards

The 2017 Citizen of the Year Awards were proudly presented at our Tourrific Prospect Street Party on Tuesday 17 January, 2017.

They reward and recognise individuals and organisations that have made a noteworthy contribution during the current year, and/or given outstanding service over a number of years, to a local community over and above normal employment duties.

Outstanding contribution and community service includes areas such as education, health, fundraising, charitable and voluntary services, business, sport, arts, the environment, or any other area that contributes to the advancement and well being of a community.

The awards recognise people in three categories

  • Citizen of the Year Award - To be eligible, the person must be an Australian Citizen.
  • Young Citizen of the Year Award - To be eligible, the person must be an Australian Citizen under 30 years of age on January 26 of the year of award.
  • Community Event of the Year Award - This is presented to the person/group who has staged the most outstanding community event during the past year.
Nominations are sought in October/early November each year.

The recipient of the 2017 Citizen of the Year Award is Kay Seeary.

Kay Seeary a long standing resident of the Prospect community and was nominated for her commitment and work with North Adelaide Croquet Club for over 30 years.   Kay has been part of the Prospect Community for over forty years and has also made significant voluntary contributions to other organisations - including Nailsworth Primary School Parents Club, Prospect Toy Library and Prospect Meals on Wheels.

The recipient of our 2017 Young Citizen of the Year Awards goes to Megan Davies

Megan was nominated for her invaluable contribution to Girl Guides.  She has been instrumental in developing and establishing new qualification standards and risk management processes at a state level, and encouraging participation in service and achievement awards. Megan is a wonderful young role model.

The recipient of the 2017 Community Event of the Year Award goes to the Federation of Indian Communities South Australia.

FICSA was awarded the 2017 Community Event of the Year Award for the 2016 inaugural Diwali Festival in St Helens Park on 5 November 2016.  This event showcased our vibrant local and inner north Indian Community.  Events like these help to create a more understanding  inclusive community for us all.

To view past recipients click here.

 

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