North Wellington Voluntary Service Awards
Nominations for 2014 North Wellington Voluntary Service
Awards Now Open
Ohariu MP Peter Dunne says
nominations for the 2014 North Wellington Service Awards are
Mr Dunne who chairs the Awards Committee
says people who have performed a minimum of five years
voluntary service in the northern suburbs for a recognised
voluntary organisation are eligible for an Award.
Dunne established the scheme in 2001 and to date
approximately 120 Awards have been made to local
Award nomination forms are available
from Mr Dunne's Johnsonville Electorate Office. Nominations
close on 11 July, and the 2014 Awards will be presented at a
special dinner on 30 August.
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