According to Liverpool Plains Shire Council (LPSC) Deputy Mayor, Councillor Doug Hawkins, the efforts of all the Shire’s volunteers are imprinted on our social fabric.
“They make a huge difference to our lifestyles and we thank them sincerely for it,” Councillor Hawkins said.
“National Volunteer Week (NVW), which this year runs from May 8 to 14, is an annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution of all our volunteers. Because of this invaluable contribution, we're eager to say a big public ‘Thank you volunteers! We salute you!’ to all our volunteers,” he said.
“During Volunteers Week 2017 LPSC is looking forward to showcasing volunteer-driven initiatives from around the Shire. We’ll be endeavouring to profile a success story from all our communities, Blackville, Caroona/Walhallow, Currabubula, Pine Ridge, Premer, Quirindi, Spring Ridge, Wallabadah, Warrah Creek, Werris Creek and Willow Tree.
“It really is quite amazing what volunteers have achieved, in different ways, in all the towns and villages,” he continued.
“Council is approaching the local Advisory Committee in each location to put forward suggestions.
“If other members of the community have suggestions they can email firstname.lastname@example.org or call him on 6746 1755 during business hours,” he said.
“From 8–14 May thousands of events will be staged across the country to say thank you to the 6 million Australians who volunteer. LPSC looks forward to honouring its volunteers with several events over the week. Full details will be announced nearer to the date,” Councillor Hawkins concluded.