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2017 State Volunteer of the Year Award

2017 State Volunteer of the Year Award

On 8 December 2017, Relay For Life volunteer Gregory ‘Johno’ Johnson attended the 2017 State NSW Volunteer of the Year Awards in Sydney. Johno thoroughly loved his time in Sydney and had a fantastic afternoon at the awards. Although he …

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Creative hairstyles for Christmas

Creative hairstyles for Christmas

Linda Hoey (VPC, Western) received the perfect gift for the girl that loves that Christmas; the perfect Christmas hat. Inspired, and challenged by her colleagues, Linda embraced her Christmas spirit by wearing said hat every day in December; and getting …

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Lilier Lodge afternoon tea

Lilier Lodge afternoon tea

Lilier Lodge welcomed over 50 guests, volunteers, previous residents and local community members to celebrate the holiday season in December. Vicki Meyer, CanAssist President and Chair of the CanAssist Board, extended thanks to those community members that have contributed to …

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Improving outcomes in rural and remote NSW

Improving outcomes in rural and remote NSW

While everyone has been enjoying their Christmas festivities…. Fiona and Camilla have been out on the road (as part of their Far West in-service tour) visiting Coonabarabran MPS and meeting with the Health Service Manager to discuss their unique support needs …

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Triple Christmas Parties

Triple Christmas Parties

Western NSW has thoroughly embraced Christmas this year, holding three very successful Christmas parties so far, with our fourth and final being held this Thursday afternoon. To kick off the season, our Orange office held a lovely BBQ by the …

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Thank-A-Thon 2017

Thank-A-Thon 2017

The Hunter Central Coast region held their Thank-A-Thon week during the last week of November, taking the time to say thank you to the volunteers, fundraisers and corporate supporters in a memorable way. Some of the things that the Hunter …

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Shoalhaven CCIS Christmas party

Shoalhaven CCIS Christmas party

The Shoalhaven CCIS Christmas party was held in Kangaroo Valley at a beautiful location called ‘Ceader Grove’, a B&B owned by one of the volunteers. The view from the house stretched all the way down the valley and the BBQ …

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