It was time to celebrate the vital role our region’s senior citizens play in community life on Monday when Springwood Sports Club and Blue Mountains City Council hosted the 2014 Blue Mountains Seniors Week Recognition Awards.
Awards were presented by Clr Mick Fell to a host of individuals and two organisations.
Clr Fell said all the winners “contribute so much to our amazing community here in the Blue Mountains”.
“One thing that unites us is our resilience and you people have demonstrated that over a long period of time.”
Award recipients were: Individuals – Pat McKeown, Nick De Brett, Peg Taylor, Greg Birtles, Jeannette Adrian, Warwick Harrison, Shirley Stimson, Col and Pat Jennings, Myra Hutton, Sabine Erika, Trina Oloman, Janice Kearney, Elizabeth Raines, Maree Ellis, Carol Askar, Jean Winston, Rita Dean, Keith and Bev Davies. Organisations – Leura Gardens Festival and the Australian Red Cross Blue Mountains branch.