Redlands seniors recognised during Seniors Week

INSPIRING: Winners of the Blue Care Redland Inspiring Seniors Awards were recognised for their contribution to the city. The award winners are Alf Allison, Kathy Huf, Peter Lindley, Jill Lindley, Lynette Shipway and (front) Sue Adams, Carol Brough holding a photograph of Isabella Alcock, Aunty Margaret Iselin and Joan Brennan.
INSPIRING: Winners of the Blue Care Redland Inspiring Seniors Awards were recognised for their contribution to the city. The award winners are Alf Allison, Kathy Huf, Peter Lindley, Jill Lindley, Lynette Shipway and (front) Sue Adams, Carol Brough holding a photograph of Isabella Alcock, Aunty Margaret Iselin and Joan Brennan.

TEN Redlands seniors were recognised for their contribution to the city at a Seniors Week morning tea at Tranquil Waters Retirement Village in Victoria Point on Thursday.

Peter Last from Blue Care Redland Community Care said it was difficult to chose the winners from many outstanding nominations.

“The winners are truly inspiring seniors who contribute their time, expertise, skills and wisdom to help support our community,” he said. 

“They are the unsung heroes who make a tremendous difference to the lives of Redland residents.”

Sue Adams was recognised for service to Birkdale State School and Little Athletics, Alf Allison for sharing his knowledge of Brazilian drumming and Joan Brennan for supporting Russell Island Community Arts.

Isabella Alcock’s simple farming lifestyle was recognised, together with Carol Brough’s help of the elderly and those experiencing homelessness.

Aunty Margaret Iselin’s award was for her dedication to protecting Aboriginal culture, traditions and society.

Kathy Huf was recognised for volunteering for Crime Stoppers, Peter and Jill Lindley for service to people with hearing impairment and Lynette Shipway for bringing Aboriginal services and community groups to Redlands.

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