WHAT a week it has been as the mercury soared, I trust you have survived the heat and we can look forward to a milder week ahead.
Once again our city is shining on the national stage with local Ethan Hill making the last 50 in Australian Idol.
We will be watching and cheering your progress Ethan.
Well done to Andrew Campbell from the Musketeers who will be representing Australia in the World Baseball Classic in Japan in March.
Josiah Pahulu, last year’s victorious Ipswich High Rugby League Captain debuted for the Titans on Sunday and has a big future ahead of him.
I’m looking forward to following his career in the NRL.
The humble Springfield Panthers junior had his Australian Schoolboys jersey framed and donated it to his old school. What a champion.
Sadly, last weekend Krystle Monks life was tragically cut short and has left behind grieving friends and family.
It was a sobering experience to be at a vigil for her on Sunday afternoon to pay respects to a life needlessly lost.
Domestic Violence is a scourge on our society, and we all have a part to play checking on our loved ones and being there for them. Rest in Peace Krystle forever 19.
The West Moreton Care at the end of Life Collaborative had their inaugural awards last week to honour those that go above and beyond in their spheres of influence.
Well done to all nominees and worthy winners, thank you for all you do.
I’d like to give a special shout out to Volunteer’s winner, the ageless Jan White who volunteers with Hospice, Quota and the 60 and Better Concert Group.
I’d also like to give a shout out to my wife Jacqui who works tirelessly helping cancer patients and families through the work of Lisa’s Lunches.
Thank you to all those that make life more comfortable for those on their final journey. Once again as you go about your daily business, look out for each other, and support local businesses.