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Joshua Burgoyne, MLA
Newsletter, December 2021
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Tenancy G4, Centrepoint Building, corner Gregory Tce & Hartley St, Alice Springs, NT 0870 PO Box 178, Alice Springs, NT 0871 8951 5463 email@example.com JoshuaBurgoyneMLA joshuaburgoynent Awards in Central Australia Community Spirit 2021 Central Australian Region Business Excellence and Customer Service Awards The NT Chamber of Commerce Awards were held at the Desert Park on Friday 29 October. Congratulations to all the winners, fi nalists and nominees. It is this commitment to exceptional service that drives all business and helps to make our town great! The winners of this years awards are NT Best Business Collaboration: Bindi Enterprises, NT Best Customer Experience - Large Business: Lhere Artepe IGA Supermarkets, NT Best Business - Small to Medium: Central Tiling, NT Best Business - Small to Medium: NHM Painting & Projects, NT Best Customer Experience - Individual: Nilay Bose (The locals & previously DoubleTree by Hilton), NT Best Customer Experience - Not for Profi t: Alice Springs Golf Club, NT Best Business - Large: Ekistica Alice Springs Food Bank On 15 October I attended the opening of the Alice Springs Food Bank. Food Bank is an organisation that will now be supplying those in need with fresh fruit and vegetables as well as other essental items. If you or someone you know may benefi t from this initiative, get in touch with your local service provider or Hands On People who accept all National Disability Insurance Scheme participants. Contact John on 0478 290 202 and ask about the Shop Till You Drop program. Rememberance Day 2021 The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month holds immense signifi cance. It was this time in 1918 that guns on the Western Front fell silent during WWI, hostilities ceased and the allied nations remembered those who had fallen during the war. In 1997, Governor-General Sir William Deane formally declared 11 November to be Rememberance Day and urged people to observe one minutes silence. This year, I was humbled to be invited to lay a wreath and participate in the Remembrace Day event in Alice Springs. I would like to pay my respects to the towns very own veteran and Rat of Tobruk, Mr Sydney Kinsman and to our defence force personnel; past, present and future. As mentioned in a previous edition of this newsletter, Mr Kinsman turned 100 years old in July. Congratulations and a very happy birthday! I was able to organise a letter from Queen Elizabeth II which also included a letter from the Prime Minister the Honourable Scott Morrison and the Administrator of the Northern Territory the Honourable Vicki OHalloran OA. I can report that Mr Kinsman was very pleased to receive his letters and I am glad that I could help him receive the acknowledgement that he deserves. McHappy Day November 13 was the annual Australia wide fundraiser for the Ronald McDonald House Charities. This is such a fantastic initiative to help support famlies with sick children, so I was thrilled to be able to take part. Since the fi rst McHappy Day in Australia in 1991, the fundraiser has raised more than $42 million. Thanks so much to Chloe and Matt for allowing me and others in the community to help out on McHappy Day! I look forward to next year and hope it is another successful event. Mr re I ac M No Mc su pa ha fo Mc su
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