The cold of winter is upon us so I hope you are keeping warm, enjoying nourishing, hearty soups and looking out for each other and checking on those neighbours perhaps you haven’t seen out and about for awhile.
As a community we want to congratulate Mana Harema of La Vida Youth Trust on being nominated as one of the Westield Local Heroes and as a community we want to get behind him and the Trust can be one of the top three winners who will receive $10,000. GO ONLINE to Westield Riccarton, Local Heroes and give him your VOTE BY 1ST JULY. Mana’s profle describes him as big hearted, real and inclusive and we are thankful to have him working with the youth in the Riccarton community.
Other finalists in the Riccarton section were:
Matthew Button - Big Brothers Big Sisters
Chartlotte Ellis - Royal New Zealand Plunket Trust
Charlotte Pawson - ParaFed Canterbury
Bob Shearing - Enrich Communtiy Chaplaincy Trust
Robyn Twemlow - Tourettes Association New Zealand (TANZ)
Our annual ‘Our Riccarton, our Community, let's have fun” Community Day is happening 20th October, 1:00-4:00 P.M. at Harrington Park. Mark this on your calendar. If you would like to contribute in some way by being willing to help on the day or make some ethnic food or provide some entertainment please contact Carol 027 282 0693 or Loreta 022 096 6215.