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Awards to Long-service Tutors and Volunteers

President Meg Adams, joint Boroondara Citizen of the Year 2015

Tutor Nan Inglis receives her award from Assoc. Prof. Chris Fluke and Mayor Coral Ross

Tutors and volunteers with 10 years and more service to U3A Hawthorn were recognised in an event on Sunday 15 March 2015.

Mayor Coral Ross was on hand to present certificates, whilst Assoc. Prof. Chris Fluke, Swinburne University, presented a U3A mug to each of the recipients.

In total some 60 members were listed as having either been Tutors for that length of time or as having volunteered in one or more capacities for 10 years or more.

List of recipients

Chris was also the guest speaker and provided a fascinating insight into the world of astronomy - targetting his presentation to the theme of 30 years of celebration in recognition of this being U3A Hawthorn's 30th year of operation. His evident pashion for his subject and the wonderful graphic material he presented certainly captured the audience's attention and generated considerable discussion.

School Crossing Supervisors Wanted - Boroondara

School crossing supervisors wanted

City of Boroondara is currently running a campaign to recruit more School Crossing Supervisors.

Take a little of your day to give back to our community in a big way.

Enjoy part-time work with full time job satisfaction within our Boroondara community.

The hours, pay and conditions are very attractive and it's a great way of being connected to our community, performing an important role for our student and parent groups. Importantly,you can make a real difference to the safety of children in our Boroondara community.

Key features include:

• Great flexibility in this casual role
• 45 minute shifts - morning and/or afternoon
• Training and uniform provided
• $29.58 per hour (including loading) plus superannuation

Apart from seeing a lot of happy faces each day during school terms, you'll also have plenty of time for all the other activities in your life. So it's a perfect role for retirees. If you fit the bill, and have a friendly and approachable disposition the'd love to hear from you.

For further information call 9278 4444

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