|Posted by antonellaceli on October 16, 2016 at 6:40 AM|
This years Keep Victoria Beautiful Tidy Town Sustainable Community Awards were held in Horsham with Mark Mitchell attending as MC.
Winners who take home awards from their finalist categories this year are:
Community Action and Leadership Award (pop above 3000) goes to Mornington Community Information & Support Centre for their Fresh Food Program.
Litter Prevention Award goes to Clean Up Crib Point Community Day
Protection of the Environment Award goes to Mornington Peninsula Shire, Manton and Stony Creek Landcare Group for the Red Hill Station Reserve Project
Dame Phyllis Frost Award goes to our local Josie Jones for her conttibution to prevention and education about the impact of litter on the environment. Josie has collected over 2.3 tonnes of plastic from our local beaches on the Peninsula as part of her campaign. Outstanding
Congratulations to the many community groups from across the Shire who made it as State finalists in the various categories and the townships of Mornington, Hastings and Crib Point for being in the running for the overall State finals
An outstanding effort was put in by everyone involved in these projects who tirelessly contribute their time and resources to take care of our environment and community on the Peninsula. Thank you.
We missed out on the overall Tidy Town of the Year which was won once again by Horsham