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Lifeline's Angela Dodd Awarded Rotary ‘Pride of Workmanship’ Award

Mr MATT KEAN ( Hornsby ) ( 16:05 ): Lifeline has done exceptional work, but none of it is without the efforts of the people who keep its lights on. Lifeline volunteers and employees are often the unsung heroes of our community and provide to our community valuable services in suicide prevention, crisis support and emotional assistance. Rotary's Pride of Workmanship award recognises outstanding employees for vocational excellence and strives to publicly recognise the outstanding qualities of approach, attitude, dedication and commitment in their line of duty. Those who are nominated set a high benchmark of expectation in their work ethic, initiative and sense of responsibility. The award is presented by the Rotary Club of Turramurra, which believes that the sense of responsibility to do a job once, do it well and build a better Australia is one of the greatest intangible assets in our community.

Setting that high benchmark is Angela Dodd of Westleigh. Angela is one of four Hornsby locals who were honoured with the Pride of Workmanship award in June this year. As the finance manager for Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury, Angela has demonstrated a high level of dedication and support to the organisation. The management and distribution of funding is a fundamental necessity in the management of Lifeline's services. None of that would be possible without Angela. Today I am honoured to recognise such an outstanding member of the community and thank her for dedication.

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