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Bellambi community worker Cath Daly named ‘Keira Woman of the Year’

Bellambi Neighbourhood Centre’s Cath Daly with State MP for Keira, Ryan Park

THE Bellambi Neighbourhood Centre coordinator, Cath Daly has been named the 2022 ‘Keira Woman of the Year’.

Cath is a passionate advocate who works tirelessly to support the community of Bellambi.

Each year, the State MP for Keira, Ryan Park nominates an outstanding member of the community with the award.

Mr Park said Cath’s commitment to the Bellambi community is exceptional.

He said it is important to recognise the dedication and hard work Cath has displayed through the neighbourhood centre.

This past year has been particularly challenging and Cath has provided outstanding leadership to her community during the COVID lockdown, and was also integral in coordination a pop-up vaccination hub together with NSW Health at the neighbourhood centre.

“Cath has made a wonderful contribution to our community, in particular the community of Bellambi and has a genuine want to help and assist those community members who are less fortunate,” Mr Park said.

“I am very proud to announce Cath Daly as the Keira Local Woman of the Year and recognise the contributions she has made to the Bellambi Neighbourhood Centre.

“I congratulate Cath on this achievement and believe her to be a very deserving recipient of the Keira Local Woman of the Year, 2022.”


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