Awards

Mackay – State winners!

Congratulations Paint Mackay REaD, who in partnership with F5F at Mackay library, won the Queensland Local Government Authority Award for outstanding community service for their Berky Birthday Books.

The Mackay team celebrating their award at the Queensland Public
Libraries Association Conference Dinner last Thursday.

Children’s Week 2018 Celebrations

Across Australia, PTTR communities celebrated Children’s Week including hatchings of new mascots in Armadale, Gosnells, Rockingham (WA), Gin Gin, Childers and Bundaberg (Qld), birthday parties for mascots (Shoalhaven NSW) and the honouring of Vivi Martin in NSW as Summer Hill’s Granny of the Year, especially for her work with heading up Paint Marrickville REaD. http://www.localnewsplus.com.au/article.php?st_story_ID=141222&ratio=Landscape

South Australian Winners Paint the Inner West REaD

On Friday night, at a Gala Event, Paint the Inner West REaD, comprising Paint the Parks and Gardens REaD and Paint Westside REaD won the Community Engagement Award at South Australia’s 2018 Public Education Awards. Congratulations!

https://www.education.sa.gov.au/working-us/working-teacher/teacher-initiatives/public-education-awards/honour-roll/community-engagement-award

Community, non government and government representatives of Paint the Inner West REaD celebrating their win at the Award Ceremony.

Congratulations Paint Penrith REaD and Paint the Blue REaD

The 2016 ZEST Awards saw Paint Penrith REaD’s community champion, Graham Fitzpatrick, and Paint the Blue REaD’s 2015 REaDing Week, nominated for awards. Although they were not winners this year, Rooby Roo, the mascot from Penrith, still managed to steal the show!

Congratulations, Graham, for the amazing work you do for Paint Penrith REaD, promoting Rooby and her message in Penrith through Vintage FM, raising funds, holding business events and including Rooby in just about everything you do. And congratulations to the Blue Mountains team, led by Judith Hawkes from MOCS, for staging a 2015 Reading Week, delivering 15 events in 8 villages , coordinating 37 agencies and businesses to reach nearly 300 children.

Paint Penrith REaD's Community Champion, Graham Fitzpatrick, flanked at the ZEST Awards by Julieanne Woods and Rooby Roo.

Paint Penrith REaD’s Community Champion, Graham Fitzpatrick, flanked at the ZEST Awards by  Rooby Roo and Julieanne Woods.

Book swap in the Hills

10922830_10206028977867036_4637030616811367465_nCongratulations to the team at Paint the Hills REaD for their book swap box at a local Gloria Jeans, where they regularly read with children.

Plus winning the Grill’d healthy burgers charity donation!

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