Lithgow Ability Awards

The Lithgow City Council Ability awards were announced today to celebrate the International Day of persons with a disability. Congratulations to our nominees and winners

The video above provides an introduction to the awards.  Scroll down to the blue section of this web page to see the inspirational videos of the winners and nominees.

 

AwardNomineesWinner
Lithgow Ability Mastery AwardSaskia Girdler
Leyton Barker
Priscilla Steele
Dan Smith
Priscilla Steele
Community Spirit AwardJeff Thurlow
Covid Innovation Award Lithgow City Rangers Soccer Club
Sharron Bowman for Centwest Entertainment
Rowen Fox for Lithgow Community Choir
Joint Winners Sharron Bowman and Rowen Fox
Volunteer of the Year AwardKatie Coleman
Saskia Girdler
Saskia Girdler
Sport/Health Wellbeing AwardLithgow-Leles Community Ukulele Group
Lithgow City Rangers Soccer Club
Lithgow City Rangers Soccer Club
Business Employer AwardMcDonalds
Euphoric Utopia Cleaning
Euphoric Utopia Cleaning
Young Innovator AwardBryce Pearce

Dan Smith is nominated in the 2020 Lithgow City Council’s Ability Awards For the Lithgow Ability Mastery Award. Check out this short video about Dan and his passion for music.

 

Leyton Barker is nominated in the 2020 Lithgow City Council’s Ability Awards.  Watch this short video about Leyton and his nomination for the Lithgow Ability Mastery Award for his passion and dedication to soccer.

 

Rowen Fox is nominated in the 2020 Lithgow City Council’s Ability Awards for the Covid Innovation Award. This short video about Rowen and the Lithgow Community Choir and their response to the Covid lockdown.  

 

Saskia Girdler is nominated in the 2020 Lithgow City Council’s Ability Awards for the both the Lithgow Ability Mastery award and the Volunteer of the year Award for which she is the 2020 winner! Check out this short video about Saskia and her work in photography in the local community.

 

Sharron Bowman is nominated in the 2020 Lithgow City Council’s Ability Awards for the Covid Innovation Award for which She is awarded an equal first place! Watch this short video about Sharron and her work in the local community.

 

Teric Joyce, representing Euphoric Utopia Cleaning is nominated in the 2020 Lithgow City Council’s Ability Awards For the Business Employer Award. Watch this short video about Euphoric Utopia Cleaning and their ongoing support for employees and customers with disabilities.

 

Bryce Pearce is the winner of a new Young Innovators Award  in the 2020 Lithgow City Council’s Ability Awards.  Check out this short video about Bryce and his innovative business start up.

 

Katie Coleman is nominated for the Volunteer of the Year award in Lithgow council’s Ability Awards. Check out this short film about her work in the Lithgow community with Drought education and the Portland SES.

 

Jeff Thurlow is nominated for the Community Spirit award in Lithgow council’s Ability Awards. Check out this short film about his work in the Lithgow community to advocate, educate and support people living with dementia, caring for people with dementia and the wider community.

 

Lithgow City Rangers Soccer Club is nominated for the Sport, Health, Wellbeing award in Lithgow City Council’s Ability Awards. Check out this short film about their work in the Lithgow community to provide a safe, supportive and inclusive space for all members.

 

Priscilla Steele was nominated and won the Lithgow Ability Mastery award in our 2020 Ability awards. Check out this short film about her work in the community with Meals on Wheels for over 20 years.

 

The Lithgow-Leles, Lithgow’s community ukulele group was nominated for the Sport, Health and Wellbeing Award in our 2020 Ability awards. Check out this short film about the group.